SI 96 - $70,554
AQHA Racing Champion Sire
Eligibilities: WPRA PESI, Black Gold, Future Fortunes, Triple Crown 100, Louisiana Bred Program, BBI, Cornhusker Breeder Futurity, Speedhorse Races, Bitterroot, Iowa Double Gold, Indiana, Florida Stallion Stakes, Beehive and Furyofthewind Incentive.
2019 Fee: $2,500
Property of Copper Spring Ranch
AQHA Racing Champion sire Furyofthewind joined the stallion roster at Robicheaux Ranch in 2016.
His top performers include AQHA Racing Champion 3-Year-Old Colt Brace For Bernal SI 105 (9 wins, $322,326), Golden State Futurity(G1) winner Turbulent Times SI 94 (5 wins, $564,146), Quatro Menudos SI 104 (6 wins, $300,386 New Mexico Classic Derby-G2, etc.), Fury Of The Storm SI 93 (6 wins, $292,291 New Mexico Horse Breeders' Stakes-G2, etc.), Reckless Wind SI 95 (6 wins, $167,670 3rd Zia Handicap-G2, etc.), River Wind SI 104 (4 wins, $164,133 2nd AQHA Challenge Championship-G1, etc.), Anna Delovely SI 98 (2 wins, $108,407 FQHRA Stallion Stakes Futurity, 2nd West Texas Futurity-G1, etc.), etc.
Owned by Copper Spring Ranch, the son of leading sire Corona Cartel won her placed in nine races to 4, earning $70,554. He won the Bayer Legend California Derby Challenge(G3) and was a finalist in the Golden State Derby(G1), Bayer Legend Derby Challenge Championship(G1), El Primero Del Ano Derby(G1), etc.
Kirk Goodfellow bred and raced Furyofthewind.
Furyofthewind is out of the champion and champion-producing daughter of Dash For Cash, Dashing Phoebe SI 104 ($609,553). She is the dam of 16 ROM including four-time champion and All American Futurity(G1) winner Heartswideopen SI 104 ($1,885,283), champion Special Phoebe SI 104 ($139,963), RG3 winner Dashingfordestiny SI 97 ($56,691), RG3 Solid Demand SI 102 and stakes-placed Especially Phoebe SI 92.
Dashing Phoebe is also the granddam of AQHA Racing Champion American Runway SI 105 ($686,355), AQHA Racing Champion Hes Relentless SI 108 ($616,380), G1 placed Bodacious Eagle SI 96($359,567 to 3, 2015), stakes winner Corona Ease SI 129 ($209,820), etc.
Dashing Phoebe was a fast runner and the mother of fast runners. The 1983 sorrel mare by Dash For Cash won or placed in 15 of 20 career starts, earning $609,553 on the racetrack. She was a two-time AQHA racing champion filly, earning that honor in 1985 and 1986. She earned her AQHA Supreme Racehorse title in 1987. In 2008, she was named an AQHA Dam of Distinction after producing 15 winners, five stakes winners and the earners of nearly $2.4 million. She was bred by San Jose Cattle Co. of Rockport, Texas, and was euthanized in 2013. She was buried on owner Kirk Goodfellow’s Dreams Come True Ranch near Nacogdoches, Texas.
Champion Sire Furyofthewind Dies Due To Complications From Colic
BREAUX BRIDGE, LA—FEBRUARY 4, 2019—Copper Springs Ranch's champion sire Furyofthewind SI 96 died last week at the age of 16 from complications from colic. The son of leading sire Corona Cartel stood at Robicheaux Ranch Inc. near Breaux Bridge, Louisiana.
"It has been a rough two weeks here at Robicheaux Ranch! To losing one stallion but now two. In 19 years since Robicheaux Ranch opened, I have had to bury only two stallions, and now unfortunately we’ve had to bury another two. With Fury it was just an unexpected bad luck to colic," Ryan Robicheaux said. "We want to thank Copper Spring Ranch for letting us be part of his life the last four years. And to Phillip Stewart, Bob Moore Farms and previous owner Kirk Goodfellow on starting his stallion career. He was a unique stallion full of personality, and we will miss him!"
Copper Spring Ranch said the $220,000 Louisiana racing incentive for two-year-old sired by Furyofthewind, announced earlier this year, will remain in place and will include any Furyofthewind two-year-old's racing in 2022 (see related story).
Bred and raced by Kirk M. Goodfellow, Furyofthewind won the California Derby Challenge(G3) and was a finalist in the Golden State Derby(G1), AQHA Derby Challenge Championship(G1), El Primero Del Ano Derby(G1), California Juvenile Challenge(G3), Rheudasil Handicap and Whosleavingwho Handicap. He won or placed in nine races an earned $70,554.
From 10 crops to reach racing age he sired 175 winners, 37 black type (12%), 1 champion, earnings of more than $6.7 million with average earnings per starter of $22,100.
His top performers include AQHA Racing Champion Three-Year-Old Colt Brace For Bernal SI 105 (9 wins to 3, $322,326 Heritage Place Derby-G2, etc.), Golden State Futurity(G1) winner Turbulent Times SI 94 (5 wins to 3, $564,146), New Mexico Classic Derby(RG2) winner Quatro Menudos SI 104 (6 wins to 4, $300,386), New Mexico HBPA Stakes(RG2) winner Fury Of The Storm SI 93 (6 wins to 3, $292,291 New Mexico Hi-Point Three-Year-Old Gelding, etc.), TQHA Sale Futurity(RG2) winner Just Another Natural SI 103 (3 wins at 2, $217,957) RG2-placed Reckless Wind SI 95 (7 wins to 9, $181,594), AQHA Challenge Championship(G1) runner-up River Wind SI 104 (4 wins to 7, $171,373), FQHRA Stallion Stakes Futurity winner Anna Delovely SI 98 (2 wins to 4, $108,407), Black Gold 350 Championship Futurity runner-up Charlies Fury SI 101 (2 wins at 2, $101,966), etc.
Turbulent Times winning the Grade 1 Golden State Million Futurity at Los Alamitos Race Course . © Scott Martinez
By leading living sire Corona Cartel, Furyofthewind is out of the two-time AQHA Racing Champion Filly Dashing Phoebe SI 104 ($609,553), a four-time grade 1 winner. She is the dam of 16 ROM, 15 winners, 2 champions, 6 black-type including four-time champion All American Futurity(G1) winner Heartswideopen SI 103 ($1,885,283), champion aged mare Special Phoebe SI 103 ($139,963), Grade 3 winner Furyofthewind SI 96 (see above), RG3 winner and G1 finalist Dashingfordestiny SI 97 ($56,961), RG3 winner Solid Demand SI 102 ($35,285) and RG3-placed Especially Phoebe SI 92 ($24,842), etc.
Dashing Phoebe is the granddam or great-granddam of AQHA Racing World Champion Bodacious Eagle SI 103 ($989,286), AQHA Racing Champion and champion sire American Runaway SI 105 ($686,355), AQHA Racing Champion Hes Relentless SI 108 ($616,380), Grade 1 Los Alamitos Million Futurity winner Worth Doing SI 93 ($1,128,696 at 2), Grade 3 winner Tempting Destiny SI 95 ($302,699), multiple Grade 2 winner FM Im A Zatanaz Too SI 96 (6 wins in 10 starts at 2, 2018, $300,530), stakes winner and track record holder Corona Ease SI 129 ($209,820), to name only a few.
The second dam is the stakes winning Lady Bug's Moon mare Phoebe's Moon Bug SI 91, dam of 9 ROM, 7 winners, 3 black type. This is the family of AQHA racing champion Walk Thru Crystal SI 95 ($675,855), Heritage Place Futurity(G1) winner Phoebes Otoole SI 103 ($370,976), RG2 winner Zoobilee SI 112 ($249,267), Brace Your Glass SI 99 ($151,476), etc.
Furtyofthewind was buried at Robicheaux Ranch.