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Hip 207 – Tequila Kiss (TX)
Dark Bay or Brown Filly; foaled Feb. 21, 2022
(Competitive Edge x Sheila Tequila, by Kafwain)
Ken Carson, Retired General Manager of Valor Farms, is one of the Thoroughbred industry’s foremost pedigree authorities. Highlander Training Center is proud to offer Carson’s notes & analysis on each of the yearlings in our consignment. We hope you find this information of benefit when evaluating these Highlander-consigned yearlings.
Ken Carson Pedigree Analysis:
TX BRED dk b filly (2/21/22) by Competitive Edge x Sheila Tequila, by Kafwain
*Bob Baffert has said publicly over the years that KAFWAIN was the fastest horse he ever had his hands on, that he could have beat the best Quarter Horses of the day. (Kafwain brought $720,000 as a 2-year-old in training)
*Sheila Tequila broke her maiden in her second out going 4 1/2 furlongs at Pimlico on the lead, winning by 5 1/2 lengths
*Shelia Tequila's half-sister TOP DECILE (by Congrats) earned $489,800 as a two-year-old ($520,291 lifetime)
*Her sire Competitive Edge is the sire of earners of $13,000,000 with average earnings per starter of nearly $74,000. His top performers include Ryvit (A TTA Yearling Sale graduate) that won three straight stakes races in 2023 including the Grade III Chick Lang Stakes at Pimlico.
* This is family 22-b, top members include RERAISE (BC Sprint, etc.), LIANGA (Champion sprinter in France), SONGBIRD (Breeders Cup Juvenile Fillies, Champion), EVENING OUT (champion two-year-old Filly,Gamine (champion), and STREET SENSE (Kentucky Derby)