Although Unfication’s sire, Dixie Union died at a very young age his daughters are now starting to make their mark on the industry at the track and in the sale ring.
For 2016 two of the early Kentucky Derby favorites are both out of Dixie Union mares. Moyhamen was the high selling yearling at a staggering $2,200,000.00 in the 2014 Keenland Yearling sale. He hasn’t disappointed winning 2 stakes and going undefeated into the 2016 Derby lead up races. He is a beautiful horse and very highly regarded.
Bob Bafferts top Derby prospect, Mor Spirit, is also out of a Dixie Union mare. He was a $650,000.00 in training purchase and has looked strong finishing first or second in all 4 starts including winning the recent Grade 1 Los Alamitos Futurity.
It will be fun to watch their path to the World’s most prestigious race, the Kentucky Derby.