DESIRIO si 116

Strawfly Special × Lady Tenaya
Year foaled 2002
Color Bay
Breeding Quarter Horse
Breeding Fee 2,350.00
Grade 3 winner and AQHA Racing Champion sire Desirio SI 116 will stand at Zerlotti Genetics Ltd. for the 2017season.  His fee has been reduced to $2,000 to introduce him to Texas breeders. From a limited number of starters in eight crops to race, Desirio has sired 83 winners, two grade 1 winners, 12 stakes horses and 1 champion with earnings of nearly $3.4 million. His starters have average earnings per starter of over $22,800.
Among his top performers are AQHA Racing Champion 2-Year-Old Filly PJ Chick In Black SI 101 (8 wins to 3, $652,081, Ruidoso Futurity(G1), etc.), Los Alamitos Super Derby(G1) winner Deniro SI 103 (6 wins to 4, $511,661), G2-placed El Damazo SI 99 (5 wins, $152,583), QHRA SSA Futurity winner Cb Come Fly With Me SI 99 (4 wins at 2, 2016 $148,308), stakes winners Karolina SI 103 ($102,667), RG3 winner Posies Desiria SI 90 (2 wins to 3, $65,420), Heritage Place Juvenile runner-up PV Eye Desire Candy SI 90 ( 2 wins at 2, 2016 $57,050, etc.
At the track Desirio won or placed in nine of 12 career starts with earnings of $256,786. He won the All American Juvenile Invitational(G3), Zia Park QH Championship and James Hobbs Stakes. He was third in the Lovington Stakes and finalist in the Championship at Sunland Park(G1) and Ruidoso Derby(G1). Desirio is out of the G1 winner and multiple stakes producer Lady Tenaya SI 105 ($280,375), by Sixarun. She is the dam of 21 ROM, three stakes horses including Hobbs America Derby(G2) winner Corona For The Lady SI 104 ($125,894) and stakes winner No Ordinary Love SI 96 ($70,153), G3 finalist My Ladys Eyes SI 94 ($17,977), etc. Lady Tenaya is also the granddam of 2016 2-year-old This Is A Deal SI 98 (2 wins, $154,191, 2nd Sam Houston Futurity-G2, etc. ). The second dam is the G1 finalist Alethia, by Dash For Cash, who is a sister to champion and former Broodmare of the Year Florentine SI 108 ($1,123,102), champion Calyx SI 117 ($164,468), stakes winner's Stamen SI 114 ($105,997), Stylus SI 109 ($50,424), Shillings ($34,42) and a half-sister to champion Ive Been Blessed SI 102 ($94,877) and stakes winner Royal Miracle Dip Si 97 ($112,1117). Desirio is nominated to various stallion programs including Black Gold Futurity.
Desirio's Race Record
Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earned
2 2 1(1) 0 1 $39,587
3 5 1(1) 2 1 $49,984
4 5 2(1) 0 1(1) $167,215
Totals 12 4(3) 2 3(1) $256,786
1st-All American Juvenile Invitational [R] (G3), 1st-Zia Park Championship, 1st-James Isaac Hobbs S., 3rd-Lovington H., Finalist in Championship at Sunland Park S.(G1), Finalist in Ruidoso Derby(G1), Finalist in James Isaac Hobbs S.




Strawfly Special Special Effort Raise Your Glass
Go Effortlessly
Fly in the Pie Pie in the Sky
Flying Rockette
Lady Tenaya Sixarun Streakin Six
Alethia Dash for Cash
Trippy Dip

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