Dixieland Heat

Dixieland Heat

Tony Leonard

Dixieland Heat to Key Ranch

Dixieland Heat to Stand at Key Ranch in Texas

Dixieland Heat, sire of Eclipse Award winner Xtra Heat, will stand at Joe and Sharon Kerby's Key Ranch near Salado, Texas. The 17-year-old son of Dixieland Bandwill stand for $2,000 for owners Leland and Sue Cook

A grade III winner, Dixieland Heat ranks sixth on this year's Texas sire's list, with progeny earnings of more than $750,000. He stood in 2007 at Q6 Ranch in Texas and originally was scheduled to stand in 2008 at the Cooks' Richland Ranch near Corsicana, Texas.

Xtra Heat, champion 3-year-old filly in 2001, won or placed in 33 of 35 races and earned $2,389,635. A grade I winner, she captured 25 stakes, 11 of which were graded.

Dixieland Heat 's other stakes winners include Canadian graded winner Heat It Up and seven-time stakes winner Coastalota. Dixieland Heat has career progeny earnings of $8.3 million.

Dixieland Heat is out of the Damascus mare Evening Silk.