DNS alias to SQL named instance

I have a server here at cbtr.net that has multiple sql named instances and only 1 IP address.  All sql instances are listening on that IP address and they are all currently on dynamic ports.  I have created a static DNS entry that looks like this:

CDev     A     10.1.1.222

10.1.1.222 is assigned to a server name HorseShoe.  The idea is to have the devs connect to CDev instead of connecting to HorseShoe\Instance1.

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