Cartel Candys Man Gets First Stakes Winner
Cartels Candy Man stands at Lazy E Ranch near Guthrie, Oklahoma.

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Cartel Candys Man Gets First Stakes Winner

GUTHRIE, OK—MAY 30, 2017—Third crop sire Cartels Candy Man SI 96 got his first stakes winner on Monday when 2-year-old PV Queen Be Candy won the $61,800 FL Lady Bug Stakes at Remington Park.

Ridden by jockey Daniel Torres, PV Queen Bee Candy recovered from an early bump to win the FL Lady Bug by three-quarters of a length. Her :16.720 clocking for the 330 yards equaled a 91-speed index at Remington Park.

Clinton Crawford conditions the homebred for owner/breeder Gordon Pevehouse. It was the second win in three starts for the filly out of Ima Lazie Too by Okey Dokey Dale. The $34,080 winners' purse boosted her career total to $46,602.

PV Queen Bee, under jockey Daniel Torres, winning the FL Lady Bug Stakes on Sunday at Remington Park.
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On Sunday, Cartelcandymachine, a 3-year-old son of Cartels Candy Man, qualified for the Grade 1 $800,000 Ruidoso Derby at Ruidoso Downs. Also, trained by Crawford, the bay gelding out of Salt Lake Spitty by Salt Lake (TB), is owned by PV Quarter Horse Farms LLC. The Ruidoso Derby(G1) final will be contested on Saturday, June 10th.

Also on Sunday the 3-year-old Cartels Candy Man daughter Live To Love Candy SI 102 finished second in the Dash For Speed Stakes (not black type) at Arapahoe Park.

From a limited number of starters in three crops to race, Cartels Candy Man is the sire of 12 winners, 1 stakes winner, with earnings in excess of $250,00.

Owned by PV Quarter Horse Farms, LLC, his top performers include the aforementioned stakes winner PV Queen Be Candy SI 91 (2 wins at 2, 2017 $46,602, FL Lady Bug Stakes), Live To Love Candy SI 102 (winner to 3, 2017, $26,934, 2nd Dash For Speed Stakes), Cartelscandymachine SI 91 (2 wins to 3, 2017 $25,125, Grade 1 finalist), Candy Captain Carl SI 84 (3 wins to 3, $33,129), Eyema Candy Cartel SI 83 (winner to 3, $14,120, finalist Remington Park Juvenile), Cartels Royal Candy SI 95 (winner to 3, $12,180), etc.

The son of leading living sire Corona Cartel was a finalist in the Heritage Place Juvenile Invitational from only three career starts.

Cartelscandymachine, under champion jockey G.R. Carter, Jr., setting the 7th fastest time in the Grade 1 Ruidoso Derby trials at Ruidoso Downs. © Gay Harris / Ruidoso Downs
His dam is the Grade 3 winning Strawfly Special mare This Candys Special SI 104 ($100,361), dam of 8 winners, 6 black-type horses including a Grade 3 winning full sibling Candy Cartel SI 104 ($210,141), track record setter and stakes winner Jess Special Candy SI 114 ($155,896), G2-placed Send Me Candy Paint SI 103 ($90,246), G2-placed Special Candy Paint SI 109 ($69,607), G2-placed Stole The Candy SI 103 ($50,470), and G3-placed Jess A Candy Gal SI 95 ($30,819), etc.

The second dam is the Grade 1 Remington Park Futurity winner Send Me The Candy SI 97 ($145,976), by Leaving Memories, dam of 19 ROM, 16 winners including G1 winner Send Me A Candy Tree SI 105 ($410,384), stakes winner This Candys Royal SI 102 ($55,046), G1-placed Eyesa Candy Maker SI 109 ($106,491), RG2-placed Send The Candy Wagon SI 96 ($61,132), G2-placed Eye On The Candy SI 94 ($56,916), RG3-placed Eyesa Candy Horse SI 95 ($56,544), etc.

This is the immediate family of Champion and All American Futurity winner Jess Good Candy SI 95 ($2,014,703), Grade 2 winner This Candys Awesome SI 105 ($434,265), etc.

Cartels Candy Man stands at Lazy E Ranch near Guthrie, Oklahoma for a 2017 fee of $1,250. For additional information or breeding contracts contact Butch Wise or Matt Whitman at 405-282-3437.