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Four-Time Stakes Winner Seize The Win to McConnell Performance Horses for 2018
Multiple stakes winner Seize The Win will stand the 2018 season at McConnell Performance Horses near New Trenton, Indiana.

Four-Time Stakes Winner Seize The Win to McConnell Performance Horses for 2018

NEW TRENTON, INóDECEMBER 8, 2017óFour-time stakes winner Seize The Win SI 107 will stand his second season at McConnell Performance Horses near New Trenton, Indiana. His fee will remain $1,500 with consideration.

His first foals will arrive in 2018.

Owned-and-raced by Glenn and Kelly Gaff, Seize The Win won or placed in 12 races and earned $373,970. He won the Hialeah Derby, Governors Stakes and QHRA of Indiana Stallion Service Auction Derby and AQHA Ajax Derby Challenge. Seize The Win was also a finalist in the in AQHA Derby Challenge Championship (G3), Hialeah Maturity, South Florida Derby, Indiana Championship Stakes and All American Quarter Horse Congress Maturity.

Seize The Win, under jockey Shanley Jackson, winning the $417,575 Hialeah Derby. © Clive Cohen
Seize The Win is son of leading sire Pyc Paint Your Wagon, the sire of 185 stakes horses(20%), earners of more than $28.6 million with average earnings per starter of over $30,000.

Pyc Paint Your Wagon's top performers include including The Fiscal Cliff SI 109 (to 4, 2017, $565,335, AQHA Challenge Championship S.-G1, etc.), Im a Fancy Pyc SI 92 ($454,765, Remington Park Oklahoma Bred Futurity [R]-G3, etc.), This Candys Awesome SI 105 ($434,265, Junos Request S.-G2, etc.), Wagon Tales SI 99 ($427,579, A Ransom H., etc.), Freighttrain B SI 115 ($421,761, Black Gold Futurity Championship [R]-G3, etc.), Joker On Jack SI 106 ($372,980, Refrigerator H.-G1, etc.),e tc.

Seize The Win is out of the multiple stakes producing Mr Jess Perry mare Jess An Illusion SI 92, dam of 9 ROM, 6 stakes horses including multiple stakes winner Seize The Win SI 107 (see above), Grade 3 winner Mister Big SI 106 (5 wins, $239,390), stakes winner Grand Ilusion SI 102 ($24,329), Heritage Place Futurity (G1) runner-up and multiple stakes sire Jess Zoomin SI 106 ($461,126), RG2-placed Jess A Swingin SI 99 ($33,306), stakes-placed Trashy Tres SI 105 ($21,333), Jess A Dynasty SI 97 ($79,645), etc. Jess An Illusion is also the granddam of 2017 Firecracker Futurity(G2) winner Sixes Flash SI 96 ($149,205), etc.

Seize The Win, under jockey Oscar Delgado, winning the $80,120 QHRA Indiana SSA Derby at Indiana Grand Race Course. © Linscott Photography
The second dam is the AQHA Racing champion daughter of leading broodmare sire *Beduino (TB), Indigo Illusion, who won 17 of 30 career starts and earned $867,417. Among her Grade 1 wins were the Rainbow Derby, Vessels Maturity and the Faberge-Special Effort Futurity.

Indigo Illusion is the dam of 13 ROM including Kansas Futurity(G1) winner and multiple stakes sire Magic Dozen SI 106 ($289,338), G2 winner Illusive Feature SI 100 ($64,289), Grade 2 winner and multiple stakes sire First Place Dash SI 99 ($64,160), G3-placed and multiple stakes sire Streakin Sixes SI 102 ($77,765), stakes-placed G1 finalist Gone First, etc.

For additional information or breeding contract to Seize The Win contract stallion manager Jim Hurley at (419) 203-6695 or (812) 637-0294.