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Multiple Stakes Winner El Tartanero Jess To RGV Equine For 2024
Multiple stakes winner El Tartanero Jess will seand the 2024 season at RGV Equine Services Rio Rico Ranch in Mercedes, Texas.

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Multiple Stakes Winner El Tartanero Jess To RGV Equine For 2024

MERCEDES, TX–NOVEMBER 14, 2023–El Tartanero Jess SI 103, a multiple stakes winning son of leading sire Apollitical Jess, will stand his first season to the public in 2024 at RGV Equine Services Rio Rico Ranch in Mercedes, Texas.

His fee has been set at $2,000 booking fee included. Stakes mares, producers and multiple mares can get a discount.

El Tartanero Jess won or placed in eight of 13 career starts and earned $121,768. He won the Texas Twister Stakes and Sam Houston 250 Stakes and was a finalist in the Lip Chip LLC Stakes and B.F. Phillips, Jr. Stakes.

His sire world champion Apollitical Jess SI 107 ($1,399,831) is the industry's leading sire with 132 stakes winners, 12 champions and earners of more than $65.2 million to date.

El Tartanero, under jockey Ali Rivera, winning the $53,250 Sam Houston 250 Stakes at Sam Houston Race Park.
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Apollitical Jess' top performers include all-time leading money earner Kj Desparado SI 118 (champion twice, to 4, 2023, $2,976,599, All American Quarter Horse Futurity-G1, etc.), Apocalyptical Jess-SI 103 (champion 3 times, $2,251,556, All American Futurity-G1, etc.), Empressum SI 111 (World Champion, to 5, 2023, $1,834,294, Champion of Champions S.-G1, etc.), Apollitical Blood-QH SI 99 (champion, $1,519,800, All American Derby-G1, etc.), etc.

El Tartanero Jess' dam is the stakes producing Corona Cartel mare Darling Corona SI 95, dam 2 winners from 2 starters, 1 black type including multiple stakes winner El Tartanero Jess SI 103 (see above) and Darling Secret SI 102 (2 wins at 2, 2023, $21,199).

The second dam is the unraced First Down Dash mare The Creole Queen, a half-sister to two-time champion Dashin Is Easy SI 103 ($775,123), G3 winner Dashin Prince Henry SI 102 ($178,048) and G1-placed Dash N Run SI 106 ($82,011) and stakes-placed Streakin Is Easy SI 93 ($36,534), etc.

The Creole Queen is the dam of 8 ROM, 7 winners 2 black type including stakes winner Gallant Mystic SI 107 ($90,965) and G3-placed My Man Valentine SI 105 ($48,686), etc. She is also the granddam of stakes winner Rockin Red Rhythm SI 90 ($56,233 at 2), Famous Carmilita SI 88 ($56,244) and stakes-placed Cowy 123 SI 97 ($56,444 at 2, 2023), and Flash Dash SI 90 ($27,489 at 2, 2023), etc.

For additional information for breeding contracts call RGV Breeding Manager Jesus Talavera at (702) 334-0027.