Multiple Stakes Winner The Ocean King To Zerlotti Genetics Ltd. For 2017
Multiple stakes winner The Ocean King has retired from racing and will stand the 2017 season at Zerlotti Genetics Ltd. near Pleasanton, Texas.

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Multiple Stakes Winner The Ocean King To Zerlotti Genetics Ltd. For 2017

PLEASANTON, TX—MARCH 22, 2017—Multiple stakes winner The Ocean King, a half-brother to two AQHA Racing champions and leading sires, will begin his stallion career this season at Zerlotti Genetics Ltd. near Pleasanton, Texas. His fee has been set at $1,000. Stakes winners and stakes producers can breed for the $500 booking fee only.

Competing on racetracks in six different states, the son of leading living sire Corona Cartel won or placed in 13 races and earned $96,652. He won the Signature Stakes, City Of Hialeah Stakes and Robel Rojo Stakes. The Ocean King was second in the Grade 2 Eastex Stakes, Dash For Speed Stakes and third in the Grade 2 KOFX-Fox Radio Handicap. He was also a finalist in the Grade 1 Leo Stakes, Grade 2 West Texas Maturity, Grade 3 Higheasterjet Handicap and PCQHRA Derby.

The Ocean King, under jockey Shanley Jackson, winning The Signature Stakes at Hialeah Park.
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Bred by Lucas Racing Inc., The Ocean King was campaigned by owners Hugo Barron Sierra, Denise and Ronald Van Amburgh and trained by Jose Manuel Barron and Matt Frazier.

His sire Corona Cartel is the sire of 8 champions, 157 stakes winners with earnings of nearly $60 million. Among his top performers are world champion Blues Girl Too SI 103 ($2.032,328) and champion and multiple stakes sire Teller Cartel SI 108 ($1,212,471), champion Five Bar Cartel SI 91 ($1,068,825), etc.

The Ocean King winning the final leg of the Hialeah Sprint Series, Robie Rojo Stakes. © Coady Photography
The Ocean King is out of former Broodmare of the Year Grade 2-placed Runaway Wave SI 105 ($79,183) by Runaway Winner. She is the dam of 2 champions, 11 black-type, 26 winners and 28 ROM. Her offspring include three-time champion Ocean Runaway SI 105 ($1,642,498), world champion Wave Carver SI 104 ($1,005,946), Grade 1 winner Trisk SI 102 ($254,233), stakes winner Aquafina SI 99 ($188,336), stakes winner and track record setter Little Surfer SI 103 ($102,749), multiple stakes winner The Ocean King SI 105 (see above), stakes winner Whip Curl SI 96 ($24,853), Grade 1-placed multiple stakes sire Sir Runaway Dash SI 97 ($120,706), Grade 2-placed Bring The Bling SI 97 ($67,320), stakes-placed Seaside SI 90 ($38,296) and stakes-placed at 2, 2016 Runaway Preslee SI 85.

The Ocean King returns after winning the Robie Rojo Stakes, to take all three legs of the Hialeah Sprint Series.
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The second dam is the stakes winning Thoroughbred daughter of Shelter Half, In The Curl, dam of both Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred stakes horses including Grade 3 winner Harbor Beach SI 111 ($129,371) and Grade 1-placed First Down N Surfin SI 97 ($290,581), etc. This is the family of hundreds of stakes horses including AQHA Racing Champion Open Me A Corona SI 106 ($929,150), etc.

For additional information or breeding contracts call Dr. Mario Zerlotti at 830.569.8913.