Second Painted Sign Gets First Stakes Winner
First crop sire Second Painted Sign got his first stakes winner over the weekend.

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Second Painted Sign Gets First Stakes Winner

WAYNE, OK—SEPTEMBER 18, 2017—First crop Quarter Horse sire Second Painted Sign got his first stakes winner on Saturday when the Apollos Second Sign won the $23,500 Cricket Bars Futurity at Will Rodgers Downs.

Ridden by jockey James Flores, Apollos Second Sign completed the 350 yards in :18.025 seconds to pocket the $9,725 winners' purse in the futurity for Appaloosa 2-year-olds. Owned-and-trained by Michael Moss, the filly has compiled a (6) 2-1-1 record and earned $27,569 this season. Ronna Lovely bred Apollos Second Sign in Oklahoma from the Apollo (TB) mare Allies Apollo (AP).

From a limited number of Quarter Horse starters Second Painted Sign is a Top 20 Leading First Crop Sire of Money Earners in 2017.

Apollos Second Sign (No. 4) defeating Ojo Por Ojo (#1) in the $23,500 Cricket Bars Futurity at Will Rogers Downs.
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The son of leading sire Pyc Paint Your Wagon is the sire of 25% winners from starters including Apollos Second Sign-AP (2 wins, $27,569, Cricket Bars Futurity), Lindys Sign (Winner at 2, $8,403), Signs Of Time (placed at 2, $5,038), etc.

Second Painted Sign won or placed in seven of 12 career starts and earned $101,604. Named the Oklahoma Hi-Point 3-Year-Old Colt, AQHA Regional 3-Year-Old Colt and OQHRA Oklahoma Owned 3-Year-Old Stallion in 2012.

He won the Oklahoma Horsemen's Association Derby and the Adequan Will Rogers Derby Challenge and was also a finalist in the Adequan Derby Challenge Championship(G2), Speedhorse Gold & Silver Cup Futurity(G2) and Mr Master Bug Handicap.

Out of the multiple stakes producing Vital Sign mare Stylish Sign SI 98 ($28,306), Second Painted Sign is a brother to RG1 winner First Painted Sign SI 104 ($284,911) the dam of Ruidoso Futurity(G1) winner First Valiant Sign SI 99 $1,020,344), Remington Park Oklahoma Bred Derby(RG3) winner and G1-placed A Tres Of Paint SI 98 ($509,184), Hobbs America Derby(G3) winner Apollitical Sign SI 94 ($113,523); and a brother to Grade 3-placed and Grade 1 Rainbow Futurity finalist Mr Pyc To You SI 95 ($88,561 to 4, 2017).

Second Painted Sign is a half-brother to RG2 finalists Signs Zoomer SI 98 ($30,044), dam of stakes winner and G1-placed Wagon Tales SI 99 ($427,579, 3rd in the All American Futurity-G1), and multiple graded winner The Fiscal Cliff SI 108 12 wins to 4, 2017 $404,491). Both are sons of Pyc Paint Your Wagon.

Second Painted Sign stood in 2017 at James Ranch for a fee of $1,200. For additional information or breeding contracts call 405.449.3728.