Grade 1 Winner Duponte To James Ranch In 2018
Duponte winning the Grade 1 Heritage Place Futurity at Remington Park.

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Grade 1 Winner Duponte To James Ranch In 2018

WAYNE, OK—NOVEMBER 28, 2017—Bobby D. Cox, Homero and Kristen Paredes grade 1 winner Duponte SI 96 will stand his first season in 2018 at James Ranch near Wayne, Oklahoma. His fee has been set at $3,500 with consideration to stakes mares and stakes producers.

Duponte won or placed in 10 of 16 career starts and earned $921,237. He won the Grade 1 Heritage Place Futurity and Harrah's Entertainment Futurity(G3) at 2 and was second in the Dash For Cash Futurity(G2).

Duponte returns after winning the $1,083,420 Heritage Place Futurity(G1) at Remington Park. © Plugged In Marketing
As a 3-year-old Duponte was third in the All American Derby(G1) and a finalist in the Rainbow Derby(G1), Texas Classic Derby(G1) and Heritage Place Derby(G1).

His sire is the two-time AQHA Racing Champion American Runaway SI 103 ($686,355), who died suddenly following his first season at stud. From limited starters in only three crops to race he is the sire of 30 winners, 3 stakes winners with earnings of $1.8 million including Duponte SI 96 (see above), Grade 2 winner Careless Lightning SI 103 ($166,193), stakes winner Katharsis SI 98 ($127,622 to 3, 2017), Evangeline Downs Futurity runner-up Accountably SI 93 ($80,584), etc.

A home bred for Bobby D. Cox, Duponte is the first foal of the Ivory James mare Havannah Goodtime. She is dam of 2 Grade 1 winners from only two starters including 2017 Heritage Place Futurity(G1) winner Nymeria SI 92 (2 wins at 2, $495,042).

Duponte winning the Grade 3 Harrah's Entertainment Futurity at Louisiana Downs. © Lou Hodges Photography
The second dam Jess Celebrating by leading broodmare sire Mr Jess Perry is a half-sister to AQHA Racing Champion Brimmerton Si 103 ($519,538), Grade 1 winner Gone Celebrating SI 109 ($364,068), stakes winner Mitford SI 109 ($121,514), etc.

Duponte setting the fastest qualifying time for the $385,355 Texas Classic Derby(G1) on October 20, 2017.
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The third dam is the Grade 2 winner and former Broodmare of the Year Fitting Celebration SI 110 ($47,775) by Ronas Ryon. She is the dam of 10 winners, four stakes horses (see above).

This is the immediate family of such stakes horses as Champion Wahoo SI 102 ($166,425), RG1 winner No Fees SI 93 ($166,320), G3 winner So Rapido SI 98 ($122,417 to 3, 2017), Grade 3 winner Interesting Man SI 97 ($140,810), RG3 winner First Sweet Midnite Si 103 ($149,798 to 4, 2017), Sinuous SI 99 ($105,956), etc.

For additional information or breeding contracts call James Ranch at 405-449-3728.