Second-Crop Sire Lota Pyc Gets First Stakes Winner
A leading second-crop sire, Lota Pyc got his first stakes winner on Saturday when his offspring ran 1-2 in the $73,300 Speedhorse Quarter Horse Derby at Fair Meadows.

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Second-Crop Sire Lota Pyc Gets First Stakes Winner

WAYNE, OK—JULY 28, 2018—Second-crop sire Lota Pyc SI 102 sired his first stakes winner on Saturday when Oltigbitties defeated Lota Cac by three-quarters in the $73,300 Speedhorse Quarter Horse Derby at Fair Meadows.

Ridden by jockey James Flores, Oltigbitties completed the 350 yards in :17.635 seconds, a 93 speed index into an 8 mph crosswind. It was the fifth win 10 career starts for the daughter of leading second-crop sire Lota Pyc.

Owned-and-trained by Pedro Martinez, Oltigbitties is out of the Holland Ease mare Love Shack. Jockey Cody Smith was up to earn $28,614 and push Oltigbitties earnings total to $58,764. Shelley Coldwell Goodnight is the breeder.

Oltigbitties, under jockey Cody Smith, winning the $75,300 Speedhorse Quarter Horse Derby at Fair Meadows on Saturday night. © Linscott Photography
Speedhorse Derby runner-up Lota Cac is also by Lota Pyc. The bay gelding is owned by Whiting Ranch and trained by R.L. Rick Robinson. James Flores rode Steve Holt Oklahoma-bred from the Corona Cartel mare Crazy About Corona. He earned $12,801 to boost his earnings to $43,362.

Saturday's Speedhorse finishes pushs the young sire to the #2 spot on next week's Leading Second-Crop Sires of Money Earners list. From a limited number of starters Lota Pyc has had 12 winners in 2018 with earnings in excess of $231,000.

In two crops to the young stallion has sired 21 winners, 1 stakes winner, 3 stakes-placed with earnings of nearly $440,000 and average earnings per starter in excess of $8,000.

His top performers include Oltigbitties SI 96 (5 wins to 3, $58,764, Speedhorse Derby), Lota Cac SI 101 (2 wins to 3, $43,362, 2nd Speedhorse Derby), Perfect Lota SI 92 (2 wins to 3, $59,976 2nd Iowa Double Gold Futurity), Cr Lota Girl SI 95 (2 wins to 3, $49,818 3rd Iowa Double Gold Futurity), I Like It Alota (to 3, $27,491 etc.), Lota Jp SI 103 (2 wins to 3, $25,550), etc.

A son of leading sire Pyc Paint Your Wagon, Lota Pyc won or placed in eight of 12 career starts while earning $331,215. He won the Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Derby and was finalist in the Refrigerator Handicap(G1) and Texas Classic Derby(G1).

Lota Pyc is out of the multiple stakes-producing Shazoom mare Lotawatah, dam of 7 ROM, four black type including stakes winner Lota Pyc SI 102 (see above), RG3 winner Regard Watah SI 105 ($93,718), stakes winner Lota James SI 99 ($46,44), stakes-placed Watah Success SI 1011 ($67,422), G3-finalist Jess Alota Fly SI 93 ($50,586), etc.

Lotawatah is a half-sister to Grade 1 Remington Park Futurity winner Redman Running SI 108 (10 wins, $266,615), and G1-placed Streakin Dunn SI 98 ($129,758).

Owned by Lota Pyc Racing, Lota Pyc stood at James Ranch in 2018 for a fee of $2,000, with consideration. For additional information call Steve Holt at (918) 760-5470 or James Ranch at (405) 4449-3728.