Half-Brother To Leading Sires One Sweet Jess, One Dashing Eagle to Abraham's Equine Clinic
Go To The Gravel will stand the 2019 season at Abraham's Equine Center, near Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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Half-Brother To Leading Sires One Sweet Jess, One Dashing Eagle to Abraham's Equine Clinic

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA—OCTOBER 30, 2018—Go To The Gravel, a half-brother to world champion and leading third crop sire One Dashing Eagle and a half-brother to Grade 1 winner and leading sire One Sweet Jess, will stand the 2019 breeding season at Abraham's Equine Center, near Cedar Rapids, Iowa. His 2019 fee will be $1,000.

A $120,000 Heritage Place Yearling Sale graduate in 2014, Go To The Gravel is owned by Corrine Bockenstedt and Charles Abraham, DVM. He is the first son of the leading young sire Favorite Cartel to be offered at stud in the US.

World champion One Dashing Eagle winning the 2012 $2.4 million All American Futurity(G1) at Ruidoso Downs.
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From only four crops to race, Grade 1 winner Favorite Cartel ($607,559) is the sire of 18% stakes horses, $7.8 million earners with more than $23,100 average earnings per starter.

Favorite Cartel's top performers include Lotta Blues Man SI 94 (8 wins to 4, 2018 $934,221 Golden State Million Futurity-G1, etc.), Little Talks SI 94 (8 wins to 4, $563,897 Golden State Million Futurity-G1, etc.), Rite Regal SI 97 (13 wins to 5, 2018, $407,073 Golden State Derby-G2, etc.), Tarzanito SI 102 (8 wins to 4, 2018 $359,683 Go Man Go H.-G1, etc.), Black Fryday SI 98 (5 wins to 3, 2018, $211,700 Governor's Cup Derby-G3, etc.), etc.

One Sweet Jess winning the 2010 $1,230,450 Golden State Million Futurity(G1) at Los Alamitos Race Course.
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Go To The Gravel is out of the "Blue Hen" champion producing and stakes winning First Down Dash mare One Sweet Dash SI 93 ($81,973). She is the dam of 16 ROM, 11 winners, 6 black type including AQHA Racing World Champion One Dashing Eagle SI 98 (6 wins in 7 starts, $2,080,065), Golden State Futurity(G1) winner One Sweet Jess SI 103 ($953,592), stakes winner Hes A Standout SI 101 ($45,402), G3-placed Jess A Sweetie SI 97 ($71,948), stakes-placed One For The Brothers SI 94 ($12,133 to 3, 2018), stakes-placed One Favorite Sweet SI 86 (2nd Ruidoso Juvenile at 2, 2018).

The second dam is the G3-placed *Beduino mare Sweet Beduino SI 101, a half-sister G3 winner Sweeten The Pot SI 113 ($123,132), stakes winner Dash For Game SI 106 ($15,310), and stakes-placed Horseshoe Bend SI 110 ($32,084) and Easy Dashing Chick SI 88($29,512). She is the dam of 15 ROM, 13 winners, 7 black type including G2 winner A Dash Of Beduino SI 101 ($103,943), G3 winner This Jet Is Royal SI 107 ($91,613), G3 winner One Sweet Dash SI 93 (see above), stakes winner Posting The Colors SI 106 ($36,776), stakes winner Fly With Honor SI 108($16,305), etc.

Favorite Cartel winning the 2011 Grade 1 $353,500 Bank of America Challenge Championship at Los Alamitos Race Course. © Scott Martinez
Sweet Beduino is the granddam or great-graddam of stakes horses G1-finalist Joy Roses Eagle SI 86 (3 wins at 2, $174,803), stakes winner Mesa Marvel Si 103 ($133,290), TQHA Sires' Cup Stakes winner Dale N James SI 107 ($107,429), stakes winner Agouti Traffic SI 91 ($23,918), stakes-placed Traffic Ryon SI 103 ($40,220), etc.

Go To The Gravel hails from one of the leading female sire lines in the Quarter Horse racing industry. His dam is a full sister to leading sire Walk Thru Fire, sire of 71 stakes winners, 8 champions with earnings of more than $35.2 million. Walk Thru Fire is the sire of world champion Heza Dasha Fire SI 105 ($2,217,987), world champion Last To Fire SI 105 ($1,145,253), champion Higher Fire SI 103 ($1,314,742), as well as the dam sire of champions J Fire Up SI 93 ($1,447,571 to 3, 2018) and All American Futurity(G1) winner Fly Baby Fly SI 92 ($1,589,069), etc.

Go To The Gravel's world champion half-brother One Dashing Eagle, the #3 Leading Third-Crop Sire of 2018, is the sire of earners of more than $3.2 million, average earnings over $18,000. He is the sire of champion Eagle Jazz SI 95 ($903,649), Grade 2 winner Eagle Coast SI 96 ($209,658 at 3, 2018), All American Futurity(G1) finalist Hawkeye SI 88 ($139,688), etc.

Go To The Gravel's Grade 1 winning half-brother One Sweet Jess was the Leading Third-Crop Sire of Money Earners in 2017. In four crops to race he has sired 17% stakes horses, $6.8 million in earnings and nearly $21,000 in average earnings per starter. His top performers include 2018 Ruidoso Derby(G1) winner Magical Jess SI 96 ($421,650 to 3, 2018), stakes winner and All American Derby(G1) runner-up One Sweet Racy SI 103 ($324,423 to 4, 2018), 2018 Kindergarten Futurity(G2) winner Wicked Affair SI 97 ($316,441 at 2, 2018), etc.

Go To The Gravel's full-sister, 2-year-old Our Favorite Sweet, was second in the 2018 Ruidoso Juvenile Stakes at Ruidoso Downs.

Go To The Gravel's top-line sire's sire is former Thoroughbred Horse of the Year Favorite Trick (TB), a Breeders' Cup Juvenile(G1) winner of more than $1.7 million. He has sired 26 stakes winners, 2 QH champions and earners of more than $22.1 million including champion and champion sire Good Reason SA ($1,146,727, the sire of champion and All American Futurity-G1 winner Jess Good Candy).

Probably one of the best bloodlines ever available to the Iowa-bred program, Go To The Gravel first foals will be yearlings of 2019. His foals will be eligible for the Iowa Stallion Futurity and Derby, Minnesota Stallion Breeders Futurity, Indiana Stallion Futurity and Derby, Nebraska Stallion Auction, TQHA Sire's Cup program and more.

For additional information or breeding contracts call Dr. Charles Abraham at (319) 366-6441.