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VILLE PLATTE, LA—JULY 10, 2019—Grade 2 winner Jess Bein The Hero SI 107 has been retired for racing and will begin his stallion career in 2020 at Blanchet Farms near Ville Platte, Louisiana. His fee has been set at $1,500 with consideration.
The 2018 Sam Houston Championship Challenge(G2) winner, owned by Juan F. Martinez Labastida, won or placed in 15 of 16 career starts, earning $274,137. The 11-time winner's stakes victories also include the Miss Polly Classic (G3), Sam's Town Stakes, Evangeline Downs Dash, Rocky Heinzig Stakes, Swift Stakes and Streakin La Jolla Stakes.
He was second in The Championship at Sunland Park(G1) (to two-time world champion Jessies First Down), Zia Park QH Championship(G1), Evangeline Downs Derby and Esplande Stakes.
The second-dam Love At First Glance is a First Down Dash sister to Grade 1 winner Natovas Princess SI 99 ($413,763, Kindergarten Futurity-G1, etc.), stakes winner Our Liquidator SI 103 ($265,215) and a half-sister to stakes-placed Natovas Courage SI 101 ($28,163).
She is the dam of 11 winners, 3 black-type. including RG1 winner First Blazin Love SI 99 ($392,686), Love To Finish First SI 105 ($65,096), stakes-placed Jess Braggin SI 101 (see above), RG2-finalist Mister Blazin First SI 96 ($49,117), RG2-finalist My Soul Mate SI 95 ($37,598), RG2-finalist Jess A Glance ($28,438 at 2), etc.
For additional information or breeding contracts contact Chris or Kim Blanchet at 337-885-2019.