James Ranch Sets Leading Sire Apollitical Jess' 2020 Fee at $26,000
From only six crops to race, leading sire Apollitical Jess has sired more than $30.7 million in earners.

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James Ranch Sets Leading Sire Apollitical Jess' 2020 Fee at $26,000

WAYNE, OK—NOVEMBER 12, 2019—James Rach announced today their leading Quarter Horse sire Apollitical Jess will stand for a fee of $26,000 in 2020. The son of former leading sire Mr Jess Perry hit another milestone just last month when his offspring surpassed the $30 million mark in progeny earnings.

Owned by Rancho El Cabresto, Inc., Apollitical Jess has been atop the AQHA Leading Sires of Money Earners list since 2017. It looks as if he will earn his third consecutive title in 2019. Through November 11, Apollitical Jess has sired 19 stakes winners this year with earnings in excess of $7.7 million.

Last year Apollitical Jess set the all-time AQHA single season sire earnings record of $8,081,679. He is currently the #9 All-Time Leading Sire of Money Earners with only six crops to reach racing age.

Champion Flying Cowboy 123, by Apollitical Jess, became only the third horse in history to win a "Texas Classic Double" at Lone Star Park November 9.
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Siring back-to-back All American Futurity(G1) winners, his 2019 crop is led by All American Futurity(G1) winner Mr Jess Jenkins (2 wins to 2, $1,505,620). His other graded stakes winners this season include Ruidoso Derby(G1) winner Apocalyptical Jess, Texas Classic Derby(G1) winner Flying Cowboy 123, Remington Park Invitational Championship(G1) winner Political Attraction, Dash For Cash Futurity(G2) winner Chilitos, Mr Jet Moore Stakes(G2) winner Admiral Sting, Junos Request Stakes(G2) winner As And Js, PCQHRA Derby(G3) winner Mister Appolitical, Oklahoma Derby(G3) winner Jess Proved Youwrong, and Heritage Place Derby(G3) winner Apollitical Pence.

In six crops to race his total earnings mark through November 11th is $30,703,552, 120 stakes horses (24%) with average earnings per starter of more than $60,200.

The three-time AQHA Racing champion won or placed in 12 of 14 career starts and earned $1,399,831. He won the Champion of Champions(G1), Los Alamitos Super Derby(G1), and was second in the Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity and the All American Derby(G1).

For a complete list of James Ranch 2020 stallion roster CLICK HERE. For additional information or breeding contracts call David James at 405-449-3728.