First-Crop Sire Jess Good Candy Gets First Stakes Winner
Two-time champion Jess Good Candy stands at Lazy E Ranch in Guthrie, Oklahoma.

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First-Crop Sire Jess Good Candy Gets First Stakes Winner

GUTHRIE, OK—NOVEMBER 15, 2020—Two-time champion and first-crop sire Jess Good Candy got his first stakes winner on Saturday when Teller With Candy dominated the $25,000 Corona Chick Handicap at Los Alamitos Race Course.

Under jockey Jesus Ayala, Teller With Candy was a wire-to-wire two-length winner while completing the 400 yards in :20.030 seconds. It was the third win six starts for the Oklahoma-bred gelding.

Teller With Candy, under jockey Jesus Ayala, wins the $25,000 Corona Chick Handicap by two-lengths Saturday night at Los Alamitos Race Course. © Scott Martinez
Lindolfo Diaz conditions the $42,000 Heritage Place Yearling Sale graduate for owner J. Francisco Diaz.

Reliance Ranches LLC bred the sorrel gelding from the Corona Cartel mare Teller N Telleragain. Teller With Candy has earned $24,685 from all six starts on the West Coast.

Currently the #2 leading first-crop sire of money earners, Jess Good Candy has sired 20 winners, 5 black type with average earnings per starter of more than $11,000. Last week Jess Good Candy sired three finalist to the $1,01,211 Texas Classic Futurity(G1) and two qualifiers to the $54,274 Texas Classic Juvenile Invitational. Both races will run back on November 28th at Lone Star Park.

Jess Good Candy's top performers include Misscandymountain SI 91 (2 wins at 2, $196,200 2nd Ruidoso Quarter Horse Futurity-G1, finalist All American Juvenile), Caliente Caramelo SI 90 (placed at 2, $94,600, finalist All American Fut.-G1, Texas Classic Juv.*), Dulce Sin Tacha SI 90 (4 wins in 5 starts at 2, $59,514 2nd All American Juvenile S., finalist Texas Classic Fut.-G1*), Jessa Bit Of Candy SI 90 (placed at 2, $32,419, finalist Golden State Fut-G1), Teller With Candy SI 92 (3 wins at 2, $24,685, Corona Chick H.), Gym N Jam SI 94 (winner at 2, $24,115, finalist Dash For Cash Fut.-G2), Jess Good Enough SI 93 (winner at 2, $22,734 2nd Will Rogers Downs Juvenile Challenge S., etc.), Steal The Candy SI 96 (2 wins to 2, $19,913, finalist Texas Classic Fut.-G1*Ruidoso QH Juvenile S.), etc.

*Texas Classic Futurity(G1) final runs Saturday, November 28th.

Owned and raced by PV Quarter Horse Farms, LLC, Jess Good Candy was named the AQHA Racing Champion 2-Year-Old and Champion 2-Year-Old Colt in 2015. He was undefeated in eight starts earning $2,014,703, winning the All American Futurity-G1, Ruidoso Derby-G1 and Mr Master Bug Handicap.

For additional information or breeding contacts call Butch Wise or Matt Witman at 405-282-3437.