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Leading Third-Crop Sire Docs Best Card Returns To Oklahoma In 2023
Grade 1 sire Docs Best Card will stand the 2023 breeding season at Royal Vista Ranch, LLC in Wayne, Oklahoma.

Amanda Glidden
Leading Third-Crop Sire Docs Best Card Returns To Oklahoma In 2023

WAYNE, OK–JULY 25, 2022–Leading third-crop and Grade 1 sire Docs Best Card will return to Oklahoma for the 2023 breeding season.  Royal Vista Ranch, LLC announced today the Grade 1-placed son of leading sire Corona Cartel will stand at the Wayne, Oklahoma facility next year. His 2023 fee will be announced later.

Docs Best Card is currently the #1 Leading Third Crop Sire of Money Earners for 2022 with more than $1 million through July 26.

"It is a humbling experience to have a respected horseman like Mr. Gomez entrusting our team at Royal Vista Ranch with this caliber of a stallion," Royal Vista Ranch, LLC owner Cole Morehead.  "With this weekend's results nobody can question that Docs Best Card is a true sire that will have a positive impact on any breeders program."

From limited starters, in three crops to race, he has sired 43 winners, 10 black type, earners of more than $2.3 million with average earnings per starter of more than $28,200.

On Sunday (July 24) he got two new stakes wins that included Grade 1 $1-million Rainbow QH Futurity winner Eye On The Card (4 wins in 5 starts at 2, $582,561) and $60,015 Rocky Mountain QH Derby winner El Best Tornado (4 wins, to 3, $49,420).

Eye On The Card defeating Cyber Attack in the $1-Million Rainbow QH Futurity(G1) at Ruidoso Downs Racetrack & Casino.© Bailey Ivey / Ruidoso Downs

His top performers include Eye On The Card SI 104 (4 wins in 5 starts at 2, Rainbow QH Futurity-G1, FL Lady Bug Stakes-RG3, etc.), Em High Country SI 94 (3 wins to 3, $265,844, TQHA Sires' Cup Futurity [R]-G3, 2nd Remington Park Oklahoma Bred Futurity-G1, etc.), Card One Starter SI 96 (6 wins to 3, $209,746, Oklahoma Derby-G3, 2nd Old South Futurity, etc.), J Best Boogie SI 96 (5 wins to 3, $173,258, Tammi Purcell H., 3rd Golden State Million Futurity-G1, etc.), Doiteze SI 99 (2 wins to 3, $130,520 Gillespie County Fair Futurity, etc.), Thats R Best Card SI 93, (3 wins to 3, $108,673, Ed Burke Million Futurity-G1finalist, etc.), etc.

Owned-and-trained by Jaime Gomez, Docs Best Card won or placed in 13 of 15 career starts and earned $784,318. He was the nation's #2 leading money earning 2-year-old colt in 2015.

Docs Best Card was second in the Grade 1 Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity, Grade 1 Ed Burke Million Futurity, Grade 1 Golden State Million Futurity, Grade 2 $294,500 Kindergarten Futurity, third in the PCQHRA Derby(G3) and a finalist in the Los Alamitos Super Derby(G1) and PCQHRA Breeders Futurity(G2).

Em High Country, under Rodrigo Vallejo, winning the $155,880 TQHA Sire's Cup Futurity(RG3) at Sam Houston Race. © Coady Photography

His sire Corona Cartel SI 97 ($557,142) is the sire of 184 stakes winners, 10 champions, earner of over $66 million including Blues Girl Too SI 104 (World Champion, $2,032,328, Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity-G1, etc.), Teller Cartel SI 108 (champion, $1,212,471, All American Quarter Horse Futurity-G1, etc.), Five Bar Cartel SI 91 (champion, $1,068,825, Ed Burke Million Futurity-G1, etc.), Kvn Corona SI 95 (champion twice, $868,077, Ed Burke Million Futurity-G1, etc.), etc.

Docs Best Card is out of the stakes winning multiple G1-placed First Down Dash mare Docs First Card SI 97 ($96,104). She is the dam of 18 winners, 22 ROM, 9 black type including AQHA Racing champion 2-year-old filly Secret Card SI 105 ($367,114), Grade 1 winner Docs Apollo SI 99 ($187,186), Grade 1 winner Twin Spires SI 97 ($181,435), stakes winner Cartels First Card SI 103 ($162,222), stakes-placed Tres Primero SI 94 ($84,049), multiple stakes-placed One More Card SI 91 ($40,744), stakes-placed Docs First Cartel SI 92 ($32,313) and stakes-placed Docs Flying Card SI 96 ($25,965), etc.

For additional information and breeding contracts to Docs Best Card call Laura Erickson, Farm Manager, at 405-449-7575.