Breeding


Grade 1 Finalist B Cause Im A Hero To Oklahoma In 2023
Grade 1-placed B Cause Im A Hero will stand the 2023 season at Castle Ranch near Wayne, Oklahoma.

KC Montgomery
Grade 1 Finalist B Cause Im A Hero To Oklahoma In 2023

WAYNE, OK—JULY 29, 2022—B Cause Im A Hero SI 98, a Grade 1 placed son of  champion Valiant Hero, will stand his second season at Castle Ranch near Wayne, Oklahoma. His 2023 fee has not been announced.

Racing for Larry Marcum and Nancy Wells, B Cause Im A Hero won or placed in seven of 14 career starts and earned $197,555. He was second to two-time champion Empressum in his last start, the Grade 1 $393,415 Texas Classic Futurity at Lone Star Park.

B Cause Im A Hero was also a finalist in the $1-million Rainbow Futurity(G1), Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Derby(RG2), All American QH Invitational and Ruidoso QH Invitational.

His sire Valiant Hero SI 105 ($668,633), grade 1 winner of the Texas Classic Futurity, has sired 12 crops of racing age, 55 stakes winners, 3 champions, 449 winners with earnings of nearly $28 million and average earnings per start of more than $38,400.

His top performers include Feature Hero SI 99 (champion-twice, $1,418,960, All American Derby-G1, etc.), Ima Fearless Hero SI 92 (champion, $1,062,435, Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity-G1, etc.), Sass Me Blue SI 94 (champion, $296,378, Mildred N. Vessels Memorial H.-G1, etc.), Houdini SI 105 ($1,223,198, Rainbow Derby-G1, etc.), First Valiant Sign SI 99 ($1,053,844, Ruidoso Futurity-G1, etc.), Sam Crow SI 103 ($1,012,935, Mr. Jet Moore S. [R]-G2, etc.), Valiant Tiberias SI 107 ($852,832, Championship at Sunland Park-G1, etc.), etc.

Finalist B Cause Im A Hero's dam is the Oklahoma Bred Derby(G2) winner and Grade 1 finalist Jess B Mighty SI 98 ($63,104) by Mr Jess Perry. She is a sister to Grade 1 winner and multiple stakes sire Mighty Invictus SI 102.

Jess B Mighty is the dam of 6 ROM winners, 4 black type including EVD Derby winner Jess B One SI 96 ($206,800), Texas Classic Derby(G1) runner-up B Casue Im A Hero (see above), Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Futurity(RG2) runner-up Jess Let It B SI104 ($186,279) and All American Juvenile runner-up Jess B Heroic SI 94 ($59,069), etc.

The second dam is Grade 1-placed Mighty B Doll SI 103 ($48,455), by On A High. She has produced 10 winners, 6 black type including Mighty B Valiant SI 99 ($543,968, Remington Park Oklahoma Bred Futurity, etc., Sire.), Mighty Invictus SI 102 ($303,137 Dash for Cash Derby-G1, etc. Sire), Glory Rider SI 99 ($102,691Race For Hope Bonus), Jess B Mighty SI 98 (Stakes winner, see above), Mighty Obscession SI 99 ($50,744, The Quarter Racing Journal Stakes, etc.), etc.

This is the family of World Champion Dash For Speed SI 107 ($1,225,337), the second 3-Year-Old Triple Crown Winner at Ruidoso Downs.

For additional information for breeding contacts Luke Castle 405-826-0698.