Champion The Fiscal Cliff Gets First Graded Winner
Champion The Fiscal Cliff sired his first graded stakes winner on Friday at Sam Houston Race Park.

KC Montgomery
Champion The Fiscal Cliff Gets First Graded Winner

CELINA, TX–MAY 19, 2023–AQHA Racing Champion The Fiscal Cliff got his first graded stakes winner Friday when Rj Lets Get Fiscal defeated Grade 1 winner Jet Black Grace in the $57,000 Grade 2 Sam Houston Classic Friday night at Sam Houston Race Park.

Under jockey Agustin Silva, Rj Lets Get Fiscal battled Heritage Place Futurity(G1) winner Jet Black Grace the entire 440 yards to get his nose in front at the wire while completing the task in :21.826 seconds, a 102 speed index.

It was the fourth win in seven starts for the 3-year-old son of The Fiscal Cliff and the $34,200 winner's purse nearly doubled his bankroll to $73,942. Trainer Mary Meza conditions the gray Oklahoma bred for owner Juan Carlos Meza.

Rj Lets Get Fiscal (outside), under jockey Agustin Silva, battles to victory in the Grade 2 Sam Houston Classic Stakes at Sam Houston Race Park. © Coady Photography

Ken and Reba George bred Rj Lets Gets Fiscal form the Chicks Dash Easy mare Chick With Speed.

From limited starters in three crops to race The Fiscal Cliff has sired 7 winners with average earnings per starter of over $14,100.

His top performers include Rj Lets Gets Fiscal SI 102 (4 wins to 3, $73,942 Sam Houston Classic-G2), Double Didget SI 91 (3 wins to 3, $50,073, finalist Remington Park Oaks OQA Mystery Futurity-G2, etc.), Louis Litt SI 94 (3 wins to 3, $38,918 finalist Might Deck Three S., Cherokee Nation S.), etc.

Owned by Chad Hart, The Fiscal Cliff won or placed in 22 of 26 career starts and earned $580,425. Named AQHA Racing Champion Aged Stallion his wins included the AQHA Challenge Championship S.(G1), Bob Moore Memorial S.(G2), Jim Bader Futurity, Iowa Double Gold Futurity [R] ,Polk County Derby, Heritage Place Juvenile Stakes, Canterbury Championship Challenge S., and Skip Zimmerman Memorial.

The Fiscal Cliff stands at Hart Farms LLC in Celina, Texas for a fee of $2,500. For additional information or breeding contracts call Chad Hart at (706) 201-5648.