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Swingin Jess Sires First Stakes Winner

Grade 1-winning stallion represented by stakes winner in Utah.
May 19, 2013

Swingin Jess

Swingin Jess * Don Shugart photo

Multiple Grade 1 winner Swingin Jess sired his first stakes winner on Saturday when Jr Czech Swing returned to Utah’s Laurel Brown Racetrack to win the $51,725 Beehive Futurity.

Under jockey Jesus Canales the brown filly held on over a heavy track while recording a time of :15.477 seconds for the 330 yards. Ron Moosman saddled the Nevada homebred for owners Robert Hosier and Jay Bingham. She earned $18,100 for the effort.

From a limited number of starters, Swingin Jess has sired 20 winners and three stakes horses with earnings of nearly $300,000. His get include the aforementioned Beehive Futurity winner Jr Czech Swing ($18,600), multiple stakes-placed Tahma Hawk Chop ($53,390 to 3), stakes-placed Jess That’s Blazin ($12,575 to 3), Swingin Debut ($25,910 at 2), Jessys Southern Lady ($18,400 at 2), Jess Wild ($16,030), etc.

Owned by Narciso Flores, Swingin Jess won or placed in 12 of 18 career starts while earning $426,653. He was the first three-time Grade 1-winning son of leading sire Mr Jess Perry with wins in the Manor Downs Futurity (G1), Retama Park Futurity (G1) and Dash For Cash Derby (G1). He was also a finalist in the Texas Classic Futurity (G1), Longhorn Futurity (G2), Manor Downs Derby (G2) and Sam Houston Derby(G2).

His dam is the Restricted Grade 2 winner Swingin Otoole, dam of 10 ROM, three Grade 1 winners including Rainbow Derby (G1) winner and Superior Race Horse Swingin Daddyo ($718,108) and Firecracker Futurity (G1) winner Swingin N Ease ($131,365 at 2). The second dam is the multiple stakes producing Special Effort mare Swingin Alive, dam of Rainbow Futurity (G1) winner Swingin Val ($480,175), the aforementioned TQHA Sire's Cup Futurity (RG2) winner Swingin Otoole ($53,914), etc.

Swingin Jess stands at Robicheaux Ranch Inc. near Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, for a fee of $3,500, with consideration. For additional information or breeding contracts call Ryan Robicheaux at 337.845.5130.