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Mr Jess Jenkins

Mr Jess Jenkins qualifies to the All American Futurity.

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2017 sorrel gelding
Apollitical Jess-Fetching Image by Dashing Cleat

Race Record: 4-1-0-0 $5,620
Breeder: V.H. Harman Jr. and Robert Moudy III
Owner: Jose Ernesto Guzman and Rito Sosa
Trainer: Marcos Carrizales
Qualifying Jockey: James A. Flores
Qualifying Time: 21.751

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RACE RECORD: Mr Jess Jenkins debuted in a March maiden race at Remington Park, and then contested the Remington Park Oklahoma-bred Futurity trials. He then moved to Ruidoso, where he contested a July 27 maiden race, and then won his All American trial with the third-fastest time on Day 1 and the overall sixth-fastest time. 

BREEDER: The Dennis, Texas-based partnership of V.H. Harman Jr. and Robert Moudy III has bred four starters that have earned $308,302, the lion’s share of that coming from Eagles Fly Higher ($299,444). 

OWNER: The partnership of Jose Ernesto Guzman and Rito Sosa, based in Dallas, Texas, acquired Mr Jess Jenkins at the 2018 Heritage Place Yearling Sale, purchasing the horse for $40,000. They have raced the earners of more than $280,000, including Grade 3 winner Jess Proved Youwrong. 

TRAINER: Marcos Carrizales saddled his first official starter in 2018 and has 19 wins from 106 career starts, with earnings of $410,971, including Mi Amor Secreto ($132,659). 

QUALIFYING JOCKEY: James A. Flores has ridden 3,188 races and seen his mounts earn more than $10.5 million since 2011. Among his top runners is Political Attraction, La Vencedora, Coronas First Diva, Gold Digging Ashley, Dicecapades and EC Revenge.

PEDIGREE: The sire of last year’s All American Futurity victor, Apocalyptical Jess, Apollitical Jess this year has two qualifiers – he is also the sire of Mr Jess Jenkins. 

The 12-year-old son of Mr Jess Perry earned more than $1.3 million on the racetrack and has to date sired the earners of more than $27.7 million. The stallion stands at James Ranch in Wayne, Oklahoma.

The unraced Fetching Image is a daughter of Dashing Cleat out of the mare Sweetheart Stones, who produced horses earning more than $325,000. Among her foals is MSG Image Of Sixes (by Streakin Sixes, $33,684).