Separatist to Return to US for 2015 Season

Top stallion will stand at JEH ERS Reproduction Specialists in Texas.

Separatist will stand the 2015 breeding season in Texas.

Champion and leading sire Separatist, who hit a milestone recently when his progeny earnings surpassed the $20 million mark, will return to the United States from Brazil later this month to stand the 2015 breeding season at JEH ERS Reproduction Specialists near Whitesboro, Texas. His fee has been set at $4,600, but breeders who book their mares by February 1 will enjoy a $1,000 discount.

Through October 28, the leading son of Chicks Beduino has sired 629 winners (66%), 134 stakes horses (14%) and the earners of $20,291,605 with average earnings per starter of more than $21,000.

Currently, his 3-year-old son Moonist SI 99 ($459,918 to 3, 2014) became the first horse to win four of the nine derbies being held at Los Alamitos Race Course. Moonist has already won the Golden State Derby (G1), El Primero Del Ano Derby (G3), Governor’s Cup Derby (RG3) and the PCQHRA Derby in 2014.

Prior to winning the PCQHRA Derby in October, Moonist’s derby triple was matched only by his sire, Separatist, who won the Governor’s Cup, Golden State and PCQHRA Breeders’ Derby in 2000, and by the champion Ah Sign, who took home the La Primera Del Ano Derby, Golden State Derby and Los Alamitos Super Derby in 1995.

Separatist also has another 3-year-old, Separatist Firstdown, who has won 11 races, five stakes and has two derby wins under his belt this season. He has earned $427,091 and will make his next start November 15 in the $291,868 Texas Classic Derby (G1) at Lone Star Park.

Among Separatist's other top performers are world champion DM Shicago ($1,973,730), Rainbow Derby (G1) winner Separate Bet ($799,481), champion Inseperable ($672,756), Grade 3 winner and Los Alamitos track record holder Divide The Cash ($448,643), Grade 3 winner Separate Interest ($481,970), Rainbow Juvenile Invitational winner Strong Hope ($209,395), etc.

Named the 2000 champion 3-year-old and champion 3-year-old colt and the 1999 champion 2-year-old Colt, Separatist won or placed in 20 of 24 career starts, earning $899,044. He won the Governor's Cup Futurity (RG1), Golden State Derby (G1), Governor's Cup Derby(RG1), California Sire's Cup Futurity (RG2), PCQHRA Breeders' Derby (G2), Z Wayne Griffin Director's Stakes (G3) and Jet Deck Handicap. He was second in the Los Alamitos Million Futurity (G1), Golden State Futurity (G1) and Los Alamitos Derby (G1) and was a finalist in the Champion of Champions (G1), Kindergarten Futurity (G1) and Ed Burke Memorial Futurity (G1).

Separatist is out of the blue-hen mare Separate Ways, by Hempen (TB), dam of 16 ROM including champion Way Maker ($617,444), Grade 1 winner and multiple stakes sire Make It Anywhere ($411,006), stakes winner Making Merri ($59,182), stakes-placed Making Ways ($93,894) and Secret Ways ($35,598).

For additional information or breeding contracts, contact Andrew Gardiner at 903.564.1630.

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