Country Chicks Man to Louisiana

Chicks Beduino stallion to stand at Delta Equine in 2015.

Country Chicks Man will stand in Louisiana in 2015.

Champion and Grade 1 sire Country Chicks Man will stand the 2015 season at Delta Equine Center in Vinton, Louisiana. His introductory fee to the state of Louisiana has been set at $2,500.

"Dr. Larry Findley, and the whole staff of Delta Equine Center are very excited to have landed this sire for the 2015 breeding season," said Jason Thomas, stallion manager of Delta Equine Center. "Country Chicks Man will cross nicely with the mares that we have in the state of Louisiana. We could not be more enthusiastic for the 2015 breeding season to arrive."

Owned and bred by Rafter SM Ranch, the champion son of Chicks Beduino has sired 128 winners, 15 stakes winners and 19 stakes placed in five crops to race. They have earned more than $4.2 million and have average earnings per starter of more than $20,000.

Hls top performers include Black Gold Futurity Championship (RG3) winner Sumokin SI-103 (4 wins to 3, $307,315); Heritage Place Futurity (G1) runner-up Knuckles O Toole SI-112 (5 wins at 2, $245,795); two-time Sam Houston Challenge Championship (G1) winner Kool Country Man SI-105 (8 wins to 6, 2014, $210,642); Iowa Double Gold Futurity (RG3) winner Katillac Man SI-106 ($201,800); Alex Picov Memorial Championship winner Country Boy Deluxe SI-103 (9 wins to 5, 2014, $145,426); Black Gold Futurity Championship (RG3) winner Specialscountrychick SI-107 (5 wins to 4, $135,486); Shanachee SI-98 (7 wins to 5, $124,208), etc.

The 2006 champion aged stallion, Country Chicks Man won or placed in 24 of 38 career starts earning $736,793 and earned a career-high speed index of 110. His wins included the Refrigerator Handicap (G1), Sooner State Stakes (RG1)-three times, Eastex Handicap (G3)-twice, Remington Park Invitational Championship and Leo Stakes.

His dam is the blue hen mare Country Zevi by Zevi (TB), dam of nine ROM, one champion and four stakes winners including Eyesa Country Miss ($312,810), SM Country Cowboy ($144,226), Little Country Miss ($106,475) and stakes-placed SM Country Miss ($60,090). She is also the dam of stakes-placed and leading Paint sire Country Quick Dash ($61,633).

For additional information or breeding contracts to Country Chicks Man contact Jason Thomas at 337-589-3078 or 337-764-5204.

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