Zest Quest to Hebert Quarter Horses

Son of First Down Dash will stand for a fee of $1,000.


Zest Quest is a son of all-time leading sire First Down Dash. (Photo by Don Shugart)

Zest Quest SI 104, a son of all-time leading sire First Down Dash, will stand for a fee of $1,000 at Hebert Quarter Horses near Welsh, Louisiana, in 2015.

From a limited number of six starters in his first crop to race in 2014, he has sired the winner Mr Zest Scoop SI 86 (Winner at 2, $4,748), Lightning Lizzie ($1,380 at 2), etc.

Bred in Texas by Bobby D. Cox, Zest Quest won or placed in seven races and earned $17,813.

His sire First Down Dash was a world champion earner of $857,256. He has sired 248 stakes winners with earnings of $83.1 million, including champions Ocean Runaway SI 105 ($1,642,498), Corona Cash SI 101 ($1,542,880), Corona Kool SI 104 ($1, 296,797), FDD Dynasty SI 102 ($1,173,001), etc.

Zest Quest is out of the stakes winning Streakin Six mare Six On The Bach SI 106 ($30,955), dam of 11 ROM, 10 winners including stakes winner and Grade 1-placed Babe On The Beach SI 93 ($193,302), Grade 3 winner Six Little Injuns SI 102 ($121,500), Grade 1-placed Babe On The Fly SI 101 ($246,111), stakes-placed Precisionist Rm SI 99 ($114,138), Grade 3-placed Escondido Beach SI 93 ($40,661), etc.

Six On The Beach is the granddam or great-granddam of such runners as All American Derby (G1) winner Dont Let Down SI 103 ($697,769), Ruidoso Derby (G1) winner Rock You SI 101 ($606,851 to 3, 2014), AQHA Distaff Challenge Championship (G1) winner Eye Caughtcha Peekin SI 100 ($201,942), AQHA Derby Challenge Championship (G2) winner Mr Taka B SI 98 ($180,145), Hobbs America Futurity (G2) winner Takiana Romanova B SI 93 ($142,207 at 2, 2014), James On The Run SI 98 ($105,683), etc.

The second dam is the stakes-winning Dash For Cash mare Cash Balance, dam of 8 ROM winners including Remington Park Derby winner Fabulous Figure SI 111 ($270,112), Grade 3 winner Six Figurers SI 98 ($114,604), Grade 3 winner Injuns Plastic Cash SI 96 ($60,932), etc.

For additional information or breeding contracts to Zest Quest contact, Farm Manager Greg Lessigne at 337-368-2813 or 337-842-5586.

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