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Grade 1 Placed Covert to Louisiana for 2016

G1-palced Covert will stand the 2016 season at Hebert Quarter Horse Farm near Welsh, Louisiana.

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WELSH, LA—SEPTEMBER 9, 2015—Grade 1 placed Covert will stand the 2015 season at Hebert Quarter Horse Farm near Welsh, Louisiana.

Owned by TNT Racing, the son of champion All American Futurity(G1) winner Dash Thru Traffic won or placed eight of 13 career starts, earning $73,448. He was second in the Hobbs America Derby, Easy Jet Stakes, Silver Cup Stakes and third in the Grade 1 Go Man Go Handicap at Los Alamitos Race Course. He recorded a top speed index of 121, going 350 yards in :17.113 seconds.

From a limited number of only three race starters, Covert has sired 8 winners (67%) with average earnings per starter of nearly $9,000. His top performers include Covert Ops SI 102 (3 wins, $28,231), Geisha Nite (2 wins, $19,751), Shine Covert Si 99 (winner, $15,364), Covert Girl (Winner, $13,606), Coverts Fortune SI 100 (winner, $8,077), etc.

His sire, Dash Thru Traffic is the champion sire of 29 stakes winners, two champions with earnings of $8.1 million including multiple grade 1 winner and champion Hawkish ($685,631), Rainbow Futurity(G1) winner and champion Hes My Dasher ($575,774), grade 1 winner Sixy Thru Traffic $209,748), grade 3 winner Catscape ($203,176), grade 2 winner Rojo Dancer ($164,873), etc.

Covert's dam is he multiple stakes producing Six Fortunes mare Fortuna Babe, dam of 9 ROM including G3 winner Curlys Fortune (11 wins, $214,176), grade 1 placed Covert (see above), grade 3 placed Royal Initiative (5 wins, $108,803), RG3 finalist Shakearoyalfortune SI 95 (3 wins, $34,151), Fortunatulie SI 93 (winner, $28,110), G3 finalist The Unit SI 97 ($22,285), etc.

The second dam is the Barbizon Streak Thoroughbred mare Barbizon Babe, a multiple stakes producer of Quarter Horses including stakes-placed Babeinarms and Miss Babe Bug. She is also the granddam of multiple stakes winner Heza Chico ($165,964) and stakes-placed Reckless Bug ($104,544).

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Courtesy Ses