News - Breeding June  20, 2024

Grade 3 Winner Exquisite Stride to LACER in 2017

Exquisite Stride winning the 2015 Evangeline Downs Derby.

© Coady Photography

OPELOUSAS, LA—AUGUST 25, 2016—Grade 3 multiple stakes winner Exquisite Stride SI 98 will begin his stallion career in 2017 at Louisiana Center For Equine Reproduction in 2017. His fee has been set at $2,000.

Owned by D & S Racing, LLC, the son of champion sire Carters Cartel has won or placed in nine of 11 starts and earned $242,532 through August 25th. He won the Miss Polly Classic (RG3) and Evangeline Downs Derby. He was the fastest qualifier to the 2014 Grade 1 $2.6 million All American Futurity and a finalist to the Remington Park Challenge Championship(G2) and Sam Houston Challenge Championship(G2).

Exquisite Stride setting the fastest qualifying time in the 2014 $2.6 million All American Futurity trials at Ruidoso Downs.
© Gay Harris / Ruidoso Downs
Exquisite Stride is expected to make his next start on Saturday (August 27th) in the $30,000 Esplanade Stakes at Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans.

His sire Champion Carters Cartel has sired 228 winners, 27 stakes winner with earners of $7.2 million in five crops to race, including Rainbow Futurity(G1) winner Carters Cookie SI 93 ($359,630), Exquisite Stride SI 98 (see above), Sam Houston Futurity(G2) winner Just Call Me Carter ($218,680 at 2), etc.

Exquisite Stride is out of the Mr Jess Perry mare Tinys Lil Jess, dam of 3 ROM including G3 winner Exquisite Stride SI 98 (see above), Bass Lake SI 110 ($49,223), etc. The second dam is the stakes producing Grade 1 First Down Dash mare Tiny First Down SI 105 ($317,881), a sister to Champion Tiny First Effort SI 105 ($445,393) and half-sister to G1-placed Tiny Dash Of Cash SI 105 ($211,118), Crash Thru Traffic ($140,595), etc.

Exquisite Stride winning the 2016 Miss Polly Stakes at Delta Downs June 25. © Coady Photography
Tiny First Down is the dam of 11 ROM including G3-placed First N Final SI 90 ($50,607) and granddam of stakes-placed Summer Dynasty SI 92 ($23,327) and Miss Chicks Perry SI 90.

For additional information or breeding contracts to Exquisite Stride contact Stephen Deville, LACERS Breeding Manager, at 225) 202-2104.

Courtesy Ses