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Grade 3 Winner Exquisite Stride Arrives In Louisiana

Grade 3 winner Exquisite Stride arrived at Louisiana Center For Equine Reproduction in Opelousas, Louisiana earlier this week.

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OPELOUSAS, LA—NOVEMBER 10, 2016—Grade 3 multiple stakes winner Exquisite Stride arrived in Louisiana earlier this week to begin preparation for his stallion career in 2017. The son of champion Carters Cartel will stand at Louisiana Center For Equine Reproduction for a fee of $2,000.

Owned by D & S Racing, LLC Exquisite Stride has won or placed in 11 of 13 starts and earned $257,978. He won the Miss Polly Classic (RG3), Evangeline Downs Derby, Esplanade Stakes and was second in the Jerry Jaggars Memorial Stakes in his final career start.

Exquisite Stride setting the fastest qualifying time in the 2014 $2.6 million All American Futurity trials at Ruidoso Downs.
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The bay colt was the fastest qualifier to the 2014 Grade 1 $2.6 million All American Futurity at Ruidoso Downs and a finalist to the Remington Park Challenge Championship(G2) and Sam Houston Challenge Championship(G2).

His sire Champion Carters Cartel has sired 240 winners, 65 stakes horses with earners of $7.7 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 Perr mare Tinys Lil Jess, dam of 3 ROM including G3 winner Exquisite Stride SI 98 (see above), Bass Lake SI 110 ($49,223), etc.

Exquisite Stride winning the Evangeline Downs Derby.
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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.

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.

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