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Grade 1 Ali Babe Foose To Blanchet Farms For 2021

Ali Babe Foose setting the fastest time for the 2018 $1,878,425 Los Alamitos 2 Million Futurity(G1).

© Scott Martinez

VILLE PLATTE, LA—NOVEMBER 8, 2020—Ali Babe Foose SI 96, a stakes winning son of champion sire Foose, will begin his stallion career in 2021 at Blanchet Farms in Ville Platte, Louisiana. His fee has been set at 2,500 with consideration.

Owned by Chad Hart, Ali Babe Foose won or placed in nine races and earned $484,614. He won the Ed Burke Juvenile and finished second in the Grade 1 Los Alamitos 2 Million Futurity after setting the fastest qualifying time in the trials.

He was also a finalist in the Los Alamitos Super Derby(G1), Golden State Million Futurity(G1), PCQHRA Breeders' Futurity(G2), Golden State Derby(G2), El Primero Del Ano Derby(G3), PCQHRA Breeders' Derby(G3), Independence Day H.(G3), California Breeders Freshman S. [R], California Breeders Sprint S., and Big Lew H.

Ali Babe Foose (#4) defeating Corona By Corona and Sheza Dashing Pyc in the 2018 Ed Burke Million Futurity at Los Alamitos Race Course. © Scott Martinez
His sire Foose SI 102 ($1,616,99) was named the AQHA Racing Champion 2-Year-Old Colt in 2008. He won the Ed Burke Million Futurity(G1) and Los Alamitos Super Derby(G1), etc. From eight crops to race he has sired 83 black type (18%), earners in excess of $12 million with average earnings per starter of more than $26,700.

Foose's top performers include Foose Cash Sr SI 96 ($1,235,544, Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity-G1, etc.), Rock You SI 102 ($790,325, Ruidoso Derby-G1, etc.), Forget It SI 96 ($595,089, Southern California Derby-G1, etc.), Ali Babe Foose SI 96 (see above), Bf Fooserageous SI 108 ($245,461, West Texas Derby-G3, etc.), Bac in Front SI 93 ($226,956, La Primera Del Ano Derby-G3, etc.), etc.

Ali Babe Foose qualifying for the $942,750 Golden State Million Futurity at Los Alamitos Race Course.
© Scott Martinez
Ali Babe Foose is out of the "Blue Hen" Grade 1-placed Strawfly Special mare Babe On The Fly SI 101 ($246,111, 2nd Golden State Fut., etc.), dam of 25 winners, 31 ROM, 12 black type including Grade 1 All American Gold Cup winner Rock You SI 102 ($790,325), Grade 1 Golden State Million Futurity winner Little Talks SI 9 ($563,897), stakes winner and Grade 1-placed Ali Babe Foose SI 96 (see above), stakes winner and track record holder Fly Thru The Fire SI 108 ($144,125), stakes winner and G2-placed Just Walk By SI 90 ($95,067), stakes winner Carne Vino SI 92 ($88,805), All American Juvenile winner JM Specialwynn SI 92 ($87,773), stakes winner Wrap You Up SI 104 ($80,380), Ruidoso Derby(G1) runner-up Glock SI 96 ($216,170), stakes-placed Gronkowski SI 97 ($79,589), stakes-placed You Can Fly SI 93 ($56,185), and stakes-placed Annas Babe SI 88 ($40,330), etc.

Ali Babe Foose is a full sibling to the aforementioned multiple Grade 1 winner Rock You and Glock, who is a top 10 2020 Leading first-crop sire of money earners.

Rock You, a brother to Ali Babe Foose, winning the Grade 1 $943,279 Ruidoso Derby. © Ruidoso Downs / Gay Harris
Babe On The Fly is also the granddam of Governor's Cup Futurity(RG2) winner AJ Anna Smoke SI 93 ($249,119), 2020 2-year-old stakes winner Flight Club ($20,027), stakes-placed and Grade 1-finalist You Can Run SI 95 ($91,691) and stakes-placed and finalist Opt Out SI 95 ($46,195), etc.

The second dam is the stakes winning Streakin Six mare Six On The Beach SI 106 ($30,955), dam of 11 ROM, 10 winners, 6 black type. This is the immediate family of All American Derby(G1) winner Dont Let Down SI 103 ($697,769), Mr Jet Moore(G2) winner Apollitical OK SI 99 ($274,408), AQHA Distaff Challenge Championship(G1) winner Eye Caughtcha Peekin SI 100 ($201,942), Hobbs America Futurity(G2) winner Takiana Romanova B ($192,687), AQHA Derby Challenge Championship(G1) winner Mr Taka B ($180,145), and stakes winners Babe On The Beach SI 92 ($193,302), Zoomin B Cartel SI 92 ($136,660), Six Little Injuns ($121,500), James On The Run SI 98 ($105,683), etc.

For additional information or breeding contracts to Ali Babe Foose call Chad Hart at (706) 201-5648 or Chris or Kim Blanchet at (337) 885-2019.

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