News - Breeding June  20, 2024

Leading Third-Crop Sire Apollitical Blood Full For 2022

Leading sire Apollitical Blood has booked full for the 2022 breeding season.

Don Shugart

BREAUX BRIDGE, LA—JANUARY 14, 2022—Robicheaux Ranch announced today their leading sire Apollitical Blood has booked full for 2022. Owned by Rancho El Cabresto, Inc., the son of leading sire Apollitical Jess stood for $10,000 in 2022.

“After the great year of racing, the response to Apollitical Blood has been tremendous. Thank you to everyone who has bred and booked. We encourage you to book early for next season,” Farm Manager Ryan Robicheaux said today.

Also, last year's leading second-crop sire, Apollitical Blood repeated in 2021 as the Leading Third-Crop Sire of Money Earners, as well as the #3 Leading General Sire of Money Earners and #4 Leading 2-Year-Old Sire of Money Earners.


Blood Money SI 107 ($1,123,142), by Apollitical Blood, won three futurities in 2021. © Coady Photography
The AQHA Racing Champion got 79 winners from 122 starters and 11 stakes winners in 2021. His top money earner Blood Money ($1,123,142) winner of the LQHBA Million Futurity(RG1), the Lee Berwick Futurity(RG1) and Laddie Futurity(RG2). He also sired Los Alamitos Oaks(G3) winner Apollitical Patty ($1,242,263) and Los Alamitos Winter Derby(G1) runner-up Candy Blood ($419,875).

In three crops to reach racing age he has sired 134 winners (74%), 45 black type (25%), 1 champion, earners of nearly $8.8 million with average earnings per starter more than $48,390.

His top performers include Apollitical Patty SI 99 l (8 wins to 3, 2021 $1,243,263 Los Alamitos 2 Million Futurity-G1, Los Alamitos Oaks-G3, 2nd Los Alamitos Super Derby-G1, etc.), Blood Money SI 101 (7 wins at 2, 2021 $1,123,142 LQHBA Louisiana Million Futurity-RG1, Lee Berwick Futurity-RG1, Laddie Futurity, 2nd LQHBA Sale Futurity-G2, etc.), Trump My Record SI 104 n (13 wins to 3, $979,068 AQHA Racing Champion Two-year-old Gelding, Texas Classic Futurity-G1, etc.), Candy Blood SI 108 (8 wins to 3, 2021 $419,875 Z Wayne Griffin Directors H., etc.), Wrs Apolliticalivory SI 106 (10 wins to 4, 2021 $280,685 QHRAI Derby, Indiana Championship S., etc.), etc.

For additional information contact Ryan Robicheaux at (337) 845-5130.


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