News - Breeding April  26, 2018

Jess Elie Gets First Stakes Winner as Broodmare Sire


Jess Elie got his first stakes winner as a broodmare sire in the Harrah's Entertainment Futurity(G3) at Louisiana Downs.

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VILLE PLATTE, LA—MARCH 22, 2018—Jess Elie, a stakes siring of leading sire Mr Jess Perry, got his first stakes winner as broodmare sire on Wednesday when Going Noble won the Grade 3 $238,090 Harrah's Entertainment Futurity at Louisiana Downs.

Going Noble is out of the Jess Elie mare A Noble Jess Elie.

With leading Louisiana Downs rider Everardo Rodriguez aboard, the homebred for owner-breeder Mercy Hinklin Horse Farm LLC, was also the fastest qualifier in the March 3 trials.

Going Noble, out of the Jess E-lie mare A Noble Jess Elie, winning the Harrah's Entertainment Futurity(G3). © Hodges Photography
Despite breaking outwardly from post position ten, Going Noble powered to an impressive 1-¼ length win while completing the 300-yard final in :15.258, earning a 102 speed index.

The son of second-crop sire FDD Going Grand has earned $109,541.

From two crops to race, Jess Elie is the dam sire of 2 winners from 3 starters with earnings of $110,849. His daughter's top performers Going Noble SI 102 (Grade 3 winner at 2, 2018, see above) and First Crown Triple SI 80 (Winner, $1,103, out of the Copoacorona Special mare First Crown Copa).

As a sire, Jess Elie has sired three black type from 10 starters (20%) with earnings of $315,172 and average earnings per starter of more than $21,000. His top performer is A Noble Jess SI 106 (8 wins, $81,175, Barnmaster Sprint Stakes, etc.), A Noble Jess Elie SI 98 (Winner, $58,220, 2nd Harrah's Entertainment Futurity(G3), and Nobleljesselie Inview SI 85 (Winner, $14,042, 3rd Old South Futurity), etc.

Jess Elie stands at Blanchet Farms near Ville Platte, Louisiana for a 2018 fee of $1,000. He is owed by the Jess Elie Partners.


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