News - Breeding December  9, 2022

Multiple Grade 1 Sire Jet Black Patriot Dies

Grade 1 winner and multiple Grade 1 sire Jet Black Patriot died from complications of colic.

B Crozier

BOSQUE, NM–SEPTEMBER 30, 2022–Cooper Spring Ranch announced today their Grade 1 winner and multiple Grade 1 sire Jet Black Patriot died due to complications of colic.  The 16-year-old stallion stood at Double LL Farm in Bosque, New Mexico.

"Jet Black Patriot undoubtedly made his mark in the racing world, his genetics greatly improved the breed and the sport," Copper Spring Ranch said in a Facebook post today. "We thank each of you that have played a role in his life. Thank you everyone that bred to him, or purchased his offspring. Your faith in this stallion is what has given him the opportunity to leave behind such a legacy."

Racing only one year, Jet Black Patriot won seven of nine career starts and banked $876,921 for owner-breeders Richard and Janelle Simon. The son of Game Patriot, from the First Down Jewel mare First Down Hemp, won the LQHBA Million Futurity(RG1), Lee Berwick Futurity(RG1) Mardi Gars Futurity(RG2) and was second in the All American Futurity(G1).

Jet Black Patriot began his breeding career at Robicheaux Ranch and was purchased by Cooper Spring Ranch in November of 2017.  He remained in Louisiana through the 2019 breeding season. Jet Black Patriot stood his first season at Double LL Farm in 2020.

In 11 crops to reach racing age, Jet Black Patriot has sired 380 winners, 68 black type (10%), earners of over $17.5 million and average earnings per starers more than $27,650.

Jet Black Grace winning the 2021 Grade 1 $1,314,980 Heritage Place Futurity at Remington Park.
© Dustin Orona Photography

His top performers include JET BLACK GRACE SI 97 (5 wins to 2, $637,857 Heritage Place Futurity-G1), YOU DRIVE I FLY SI 98 (4 wins to 2, $590,134 LQHBA Louisiana Million Futurity-RG1, 2nd-Lee Berwick Futurity-RG1, etc.) , SAN LORENZO JET SI (4 wins to 2, $553,410 Lee Berwick Futurity-G1, Laddie Futurity-G2, etc.), JET BLACK ROGUE SI 103 (6 wins to 4, $453,101 Louisiana QHBA Derby, Flashy Hemp S., etc.), and JETBLACK GOLD MOMENT SI 109 (6 wins to 4, $277,670 Miss Polly Classic S.-RG3, Firecracker Derby, 2nd-Texas Classic Derby-G1, etc.).

Also LOUISIANA JAMBALAYA SI 99 (5 wins to 4, $266,346 Louisiana QHBA Sale Futurity-RG1, Louisiana Champions Day Juvenile S.-RG2, etc.), TELAROSA SI 98 (6 wins to 3, $240,393 -Louisiana QHBA Sale Futurity-RG1, etc.), MAGIC BLACK JACK SI 118 (5 wins to 9, $226,846 Mardi Gras Futurity-RG2, etc.), TDZ JET BLACK DOWN SI 96 (3 wins to 3, $226,459 Laddie Futurity RG2, etc.), CR TUCKERNUCK SI 98 (7 wins to 6, $215,649 AQHA Distance Challenge Championship-G1, etc.), HEASABLACKMAGIC SI 111 (10 wins to 10, $208,450 1-Par A Dice S., 2nd-Louisiana Champions Day Derby.-RG3,, etc.), too name only his earners of more than $200,000.

For additional information contact Double LL Farm at (505) 864-2485.


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