News - Headlines October  20, 2017

Grade 3 Winner Tf Im That Guy to Tate Farms for 2018


Tf Im That Guy winning the Grade 3 $208,764 Hobbs America Derby at Zia Park.

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VILLE PLATTE, LA—OCTOBER 6, 2017—Tf Im That Guy SI 98, a grade 3 wining and Grade 1-placed son of all-time leading sire First Down Dash, will begin his stallion career at Tate Farms near Ville Platte, Louisiana in 2018. His fee has been set at $2,000, however breeders may take advance of a $500 discount if they pay the fee by February 15.

Owned by Victor Diaz, Tf Im That Guy won or placed in 12 of 20 career starts and banked $470,414. He won the Grade 3 Hobbs America Derby and finished third in the Grade 1 All American Futurity, Grade 2 West Texas Futurity and Grade 2 James Isaac Hobbs Stakes.

Tf Im That Guy, under jockey Joe Badilla, Jr qualifying for the 2015 Grade 1 All American Futurity(G1) at Ruidoso Downs. © Gay Harris / Ruidoso Downs
Tf Im That Guy was also a finalist in the Rainbow Derby(G1), The Championship at Sunland Park(G1), All American Gold Cup(G1), Zia Park QH Championship(G1), Mr Jet Moore Stakes(G2) and KOFX Radio Handicap(G2).

His sire world champion First Down Dash is the all-time leading sire of everything with 254 stakes winners and earners of more than $86.5 million. His top performers include 3-time champion Ocean Runaway ($1,642,498), 4-time champion Corona Cash ($1,652,880), two-time champion Corona Kool ($1,296,797), two-time champion FDD Dynasty ($1,173,001), etc.

Bred by Vessels Stallion Farm and Tate Farms, Tf Im That Guy is out of Grade 2 Firecracker Futurity winner Tf Ms Special Perry SI 97 ($116,625) by Special Leader. She is the dam of 12 ROM, 9 winners, three stakes winners including Grade 2 winner Tf Im That Guy SI 98 (see above), Grade 2 winner Not Perry Pretty SI 95 (5 wins in 7 starts to 3, $219,981), stakes winner Tf Jess A Leader SI 107 ($117,453), RG3-finalist Tf Hez Jess Rowdy SI 98 ($62,466), etc.

Tf Im That Guy, under jockey Adrian Ramos, wins his 2015 Rainbow Futurity trial by 1-˝ lengths.
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The second dam is the unraced Mr Jess Perry mare Dashadee, a sister to Grade 3 winner Deeheiress SI 97 ($127,058) and half-sister to Grade 2 winner Da Edge SI 102 ($117,076). She is the dam of 8 ROM winners including Grade 2 winner Tf Cajun Cartel SI 102 ($279,040 to 5, 2017), etc. The third dam is the two-time champion First Down Dash mare Deelish SI 102 ($604,153).

This is the immediate family of champions Heza Dasha Fire SI 105 ($1,918,737 to 5, 2017), Fredricksburg SI 109 ($396,304), Fredaville SI 102 ($325,301), Ima Feareless Hero SI 92 ($1,061,610), etc.

For additional information or breeding contracts contact Tate Farms at 337-363-8283.


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