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Stakes Winning Son of Corona Cartel, Rip Tide to Tate Farms for 2020


Stakes winner Rip Tide will stand his first season in 2020 at Tate Farms near Ville Platte, Louisiana for a fee of $2,000 with consideration.

© Donna Weeks

VILLE PLATTE, LA—SEPTEMBER 25, 2019—Rip Tide SI 107, a stakes winning full brother to 2019 Rainbow Futurity(G1) winner Uncle D, will stand his first season in 2020 at Tate Farms near Ville Platte, Louisiana. His fee has been set at $2,000 with consideration.

The son of leading-living sire Corona Cartel has won or placed in 16 of 20 career starts and earned $123,283. He won the Par-A-Dice Stakes at Delta Downs this year, completing the 330 yards in :16.362 seconds, just missing the track record while equaling a 107 speed index.

Rip Tide was second in the Mr Jess Perry Derby at Ruidoso Downs and the Esplanade Stakes at the Fair Grounds Race Course, and a finalist in the Grade 1 Los Alamitos Super Derby, Grade 1 Vessels Maturity and Z Wayne Griffin Director's Invitational-Div.1.

His sire Corona Cartel SI 107 ($557,142), the #2 all-time leading sire of money earners, has sired 177 stakes winners, 9 champions with earnings in excess of $62.3 million dollars. His top performers include Blues Girl Too SI 104 (World Champion Racing American QH, $2,032,328, Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity-G1, etc.), Teller Cartel SI 108 (champion, $1,212,471, All American Quarter Horse Futurity-G1, etc.), Five Bar Cartel SI 91 (champion, $1,068,825, Ed Burke Million Futurity-G1, etc.), Kvn Corona SI 95 (champion twice, $868,077, Ed Burke Million Futurity-G1, etc.), etc.

Rip Tide, under jockey Everardo Rodriguez, winning the $35,000 Par-A-Dice Stakes at Delta Downs June 22, 2019. © Coady Photography
Rip Tide is out of a full sister to leading Louisiana sire Sir Runaway Dash, who died earlier this year following a very successful stallion career at Tate Farms.

Rip Tide hails from one of the leading female-sire producing line's in the industry. His dam, the stakes winning and track record setting First Down Dash mare Little Surfer SI 104 ($102,749), is a sister champion Ocean Runaway SI 105, champion Wave Carver SI 104, stakes winners Wave Her Down SI 95, Trisk SI 102, and Aquafina SI 99, and stakes-placed Sir Runaway Dash SI 97, Bring The Bling SI 97and Seaside SI 90.

Little Surfer is the dam of 17 ROM, 14 winners, three black type including 2019 Rainbow Futurity(G1) winner Uncle D SI 96 (4 wins in 6 starts, $682,965 at 2), Rip Tide SI 107 (stakes winner above), Grade-1 placed Call Me Cole SI 93 ($298,122), Heritage Place Futurity(G1) finalist Corona Surfer ($37,944 at 2), etc. All are full sibling to Rip Tide.

Rip Tide, under jockey Jimmy Brooks, winning his trial for the Grade 1 Rainbow Derby at Ruidoso Downs.
© Ruidoso Downs / Gay Harris
The second dam, Grade 2 Runaway Wave SI 105 ($79,183), by Runaway Winner, is a former Broodmare of the Year and is the dam of 30 winners, 13 black type, 2 champions including champion/champion sire Ocean Runaway SI 105 ($1,642,498), world champion/champion sire Wave Carver SI 104 ($1,005,946), Ed Burke Million Futurity(G1) winner Wave Her Down SI 95 ($436,415 to 3, 2019), Southern California Derby(G1) winner Trisk SI 102 ($254,233), Los Alamitos Derby Challenge winner Aquafina SI 99 ($186,336), Lone Star Distaff(G3) winner Little Surfer SI 104 (see above), multiple stakes winner The Ocean King SI 105 ($96,830), stakes winner Whip Curl SI 96 ($24,853), Grade 1-placed and Louisiana sire Sir Runaway Dash SI 97 ($120,706), Grade 2-placed Bring The Bling SI 97 ($67,320), stakes-placed Seaside SI 90 ($38,296), and stakes-placed Runaway Preslee.

Runaway Wave is also the granddam or great-granddam to numerous stakes winners including Aqua Flash SI 96 ($204,518), Justified Si 102 ($95,630), Corona Springs SI 106 ($93,963), Seaduction SI 91 ($59,383 at 2), Why SI 89 ($44,657 at 2, 2019), etc.

For additional information or breeding contracts call Stephen Tate, Farm Manager at 337-658-8283.


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