News - Headlines October  24, 2021

Jess Different, Half-Brother to Champion Uncle D To Cox Stallion Station For 2022


Jess Different, under jockey Francisco Calderon, winning his trial for the Grade 1 Rainbow Derby at Ruidoso Downs.

© Jake Rogers / Ruidoso Downs

KAPLAN, LA—OCTOBER 8, 2021—Jess Different SI 91, a half-brother to two-champion Uncle D by leading "sire of sires" Mr Jess Perry, will stand his first season in 2022 at Cox Stallion Station in Kaplan, Louisiana. His fee has been set at $1,000.

"He's (Jess Different) a grand individual that was retired early due to an ankle injury," Cox Stallion Station manager Jerome Bellard said.

A $220,000 Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale graduate, Jess Different won two of five career starts for owner Cox-Lane LLC. He broke his maiden at Remington Park at 2 and won his trial for the Rainbow Derby in his last career start at Ruidoso Downs. He earned $18,126.

Jess Different's sire, Mr Jess Perry SI 113 (two-time champion $687,184), is the #3 all-time leading sire of money earners with 156 stakes winners, 9 champions, 980 winners with earnings of more than $59.1 million.

Mr Jess Perry's top performers include Matabari SI 104 (champion, $1,410,471, Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity-G1, etc.), Apollitical Jess SI 107 (World Champion, $1,399,831, Los Alamitos Super Derby-G1-ntr, 400 yards in :19.133, etc.), One Famous Eagle SI 101 (champion, $1,387,453, Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity-G1, etc.), Noconi SI 105 (champion twice, $1,356,459, All American Derby-G1, etc.).

A "sire of sires", Mr Jess Perry currently has five son's on the 2021 Leading Sire of Money Earners List include #1 Apollitical Jess, #11 One Famous Eagle, #21 first crop sire A Revenant, #22 One Sweet Jess and #25 < Jess Louisiana Blue.

Jess Different's dam is the track record holder and stakes winner Little Surfer SI 104 by all-time leading sire First Down Dash. She is a sister to champions Ocean Runaway SI 105 (three-time champion $1,642,498, Champion of Champions-G1, etc.), Wave Carver SI 104 (world champion, $1,005,946, Champion of Champions-G1, etc.), Wave Her Down SI 95 ($436,415, Ed Burke Million Fut-G1), etc.

Little Surfer is the dam of 16, winners, 18 ROM, 3 black type, 1 champion including two-time champion Uncle D SI 96 ($689,165, Rainbow Fut.-G1, etc.), stakes winner Rip Tide SI 107 ($123,283), G1-placed Cole Me Cole SI 93 ($288,122), etc.

In 2021 Little Surfer produced four six-figure sale yearlings that sold for $290,000, $250,000, $240,000 and $220,000 at the summer sales in Ruidoso and Oklahoma City.

For additional information or breeding contracts to Jess Different contact farm manager Jerome Bellard at 337-643-3255.


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