The Fiscal Cliff
2022 Fee: $3,000
si 109, $580,425
Property of Bobby Cox
Black Gold, TQHA, Oklahoma, Bitterroot, Arizona, Indiana, Rocky Mountain
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Champion The Fiscal Cliff To Granada Farms for 2022
WHEELOCK, TX—OCTOBER , 2021—Granada Farms announced today that Bobby D. Cox's AQHA Racing Champion The Fiscal Cliff will stand the 2022 season at their farm near Wheelock, Texas. His fee has will remain $3,000 and his first-crop will race in 2022.
Bred and raced by Tom Lepic, The Fiscal Cliff won or placed in 20 of 26 career starts earning $580,425. He was named AQHA Racing's Champion Aged Stallion for 2017.
He won the Bank of America Challenge Championship(G1), Bob Moore Memorial Stakes(G2), Jim Bader Futurity, Iowa Double Gold Futurity, Polk County Derby, Heritage Place Juvenile Stakes, Bank of America Canterbury Park Championship Challenge and Skip Zimmerman Memorial Stakes.
Th Fiscal Cliff also placed in the Eastex Stakes(G3), Iowa Double Gold Derby, Ruidoso Derby Challenge, was third in the Prairie Meadows Championship Challenge(G2), Keokuk Stakes(G3), and a finalist to the Champion of Champions(G1) and Highesasterjet Handicap(G3).
The 8-time black type winner is the only champion son of leading sire Pyc Paint Your Wagon.
The Fiscal Cliff's biggest win came in the 2017 $345,000 Grade 1 Bank of Challenge Championship at Prairie Meadows, which he won by one-length over such runners as Grade 1 winners Ajs High and Mr Pyc To You.
The Fiscal Cliff's sire is multiple Grade 1 winner Pyc Paint Your Wagon SI 107 ($889,581), sire of 122 stakes winners, earners of nearly $40 million with average earnings per starter of more than $31,500.
Pyc Paint Your Wagon's top performers include ), Champion The Fiscal Cliff SI 109 (see above), Champion of Champions winner Mr Pyc To You SI 97 ($473,686), Heritage Place Derby(G3) winner Pyc Fun N Fancy SI 104 ($478,760), APHA World Champion Painted Turnpike-PT (26 wins, $465,442), Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Futurity winner Im A Fancy Pyc SI 92 ($454,765), etc.
His dam is the multiple Grade 1 producing Shazoom mare Signs Zoomer SI 98 ($30,044-G2 finalist), dam of 10 ROM winners, 4 black type including Champion The Fiscal Cliff SI 109 (see above), Los Alamitos stakes winner and third-place finisher in the Grade 1 All American Futurity-G1 Wagon Tales SI 99 ($427,579), Prairie Meadows Distaff Challenge(G3) winner Polar Vortex SI 104 ($143,416), Grade 1-placed A Valiant Zoomer Si 95 ($69,567), etc.
The second dam, Stylish Sign SI 98 by Vital Sign, is the dam of 10 winners, 3 black type including the aforementioned mentioned Champion of Champions(G1) winner Mr Pyc To You SI 97 ($488,820), Oklahoma Futurity(G2) winner First Painted Sign SI 104 ($284,911), stakes winner Second Painted Sign SI 102 ($104,604), etc.
She is the granddam of Ruidoso Futurity(G1) winner First Valiant Sign ($1,053,844), Oklahoma-bred Derby(RG3) winner and G1-placed A Tres Of Paint SI 98 ($509,184), Retama Park Derby Challenge winner A Painted Dynasty Si 101 ($249,982), Hobbs America Derby(G3) winner Apollitical Sign SI 94 ($141,173), Grace 3-placed A Tres Of Sign SI 94 ($143,096), etc.
For additional information or breeding contracts call Jimmy Eller, Farm Manager 979-828-5167.