Jess Savin Candy

Jess Savin Candy

Millionaire and multiple Grade 1 winner is fine after All American Futurity effort.

Grade 1 winner Jess Savin Candy, pictured in the post parade of the 2021 All American Futurity.

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Jess Saving Candy finished fourth in Monday’s All American Futurity, ending his bid for the All American Triple Crown.

He was pulled up after the race and assisted back to trainer John Stinebaugh’s barn as a precautionary measure.

His trainer said, “(Francisco) Calderon is a fantastic rider and loves that horse, and when he felt him leaning in and that something could be wrong, he decided to call it safe after the race and call a van. He didn’t want to take any chances with him.”

The gelding was thoroughly checked over by his veterinarians and x-rayed clean, and will be given time to recover after a long campaign.

“He is receiving the best care and whatever he needs,” Stinebaugh said, adding that the horse was out the morning after the race to graze out in the sun.

The gelded son of Jess Good Candy out of the Pappasito mare Savin Grace was bred by Jim and Donna O'Neal and is owned by Dutch Masters III. He has won four of six starts, including the Ruidoso Futurity (G1) and Rainbow Futurity (G1) and has earned $1,046,200 to date in his career. 

“Thank you everyone for the concern and we appreciate all of his fans," Stinebaugh said.

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