TUNIS 29 November 2023
Quick Sand AA, a distinguished Arabian horse born in the United States in 2013, is set to make a significant impact as the newest stallion in Tunisia for the upcoming 2024 breeding season. With an impressive racing career and pedigree, Quick Sand AA brings a wealth of accomplishments to the Tunisian Arabian horse breeding program.
Racing Career Overview:
Quick Sand AA, by Burning Sand (USA) out of Triumphs Silkie (USA), participated in a remarkable 49 races spanning from the age of 3 to 10 years. His racing career is characterized by:
10 second-place finishes
13 third-place finishes
Notably, Quick Sand AA was honored with the prestigious Horse of the Year award in America in 2018. This accolade was earned through 6 races and 6 victories, including triumphs in 4 G1 races, covering distances from 1200 M to 2000 M. The total prize money amassed during his racing career amounted to an impressive $434,987.
Key Race Wins:
Quick Sand AA’s success extends to winning several significant races, showcasing his prowess across various distances and competition levels. Some of his most notable victories include:
Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Stakes G1
Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Stakes Cup G1
President’s Cup Stakes G1
DELAWARE PARK ARABIAN CLASSIC G1 (2018 and 2020)
Darley Sprint Stakes G2
Arabian Stallions Cup G3
Texas Arabian Horse Derby G3
UAE President’s Cup G1 (Second Place)
TEXAS ARABIAN STALLION G2 (Second Place in 2022, Third Place in 2020)
Darley Spinners Stakes G3 (Second Place in 2020)
Bob Magness Memorial Arabian Horse Derby G2 (Third Place)
Quick Sand AA brings more than just racing success to Tunisia. He boasts a strong lineage, being sired by the renowned Burning Sand, and nearly all of his siblings from the same dam have proven to be winners. Quick Sand AA stands out as one of the few imported stallions with an impressive record of 5 G1 race victories.
Impact on Tunisian Breeding Program:
The introduction of Quick Sand AA to Tunisia’s breeding program is anticipated to have a transformative impact. His exceptional racing pedigree and achievements, coupled with the success of his lineage, position him as a valuable asset in enhancing the quality of Arabian horse breeding in the region.
As breeders eagerly await the breeding season, Quick Sand AA’s influence is expected to contribute to the continued success and growth of Arabian horse racing in Tunisia. His legacy as a top-performing stallion is poised to leave a lasting imprint on the country’s equestrian landscape.