French champion sire Coktail Jet dies

Seven-time French Champion sire, Coktail Jet has died; he was 28-years-old.

Coktail Jet was a tremendous racehorse, who won the Prix d’Amerique and the Elitlopp in 1996, the same year he raced in the Breeders Crown Open Trot at The Meadowlands, where finished out of the money.

Coktail Jet took a mark of 1.54.1 and had lifetime earnings of 1.9 million Euro.

Coktail Jet was one of the first foals that resulted from of an agreement the French trotting association made in the late 1980s that allowed some American mares to be imported to France. Another of them, Armbo Amour, was Coktail Jet’s dam.

Armbro Amour was by Super Bowl and out of Speedy Sug, who was by Speedy Count.

The French stallion Qouky Williams was Coktail Jet’s sire.

In France, Coktail Jet sired 1,732 foals, who together have earned 80.1 million Euro.

His richest son is Love You, the three-time champion sire in France.

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