Jet Deck

Horse infobox
horsename = Jet Deck

caption = - Jet Deck -
breed = Quarter Horse
discipline = Racing
sire = Moon Deck
grandsire = Top Deck (TB)
dam = Miss Night Bar
damsire = Barred
sex = Stallion
foaled = 1960
country = United States
color = Bay
breeder = William and James Carter
racerecord = 31-22-4-2, AAAT speed rating
raceearnings = $200,625.00
racewins = Los Alamitos Futurity, PCQHRA Futurity, Los Alamitos Championship, PCQHRA Derby
raceawards= 1963 World Champion Quarter Running Horse
honors = American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame
updated= 12 January 2008

Jet Deck was an Quarter Horse racehorse and sire.


Foaled 19 April 1960 in California, Jet Deck was the offspring of Moon Deck and a daughter of Barred named Miss Night Bar.Close "Legends 2" p. 164-165] Miss Night Bar was a granddaughter of Three Bars (TB). [ Jet Deck Pedigree at All Breed Pedigree] retrieved on 23 June 2007]

He was a multiple stakes winner and was named by the American Quarter Horse Association (or AQHA) the 1962 Champion Quarter Running Two Year Old Colt and Stallion, as well as the 1963 World Champion Quarter Running Horse. He raced for two years, with thirty-one starts. He won twenty-two of his starts, coming in second fourt times and placing third twice. He earned forty-two AQHA racing points to go with his money earnings of $200,625.00. His highest speed rating was AAAT.Wagoner "Quarter Racing Digest" p. 530-534]

After his racing career he was retired to stud duties, but died on 26 August 1971 from an injection of barbiturates into his bloodstream. The identity of the person who injected him has never been determined. Before his death he sired 383 race Register of Merit earning horses, several world champion Quarter running horses, two AQHA High Point horses, and five AQHA Champions.Pitzer "The Most Influential Quarter Horse Stallions" p. 57-58] Among his offspring are Easy Jet, Jet Smooth, Jet Threat, and Mr Jet West.

He was inducted into the AQHA Hall of Fame. [ [ AQHA Hall of Fame] accessed on 3 February 2008]


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1 = Jet Deck
2 = Moon Deck
3 = Miss Night Bar
4 = Top Deck (TB)
5 = Moonlight Night
6 = Barred
7 = Belle of Midnight
8 = Equestrian (TB)
9 = River Boat (TB)
10 = Peace Pipe (TB)
11 = Mae
12 = Three Bars (TB)
13 = Ready
14 = Midnight Jr
15 = Myrna Loy
16 = Equipoise (TB)
17 = Frilette (TB)
18 = Chicaro (TB)
19 = Last Boat (TB)
20 = *Under Fire (TB)
21 = Loving Cup (TB)
22 = The Dun Horse
23 = La Bergeron
24 = Percentage (TB)
25 = Myrtle Dee (TB)
26 = Red Joe Of Arizona
27 = Ruby by Red Cloud
28 = Midnight
29 = Salty
30 = Pankey's Lucky
31 = Pankey mare



* " [ All Breed Pedigree Database Pedigree of Jet Deck] " retrieved on 23 June 2007
* [ AQHA Hall of Fame] accessed on 3 February 2008
* Close, Pat ed. "Legends 2: Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares" Colorado Springs:Western Horseman 1994 ISBN 0-911647-30-9
* Pitzer, Andrea Laycock "The Most Influential Quarter Horse Sires" Tacoma, WA:Premier Pedigrees 1987
* Wagoner, Dan "Quarter Racing Digest: 1940 to 1976" Grapevine, Texas:Equine Research 1976

External links

* [ Jet Deck at Quarter Horse Directory]
* [ Jet Deck at Quarter Horse Legends]

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