Miss Patti Bee
Miss Patti Bee ApHC Appaloosa Mare

Below you can meet some of her family sure you'll recognized a few


Man O'War is the sire of War Admiral
and grandsire of Seabiscuit.

Color: ch
Height: 16.2
(USA) SWT0128228 His groom, Will Harbut, eloquently summed up Man O` War when he said, ``He wuz de mostest hoss that ever wuz.``
21-20-1-0, $249,465. Retired top money earner. Won: Preakness S., Belmont S., Dwyer S., Travers S., & Jockey Club Gold Cup. Final start/win was a match race against SIR BARTON, the 1919 Triple Crown winner. Lost to a 100-1 long-shot named UPSET after a botched start. Man O` War was facing the wrong direction when race had begun.
Sire of 1937 Triple Crown winner WAR ADMIRAL and grandsire of SEABISCUIT. Foaled March 29, 1917, Died on Nov. 1, 1947.

Man O'War is the grandsire of Seabiscuit.

Owner: 1) Wheatley Stable. 2) Charles S. Howard
    Breeder: Wheatley Stable
State Bred: KY
  Winnings: 89 Starts: 33 - 15 - 3, $437,730

At 2: WON: Ardsley H, Springfield H., Watch Hill Claiming Stk
At 3: WON: World's Fair H, Bay Bridge H, Scarsdale H, Hendrie H, Michigan Governer's H. 3rd Yorktown H, East Hills H, Western Hills H.
At 4: WON: Riggs H, Laurel S, Continental H, Massachusetts H, Yonkers H, Butler H, Brooklyn H, Bay Meadows H, Marchbank H, San Juan Capistrano H. 2nd Bowie H, Santa Anita H. 3rd Naragansett Sp. H.

At 5: WON: Pimlico Sp. (Match Race vs. War Admiral), Havre De Grace H, Hollywood GC, Bay Meadows H, Agua Caliente H. 2nd Laurel H, Stars and Stripes H, Santa Anita H, San Antonio H. 3rd Manhattan H.
At 7: WON: San Antonio H, Santa Anita H.

1938 Horse of the Year & Handicap Champion 1937 & 1938.
Died at age 14 and was buried in an unmarked grave at owner Charles Howard's Ridgewood Ranch in California, where he had spent his entire stud career.


Miss Patti Bee
A well bred Appaloosa Mare
Bred By: Wesley C. Hadley
~ A long time old horsemen ~
Came by to visit Wes Hadley at his home in Maple Valley one day. We seen Miss Patti Bee in the turn out, she was nice well built. I asked Wes if she was for sale he said only as a brood mare. Because she is not good for anything else, she is a handful and not trustworthy to ride. She is as mean as they come.
By the end of our visit we were paying for this mare, and had all intension of being able to ride and breed her.
Wes droped her off at our home and Johnathen lead her to the pasture were he removed her halter. Wes responded " You should not have done that John, you will play hell getting it back on her. But you'll have to catch her first ." He wished us good luck and left. Johnathen started to walk up to her then she took off, Johnathen then just stood there waiting for her. Soon she came to him, there was no one else she knew. This was all new to her, the smells and sounds not like her home before.
So she came to Johnathen.
Few weeks later he was on her back.


A record of  22 wins in 31 starts & earnings of  $200,625. Champion, SI-100, Stakes Winner. AQHA Hall of Fame. In only eight foal crops, Jet Deck sired the great Eazy Jet, plus progeny that earned more than $6,804,289. He sired Gallant Jet, the sire of First prize Rose, dam of the great First Down Dash. On  8/26/1971, Jet Deck was found dead in his paddock the result of an overdose of barbiturates. The killers were never found. 

We have always had the best luck with animals of all kinds.
Got to admit before I get up onto a horse that has never been rode, I would take a shot or two of whisky!
Here it is, as crazy as it sounds these two new mares just green broke.
Only Johnathen and I would be caught on two green broke mares at the ocean. Johnathen and I only had a few weeks to get these girls ready for a two week west port vacation. Wes Hadley told us we would never be able to ride Miss Patti she would only be good for a brood mare.
We proved that wrong!
Sometimes all it takes is the genital hand some time for trust and love.
This is some photos of Miss Patti and her first bath
Johnathen drying off Patti after the bath Guess if we could never ride her we should not even try to clean her.
Turned out to be a great horse and produced us a wonderful foal
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