Deuce's second dam and the third dam of the great Quarter Horse, Holland Ease is the mare, Baby Steel. Holland Ease sired Corona Cartel.
Track Magazine correspondent, Larry Thornton in writing about A FORMULA BREEDING PATTERN showcased one example of that breeding pattern at work in FOOSE, 2008 AQHA RACING CHAMPION 2 YR OLD COLT.
The tail female line mare, Summertime Quickie traced to Baby Steel TB, as well as to FOOSE'S sire line with Baby Steel in the tail female line of Holland Ease.
Deuce, unraced, is the Thoroughred dam of seven foals, 4 starters, 3 winners, including 2011 Stakes horse - LUCKY LO LO, 2nd - $40,000 Molly Brown Stakes and winner of the $30,000 Ingrid Knotts Stakes at Arapahoe Park.
Two Pair of Deuces foaled late in 2012 and has been vet checked in foal to winning sire Kaput tb for an early 2014 foal. FOAL WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR NEBRASKA BRED tb RACES.
Sire: Raised On Stage, Stakes Placed winner of $167,965, 2nd Hollywood Prevue S. [G3]. Sire of 55 foals, 31 starters, 2 stakes winners, 21 winners, earning $433,428.
1st Dam: Baby Steps, 2 wins at 2, $17,225. 1st Neta Monaghan S. -R, 2nd Colorado Breeders Cup Futurity, Molly Brown S. Dam of 2 TB foals, 1 to race, placed at 3 and 4.
2nd Dam: Baby Steel 6-2-0-1, $2,175. Dam of 2 TB foals, 1 runner, 1 winner, and 7 Quarter Horse Foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, and 3 ROM, including:
(QH) Jets Baby, SI 96, 6 wins, $30,515, Superior Race Horse (1976, 2nd Oklahoma-Raton Futurity.
(QH) Easys Baby Jet, unraced, dam of 10 to race, 9 winners, including NATIVE SCOUT SI 100, $41,640: Summer Encounter SI 99, $221,622, 2nd Rainbow Derby, 3rd Rainbow Derby, and dam of Dashing Encounter, SI 96, $102,44, Finalist in 1987 All American Futurity-G1; Easy Mito SI 98, $95,735, Finalist in Vessels Maturity-G1.
Baby Steel is the second dam of (QH) Easy Henryetta SI 90, Winner, $18,402, 3rd QHBC Freshman Classic [R]-G3 and she is the dam of FOUR FORTY BLAST SI 112, $321,356, AQHA Racing Champion 3-yr-old Gelding (1993); HOLLAND EASE SI 109, $361,227; Brisco County Jr SI 95, $118,225; Las Alamitos SI 97, 2011 Broodmare of the Year, Runner-Up; and Dividends Declared SI 94 $93,225, dam of HIGH RATE OF RETURN, SI 97, $451,655.
3rd Dam: Creole, 14 wins, 3 to 7, $39,534, 1st Texas Derby, 2nd Derby Trial H., Sunland Park H., Raton Mile H., Cosmopolitan Hotel H., Gay Dalton Memorial H. (SPR=94) and the dam of 8 TB foals, 8 to race, 5 winners.
4th Dam: Remiss 5-2-1-0, $4,125. (SPR=92) is the dam of 11 foals, 10 to race, 9 winners including CARELESS JOHN, 7 wins, $95,950, 1st Oceanport H. Salvator Mile, 2nd DiscoveryH., Lafayette S., Choice S., Jerome H., Rumson H., Phoenix H., Set NTR at Aqueduct, 6 furlongs in 1:09.00 (SPR=99), NEKE, 2 wins at 2 $91,425, 1st Hollywood Juvenile Championship. (SPR=99), MYRTLE, 11 wins, 2 to 5, $74,015, 1st Palomar H., Golden Poppy H., 2nd Miss Maryland S., Santa Maria H., (SPR=98), and FAIRLY CERTAIN, 6 wins at 4, $60,450, 1st Rancho Bernardo H., (SPR=92)
CREOLE, Black type winner, 14 wins, $39,534, 1st Texas Derby