Mo Mosa to stand in Jamaica

MO MOSA, a G3-winning son of noted sire of sires Uncle Mo, has been purchased to enter stud at Paradise Farms at Spring Village in Jamaica in a deal brokered by Chad Schumer of Schumer Bloodstock.

A homebred for Perry Martin and his late wife Denise, Mo Mosa won four races for earnings of almost $500,000. After breaking his maiden at Turfway Park for trainer Mike Maker, he ran second in the G3 Oklahoma Derby and improved again the following year when the wide-margin winner of the G3 Steve Sexton Mile having previously won the Bosselman Pump and Pantry/Gus Fonner Stakes.

During a lengthy and successful career that showcased his durability and soundness, Mo Mosa defeated Graded stakes winners and G1 performers such as CZ Rocket, Warrior’s Charge, Sleepy Eyes Todd, Rushie and Silver Prospector.

Mo Mosa is a son of Uncle Mo, already regarded as an exceptional sire of sires thanks to Nyquist, Laoban, Outwork and Mo Town. He is out of the Eskendereya mare Roughing, whose multiple stakes-winning dam Playcaller is also the dam of G1 winner Diplomat Lady and G2 scorer Dream Play.

“We’ve been looking for a long time for another stallion,” said Chad Schumer. “Uncle Mo is an absolute sensation as a sire of sires. Mo Mosa is a Graded stakes winner from a nice family, and he’s beautiful. I’m delighted to buy him.”Mo Mosa will stand alongside the wildly successful sire Bern Identity at Paradise Farm. A G2-winning son of Bernstein also secured to stand at Paradise by Chad Schumer, Bern Identity has sired multiple Classic-winning colts and fillies from his first crops to race led by the champion She’s A Wonder, who swept the Fillies Classics and preps in 2021, and champion Blue Vinyl, also a multiple Classic winner. Also sire of champion two-year-old Brinks, Bern Identity is the defending champion Jamaican sire for 2022 and boasts figures of 15% black-type winners and 9% G1 winners to starters.