2019 East Coast Halter Futurity Stallion Service Auction

January 15, 2019 to January 23, 2019

LOT 1018: Double Up Investment

2001 Chestnut / Overo Stallion (Artful Investment x A New Chute) Consigned by Robin DeGraff , Agent .

APHA Reserve World Champion Hunter Under Saddle Challenge - AQHA ROM. Sire of APHA World & Reserve World Champions, AQHA Reserve World Champion, NSBA World Champion, Color Congress Champion.

Breed Incentives: APHA Breeders Trust

  • Type/Breed: AQHA - Quarter Horse
  • Size: 16.1
  • Papers: Yes
  • Registry: AQHA / APHA
  • Reg #: 4067860
  • Other Breed: APHA


An incredibly versatile and talented horse with a great mind; Double Up Investment was the 2004 APHA Reserve World Champion Hunter Under Saddle Challenge. He earned APHA Open Points in HUS, Pleasure Driving, Hunter Hack and Western Pleasure. In APHA Amateur events he earned point in HUS and Hunt Seat Equitation. In 2006 Double Up Investment earned an AQHA Performance ROM and obtained AQHA Open Points in HUS, Green Working Hunter, Hunter Hack and Trail. In Amateur competitions he earned point in HUS and Trail.

Double Up Investment as a sire, is a multiple Congress Champion, APHA World Champion NSBA World Champion and AQHA Reserve World Champion producer. From his first foal crop, he sired, Livin In The Big Time ; an APHA Reserve World Champion and AQHA Reserve Congress Champion. Some of his other successful babies include: Its Been A While–multiple Congress Champion and NSBA World Champion and AQHA Reserve World Champion Junior Hunter Under Saddle. Im Seeing Double–Third in the Two Year-Old Hunter Under Saddle at the 2013 APHA World Show and also Double The Sensation who is an APHA Reserve World Champion. In 2016 alone he sired 2X L1 Champion, Reserve L1 All-Around Champion, 4X NSBA Reserve World Champion, Congress Champion and Reserve Champion and an APHA World Champion!
Owner, Jeff Burley remembers, “When I handled Simon at a previous position, he was always just so good minded it didn't matter if it was breeding season or not,” Burley recalls. “I have found after having several of his babies that he is passing this same temperament on and making all of them very trainable and great show horses. An advantage to breeding to him is it doesn't matter if you have a quarter horse or thoroughbred, you will have a horse that is eligible for AQHA and APHA classes.”
FOAL NOMINATIONS: NSBA SIF, NSBA Regular and Color Divisions of the BCF, APHA Breeders Trust

FUTURITIES AND PROGRAMS FOR FOALS: Double Up Investment has been donated to: ApHC SSA, Audrey Grace Charity, Central VA PHC SSA, East Coast Halter Futurity (Performance Halter Div), Gallop Charities Ronald McDonald House, Go For The Gold, Illinois PHC SSA, Illinois QHA SSA, Iowa PHC SSA, Iowa QHA SSA, Michigan QHA SSA, Ohio PHC SSA, Pennsylvania QIP Donation, Sierra PHC SSA (if held), Southern Belle Futurity SSA, Tom Powers Futurity, WV QHA SSA,

GENETIC AND HEALTH TESTING: Double Up Investment is certified N/N: GBED, HERDA, HYPP, MH and PSSM1. He is OWLS N/N and has been tested Negative for CEM and EVA and is annually vaccinated for EVA.

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Location/City: Port Clinton

Location/State: Ohio

Artful Move
SIRE: Artful Investment
January Investment

Roping Chute
DAM: A New Chute
Tinkys Deception

5-Panel N/N. CEM & EVA Negative.

Breeding Fee: $1,000

Breeding Expense:

Advertised Breeding Fee: $1,000
Breeding Season: 2/11/19 to 6/30/19
Cooled Semen: YES
Frozen Semen: NO
Mare Care: NO
Booking Fee: $250
Shipped Semen Charges: $185 CPU, $295 FedEx, $25 Saturday Delivery, $395 Airline
Other Fees:

Link to Website: https://www.degraffstables.com/double-up-investment