Florida Stallion Mister Jolie Dead

Mister Jolie, sire of four stakes winners, died Feb. 8 from a ruptured aorta while covering his first mare of the season at Peter Rosbeck's Hidden Point Farm near Ocala, Fla. The mare, 4-year-old Sheila's Outback, by farm stallion Formal Dinner, is in foal.

Mister Jolie, a half-brother to millionaire Jolie's Halo, made all but two of his 21 starts for his breeder, Arthur I. Appleton. He made his final start in the 1996 Topsider Stakes at Suffolk Downs for Hidden Point and won. For Appleton, he captured the Gray Slewpy Stakes at Santa Anita and placed in three stakes, including the Malibu Stakes (gr. II). He was retired with seven wins from 21 starts and earnings of $201,636.

A 13-year-old son of Valid Appeal out of the Sir Ivor mare Jolie Jolie, Mister Jolie has sired the earners of $2.4 million. His stakes winners are Rapid Ryan, Hana Highway, Ms Well, and Disconect..