FIRST FOALS BY EXPERT EYE
Juddmonte is pleased to announce the arrival of the first foals by Breeders’ Cup Mile Gr.1 winner EXPERT EYE.
Domitilla foaled a bay filly on 25th January at Old Buckenham Stud (pictured). The winning mare is out of Listed winner Dan Loose Daughter and hails from the family of Gr.3 winner Killachy Loose and 2019 two-year-old Listed winner Ifrachy.
Precious Gem, a daughter of Sadler’s Wells who won the International Stakes Gr.3 at the Curragh, produced a bay colt on 27th January. Owned by Sally Rowley-Williams and born at Ballyogue Stud, the foal is from the family of Gr.1 winners Rock Of Gibraltar and Intricately, and described by John Lenihan as “a good size with plenty of bone, good colour, correct, a very nice foal.”
Oeuvre d’Art, a multiple winner who was placed in the Oaks d’Italia Gr.2 and the Premio Mario Incisa Gr.3 at Milan, produced a bay colt in the early hours of 28th January at Trinity Park Stud, described by Becky Marsh as “a lovely, strong colt with plenty of class.”
Also on 28th January, Rickrack foaled a dark bay colt at the Irish National Stud. The mare is a winning half-sister to three blacktype performers including Listed winner and Gr.1 placed Arasin, and was purchased at the 2019 Tattersalls December Sales for 120,000gns.
EXPERT EYE covered a full book of 139 mares in 2019, with over half of them either blacktype performers and/or blacktype producers.
Juddmonte is supporting Expert Eye with a strong book of mares in 2020, including dual Gr.1 winner Heat Haze (a daughter of the great Hasili and herself dam of Gr.3 winner Mirage Dancer); Atone (a winning full-sister to six-time Gr.1 winner Midday); Gr.2 winner Modern Look (dam of Gr.3 winner Grand Jete); Across The Floor (a half-sister to champion Flintshire); Palmette (a full-sister to Showcasing); Tiadargent (a full-sister to two-year-old Gr.2 winner Restiadargent); and Listed winners Rostova, Swiss Range, Scottish Jig and Variable.
Date: 28 January 2020