Expert Eye

Expert Eye

The Breeders’ Cup Mile winner with 2YO brilliance

  • 2015 b h Acclamation - Exemplify (Dansili)
  • 15.3½ hh (1.61m) To stud 2019
  • 2022 fee: £10,000 SLF

Summary

  • First runners in 2022
  • Sire of seven winners to date including impressive debutants Palm Lily, Cathy Come Home, Royal Charter and Sunny Orange
  • His first yearlings have made 290,000gns, 140,000gns, £90,000, 85,000gns, 80,000gns (x2) etc. in 2021
  • Gr.1 Breeders' Cup Mile winner by Acclamation, a sire of top class two-year-olds and sire of top class two-year-old sires Dark Angel and Mehmas
  • Covered 59 Group/stakes winners in his first three books of mares - more than Acclamation (15), Dark Angel (13) and Mehmas (15) combined.
  • The only son of Acclamation to win a Gr.1 over a mile - with a higher Timeform rating (124) than Dark Angel (113), Mehmas (115) and Acclamation himself (118).
  • Won the Gr.3 Jersey Stakes at Royal Ascot by the biggest winning margin this century
  • Winner of the Gr.2 Vintage Stakes as a 2YO in a performance described by Timeform as “arguably the most striking performance by a 2YO in a Pattern race all year”
  • A fourth generation Juddmonte homebred from the family of Champion 2YO Filly in Europe and dual Classic winner, Special Duty
  • “He’s naturally precocious, very well-balanced, well developed and mature. You would have to say that he’s the best two-year-old that I have had for quite a while. He’s been pretty natural from the beginning. Before we ran him we knew that he was pretty smart, as he has always shown speed and been very athletic” - Sir Michael Stoute, 2017

Key metrics

Stakes Winners Covered 2019/2021

59

Stakes Performers/Producers Covered 2019/2021

138

Daughters Of Stakes Winners Covered 2019/2021

123