Eisenhower rules for Star Thoroughbreds

Eisenhower rules for Star Thoroughbreds

Eisenhower rules for Star Thoroughbreds

All American’s son Eisenhower scored his second win in as many starts when he prevailed in a tight finish over 1400 metres at Randwick on Saturday.

Redoubtable Heart (by Redoute’s Choice) and Good Project (by Not A Single Doubt) put Eisenhower under considerable pressure in the closing stages of the race, but the 3YO gelding would not give in and led home an Arrowfield’sired trifecta by a half-head.

Jockey Sam Clipperton said, “He was challenged left, right and centre, but he pinned his ears back and tried really hard.

“He was out on his feet there for a while. He had to really tough it out and will be a better horse in six months.”

Eisenhower, the last foal of his dam Princess Chutima (by Regal Classic) was bred by David Hunter and purchased by Star Thoroughbreds for $75,000 from the Musk Creek Farm draft at the 2013 Inglis Melbourne Premier Sale.

Trained by Gai Waterhouse, he won his first start at Newcastle on 1 November and is one of seven winners this season by All American, also sire of Group 3 winner Bachman and stakes performers Zebulon and Tender.

The son of Red Ransom has six lots catalogued for the 2015 Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale, including three fillies and a colt to be offered by Arrowfield.

Tags: All American, Arrowfield, Eisenhower, stallions, Star Thoroughbreds Gai Waterhouse