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Inglis Easter Day-2: $700,000 Encosta De Lago Colt
Victorian trainer Lee Freedman paid $700,000 for an Encosta de Lago colt (the 5th foal from Geiger Counter mare Close Your Eyes) consigned by Grose Vale-based Milburn Creek Thoroughbreds. Close Your Eyes won 4 races from 1000-1200m) & earned $178,000; her highlights included victories in the Gr2 Angas Brut & Listed KPMG Stakes. From her 2 foals to race both are winners (including dual winner & NZ Gr2-placed Can't Hackit).