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1st Stakes-Winner For Freshman Sire Bachelor Duke

Thursday, 17th July 2008

In Ireland overnight, NZ The Oaks Stud's Gr1-winning shuttler Bachelor Duke (Miswaki-Gossamer, by Seattle Slew) notched his 1st stakes-winner when front-running juvenile daughter Luminous Eyes (Bachelor Duke-Mood Indigo, by Indian Ridge) scored a 2.5-lengths victory in the €70,000 (A$119,000) Listed Silver Flash Stakes (7 furlongs) for 2YO fillies at Leopardstown. Luminous Eyes (ridden by Pat Smullen for trainer Dermot Weld) defeated favourite Chintz (Danehill Dancer-Gold Dodger, by Slew O' Gold) & Mark Of An Angel (Mark Of Esteem-Dream Time, by Rainbow Quest). Luminous Eyes now has 2 wins from 3 starts.

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