Frankel’s son Eminent makes winning debut

Eminent: was bought by Dermot Farrington for 150,000gns

PICTURE: RP GRAPHICS Lucky 13 for Frankel as Eminent wins on debut
By Zoe Vicarage 2:46PM 22 SEP 2016

WITH a classy performance to surge past his rivals, the Martyn Meade-trained Eminent became the latest winner for freshman sire Frankel when taking out the mile maiden at Newmarket on Thursday.

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The juvenile colt hit the front as the race entered the closing stages, and while Alqamar briefly mounted a challenge Eminent pulled clear to win by two and three-quarter lengths.

The second foal out of the winning and Group 1-placed Kingmambo mare You'll Be Mine was bred by Premier Bloodstock. His dam is a half-sister to Group 1 heroine Diamondsandrubies and further back on his page is Irish 1,000 Guineas winner Yesterday.

Offered by Glenvale Stud at Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale last year, Eminent was snapped up by Dermot Farrington for 150,000gns.

Since his first crop has hit the track Frankel, an eight-year-old son of Galileo, has been represented by 12 other winners prior to Eminent's success.

That figure includes Group 2 scorer Queen Kindly, the Group 3-winning pair Fair Eva and Toulifaut, and the Listed scorer Frankuus.

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