Eye On The Card
2024 Fee: $3,500
si 104, $642,795
Property of: Omar Hernandez and Taos River Ranch LLC
GRADE 1 RAINBOW FUTURITY WINNER
Grade 1 Rainbow Futurity Winner Eye On The Card to Stand at Granada Farms in 2024
WHEELOCK, TX–AUGUST 14, 2023–Multiple stakes winner Eye On the Card SI 104, who defeated the champion 2-Year-Old, Champion 2-Year-Old Colt and Champion 2-Year-Old Gelding in the 2022 Grade 1 Rainbow Futurity, will stand the 2024 breeding season at Granada Farms, the farm announced today. His fee will be $3,500.
A son of multiple stakes sire Docs Best Card, Eye On the Card retires with six wins from 11 career starts, having amassed earning of $642,795. The bay colt is owned by Omar Hernandez and Taos River Ranch, LLC.
"Eye On The Card is a powerful combination of graded stakes wins, pedigree, and conformation," Granada Farms Manager Jimmy Eller said today. "Eye On The Card is the perfect addition to our stallion roster. Thank you to Omar and Taos River Ranch for choosing Granada Farms."
Eye On The Card defeats Cyber Attack (#5) in the Grade 1 $1-million dollar Rainbow Futurity at Ruidoso Downs
© Bailey Ivey / Ruidoso Downs
Bred in Oklahoma by Efrain Mendez, Eye On the Card was trained by John Stinebaugh.
He won the$1,000,000 Rainbow Futurity(G1) last year defeating AQHA Racing Champion 2-Year-Old Colt Cyber Attack, winner of the Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity(G1) and Ruidoso QH Derby(G1) and AQHA Racing Champion 2-Year-Old Hes Judgeandjury, winner of the All American Futurity(G1).
At 2, Eye On the Card also won the FL Lady Bug Stakes(RG3) and was third in the Remington Park Oklahoma Bred Futurity(RG1). This year he won or placed in four of five starts and was second in the Mr Master Bug Stakes (G3) and third in the Heritage Place Derby(G2).
His sire is the Grade 1 Corona Cartel son Docs Best Card SI 91 ($784,318). From four crops to race Docs Best Card has sired 7 stakes winners, 70 winners and earning over $3 million.
His top performers include Eye On the Card SI 104 (G1 winner, above.), Em High Country SI 101 ($270,562, TQHA Sires' Cup Futurity [R]-G3, etc.), Card One Starter SI 96 ($209,746, Oklahoma Derby-G3, etc.), J Best Boogie SI 96 ($173,258, Tammi Purcell H., etc.), Doiteze SI 99 ($130,520, Gillespie County Fair Futurity, etc.), etc.
Eye On the Card is out of the multiple stakes winning Mr Eye Opener mare Johns Party Girl SI 101 ($70,169), the dam of 8 winners, 8 ROM, 4 black type including Grade 1 winner Eye On the Card SI 104 (see above), Grade 3 winner Em High Country SI 101 ($270,562), stakes winner Saratoga Return SI 106 ($123,620) and stakes-placed Granite Party Time SI 100 ($37,657).
The second dam is the stakes winning Easily Smashed mare Miss Strega Smash SI 102 ($50,851), dam of 8 ROM, 7 winners, 1 black type Johns Party Girl SI 101 (see above).