Son of Eureka is a colt by Nicconi (Widden Stud) and out of the Break the Vault mare Gentle Spirit although unplace herself is a very well related half sister to Queensland leading sire and dual Group 1 winner Spirit of Boom (Stallion Eureka Stud) as well as Group 1 winner Galaxy Stakes winner Temple of Boom. Gentle Spirit has had 6 foals to race for an impressive 4 winners including the 2 year old winner and half brother to Son of Eureka in Tiger Town. Nicconi as a sire has produced 27 Stakes winners and over $82 million in progeny earnings. An outstanding career strike rate of over 73% Winners to Runners including the 9 time Group 1 and TAB Everest winner Nature Strip who also won the Royal Ascot Group 1 King Stands Stakes. Son of Eureka was presented at the 2023 Magic Millions Sale by Eureka Stud, one of Queensland’s leading nurseries and proven producers of top class racehorses such as Group 1 winners Apache Chase won BRC Kingsford-Smith Cup Group 1, Pippie won MRC Oakleigh Plate Group 1 and the MVRC Moir Stakes Group 1, Tinto won BRC Queensland Oaks Group 1, Spirit of Boom won MRVC William Reid S Gr1 and the BRC Doomben Ten Thousand Group 1, Temple of Boom won ATC Galaxy Group 1, Picaday won QTC The T.J. Smith Group 1, Show a Heart won QTC Stradbroke Group 1, VATC Toorak H Group 1, Caulfield Guineas Group 1, QTC The T J Smith Group 1, Scenic Peak won VRC Emirates Group 1, Just Now won AJC Oaks Group 1 and Western Australia’s latest sensation Keshi Boom won WATC Burgess Queen Stakes L.
The Magic Millions Sale recent graduates include multiple Group 1 sprinting sensation Imperatriz, Golden Rose winner Jacquinot (Stallion Widden Stud), Group 1 Thousand Guineas winner Madame Pommery, Group 1 Coolmore Classic winner Espiona, TAB Everest winner Yes Yes Yes (Stallion Coolmore Australia), Golden Slipper winner Stay Inside (Stallion Newgate Farm), 2 year old Magic Millions and Golden Slipper winner Capitalist (Stallion Newgate Farm). Son of Eureka was a cracking type, a real athlete it had a fantastic flow to him when he moved, he was easily one of the most well balanced yearlings we have ever inspected.
He had a great deep girth and was well muscled with a great hip and shoulder. On top of this he had a fantastic attitude, nothing phased him and he never turned a hair every time he came out for a parade, he was the utmost professional. Son of Eureka is trained by Kozciusko winning trainer Matthew Dale in the state of the art facilities at Goulburn, NSW.