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Red Clubs off the
mark at Leicester

RED Clubs became the latest first season sire to get off the mark on Thursday when the well-fancied Jack Who's He ran out an impressive winner for David Evans of the 5f maiden at Leicester.

Jack Who's He was always prominent under Neil Callan and drew away to win easily by four lengths from Dark Lightning, who was a fourth runner for fellow first season sire Dark Angel.

Callan was taken with the colt's performance, telling  Attheraces: "It's windy out there and he was looking at the fences on the left side of the course but once I gave him a few flicks, he put his head down and won going away. There should be more to come."

Bred by Knocklong House Stud in Ireland, Jack Who's He is a half-brother to minor American winner Bushranger Ned (by Verglas) and out of Annus Iucundus, a winning Desert King half-sister to Evans' former high-class sprinter The Kiddykid.

Annus Iucundus has a yearling filly by Kodiac and was bought back in foal to Bushranger for €8,000 at last year's Goffs November Sale.

Evans paid £9,000 on behalf of owner Barry McCabe for Jack Who's He at the DBS Premier Yearling Sale last August.

He is the third runner for 2007 Haydock Sprint Cup winner Red Clubs, who was withdrawn from stud duty at Tally Ho Stud last year due to covering difficulties. The son of Red Ransom has 113 two-year-olds to represent him this year led by Red Senor, a half-brother to Craven Stakes winner Killybegs who was sold to BBA Ireland for €130,000 at Goffs last year.

 

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