Eureka Thoroughbred Farm Adds The Hunk and Expect a Lot to Stallion Roster in Texas

The Hunk * Photo by Bill Denver/Equiphoto
The Hunk * Photo by Bill Denver/Equiphoto

Mike Grossman’s Eureka Thoroughbred Farm in Fredericksburg, Texas, will welcome two new stallions for the 2015 breeder season with The Hunk and Expect a Lot.

The Hunk is a stakes-winning son of champion sprinter and top stallion Speightstown. A winner of six of 19 career starts, The Hunk captured the John J. Reilly Handicap at Monmouth Park, and the front-running sprinter also reeled off four straight allowance wins at Monmouth and Gulfstream Park. His dam, the Pentelicus mare Penniless Heiress, has produced the two-time graded stakes-winning mare Forest Heiress and leading Florida stallion and Grade 1 winner Wildcat Heir, both by Forest Wildcat.

Expect a Lot is an unraced son of leading stallion and Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) winner Awesome Again out of a full sister to two-time Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Tiznow. Expect a Lot is also a full brother to Preakness Stakes (G1) winner and Belmont Stakes (G1) runner-up Oxbow.

The Hunk will stand for a $1,500 fee, and Expect a Lot’s fee has been set at $1,000. They will join the Giant’s Causeway stallion Angliana at Eurkea, and Grossman also stands Read the Footnotes, Latent Heat, Chitoz and Oratory in Oklahoma at Lori and Francisco Bravo’s River Oaks Farms in Sulphur. Oratory stood at Eureka this past breeding season.