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On 21 July last year Emmanuel Kaknis won the first two races with horses he owns and trains, both ridden by Chase Maujean, and he had another double on September 1 this season (Pauline Herman Photography) 

Chance matings have sometimes produced great racehorses, although the hope of East Cape trainer Emmanuel Kaknis with his stallion Eviction is probably that he just produces competitive horses.

Kaknis bred Eviction, a son of Judpot out of Rich Man’s Gold mare Proud Polly, and he later trained him to win two races at Fairview, a maiden and a MR 82 Handicap for three-year-olds.

However, that is hardly a stallion-producing record.

Nevetheless, Eviction is a registered thoroughbred stallion.

And this Friday at Fairview he has three runners, all making their debuts in the second race, a Maiden Plate over 1000m.

Big Spender is a three-year-old filly out of a National Assembly mare, Carved In Stone is a four-year-old filly out of a Stronghold mare and Five Star Magic is a four-year-old filly out of a Tiger Ridge mare.

Unfortunately, Eviction did not make a good start to his stud career because his first runner Tornado King, who is out of a Silvano mare, finished last over 1000m on debut at the beginning of this month.

All of Eviction’s runners tomorrow are homebreds of Kaknis’ Five Star Stud and he trains all of them.

Eviction does not have a bad pedigree.

His twice-winning dam Proud Polly is a half-sister to two stakes placed horses and he is from the family of the like of Gr 1-winning champions Young Rake and Along Came Polly.

It will be intriguing to see if the experiment works and he produces competitive runners.

The likely aim of the excercise is the avoiding of the normal costs of buying or breeding runners and ending up with horses who are as competitive in a centre where there are plenty of races of a lesser class available.