Rutherford Eagle (a A$55,000 U.S.$38,000) purchase at the 2003 Inglis Easter yearling sale) now has one win from five starts. He is the first foal of the grade III-winning Vestey. Favorite Trick shuttled to Victoria's Collingrove Stud for three seasons. In north America, Favorite Trick stands at John T.L. Jones Jr.'s Walmac International in near Lexington where his 2004 stud fee was $7,500.
Unbeaten in eight starts as a 2-year-old, Favorite Trick, a son of Phone Trick out of the Medieval Man mare Evil Elaine, won 12 of 16 career starts and earned $1,726,793.