Another argument for Gleneagles' participation lies in the fact his granddam
Mariah's Storm, by Rahy, was a multiple Graded stakes winner on dirt - although her Rainbow Quest half-brother Panoramic plied his trade on turf, the surface on which Galileo's three Breeders' Cup winners have scored.
Mr Vaughan said: "90% of our herd goes back to the bull's granddam
, Emue, who was bought at the Paddock dispersal in 1999 for 3,200gns.
The owner bred her, the dam and the granddam
, and they've all won" said Hampshire-based Madgwick.
His dam was a Maerdy Grimaldi daughter, and his granddam
was by the 56,000gns Maerdy Director.
Monarchy's daughter State was a multiple stakes producer and granddam
of Grade 1 winner Preach, whose son Pulpit was a stalwart of the Claiborne stallion roster until his death late last year.
Teofilo's newest Group 1 winner, Gran Criterium hero Loch Garman, has five strains of Northern Dancer in his background, two of which appear courtesy of his granddam
, Key To Coolcullen, who is inbred 2x3 to Nijinsky.
The best of her progeny, the Tudor Minstrel mare Belitis, became the granddam
of Middle Park Stakes winner Balla Cove, while Guest Night bred Tochar Ban, whose daughter Uncharted Haven bred the Oaks third High Heeled.
They now figure as sire and granddam
respectively of Ballymac Eske, brilliant winner of the PS5,000 Coral Olympic in 29.
Both share the same granddam
in Shamawna, a Group 3-placed daughter of Darshaan.
Although the Dunphy-bred runner finished last, the result gave satisfaction at the Droopys Stud, where Ace Hi Rumble stands, besides which the winner's dam and maternal granddam
are by Droopys Scolari and Droopys Woods respectively.
She is granddam
of Darley's US Ashland Stakes heroine Little Belle.
Night Frolic is a half-sister to Grade 3 winner Miss Caerleona, the granddam
of this year's UAE 2,000 Guineas winner Kinglet.