Multiple Grade 3 Winning Broodmare Eyesa Country Miss Dies
Eyesa Country Miss, under champion jockey G.R. Carter, Jr., winning the 2009 Decketta Stakes at Remington Park by one-length.

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Multiple Grade 3 Winning Broodmare Eyesa Country Miss Dies

WAGONER, OK—MARCH 29, 2020—Sparky Mullins multiple grade 3 winning broodmare Eyesa Country Miss SI 104 died on March 27 at his Rafter SM Ranch. The 18-year-old daughter of leading sire Mr Eye Opener had foaled a gorgeous gray colt by Mullins' stallion, champion Country Chicks Man, earlier that day.

Eyesa Country Miss was by bred-and-trained by Mullins and raced in the name of Mullin's Rafter SM Ranch. The Oklahoma homebred compiled a (53) 17-6-5 record while banking $312,810 in 8 seasons of racing.

Sparky Mullins (left) and champion jockey G.R. Carter, Jr., aboard Eyesa Country Miss, after winning the 2009 Decketta Handicap at Remington Park. © Dustin Orona Photography
The gray mare won the Speedhorse Derby [RG3], Juno’s Request Stakes [G3], Oklahoma Distaff Challenge [G3], Decketta H. [G3], Golden Driller Stakes [G3], Fair Meadows Belles Stakes [G3], Decketta Stakes, and the Charlie Claborn Stakes

She was second in the Oklahoma Distaff Challenge[G3], Remington Park Distaff Challenge [G3], Decketta Stakes, Juno’s Request Stakes and third in the Oklahoma Distaff Challenge, Juno’s Request Stakes, AQHA Members Plus Stakes, Kool Kue Baby Stakes, Rheudasil Stakes and a finalist in the Mildred Vessels Handicap [G1], Distaff Challenge Champ. [G1]-twice.

Eyesa Country Miss with her last foal born January 27 at Rafter SM Ranch in Wagoner, Oklahoma.
© Courtesy Sparky Mullins
As a broodmare Eyesa Country Miss produced 11 registered foals, 8 to race with 5 ROM including Grade 3 finalist SM Miss Joy Rose SI 94 ($39,113), Grade 2 finalist SM Country Streaker SI 98 ($19,871), Bootleggers Miss Si 85 ($17,162), SM Rosies Hero ($16,300 at 2), and Kounty Dynasty SI 88 ($15,271).

Eyesa Country Miss was out of Mullins multiple-champion producing daughter of Zevi (TB) Country Zevi SI 93 ($23,289), dam of 9 foals, all ROM, including Champion Aged Stallion Country Chicks Man SI 110 ($736,793), multiple Grade 3 winner Eyesa Country Miss (see above), Grade 1 winner SM Country Cowboy SI 105 ($144,946), stakes winner Little Country Miss SI 103 ($106,475), four-time APHA champion Country Quick Dash SI 95 ($61,533) and Grade 3 placed SM Country Miss SI 102 ($50,090), etc.

Both Country Chicks Man and County Quick Dash are successful sires in the Quarter Horse and Paint industries.

Eyesa Country Miss was buried at Mullins' Rafter SM Ranch in Wagoner. Her foal was put on a nurse mare then later transferred to a bucket feeding program and is reported to be doing well.