Horses in Training - 2 Year Olds

Deptford Mick

b c  Bated Breath – Be Joyful (Teofilo)

(Mr Derek Willis)

This horse was sure to be on owner Derek Willis’s shopping list as a close relative of his champion Serious Attitude and Cape Factor, both of whom have served him so well.  A tall horse, he is by high class sprinter Bated Breath who has had success with his first two year olds in 2016.

Feel The Noize

b f  Slade Power – Sugar Free (Oasis Dream)

(The Storm Again Syndicate)

She is a good looking filly from the first crop of July Cup winner Slade Power from a family packed with speed as she is out of the Listed winning sprinter Sugar Free, the dam of two winners from three runners so far.  She was bred at Brook Stud and will race for the Storm Again Syndicate, Rae is delighted to have her.


b f  Born To Sea - Rhapsodize (Halling)

(The Reprobates)

Another particularly well bred filly purchased at the October sales. She is by Born To Sea, an Invincible Spirit half-brother to champion Sea The Stars out of a mare who has had six winners from seven runners. She comes from an excellent female family of Hooray (champion European 2-year old filly in 2010) and many other Cheveley Park Stud winners.


ch f Sir Percy – Blush’s Gift (Cadeaux Genereux)

(Mr Enno Albert)

A lovely filly by Dewhurst and Derby winner Sir Percy who stands nearby at Kirsten Rausing’s Lanwades Stud, she is out of a full sister to the Listed winner Rambling Rose from the Notnowcato family synonymous with Southcourt Stud.  Rae was delighted to buy her for new owner Enno Albert.  Welcome on board!


br f Bated Breath – Ruffled (Harlan’s Holiday)

(Mr Colin Murfitt)

Another one by high class sprinter Bated Breath, from the good Juddmonte family of Group 3 winner Mirabilis.  Colin Murfitt bought Ruffled at the 2013 December sales, Rae won with her before she was covered and he hopes to do the same with her first progeny.

Land of Winter

b c Camelot – Gaselee (Toccet)

(Mr Paul Smith & Rae Guest)

Another by high class Derby winner Camelot, this good looking colt is the last foal of his dam Gaselee.  She was a winner and Listed fourth for Rae and was from the good Niarchos family of Group 1 winners Hernando and Johann Quatz.



b c Tamayuz x Balm (Oasis Dream)

(Mr Derek Willis)

This compact colt is by Tamayuz, a stallion who Rae likes (Miss Buckshot, First Experience, Skylark Lady) from a female family he likes even more!  That of dual Group/Grade 1 winner Serious Attitude and Listed winner Cape Factor.  And the owner could only be Derek Willis who ran the preceding pair in his lucky purple and yellow colours.  An exciting new recruit! 


ch f Siyouni x Kincob (Kingmambo)

(Mr Anthony Rogers)

This attractive filly is by French sire sensation Siyouni (Pivotal), sire of Group 1 winners Ervedya and Laurens from the successful Rogers family of Irish 2,000 Guineas winner Bachelor Duke, she has a lovely pedigree. 


b f Roderic O'Connor x Salsa Brava (Almutawakel)

(Strawberry Fields Stud )

This filly is out of Salsa Brava, placed second in both the Lowther Stakes and Cherry Hinton Stakes at two, by Roderic O’Connor who was himself a Group 1 winner at 2 and won Irish 2,000 Guineas at 3 and by the all-conquering Galileo.  She was home bred at Strawberry Fields Stud who are new to the ownership team at Chestnut Tree Stables, welcome and good luck!


b f Fast Company – Featherlight (Fantastic Light)

(Miss Victoria Markowiak)

This attractive filly came into training late as a two year old, she is by Fast Company, a lightly raced top-class 2yo who is proving a good source of speed and is the sire of Group 1 classic winner Jet Setting.  She is a half sister to Fanci That, trained here, she was a nice filly prevented by injury from showing her best.