Rather Silky

Sire: Hard Spun

Dam: Dawn Sun

Colour: Bay

Gender: Filly

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Oct 21st, 2013

Country: Australia

Silks: Green And Yellow Checks, Striped Sleeves, Seams Cap


Galadi (Mgr: J E Richards)





Bay or Brown fillyFoaled in 2013

SireDanzigNorthern DancerNearctic
HARD SPUN (USA) Pas de NomAdmiral's Voyage
2004Turkish TrystTurkomanAlydar
DamGone WestMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
DAWN SUN (USA) SecrettameSecretariat
2003England's RoseNureyevNorthern Dancer
  InfringeIrish River

HARD SPUN (USA) (Bay 2004-Stud 2008). 7 wins-3 at 2, Saratoga King's Bishop S., Gr.1. Sire of 849 rnrs, 576 wnrs, 60 SW, inc. Questing (Saratoga Coaching Club American Oaks, Gr.1), Le Romain, Hard Not to Like, Hard Aces, Ertijaal, Wicked Strong, Smooth Roller, Hardest Core, Zo Impressive, Big John B, Promising Run, Gatting, Moviesta, Fursa, Tarquin, San Nicasio, Red Duke, Text'n Hurley, Island Town, Maftool, Taghleeb, Reload, etc.


1st dam

DAWN SUN, by Gone West. Placed in Aust. Half-sister to Jay Eye See. Dam of five named foals, three to race, two winners, inc:-

Rather Silky (f. by Hard Spun). Winner. See below.

Crack of Dawn (f. by Casino Prince). Winner at 1000m in 2015-16 in Aust.


2nd dam

ENGLAND'S ROSE, by Nureyev. 6 wins from 5f to 8½f, Calder Chaposa Springs H., Gr.3, Lady Sonata S., L, 2d Calder Sigrun H., L, 4th Calder Azalea S., Gr.3. Sister to Momma in Law (dam of FIVE STAR MOMMA). Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Jay Eye See (Curlin). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 1m, 3d Calder Thrillin Discovery H., L.

Bristol Dancer. 6 wins-1 at 2-to 6½f in U.S.A.

Sun Sprinkles - Am Alhaweel (Sau.). Champion Imported Older Female in Saudi Arabia in 2007. 5 wins from 1650m to 2000m in Saudi Arabia, 2d Nad al Sheba Curragh Trophy, 3d UAE Oaks. Dam of-

Aeshan Sultana. Winner at 2 in Saudi Arabia.

Speightful Lady. Winner at 2 in U.S.A. Dam of-

Motown Rhythm. Winner at 5f in 2016 in U.S.A.

Gulch's Rose. Placed at 3 in GB.

Dawn Sun. See above.

Celsius. Unraced. Dam of-

Ketty. Winner at 1600m in Czech.


3rd dam

Infringe, by Irish River. Winner at 2, 3d Hollywood Starlet S., Gr.1. Three-quarter-sister to NAVARONE, half-sister to Ten Grand. Dam of 10 foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-

ENGLAND'S ROSE (Nureyev). 6 wins. See above.

Linger. 6 wins at 6½f, 7f in U.S.A.

Conejo. 4 wins at 8½f in U.S.A.

Momma in Law. 3 wins from 5½f to 8½f, Churchill Downs Allowance 3YO+f&m. Dam of-

FIVE STAR MOMMA (Five Star Day). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 5½f, 6f, US$425,913, Aqueduct Chip S., L, Penn National Lady in Waiting S., L, 2d Churchill Downs Debutante S., Gr.3, Gulfstream Park Hurricane Bertie S., Gr.3, Laurel Willa on the Move S., L, 3d Gulfstream Park Inside Information S., Gr.2, Belmont Vagrancy H., Gr.3, Saratoga Shine Again S., L, 4th Belmont Thirty Flags S., L.

Gulf Tide. 3 wins at 1m, 8½f in U.S.A.

Stone Tina. 2 wins at 1200m in Argentina. Producer.

Threesixtysecurity. 2 wins at 5½f, 6f in U.S.A.

Chasse. Placed in U.S.A. Dam of-

Early Mornin Light. 3 wins at 1800m, 2000m in U.A.E, Nad al Sheba Al Adiyat H., Faraj bin Butti al Muhairbi H., 2d Sharjah Al Adiyat H., Nad al Sheba Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries H., 3d Nad al Sheba Al Sahraa H., Jumeirah International H., Neuchatel H., Shadwell Farm Cup H.


4th dam

STARGARD, by Tell. 3 wins in U.S.A. Three-quarter-sister to Wind Spirit (dam of NAVARONE, MOON SPIRIT, WAJNA), half-sister to Arctic Moon (dam of FROZEN DINNER, THE BOURSE). Dam of 7 foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Infringe (Irish River). Winner. See above.

Ten Grand (Inverness Drive). Winner at 2, 2d Hollywood Juvenile Championship S., Gr.2.

Sistine Chapel. Unplaced. Dam of-

Sistine Light. Unraced. Dam of-

Smalltownman (Sultry Song). 7 wins from 1m to 8½f, US$258,722, 2d Parx Racing PHBA Classic S., L.

Petite Package. Unraced. Dam of-

Jack Power (Lines of Power). 2 wins in Panama, 3d Panama Copa Sherwin Williams, L.


5th dam

Moon Dancer, by Never Give In. Champion 2YO filly in Ireland in 1965. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, 7f, Curragh Bandon 2YO S., 2d Ascot Princess Margaret S., L, Curragh Tyros S., L, 3d Phoenix Park Wexford S., L, 4th Curragh Athasi S., Gr.3. Half-sister to DONATO, COOL MOON, Moon Shot, Bambola (dam of RAISE A BABY), Fleeting Moon (dam of ROYAL ORBIT), Miss Klaus (dam of INVINCIBLE DOOLEY). Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Wind Spirit. 3 wins in U.S.A. Dam of-

NAVARONE (Irish River). 8 wins, US$710,325, Santa Anita Oak Tree Invitational H., Gr.1, Del Mar Invitational H., Gr.2-twice, Del Mar Escondido H., L, Hollywood Park Spence Bay H., L, 3d Santa Anita San Gabriel H., Gr.3, Del Mar Escondido H., L. Sire.

MOON SPIRIT (Hatchet Man). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 1½m, Belmont Lawrence Realization S., Gr.2, 2d Meadowlands Rutgers H., Gr.2, Aqueduct Knickerbocker H., Gr.3. Sire.

WAJNA (Nureyev). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1¾m, York Silver Cup, L, 3d York Lonsdale S., L. Dam of-

STATE CITY (Carson City). Champion Older Sprinter in UAE in 2003. 6 wins from 1000m to 1600m in U.A.E, Nad al Sheba Dubai Golden Shaheen S., Gr.1, Jebel Ali Sprint, L, Nad al Sheba Sheikh Saeed House Trophy, Khaleej Times Trophy H., UAE 2000 Guineas Prep S., 3d Belmont Tom Fool H., Gr.2, UAE Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.3. Sire.

Key West Cammy. Raced once. Dam of-

KIR ROYAL (Exchange Rate). 3 wins at 2 in Argentina, Palermo Clasico General Lavalle, Gr.3, 2d Palermo G.P. Maipu, Gr.1, 3d San Isidro G.P. Suipacha, Gr.1, Palermo Clasico Paraguay, Gr.3.

Arctic Moon. 2 wins-1 at 2- in U.S.A. Dam of-

FROZEN DINNER (Formal Dinner). 3 wins-2 at 2-to 7½f, Tampa Bay Downs Gasparilla S., L, 2d Tampa Bay Downs Suncoast S., L. Dam of-

SNEAK A COLD TREAT (Snuck In). 18 wins-1 at 2-from 5f to 1¼m, US$412,734, Thistledown Best of Ohio Endurance S., L, Honey Jay S., L-twice.

THE BOURSE (Corporate Report). Winner at 1m, Monmouth John McSorley S., L.

Arctic Dove. Winner at 2 in U.S.A. Dam of-

CAVIAR N CHAMPAGNE (Formal Dinner). 11 wins-1 at 2-from 5½f to 9f, US$405,544, Thistledown Michael G Mackey Memorial S., L, J William Petro Memorial H., L.

HAPPY TO GO (Saint Anddan). 3 wins-2 at 2-to 7f, Presque Isle Downs Mrs Henry D Paxson Memorial S., L, 3d Woodbine My Dear S., L.


Race Record: 5 Starts 1-0-0 A$15,735.

Winner at 1000m in 2016-17 in Aust.