Big Silk

Sire: Mahisara

Dam: Sheer Silk

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 3 year old

Foaled: Sep 11th, 2016

Country: Australia

Silks: Blue, yellow epaulettes and cap





Bay ColtFoaled in 2016

SireMore Than ReadySouthern HaloHalo
MAHISARA (AUS) Woodman's GirlWoodman
  TirumaniLast Tycoon
DamFasliyevNureyevNorthern Dancer
SHEER SILK (IRE) Mr. P's PrincessMr. Prospector
2004RamonaDesert KingDanehill

MAHISARA (AUS) (Bay 2008-Stud 2014). 7 wins-3 at 2-to 1500m, MRC Sandown S., Gr.3-twice, Qld Tatt's RC Australia Post S., L. Brother to SP Braccenby. Sire of 87 rnrs, 32 wnrs, inc. Kim Alicia, Mahis Angel, Miss Sara, Let's Go Bobby, Southern Swing, Hallside Fandango, Sing for Violet, Coup, Gotta be First, Kaoru King, Lady Yendor, Apache Belle, Groovy Playmate, Legend Rocks, Lollipop Rocket, Pivotal Force, Taraki, Kaoru Princess, Astral Knight, etc.


1st dam

SHEER SILK, by Fasliyev. Winner at 6f, Curragh Charlie Keatley Memorial H. Half-sister to PRIMA LUCE (dam of EMMAUS), BLOOMFIELD. Dam of seven named foals, five to race, three winners, inc:-

Tequila Princess (f. by Congrats). 5 wins at 1300m, 1400m to 2019 in Philippines.

Silkino (g. by Congrats). 5 wins at 1000m, 1100m, S$280,854, Singapore TC Class 4 H., New Zealand Racing Board Trophy, Australian Turf Club Trophy, Kranji C S., Always Certain S., 2d Singapore TC Racing for RhinosS., Class 4 H., 3d Singapore TC Class 3 H.-twice.

Dicko's Mate (g. by All Too Hard). Winner at 1200m in 2019-20 in Aust.

Sheer Danger (g. by Danehill Dancer). Placed at 3 in Aust.


2nd dam

RAMONA, by Desert King. Unraced. Half-sister to CASSANDRA GO (dam of HALFWAY TO HEAVEN, THEANN, TICKLED PINK), VERGLAS, PERSIAN SECRET (dam of DO THE HONOURS, SEBA), Grey Eminence, Aricia (dam of FACE THE FACTS, FREEDOM'S LIGHT, OH BEAUTIFUL), Rambler (dam of BERKARAR). Dam of 10 named foals, 8 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

PRIMA LUCE (Galileo). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, €104,434, Curragh Athasi S., Gr.3, Loder 2YO S., 2d Curragh Solonaway S., Gr.3, 3d Cork Platinum S., L, 4th Leopardstown Ballyroan S., Gr.3. Dam of-

EMMAUS (Invincible Spirit). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 8½f to 2020, Leicester King Richard III S., L, Wreake H., Keeneland Allowance, 2d Woodbine Connaught Cup, Gr.2, Belmont Elusive Quality S., L, Redcar Guisborough S., L, 4th Woodbine King Edward S., Gr.2, Deauville Prix Quincey, Gr.3, Prix Isonomy, L.

BLOOMFIELD (Teofilo). 3 wins from 1¼m to 1¾m, €115,456, Cork Noblesse S., L, Gowran Park Vintage Tipple S., L, Curragh Irish Stallion Farms Fillies S., 2d Cork Give Thanks S., Gr.3, Munster Oaks, Gr.3, Naas Oaks Trial, L.

Sea the Lion. 6 wins from 1¼m to 13f, £46,600, €139,879, Leopardstown Fitzpatrick Gallagher McEvoy Solicitors H., Curragh Ragusa H.-twice, Cork Derby, 2d Curragh Ragusa H., 3d York Ebor H.

Toraidhe. Winner at 1m, Curragh Irish Stallion Farms S., 2d Curragh Irish Lincolnshire H., Leopardstown Irish Stallion Farms 2YO S.-twice, 3d Curragh Irish Lincolnshire H., Leopardstown Bibby Financial Services H.

Sheer Silk. Winner. See above.

Home You Stroll. Winner at 1¼m, Leopardstown H. Producer.


3rd dam

RAHAAM, by Secreto. Winner at 7f, Newmarket Geoffrey Barling S. Three-quarter-sister to Hail Secreto (dam of BANDIDO SECRETO), half-sister to GLORY FOREVER, GLORIOUS REASON, Miss Amy R (dam of PHIL THE POWER), Doctor Bid (dam of ON CALL). Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, all winners, inc:-

CASSANDRA GO (Indian Ridge). 6 wins to 7f, £243,255, Sandown Temple S., Gr.2, Royal Ascot King's Stand S., Gr.2, Goodwood King George S., Gr.3, Bath Lansdown Fillies' S., L, Newmarket World Travel Awards Fillies' S., Geoffrey Barling S., 2d Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1, Palace House S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Ballyogan S., Gr.3, York Summer S., L, 3d Ascot Swinley S., L, 4th York Summer S., L. Dam of-

HALFWAY TO HEAVEN (Pivotal). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 1¼m, £234,460, €322,912, Irish One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Newmarket Sun Chariot S., Gr.1, Goodwood Nassau S., Gr.1, Leopardstown Irish Stallion Farms 2YO S., 2d Leopardstown One Thousand Guineas Trial, Gr.3, Irish Stallion Farms 2YO S., 3d Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Pouliches, Gr.1, Leopardstown Matron S., Gr.1. Broodmare of the Year in Ireland in 2018. Dam of-

MAGICAL (Galileo). Joint Champion 3YO in Europe & Ireland in 2018 (Long). Champion 3YO in Ireland in 2018 (Long). 9 wins-2 at 2-from 7f to 1½m, £1,555,100, €1,461,387, US$680,000, to 2019, Ascot British Champions Fillies & Mares S., Gr.1, Champion S., Gr.1, Leopardstown Irish Champion S., Gr.1, Curragh Tattersalls Gold Cup, Gr.1, Mooresbridge S., Gr.2, Kilboy Estate S., Gr.2, Debutante S., Gr.2, Naas Alleged S., Gr.3, 2d Breeders' Cup Turf, Gr.1, Royal Ascot Prince of Wales's S., Gr.1, Sandown Eclipse S., Gr.1, Curragh Moyglare Stud S., Gr.1, Yorkshire Oaks, Gr.1, 4th Newmarket Fillies' Mile, Gr.1.

RHODODENDRON (Galileo). Joint Champion 2YO Filly in Ireland in 2016. Champion Older Female Miler in Ireland in 2018. Joint Champion Older Female Miler in Europe & GB in 2018. 5 wins-3 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m, £775,418, €377,805, US$340,000, Newmarket Fillies' Mile, Gr.1, Chantilly Prix de l'Opera, Gr.1, Newbury Lockinge S., Gr.1, Curragh Debutante S., Gr.2, Goodwood Dove 100 Colours 2YO Fillies' S., 2d Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf, Gr.1, The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, The Oaks, Gr.1, Curragh Peter Keatley 2YO Fillies S., 3d Curragh Moyglare Stud S., Gr.1, 4th Longchamp Prix Ganay, Gr.1.

FLYING THE FLAG (Galileo). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 2000m, £3,228, €76,650, R42,750, 328,098Dhs in Ireland and U.A.E, Curragh International S., Gr.3, Leopardstown 2YO S., Meydan Al Naboodah Construction Group Trophy H., 2d Curragh Futurity S., Gr.2, 3d Turffontein London News S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Glencairn S., L.

TICKLED PINK (Invincible Spirit). 3 wins to 6f, Sandown Sprint S., Gr.3, Newmarket Abernant S., Gr.3, 2d Newbury Highclere Thoroughbred Racing 2YO Fillies' S. Producer.

THEANN (Rock of Gibraltar). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, York Summer S., Gr.3, 2d Curragh Flame of Tara S., L, Grangecon Stud 2YO S., 3d Leopardstown One Thousand Guineas Trial, Gr.3, Curragh Greenlands S., Gr.3. Dam of-

PHOTO CALL (Galileo). 6 wins from 7f to 11f, €13,950, US$808,485, Santa Anita Rodeo Drive S., Gr.1, Keeneland First Lady S., Gr.1, Gulfstream Park Orchid S., Gr.3, Monmouth Violet S., Gr.3, Keeneland Allowance, 2d Belmont Beaugay S., Gr.3, Delaware Park Robert G Dick Memorial S., Gr.3, 3d Gulfstream Park La Prevoyante H., Gr.3, Belmont Perfect Sting S., L, Curragh O'Briens Wines Fillies H., 4th Saratoga Glens Falls S., Gr.3, Tampa Bay Downs Endeavour S., Gr.3.

LAND FORCE - KING OF YULONG (Aust.) (No Nay Never). 3 wins at 2, £124,180, €72,783, A$6,250, Goodwood Richmond S., Gr.2, Tipperary S., L, Curragh Irish Stallion Farms 2YO S., 3d Royal Ascot Norfolk S., Gr.2, Curragh Marble Hill S., L, 4th Deauville Prix Morny, Gr.1.

Fantasy (Invincible Spirit). Winner at 2, 3d Curragh Round Tower S., Gr.3, Curragh S., L, 4th Naas Sole Power S., L.

Neverletme Go. 2 wins at 5f, Doncaster S., 2d Doncaster H. Dam of-

BEST REGARDS (Tamayuz). Champion 3YO Sprinter in Germany in 2013. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1300m in France and Germany, Hoppegartener Flieger Preis, L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix le Pompon, 2d Hoppegarten Preis der Jungheinrich Gabelstapler, L, 3d Hamburg Hamburger Flieger Trophy, Gr.3. Producer.

VERGLAS (Highest Honor). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 6f, 1m, Royal Ascot Coventry S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Stepaside 2YO H., Santa Anita Allowance Race, 2d Irish Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Santa Anita San Marino H., L, 3d Leopardstown Phoenix S., Gr.1, 4th Curragh Tetrarch S., Gr.3, Del Mar Wickerr H., L. Sire.

PERSIAN SECRET (Persian Heights). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, 1600m, La Teste Prix La Sorellina, L, 2d Newmarket Empress S., L, 3d Ripon Champion 2YO Trophy, L, 4th Sandown Star S., L. Dam of-

DO THE HONOURS (Highest Honor). Champion 3YO Sprinter in France in 2001. 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, Deauville Prix de Meautry, Gr.3, Prix du Cercle, L, Prix de la Pomme, 3d Chantilly Prix de la Route des Postes. Dam of-

Woven Lace (Hard Spun). Winner at 1600m, Chantilly Prix de la Croix d'Halatte, 2d Longchamp Prix de la Grotte, Gr.3, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Coronation, L. Dam of-

BRODERIE (Pivotal). 4 wins from 1600m to 2000m to 2019 in GB, France and Germany, Hannover Grosser Preis von Rossmann, L, Chantilly Prix de la Queue du Renard, 3d Dresden Grosser Preis der Landeshauptstadt Dresden, Gr.3, Grosser Preis der Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf, Gr.3.

Waitress (Kingmambo). 2 wins at 1350m, 1400m, 2d Deauville Prix de la Breche, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Ceres, L. Dam of-

CROSS COUNTER (Teofilo). Champion Stayer in Australia in 2018-19. 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1750m to 3200m, £246,515, €24,000, A$4,410,000, 281,250SAR, 3,303,000Dhs, to 2018-19 in GB, Aust. and U.A.E, VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1, Meydan Dubai Gold Cup, Gr.2, Goodwood Gordon S., Gr.3, 2400m-in track record time, Ascot Woodford Reserve H., 2d York Great Voltigeur S., Gr.2, 3d Goodwood Cup, Gr.1, 4th Royal Ascot Gold Cup, Gr.1, Irish St Leger, Gr.1.

Miss Kenton. Raced once. Dam of-

DARLINGTON HALL (New Approach). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1800m to 2020, Tokyo Kyodo News Hai, Gr.3, 3d Sapporo Nisai S., Gr.3.

SEBA (Alzao). 3 wins-2 at 2-from 6f to 8½f, Royal Ascot Chesham S., L, Newmarket 2YO Fillies' S., 2d Nad al Sheba Moonshell Mile S., Moonshell Mile Prep H., 3d Belmont Mother Goose S., Gr.1. Producer.

Posterity. Unraced. Dam of-

FUTURE GENERATION (Hurricane Run). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 1m, €107,513, US$103,100, Leopardstown Desmond S., Gr.3, Belmont Serena's Cat S., L, Curragh Barrettstown Cannonball Run Fillies H., Saadiyat H., 2d Curragh Minstrel S., Gr.3, 4th Hollywood Park Matriarch S., Gr.1. Dam of-

BRUNDTLAND (Dubawi). Champion 3YO Stayer in France in 2018. 4 wins-1 at 2-from 2000m to 3000m, £6,469, €235,585, Longchamp Prix Niel, Gr.2, Prix Chaudenay, Gr.2, Grand Prix de Clairefontaine, L, Newmarket Discover 2YO S., 4th Chantilly Prix Royal Oak, Gr.1.

Grey Eminence (Indian Ridge). 3 wins to 7f, Newmarket Royston S., Ascot Carbine Club S., 2d Salisbury Cathedral S., L, Newbury Schroders H., Sandown Credit Suisse First Boston S., 3d Newmarket Curtis Medical H. Sire.

Aricia. Winner at 7f, Newmarket Bury St Edmunds S. Dam of-

OH BEAUTIFUL (Galileo). 4 wins from 2200m to 2500m, €88,750, Deauville Prix Vulcain, L, 2d Nantes Derby de l'Ouest, L, 3d Chantilly Prix Charles Laffitte, L. Producer.

FACE THE FACTS (Nathaniel). 2 wins at 11f, 2m, Newmarket Jockey Club Rose Bowl, L, Newbury Carter Jonas S., 2d Haydock H.

FREEDOM'S LIGHT (Galileo). 2 wins at 1½m, Pontefract Castle S., L, 2d Haydock Pinnacle S., Gr.3, 3d Goodwood Daisy Warwick S., L. Producer.

Rambler. Winner at 7f in GB. Dam of-

BERKARAR (Clodovil). 3 wins at 2 in Turkey, Istanbul II. Inonu, L, Sadun EG Atig, L, 3d Ankara Queen Elizabeth II Cup, L.


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