Night Of Thunder X Smooth Return


Night Of Thunder X Smooth Return
Sire: Night of Thunder
Dam: Smooth Return
Colour: Bay
Gender: Filly
Age: 2 year old
Foaled: Sep 17th, 2017
Country: Australia

Pedigree

 

 BAY FILLY (AUS)

 

Foaled 17th September 2017

SireDubawiDubai MillenniumSeeking the Gold
NIGHT OF THUNDER (IRE) ZomaradahDeploy
2011Forest StormGalileoSadler's Wells
  Quiet StormDesert Prince
DamRedoute's ChoiceDanehillDanzig
SMOOTH RETURN (AUS) Shantha's ChoiceCanny Lad
2008Rich SilkRizziAfleet
  Silk LillyNever Bend

NIGHT OF THUNDER (IRE) (Chestnut 2011-Stud Ire. 2016, Aust. 2016). 4 wins–2 at 2–at 6f, 1m, €51,435, £829,500, The Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Newbury Lockinge S., Gr.1, Doncaster S., L, 2d Ascot Queen Elizabeth II S., Gr.1, Royal Ascot St James's Palace S., Gr.1, Newbury Greenham S., Gr.3, 3d Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Gr.1. Out of SP Forest Storm. Related to SW Forest Flower (Irish One Thousand Guineas), etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are yearlings.

 

1st dam

SMOOTH RETURN, by Redoute's Choice. Winner at 1300m in Aust. This is her fourth foal. Dam of two foals to race, inc:-

Toorak Affair (f. by Toorak Toff). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1150m to 1600m, A$94,950, to 2018-19, TRC Schweppes H., TTC Treasury Wines H., Foot & Playsted H., Anzac Eve Races H., Access Hardware H., 2d TTC Ken Evans Memorial H., McCrimmon Insurance H., Kevin Sharkie H., AJ Gallagher Insurance Broker H., Devonport RC Leading Jockey Raquel Clark H., 3d TTC Judys Body Fashions H., Newsxpress Newstead H., 4th TRC Strutt S., L, TTC Conquering S., L.

 

2nd dam

RICH SILK, by Rizzi. Winner at 6f in U.S.A. Half-sister to SILKY SWEEP, Silken Moment (dam of BEAU GENTLEMAN, MAKE CONTACT), Cut Class Leanne (dam of CHAPEL ROYAL), Lilly's Pleasure (dam of LILLYCUT), Crusading Lil (dam of MOTSPUR), Silky Pleasure (dam of GENIAL). Dam of 9 foals, 4 to race, all winners, inc:-

Silk Dior. Winner at 2, MVRC Variety Vic Bash 2YO Fillies P.

 

3rd dam

SILK LILLY, by Never Bend. Unraced. Half-sister to FANFRELUCHE (dam of L'ENJOLEUR, D'ACCORD, GRAND LUXE, LA VOYAGEUSE, MEDAILLE D'OR), BARACHOIS, COCO LA TERREUR, Somfas (dam of RUSSIAN BOND, SNAADEE, CRISTOFORI, CROSSOVER), American Legacy (dam of SOMETHING SOCIAL). Dam of 15 foals, 13 to race, 11 winners, inc:-

SILKY SWEEP (End Sweep). 7 wins-2 at 2-to 7f, US$325,309, Meadowlands Skip Trial S., L, 2d Woodbine Highlander H., Gr.3, Belmont Sport Page H., Gr.3, Bold Ruler H., Gr.3, 4th Aqueduct Fall Highweight H., Gr.2, Bold Ruler H., Gr.3, Philadelphia Park Long Clover H., L. Sire.

Silken Moment (Timeless Moment). Winner at 2, 2d Woodbine My Dear S., L. Dam of-

MAKE CONTACT (Time to Explode). 9 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 9f, US$281,161, Emerald Downs Belle Roberts H., L, 2d Hastings Park British Columbia Oaks, Gr.3, Ballerina H., Gr.3, Emerald Distaff H., L, 3d Hastings Park Ballerina H., Gr.3. Dam of-

Irish Day Dancer. Unraced. Dam of-

GO FOR GUINNESS (Rosberg). 6 wins at 6½f, 8½f, Hastings Park British Columbia Cup Stellar's Jay H., L, 2d Hastings Park British Columbia Cup Classic, L, 4th Hastings Park Richmond Derby Trial H., L, Chris Loseth H., L.

BEAU GENTLEMAN (Beau Genius). 5 wins from 5½f to 8½f, Fort Erie Benburb S., L, 2d Fort Erie Puss n Boots S., L, 3d Fort Erie Peninsula S., L, Parnitha S., L, Benburb S., L.

Cut Class Leanne. 9 wins-1 at 2-from 5½f to 8½f in U.S.A. Dam of-

CHAPEL ROYAL (Montbrook). 3 wins at 2, US$495,571, Saratoga Sanford S., Gr.2, Belmont Flash S., Gr.3, 2d Belmont Champagne S., Gr.1, Saratoga Hopeful S., Gr.1, 3d Breeders' Cup Juvenile, Gr.1, 4th Gulfstream Park Swale S., Gr.3. Sire.

Back to Class (Montbrook). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, 5½f, 3d Monmouth Sorority S., L.

Lilly's Pleasure. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, 6f in U.S.A. Dam of-

LILLYCUT (Cutlass). 16 wins-2 at 2-to 6f, Suffolk Downs Topsider S., L, 2d Calder Criterium S., L, Dr Fager S., L, 4th Calder Marigold H., L.

Silk Ending. Winner at 2 in U.S.A. Dam of-

Silk Pins (Pins). Second top filly on the 2011-12 NZ 2YO Free H. Winner at 2, NZ$215,100, A$22,105, ARC New Zealand Bloodstock Ready to Run Sale 2YO H., 2d ARC Karaka Million, RL, 3d ARC Diamond S., Gr.1, Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2. Producer.

Gypsy Tucker. Winner at 1350m, 2d AJC UD Trucks P. Dam of-

GYPSY DIAMOND (Not a Single Doubt). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, A$756,010, Moonee Valley Fillies Classic, Gr.2, ATC Carbine Club S., Gr.3, Japan Racing Association P., Gr.3, 2d ATC Queen of the Turf S., Gr.1, Light Fingers S., Gr.2, BRC The Phoenix S., L, 3d ATC Emancipation S., Gr.2, Liverpool City Cup, Gr.3, Murrumbidgee TC Wagga Wagga Gold Cup, L, 4th VRC Oaks, Gr.1.

Crusading Lil. Winner at 7f in U.S.A. Dam of-

MOTSPUR (Flying Spur). 12 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$645,910, BRC Falvelon H., L, Scone Quality H., L, 3d STC Starlight S., L, TTC Premium S., L, Clarence River JC Ramornie H., L.

Silky Pleasure. Unplaced. Dam of-

GENIAL (Gate Dancer). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, R195,235, Kenilworth Basil Starke S., Gr.3, 2d Greyville Summerveld S., Gr.3, 3d Clairwood Natal Breeders Challenge, L.

Sovereign Lilly. Unraced. Dam of-

Northern Fire Ball (Valid Appeal). 9 wins from 1400m to 1900m, HK$7,432,599, HKJC Tokyo H., Hong Kong University Alumni Association H., Orchid H., 3d Hong Kong Derby, L.

Diablo Reigns (Diablo). 14 wins from 5f to 8½f, 3d Calder Baldski H., L.

Valid Fixation. Winner in U.S.A. Dam of-

Glinka. 5 wins to 7f in Peru, 3d Monterrico Clasico Gran Mariscal Andres Avelino Caceres, 4th Monterrico Clasico Reina Isabel II, L. Dam of-

ROUGE (Privately Held). 7 wins from 1000m to 2000m in Peru, Monterrico Clasico Batalla de Ayacucho, L, Clasico Texfina, Clasico Luis Rodríguez Mariátegui, 2d Monterrico Clasico Mari July.

Fan Appeal. 2 wins at 6½f in U.S.A. Dam of-

CHEONGSU YEOGEOL (Run Away and Hide). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m to 2018 in Korea, Seoul Ttukseom Cup, L, 2d Busan KNN Cup, Seoul Donga Ilbo Cup.

Dynaspice. Unraced. Dam of-

BENWILL (Leestown). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 5½f to 8½f, US$354,267, Louisiana Downs Unbridled S., L, Evangeline Downs John Henry S., L-twice, 2d Fair Grounds Gentilly S., L, Louisiana Cup Turf Classic S., L.

THE PICKETT FACTOR (Gold Tribute). 7 wins from 6f to 9f, US$449,450, Louisiana Downs Super Derby Prelude S., L, Fair Grounds Louisiana Champions Day Classic S., L, Evangeline Downs Louisiana Legends Classic S., L, Delta Downs Gold Cup, L.