Sire : Soft Falling Rain
Dam : Qin Wei
Damsire : Western Winter (USA)
7 wins, at 1000 – 1600m, in SA, UK & Dubai. inc. SA Nursery, Gr.1, Godolphin Mile, Gr.2,
Joel S, Gr.2, UAE Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.3, Storm Bird S, L, 2nd Hungerford S, Gr.2,
Godolphin Mile, Gr.2. TFR 129. Half-brother to SW LET IT RAIN. Family of SMART STRIKE
(Champion Sire), and Champions SKY CLASSIC, DANCE SMARTLY, DANCETHRUTHEDAWN.
QIN WEI, 2 wins, R82,750, at 3, 1600 – 1750m, from only 6 starts; Half sister to EIGHTH
WONDER; dam of 2 previous foals; 1 runner.
Ancient State (16 c. by Brave Tin Soldier (USA)): 2-y-o unraced.
GREAT WALL, raced once, at 3, Own sister to MONYELA, IRON CURTAIN, Half sister to
CAPE BADGER (dam of MR BROCK); dam of 10 foals; 7 runners; 5 winners inc.:
EIGHTH WONDER (c. by Captain Al): 3 wins, R353,000, at 2 to 3, 1000 – 1600m, inc.
Cape Classic, Gr.3, placed 6 times, inc. 2nd Winter Derby, Gr.3.
WEST WALL, 3 wins, R82,580, 1200 – 1400m, inc. Strelitzia Stakes, Gr.3, placed 5 times, inc.
3rd Computaform Debutante S, L, Own sister to RAWL PLUG (dam of CORK WOOD,
CLOSE THE GAP), Half sister to HORSE CHESTNUT, London Cry (dam of HEAD
NORTH, LONDON’S DELIGHT, SPORT’S CHESTNUT grandam of LOUPE);
dam of 13 foals; 13 runners; 10 winners inc.:
IRON CURTAIN: 8 wins, R853,050, inc. Emerald Cup, Gr.2, 11 places.
CAPE BADGER: 5 wins, R293,150, at 2 to 4, 1600 – 2450m, Darley Arabian Fillies Stakes, L,
Spook Express Hcp, L; dam of 5 winners inc.:
MR BROCK: 8 wins in SA, Mauritius and UAE, R247,405, Dhs1,322,855 inc. Abu
Dhabi Championship, L, Maiden Cup, L, 2nd Prix Messidor, Gr.3, Michaelmas H, L.
MONYELA: Equus Champion Older Female Stayer in 2001, 5 wins, R460,750,
inc. SA Oaks, Gr.2, Gold Circle Oaks, Gr.2, placed 8 times; dam of 5 winners inc.:
Tip Toe: winner, R160,250, at 3, 1200m, placed 5 times, inc. 2nd Jacaranda H, Gr.3.
Variety: 3 wins, R309,075, at 3, 1000m, placed 14 times; dam of 2 winners inc.:
ZEN ARCADE: 3 wins, R484,375, at 1200 – 1400m, inc. Graham Beck S, Gr.3.
The Moonstone: 2 wins, R90,700, placed 5 times; dam of 2 winners:
MOON STORM: 3 wins, R237,630, inc. Jasmine Oaks Trial, L, 3rd The Oaks Gr.2.
Chica: winner, R38,650, 2400m, placed twice, dam of 6 winners inc.:
ROMAN WALL: 5 wins, R419,350, 1400 – 2000m, inc. Easter H, L, 2nd Michaelmas H, L.
Inner Temple: winner, R54,650, at 3, 1900m, placed twice; dam of 1 winner inc.:
TEMPLE GRAFIN: 2 wins, R352,125, at 2, 1200m, inc. Debutante Handicap, Gr.3,
placed twice, inc. 2nd Western Cape Fillies Championship, Gr.2, from only 6 starts.
In The Shade: unplaced; dam of SHADY WORLD: 2 wins, R201,125, inc. PE Gold Cup, L.
LONDON WALL (by Col Pickering), Equus Champion Broodmare in 1998, winner, R2,705,
at 2, 1200m, placed twice; dam of 10 foals; 8 runners; 6 winners inc.:
HORSE CHESTNUT: Equus Horse Of The Year; Champion 3YO Colt &
Champion Male Stayer in 1998, 9 wins in SA and USA, R2,501,536, $60,000, inc.
SA Derby, Gr.1, The Classic, Gr.1, J&B Met, Gr.1, Cape Guineas, Gr.1; sire.