Mulberry Silk

Account of MAPPERLEY STUD LTD, Matamata.



Foaled 14th August 2018

Bay Filly





Contributer (IRE)


High Chaparral

Sadler's Wells

Northern Dancer




Exit to Nowhere

Irish River


Royal Academy


Shades of Silk (AUS)


Thunder Gulch


Mr. Prospector

Line of Thunder

Storm Bird




Katie Louise

Taj Rossi

CONTRIBUTER (IRE) (Bay 2010-Stud 2016). Champion Miler in Australia in 2014-15. 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m, £109,264, A$988,700, ATC Ranvet S., Gr.1, Chipping Norton S., Gr.1, Apollo S., Gr.2, MRC David Jones Cup, Gr.3, Royal Ascot Wolferton H., L, Kempton Magnolia S., L, 2d Chester Dee S., Gr.3, 3d VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SP Saimaa. His oldest progeny are yearlings.

1st dam

SHADES OF SILK, by Thunder Gulch. Raced twice. Half-sister to THE MAN , Backstedt . This is her thirteenth foal. Her twelfth foal is a yearling. Her eleventh foal is a 2YO. Her tenth foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of seven foals to race, six winners-

SHOWBOY - JADE FORTUNE (H.K.) (g. by Showcasing). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1650m, NZ$74,650, HK$4,517,825, to 2018-19, WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2 , HKJC Kap Shui Mun H., Flamingo H., Striding on Together H., Sports Club Diamond Jubilee H., 2d HKJC Jardine H., Hereford H., 3d ARC Eclipse S., Gr.3 , HKJC Tsuen Wan H., 4th Counties RC Murdoch Newell S., L .

Wheeler Fortune (g. by Elusive City). 3 wins 1200m to 2500m, 3d Manawatu RC Silvester Clark H.

Centre Point (f. by Elusive City). 2 wins at 1400m, 3d ARC GL Cooksley Tankard H., Avondale JC Campbell Brown Planning H.

He's Unforgettable (g. by He's Remarkable). Winner at 2100m in 2017-18.

Euro Fighter (g. by Elusive City). Winner at 1400m in Malaysia.

Katy Lied (f. by Elusive City). Winner at 1200m.

Grand Asahi (g. by Van Nistelrooy). Placed in Singapore.

2nd dam

LYCRA , by Tights. Champion 2YO in NZ. 5 wins-4 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$275,040, A$101,750, ARC Ellerslie Sires' Produce S., Gr.1 , Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1 , Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2 , 2d QTC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1 , Cambridge Breeders' S., Gr.3 , ARC La Mer H., 3d VATC One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1 , 4th Victoria Derby, Gr.1 , Marton JC Metric Mile, Gr.3 , VATC Tranquil Star S., L . Half-sister to Lycsis (dam of BROWN EYED GRACE ), Private Collection (dam of PRECOCITY ). Dam of 10 foals, all raced, 8 winners, inc:-

THE MAN (Dehere). 9 wins 1100m to 1800m, A$312,895, AJC Craven P., Gr.3 , STC Fairmont Homes (NSW) H., Eaglehawk by Wolf Blass H., Bulldogs Home Loans H., 2d STC ASI Solutions H., For Our Locals H., Dooleys H., Mark O'Neill Appreciation Year H., 3d NSW Tatt's RC Chelmsford S., Gr.2 , ACT RC Canberra Cup, L , AJC Bob Hawke H.

Backstedt (Magnus). 7 wins 1300m to 1800m, A$367,760, VRC Flemington Vase H., Cleanevent H., MRC Booralite Park H., VRC Dorevitch Pathology H., MRC Sportingbet H., 2d VRC Banjo Paterson Series Heat 1, Saintly H., 3d MRC TS Carlyon Cup, Gr.3 , VRC Flemington Green Fields H.

Gianni. 2 wins at 1400m, 3d SAJC Better Loosen Up H.

Lycme. Winner at 1700m in Aust. Dam of 3 winners-

Gambler's Blues. 4 wins at 1600m, 2000m, A$302,950, to 2017-18, ATC National Jockeys Trust H., Pro-Ride H., 2d ATC Hyland Race Colours H., Ascend Sales Trophies H., Bradford Solar H., Luna Park H.

Menegatti. 5 wins 1200m to 2000m, A$92,978, to 2017-18 in Aust.