Secret Pursuit

Account of STONEBRIDGE FARM, Drury.



Foaled 18th October 2003

Chestnut Colt


  G 225

Branded: BBINOnr sh; 8 over 3 off sh


Catbird (AUS)




Northern Dancer


His Majesty







Kiss in Vain (AUS)




Court Martial



Brushing Kiss

Sir Ivor

Sir Gaylord

Toot's Image

Fathers Image


CATBIRD (AUS) (Bay 1996-Stud 2000). 1999 Champion Australian 2YO. 5 wins at 2, A$1,755,670, STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1. Sire of 145 rnrs, 72 wnrs, inc. SW Roadagain (Hawkesbury Guineas, L), SP Star Cat - Cheerful Master (H.K.), Katsidis, Mi Chiamo, Bouzy and of Jennings, Meriwether, Tuscan Wings, Upsized, Cateclipse, Collate, Polyesta Sylvesta - Chater Silk (H.K.), Succotash - Bold Win (H.K.), Woman Eyes, Facing the Breeze, etc. 


1st dam

KISS IN VAIN, by Vain. 2 wins at 1050m, 1200m, 2d SAJC Shuzohra H., Wednesday H., Handicap, 3d SAJC Ambala H., Paper Mac H., Fair Patton P. Half-sister to OZZY MOON. This is her seventh foal. Her sixth foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of five foals to race, four winners, inc:-

Proprietor (c. by Belong to Me). 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$117,125, to 2004-05, MVRC Denistown Park H., VRC BCA IT H., AJC North Sydney H., Emirates H., 2d AJC Arbogast Welter H., STC Potrero H.

Todman Avenue (c. by Quest for Fame). Winner at 1350m, BTC Parrella Tiles Maiden H., 2d QTC Regal Adventure Maiden H.

Halovain (g. by Don't Say Halo). 6 wins to 1400m in Aust.

Frustration (f. by Charnwood Forest). Winner at 1200m in 2004-05 in Aust.


2nd dam

BRUSHING KISS, by Sir Ivor. Unraced. Half-sister to AFFIRMED'S IMAGE, TOOT'S JUDGE, TOOT'S STAR, Midway Ruth, Tex's Toots (dam of POLLYANNA PIXIE), Toot's Zing (dam of TEX'S ZING). Dam of 6 named foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

OZZY MOON (Polish Patriot). 6 wins at 1200m, 1400m, R228,120, Greyville Poinsettia S., Gr.3, Kenilworth Arabian Lass H., Greyville Da-Man H., Diverse Labelling Consultants H., 2d Greyville Azalea H., Gr.3.

Aversion. 6 wins from 1200m to 2150m, MVRC Moonee Valley Functions & Events H., VATC Salamander H., 2d VATC Deakin H., Sydeston H.


3rd dam

TOOT'S IMAGE, by Fathers Image. 4 wins-2 at 2, Fairmount Ann Rutledge S., L. Half-sister to FAULTLESS TUDOR (dam of Citysalt, Faultless Singer, Flawless Image), PEORIA COUNTY, Perfect Moon, Tu Dor Lill, Faultless Too (dam of FAULTLESS ENSIGN), Lady Harlan (dam of Super Caper). Dam of 12 foals, 11 to race, all winners, inc:-

TOOT'S STAR (Pia Star). 12 wins-1 at 2, Cahokia Casey S., L, Sportsmans Illinois Breeders' H., L, 2d Cahokia Dwight Denham S., L.

TOOT'S JUDGE (Delta Judge). 21 wins, US$307,696, Hawthorne Illinois Coronet H., L, Balmoral Railsplitter H., L, Fairmount Casey S., L.

AFFIRMED'S IMAGE (Affirmed). 11 wins, US$375,363, Sportsman's Park Breeders' Cup H., L, Fairmount Roman Colonel Breeders' Cup S., L.

Tex's Toots. 6 wins in USA. Dam of POLLYANNA PIXIE (That's a Nice).

Toot's Zing. Winner in USA. Dam of-

TEX'S ZING (Text). 17 wins-5 at 2-from 6f to 9f, US$557,598, Arlington Springfield S., L, WH Bishop H., L-twice, Hawthorne Oil Capitol H., L.

Rasberry Rainbow (Royal Roberto). 2 wins at 6f, 2d Hawthorne Illinois Fillies Stallion S., L. Dam of BULLDOG GEORGE (Lost Code).

Cornish Image. Winner. Grandam of KAYLAN'S ROSE (Jambalaya Jazz).