Sire: Night of Thunder

Colour: Chestnut

Dam: Silent Serenade

Sex: Filly

Age: 5

Foaled: Apr 10, 2017

Country: Great Britain

Owners: Australian Bloodstock (Mgr: L Murrell), Grande Rumore (Mgr: J Lovett), Third Rock Racing, A Grant-Taylor, S Chester, Langer Racing, G Demarte, P Rapone, A Williams, Newcids On The Block, R Moore, Ms H Adcock, M Priadko, A Strudwick, S Fraser, D Ellis, G Young, Ms R Whittle & R Hawkes

17: 3 - 5 - 3
Wins: 17.6%
Place: 47.1%




Chestnut FillyFoaled in 2017

SireDubawiDubai MillenniumSeeking the Gold
NIGHT OF THUNDER (IRE) ZomaradahDeploy
2011Forest StormGalileoSadler's Wells
  Quiet StormDesert Prince
DamBertoliniDanzigNorthern Dancer
SILENT SERENADE (GB) AquilegiaAlydar
2008Why So SilentMill ReefNever Bend
  Sing SoftlyLuthier

NIGHT OF THUNDER (IRE) (Chestnut 2011-Stud Ire. 2016, Aust. 2016). 4 wins–2 at 2–at 6f, 1m, The Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Leading First Season Sire in Europe in 2019. Sire of 134 rnrs, 85 wnrs, 17 SW, inc. Auyantepui (Milan Oaks d'Italia, Gr.2), Thunderous, Night Colours, Molatham, Under the Stars, No Limit Credit, Pocket Square, etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are 3YOs and inc SW Cherry Tortoni (Moonee Valley Vase, Gr.2), A Beautiful Night, River Night and of Flash Flood, Kukeracha, etc.


1st dam

SILENT SERENADE, by Bertolini. Raced once. Half-sister to LEPORELLO, CALYPSO GRANT, POPPY CAREW, Flora Trevelyan, Juno Marlowe (dam of STELLAR MASS, MARZELLINE), Oh Hebe (dam of DEVIOUS BOY). Dam of five named foals, all raced, two winners, inc:-

Serenade the Stars (g. by Sea the Stars). 7 wins from 1600m to 3000m, £6,414, A$283,900, to 2019-20 in GB and Aust, VRC Vale Jack Franklin H., MRC Joe Brown H., MVRC Dynamic Print Group H., Pepsi Max Summer Stayers H., 2d MVRC Sweeney Estate Agents H., Banta App H., SAJC Seymour Bloodstock H.

Grande Rumore (f. by Night of Thunder). Winner. See below.

Cozmo Star (c. by Sea the Stars). Placed in U.A.E.

Global Avenger (c. by Kodiac). Placed at 2 in GB.


2nd dam

WHY SO SILENT, by Mill Reef. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to Eliza Acton (dam of STOTSFOLD), half-sister to SUPREME SOUND. Dam of 16 foals, 15 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

LEPORELLO (Danehill). 6 wins from 7f to 10½f, £146,831, Goodwood Select S., Gr.3, Windsor Winter Hill S., Gr.3, Haydock Tote Exacta H., Newmarket Bonusprint H., Sandown IG Index S., 2d Newmarket Travelex S., 3d Chester Huxley S., L, Newmarket Classified S. Sire.

POPPY CAREW (Danehill). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 1½m, Yarmouth John Musker Fillies S., L, 2d Goodwood Prestige S., Gr.3, Newbury Ballymacoll Stud S., L, Kempton Masaka S., L, 3d Newmarket Sun Chariot S., Gr.2, Doncaster May Hill S., Gr.3, Newmarket Oh So Sharp S., L. Producer.

CALYPSO GRANT (Danehill). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, Kempton Masaka S., L, Doncaster Flaxton 2YO S. Dam of-

Calypso Dancer. Winner at 1000m, 2d Deauville Prix de la Pomme. Dam of-

City Dancer (Elusive City). Winner at 2, 2d Ayr Land o' Burns S., L-twice, Curragh Goffs Sportsman's Challenge 2YO S., 3d Chester Queensferry S., L.

Flora Trevelyan (Cape Cross). 2 wins at 1m, Sandown Whitsun Cup, 2d Newbury Malone Roofing H., 3d Sandown Atalanta S., L, 4th Pontefract Pipalong S., L. Dam of-

Tipitena (Camelot). Winner at 1½m, 2d Gowran Park Hurry Harriet S., L, 3d Gowran Park Lanwades Stud S., Gr.3.

Juno Marlowe. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, Newmarket Racing Post Fillies' Rated S., 2d Newmarket H&K Commissions Bookmakers H., 4th Sandown Solario S., Gr.3. Dam of-

STELLAR MASS (Sea the Stars). 5 wins from 2400m to 2800m, €330,933, 48,000sFr in Ireland and Switzerland, Leopardstown Ballyroan S., Gr.3, Down Royal Her Majesty´s P., L, Zürich Grand Prix Jockey Club, Down Royal Ulster Derby, Curragh TRM Invest in Calphormin S., 2d Curragh International S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Ballyroan S., Gr.3, 3d Irish Derby, Gr.1, Leopardstown Ballyroan S., Gr.3.

MARZELLINE (Barathea). 4 wins from 8½f to 11f, £10,957, US$219,378, Del Mar CTT & Thoroughbred Owners of California H., L, Santa Anita Allowance, 2d Santa Anita Santa Maria H., Gr.1, San Gorgonio H., Gr.2, Kempton Be a Part of Walter Swinburn S., 4th Oak Tree Yellow Ribbon S., Gr.1, Newbury Chalice S., L. Producer.

Sun of Jamaica (Cape Cross). Winner at 2 in Germany, 3d Baden-Baden Zukunfts Rennen, Gr.3.

Fairmile (Spectrum). 6 wins from 2000m to 2350m, £163,591, 347,760Dhs in GB and U.A.E, Sandown Sodexho Prestige H., York John Smith's Cup, Epsom Fleming Russell Stent S., Nad al Sheba Zawaj S., Kempton Pemberton Greenish Redfern H., 2d Newmarket James Seymour S., L.

Desert Fantasy. Unplaced. Dam of-

Closer Still (So You Think). 2 wins at 2, US$145,187, 2d Gulfstream Park Ginger Brew S., L, Woodbine Star Shoot S., L, 3d Belmont Christiecat S., L.

Oh Hebe. Winner at 7f in GB. Dam of-

DEVIOUS BOY (Dr Devious). 5 wins-3 at 2-from 5f to 9f, £27,273, US$243,888, Santa Anita Oak Tree Derby, Gr.2, Del Mar Oceanside S., L, 2d Del Mar Derby, Gr.2, Del Mar La Jolla H., Gr.3, Ascot British Red Cross Shergar Cup 2YO S., Doncaster Racecourse Sponsorship Club 2YO S., 3d Hollywood Park Inglewood H., Gr.3.

Mr Keppel (Royal Applause). 3 wins at 2, Newbury Usk Valley Stud Nursery H., Haydock Betfred Nursery H., 2d Golden Gate Alcatraz S., L, Del Mar Oceanside S., L.

Against the Grain (Pivotal). 3 wins at 6f, 7f, Doncaster H., Ayr Silver Cup, 2d Doncaster Wentworth S., L, 3d Sandown H.


Race Record: 6 Starts 1-3-1 £8,507.

Winner at 7f in 2020, 3d Newmarket Betway Fillies' H.

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