Queen Elizabeth Stakes (ATC)
The Queen Elizabeth Stakes is an Australian Turf Club Group 1 Weight for Age Thoroughbred horse run over a distance of 2,000 metres at Randwick Racecourse, Australia, in the autumn during the ATC Championships series. Prize money in 2013 was A$500,000 and was increased to A$4,000,000 in 2014 to become the richest race of the Sydney Autumn Carnival and as of 2018 the second richest WFA race in Australia; the origins of this race are associated with colonial Sydney and the growth of thoroughbred racing in the colony during the 1840s and 1850s. The Australian Jockey Club initiated an autumn race meet which coincided with the Easter holiday period and created several races which exist today. Of these races was the Queen's Plate in honour of Queen Victoria, first run in 1851 over a distance of about 3 miles. Through the early 20th century the race continued to hold it prestige, but with the decline in long distance racing, the AJC focused on the Sydney Cup as the premier long distance event of the AJC Autumn Carnival.
By the mid 1950s the race had its distance shortened. Distance was changed several times until today's distance of 2000 metres in 1986; the ATC focused on the Queen Elizabeth Stakes as it became the A$4,000,000 signature event of a new Sydney autumn racing series called'The Championships' attracting international entries. 1851–1872 - Queen's Plate 1873–1933 - AJC Plate 1934 - AJC Kings Cup 1935–1954 - AJC Plate 1954 onwards - Queen Elizabeth StakesIn February 1954, Queen Elizabeth II visited Australia and the Australian Jockey Club named a new race in her honour. She was present at Randwick on 6 February 1954 and witnessed 33/1 long shot Blue Ocean win the race with a track record of 2 minutes 27 3⁄4 seconds for the 1 1⁄2 miles race. On the last day of the 1954 AJC Autumn Carnival was the last named race for the AJC Plate as Lancaster won the Weight for Age 2 mile race; the next year, on the last day of 1955 AJC Autumn Carnival held on 16 April 1955 the meeting, the fourth race on the card was the Queen Elizabeth Randwick Stakes over a distance of 1 3⁄4 miles.
1851–1913 - 3 miles 1914 - 1 1⁄2 miles 1915–1922 - 3 miles 1923–1927 - 2 1⁄4 miles 1928 - 1 1⁄2 miles 1929–1933 - 2 1⁄4 miles 1934 - 1 1⁄2 miles 1935–1941 - 2 1⁄4 miles 1944–1946 - 1 3⁄4 miles 1947–1953 - 2 1⁄4 miles 1954 - 1 1⁄2 miles 1954 - 2 miles 1955–1969 - 1 3⁄4 miles 1970–1971 - 1 1⁄2 miles 1972 - 1 3⁄4 miles 1973–1978 - 2400 metres 1979–1983 - 2000 metres 1984–1985 - 2400 metres 1986 onwards - 2000 metres Only Carbine, Trafalgar and Tulloch have won the race 3 times. Winx as heavy favourite won the race for a third successive time on 13 April 2019; the 19th century horse trainer Etienne L. de Mestre won the race 9 times, in 1862, 1868, 1870, 1871, 1873, 1874, 1876, 1878 and 1879. List of Australian Group races Group races Queen Elizabeth Stakes
Amounis was an Australian Thoroughbred Hall of Fame racehorse. He won 33 races over distances ranging from 6 to 12 furlongs. Of these wins, 27 were in "Principal Races", 16 of these races have since been promoted to Group One status. In winning the AJC Epsom Handicap he established a new Australasian record time, he was a brown gelding bred by Percy Miller and foaled in 1922 at his Kia Ora Stud, New South Wales. Amounis was by the outstanding racehorse and sire, his dam Loved One was a good racehorse and broodmare by Duke of Melton. Loved One produced 14 foals, of which 8 raced and 5 of these were winners. Amounis was sold as a yearling to a Sydney trainer, J. W. Cook, he started twice without success. During a spell while he was recuperating from a leg injury he was gelded. Amounis developed into a good type of three-year-old and was sold to Paddy Wade for 2,500 guineas. Wade raced him for a short season when he ran fourth to Manfred in the AJC and Victorian Derbies. Amounis was sold again; this time he was purchased by Frank McGrath on behalf of William Pearson for 1,800 guineas.
As a three-year-old in 1925-26 he started 13 times for 6 wins including the AJC Hobartville Stakes and Rosehill Guineas. As a four-year-old in 1926-27 he started 12 times for 6 wins including the Epsom Handicap, VRC Cantala Stakes, Chipping Norton Stakes, WS Cox Plate and 1926 Linlithgow Stakes; as a five-year-old in 1927-28 he started 19 times for 3 weight for age race wins, including the WS Cox Plate and 1927 VRC Linlithgow Stakes. As a six-year-old in 1928-29 he started eight times for four wins including the Craven Plate, AJC Epsom Handicap, Tatt's NSW Tramway Handicap and WmtnRC Williamstown Cup. Amounis had to compete as a seven and eight-year-old, against Phar Lap in great form, as a three- and four-year-old; as a seven-year-old in 1929-30 Amounis started 16 times for 10 wins including the CPRC Canterbury Stakes, VRC CB Fisher Plate, VRC Cantala Stakes, VRC Linlithgow Stakes, Rosehill Stakes, VATC Futurity Stakes, VATC St George Stakes, 1930 VRC C. M. Lloyd Stakes, VRC Essendon Stakes and 1930 AJC All-Aged Stakes.
As an eight-year-old in 1930-31 he started eight times for four wins including the 1930 Warwick Stakes, VATC Caulfield Cup, carrying 9 st 8 lbs, VATC Caulfield Stakes and VRC October Stakes. In the 1930 Warwick Stakes, he defeated Phar Lap by a short head to deprive Phar Lap of 24 successive victories. Before this race, Phar Lap had won nine consecutive races. Phar Lap went on to score another 14 consecutive wins. At the end of his six-year-old days, he had 19 wins including the Cox Plate but Amounis came back better than for his next two seasons; as a seven-year-old, he won nine races, finishing no worse than third on just one occasion in 16 starts. At nine years: 1931-32 Did not race Glossary of Australian and New Zealand punting The Virtual FormGuide Australian Museum and Racing Hall of Fame: Amounis Thoroughbred Village
Australian Turf Club
Australian Turf Club owns and operates thoroughbred racing and hospitality venues across Sydney, Australia. The ATC came into being on 7 February 2011 when the Australian Jockey Club and the Sydney Turf Club merged; the ATC operates out of their offices at Randwick Racecourse and employs 250 full-time staff and over 1,000 casual staff across the five venues. The venues include Royal Randwick, Rosehill Gardens, Canterbury Park, Warwick Farm and the Rosehill Bowling Club; the Australian Jockey Club was founded in January 1842. It morphed from the former Australian Racing Committee set up in May 1840 to set the standards for racing in the colony. Races were held at the newly established Homebush Course, headquarters of NSW racing until 1860; the AJC was considered the senior racing club in Australia and was responsible for founding the Australian Stud Book, which the combined club still oversees today. The club in conjunction with the Victoria Racing Club, formulated the Rules of Racing that are followed by all Australian race clubs.
The Sydney Turf Club was the youngest of Australia's principal race clubs. It was formed following an Act passed by the New South Wales parliament called the Sydney Turf Club Act; the Act had taken 40 years to draft and gave the club the power to hold 62 race meetings a year at the tracks and empowered it to wind up other proprietary clubs that still existed in the Sydney area through a special Racing Compensation Fund. Both the Australian Jockey Club and the Sydney Turf Club had co-existed as independent bodies since the early 1940s. However, the first push for a merger came at the start of the century, with STC chairman Graeme Pash opening up the possibility of a merger during his tenure. Mentioned in jest by Sydney Morning Herald journalist Craig Young in 2003, the first real push for a merger came with the release of a report by Ernst and Young in June 2009 which recommended that a merger would save the New South Wales racing industry from collapse; the NSW Government pledged $174 million for Sydney racing if the merger went ahead, including a major revitalisation of Randwick racecourse.
The move for a merger was controversial, with members of both clubs hesitant to lose their respective identities. While AJC members voted in favour of a merger, STC members voted against a merger; the board of the STC decided to proceed with a merger. The Australian Jockey and Sydney Turf Clubs Merger Act 2010 merged the two clubs under the name of the Australian Turf Club. Five venues are operated by the ATC: Royal Randwick Racecourse Rosehill Gardens Racecourse Canterbury Park Racecourse Warwick Farm Racecourse Rosehill Bowling Club The Everest Golden Slipper Stakes Rosehill Guineas Canterbury Guineas Sydney Cup Australian Derby Epsom Handicap Doncaster Handicap The Galaxy All Aged Stakes Chipping Norton Stakes Australian Turf Club's Autumn Carnival includes the Longines Golden Slipper Carnival at Rosehill Gardens, followed by race days at Royal Randwick that include Derby Day, Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes Day and Schweppes All Aged Stakes Day; the Spring features the worlds richest race on turf, $14m The Everest, run in October over 1200m at Royal Randwick.
In 2008 the Autumn Carnival was delayed by four weeks due to the 2007 Australian equine influenza outbreak. Australian Turf Club website Australian Turf Club Rosehill Gardens Royal Randwick Sydney Carnival
Super Impose was a New Zealand-bred Thoroughbred racehorse, inducted into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame. In a career spanning 74 starts, he won eight Group One races and a Australasian record $5.6 million in prize money. Trained throughout his career by Lee Freedman and ridden in his Group One wins by Bruce Compton, Darren Gauci, Darren Beadman, Greg Hall, Super Impose won the AJC Epsom and Doncaster Handicaps two years in a row, in 1990 and 1991, won the Cox Plate at his penultimate start as an eight-year-old in 1992. Foaled in New Zealand, Super Impose was a son of the multiple Group One winner Imposing, out of the unraced mare Pheroz Fancy. Pheroz Jewel was a stakeswinning mare in New Zealand who defeated Grey Way, while Todman was an Australian racehorse who won the inaugural Golden Slipper in 1957. Super Impose, via Todman and Ritmar, had Star Kingdom blood on both sides of his pedigree; the imported Irish stallion was a dominant influence on Australian racing before the preponderance of Northern Dancer-line stallions, such as Danehill, in the 1990s.
Taipan, via his sire Bold Ruler introduced powerful American-bred descendants of Nearco into the pedigree. Super Impose descended from an old colonial New Zealand family, that had not produced many notable winners until the last few decades; the chestnut Super Impose was selected by trainer Lee Freedman at the 1986 Trentham yearling sales in New Zealand for a small syndicate who paid $40,000. Interviewed for ‘Super Better Best’, along with Lee Freedman, managing part-owner Chris Biggins explained that Freedman had rung him from New Zealand and said that there were three horses he had liked at the sale. Freedman predicted that the first two would make ‘too much money’, while the third was a ‘beautiful, imposing horse’; the first two were sold to Bart Cummings and became the multiple Group One winners Sky Chase and Beau Zam, while the third became Super Impose. He was unraced as a two-year-old. Super Impose entered training as a three-year-old and made a winning debut in a maiden at Seymour, on 28 December 1987.
His next five starts produced three seconds and a third before a let-up. He resumed at Benalla, in early May with a win in an improvers, his next three starts included a second in a three-year-old handicap at Flemington. Super Impose was yet to win a metropolitan race, but, in coming from last at Flemington, had shown a glimpse of his'preferred racing style', he had shown a dislike for rain-affected going. Super Impose again resumed at Seymour, in early September, finished third in a progressive, his next five starts produced as many defeats but included seconds in the Grey-Smith Stakes and the Ballarat Cup. At his next start, Super Impose broke a nine-race losing run and recorded his first Black Type win in the Eclipse Stakes, he was taken to Sydney for the first time, where he won a welter at Rosehill and backed-up nine days to win the AJC Summer Cup on Boxing Day. By this point, the Freedman stable knew that they had'a pretty smart handicap type horse' on their hands. Back in Melbourne, in the new year, Super Impose raced at weight-for-age for the first time, finishing second to Vo Rogue in the Orr Stakes, the St George Stakes, the Australian Cup, won the Carlyon Cup in course-record time.
In Sydney, wet weather forced him out of his races over the autumn carnival, including the Mercedes Classic, the'dark clouds followed his float' to Queensland, where he was unplaced in two starts before a spell. In a campaign leading to the Melbourne Cup, Super Impose resumed at Sandown in late August and, after defeats by Apollo Run, Painted Ocean, Almaarad, broke through in the Turnbull Stakes at his fifth run back, he finished in front of Vo Rogue for the first time. This was followed by midfield finishes in the Caulfield Stakes and the Caulfield Cup and a fourth behind Horlicks in the Mackinnon Stakes. Super Impose carried second-topweight of 56 kilograms in the Melbourne Cup, according to Lee Freedman, turned in one of his'greatest performances'. Freedman recalled that jockey Darren Gauci made'the best possible use of an inside barrier, got out, had the race won' and was only beaten by Tawrrific, who was'a little bit better weighted on the day' and'better equipped' for the distance. Super Impose opened the new year with a string of placings and was scratched from his main mission, the Mercedes Classic, when wet weather again closed in on Sydney's autumn carnival.
He was entered a week in the Doncaster Handicap carrying topweight of 57 kilograms, and'the weather held'. Super Impose came from the tail of the field on the home turn to defeat Shaftesbury Avenue, he was ridden in the Doncaster by Bruce Compton, who gained the ride only after higher-profile jockeys had taken other mounts, with doubts over whether Super Impose would take his place in the field. This was Compton's first and only ride on the horse, but his tactics and the horse's'amazing zip' provided a template for success in the big Randwick ‘mile’ races over the next 18 months. Super Impose resumed in the Warwick Stakes in late August and defeated Eastern Classic - coincidentally, a horse he had finished second to, as a virtual unknown two years earlier. Super Impose was runner-up to Stargazer and Shaftesbury Avenue in his next two starts before taking his place in the Epsom Handicap with topweight of 58.5 kilograms. As was the case in the Doncaster Handicap, he was near the tail of the field on the home turn but came down the outside'like a bullet' to overhaul a line of leaders over the closing stages, including Our Poverty Bay and
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania. Located on Australia's east coast, the metropolis surrounds Port Jackson and extends about 70 km on its periphery towards the Blue Mountains to the west, Hawkesbury to the north, the Royal National Park to the south and Macarthur to the south-west. Sydney is made up of 40 local government areas and 15 contiguous regions. Residents of the city are known as "Sydneysiders"; as of June 2017, Sydney's estimated metropolitan population was 5,230,330 and is home to 65% of the state's population. Indigenous Australians have inhabited the Sydney area for at least 30,000 years, thousands of engravings remain throughout the region, making it one of the richest in Australia in terms of Aboriginal archaeological sites. During his first Pacific voyage in 1770, Lieutenant James Cook and his crew became the first Europeans to chart the eastern coast of Australia, making landfall at Botany Bay and inspiring British interest in the area.
In 1788, the First Fleet of convicts, led by Arthur Phillip, founded Sydney as a British penal colony, the first European settlement in Australia. Phillip named the city Sydney in recognition of 1st Viscount Sydney. Penal transportation to New South Wales ended soon after Sydney was incorporated as a city in 1842. A gold rush occurred in the colony in 1851, over the next century, Sydney transformed from a colonial outpost into a major global cultural and economic centre. After World War II, it experienced mass migration and became one of the most multicultural cities in the world. At the time of the 2011 census, more than 250 different languages were spoken in Sydney. In the 2016 Census, about 35.8% of residents spoke a language other than English at home. Furthermore, 45.4% of the population reported having been born overseas, making Sydney the 3rd largest foreign born population of any city in the world after London and New York City, respectively. Despite being one of the most expensive cities in the world, the 2018 Mercer Quality of Living Survey ranks Sydney tenth in the world in terms of quality of living, making it one of the most livable cities.
It is classified as an Alpha+ World City by Globalization and World Cities Research Network, indicating its influence in the region and throughout the world. Ranked eleventh in the world for economic opportunity, Sydney has an advanced market economy with strengths in finance and tourism. There is a significant concentration of foreign banks and multinational corporations in Sydney and the city is promoted as Australia's financial capital and one of Asia Pacific's leading financial hubs. Established in 1850, the University of Sydney is Australia's first university and is regarded as one of the world's leading universities. Sydney is home to the oldest library in Australia, State Library of New South Wales, opened in 1826. Sydney has hosted major international sporting events such as the 2000 Summer Olympics; the city is among the top fifteen most-visited cities in the world, with millions of tourists coming each year to see the city's landmarks. Boasting over 1,000,000 ha of nature reserves and parks, its notable natural features include Sydney Harbour, the Royal National Park, Royal Botanic Garden and Hyde Park, the oldest parkland in the country.
Built attractions such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the World Heritage-listed Sydney Opera House are well known to international visitors. The main passenger airport serving the metropolitan area is Kingsford-Smith Airport, one of the world's oldest continually operating airports. Established in 1906, Central station, the largest and busiest railway station in the state, is the main hub of the city's rail network; the first people to inhabit the area now known as Sydney were indigenous Australians having migrated from northern Australia and before that from southeast Asia. Radiocarbon dating suggests human activity first started to occur in the Sydney area from around 30,735 years ago. However, numerous Aboriginal stone tools were found in Western Sydney's gravel sediments that were dated from 45,000 to 50,000 years BP, which would indicate that there was human settlement in Sydney earlier than thought; the first meeting between the native people and the British occurred on 29 April 1770 when Lieutenant James Cook landed at Botany Bay on the Kurnell Peninsula and encountered the Gweagal clan.
He noted in his journal that they were somewhat hostile towards the foreign visitors. Cook was not commissioned to start a settlement, he spent a short time collecting food and conducting scientific observations before continuing further north along the east coast of Australia and claiming the new land he had discovered for Britain. Prior to the arrival of the British there were 4,000 to 8,000 native people in Sydney from as many as 29 different clans; the earliest British settlers called the natives Eora people. "Eora" is the term the indigenous population used to explain their origins upon first contact with the British. Its literal meaning is "from this place". Sydney Cove from Port Jackson to Petersham was inhabited by the Cadigal clan; the principal language groups were Darug and Dharawal. The earliest Europeans to visit the area noted that the indigenous people were conducting activities such as camping and fishing, using trees for bark and food, collecting shells, cooking fish. Britain—before that, England—and Ireland had for a long time been sending their convicts across the Atlantic to the American colonies.
That trade was ended with the Declaration of Independence by the United States in 1776. Britain decided in 1786 to found a new penal outpost in the territory discovered by Cook some 16 years ear
Shannon, named Shannon II in America, was an outstanding Australian Thoroughbred racehorse, inducted into the Hall of Fame. He created new racecourse records in Australia before he was sold to an American buyer who exported him to California in 1948. There Shannon equalled the world record of 1:473⁄5 for the nine furlongs in winning the Forty Niner Handicap Stakes one week equalled the world record of 1:594⁄5 for a mile and a quarter. Shannon was named the 1948 American Champion Older Male Horse. At stud in America he proved to be a good sire, he was by Midstream from the race-winner, Idle Words by the good sire, Magpie. Idle Words was the dam of 12 foals, of which 11 raced with 8 winners, including three stakes-winners: Bernbrook, won AJC Doncaster Handicap etc. exported to US. Shannon was owned and trained by Peter Riddle who selected him from the Kia-Ora stud yearlings and paid £367 for him at the Sydney yearling sales, he won the 1943 AJC Two-year-old Handicap, the AJC Kirkham Stakes and the 1944 AJC Sires' Produce Stakes over seven furlongs.
During the season he had seven race starts for three seconds and one unplaced run. In his first three-year-old start Shannon was unplaced in the STC Flying Handicap, but won the Hobartville Stakes from a good field before he finished unplaced in the Rosehill Guineas and AJC Derby. Shannon did not have another race start for ten months, he started as a four-year-old, with 9 stone 1 pound in the AJC Campbelltown Handicap over 6 furlongs, which he won at long odds. Next he met and defeated the great mare Flight at weights in the Tattersalls NSW Tramway Handicap, his win in the STC Hill Stakes made him the favourite for the AJC Epsom Handicap. After a good race, Shannon was the winner by a neck from Melhero, Silent the same distance away in third place. After four starts and four wins for the season Flight relegated him into second place in the Craven Plate. Shannon was spelled during the autumn and winter; as a five-year-old Shannon repeated his Campbelltown Handicap win carrying 9 st 11 lb and at his next start had a win in the Theo Marks Quality Handicap.
Shannon is best remembered for not winning the Epsom Handicap that season, when he appeared to be unbeatable. As a short-priced favourite for the 1946 Epsom Handicap, Shannon missed the start and did not move from his starting position until the rest of the field had travelled about a hundred metres. Despite the setback his jockey, Darby Munro took off after the field and failed only by half a head to catch the winner Blue Legend, just past the post he was in front. On his return to scale Munro was given a hostile reception for his ride in the race, it was disclosed that the starter had failed to see that Shannon was not facing up. Two days he won the George Main Stakes in an Australasian record time of 1.34½ by six lengths from Flight with Magnificent a further four lengths away in third place. The next Saturday, Shannon defeated Flight in the King's Cup which included Russia, who won the Melbourne Cup four weeks later; when his owner-trainer died he was auctioned in Sydney and purchased by W.
J. Smith for £27,300. Shannon only raced four more times in Australia, in the next spring to register two wins, in the Canterbury Stakes and George Main Stakes, a second in the Warwick Stakes. Shannon was again sold again in early 1948, this time to American Neil McCarthy for a reported £52,000, his last start in Australia ended in defeat with him finishing second to Russia in the 1947 AJC Craven Plate. Shannon was one of the best middle-distance horses to race in Australia with a tally of 25 starts in Australia for 14 wins including prominent wins in the AJC George Main Stakes and the AJC Sires Produce Stakes. In 1948 new owner Neil McCarthy of California, entrusted Shannon's race conditioning to trainer William Molter. At Hollywood Park Racetrack in June, Shannon won the Argonaut Handicap and on 17 July, won the most prestigious race of his American career: the Hollywood Gold Cup. At Golden Gate Fields on 17 October 1948, Shannon equalled the world record of 1:473⁄5 for the nine furlongs in winning the Forty Niner Handicap Stakes just one week at the same track equalled the world record of 1:594⁄5 for a mile and a quarter while capturing the Golden Gate Handicap.
In America he was second to Citation with Shannon being the leading money earner in his division. In November he won the San Francisco Handicap at Tanforan Racetrack. Shannon was named the 1948 American Champion Older Male Horse in a poll conducted by Turf and Sports Digest magazine; the equivalent award in rival Daily Racing Form poll was "Champion Handicap Horse" and included three-year-olds: it was won by Citation. Sold for US$300,000 to a breeding syndicate led by Leslie Combs II, Shannon was retired to stud duty and stood alongside another Australian champion Bernborough at Combs' Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, where he had a successful career as a sire. Eleven of his first crop yearlings averaged $11,755 each; the best of his progeny were Clem who defeated Round Table in track record time in the Washington Park Handicap, Sea O Erin, who won the Citation Handicap and 18 other races. Shannon sired the winners of more than $4 million. In 1955, Shannon was humanely euthanized, he is buried in an unmarked grave at Green Gates Farm, part of Spendthrift Farm.
Shannon was the American Co-Champion Older Male Horse, along with Citation
Chatham was an outstanding Australian Thoroughbred racehorse, bred by Percy Miller at the Kia Ora Stud near Scone in the Hunter Region, New South Wales. He was the best son of the 1925 Melbourne Cup winner Windbag, his dam Myosotis was a granddaughter of Flying Fox. Myosotis was the dam of eight foals all of which included four winners. Chatham's half-brother, Cetosis was the best of these four winners, having won 16 races in Perth, Western Australia and in the country. Chatham's fourth dam, Paqresseuse was a sister to the undefeated Grand Flaneur. Chatham was sold at the 1930 Sydney yearling sales for 650 guineas to Ike Foulsham. Chatham raced from 1931 to 1934, becoming one of the great milers to race in Australia who won 12 out of 21 times at that distance and while carrying high weights. In 1931 he ran second by two and a half lengths to Phar Lap in the prestigious Cox Plate came back in the 1932 running to earn the first of his two Cox Plate wins; as well, Chatham won the Craven Plate three times.
He won three other races twice: the Epsom Handicap in 1932 and 1933, both the Warwick and Hill Stakes in 1933 and 1934. He is well known for his win in the 1934 Doncaster Handicap in which he carried a weight of 10 st 4 lb on a heavy track and won after missing the start. At the finish of his racing career he had won Principal Races. Chatham was one of the great runners in the inter-war period and in 2005 was inducted in the Australian Racing Hall of Fame. Retired to stud in 1935 he stood in NSW. In years he stood in South Australia where he was a leading sire, his last foal was born in 1950. Among Chatham's progeny, he was the sire of: Craigie - won Sydney Cup etc. Chatspa - Adelaide Cup, a three-time winner of the SAJC Birthday Cup Conservator SAJC South Australian Derby etc. High Rank - won the Stradbroke HandicapChatham sired 16 stakeswinners with 36 stakeswins for over ₤210,000 in prizemoney. Repeat winners of horse races Australian Racing Hall of Fame horses Chatham's pedigree and partial racing stats