Strategic News(AUS) Foals at Rathmor Stud

Strategic News(AUS) Foals at Rathmor Stud

Flotilla (Spaceship – Jungle Strand by Jungle Cove) produced a lovely big strong bay colt by Strategic News(AUS) on Friday morning. Flotilla is herself a 3 time winner with 9 places behind her name.

Her dam Jungle Strand was also a winner, and has produced 7 winners to date including 7-time winner King’s Beach and 5-time winner Jungle Beach as well as 3-time winner Second Sea Lord.
Jungle Strand is a half-sister to Grade 2 Premier’s Trophy winner King Shore (by Foveros) full sister to Jungle Sands, Grade 3 Drill Hall Stakes winner.

Strategic News has two other foals at Rathmor Stud, the first being out of Coconut Grove – by Rambo Dancer out of Cape Kiwi(NZ) by Kaapstad(NZ) – and the second out of Tiara’s Tune(AUS) – by Xaar(a full brother to Modus Vivendi) out of Refuge by Sadler’s Wells.

Strategic News raced in South Africa and Dubai and is 5 winner over a distance of 1600-2000 metres from the age of 3 to 5. He won the Grade 1 Steinhoff Summer Cup over 2000 metres and the Dubal Casthouse Handicap over 1600 metres in Dubai.

Mike McHardy describes him as “a lovely large athletic individual, and very correct, with a nice temperament.”

Strategic News’ first foals are looking to be exciting prospects for the future, being well-bred and good-looking individuals.
Strategic News(AUS) stand for a fee of R5 000 this season.

If you would like to contact Rathmor Stud, please contact either Michael or Tanya on 033-2666853 or alternatively email

Strategic News x Flotilla hour old colt Strategic News x Flotilla by Spaceship
Strategic News x Coconut Grove by Rambo Dancer Strategic News x Tiara's Tune by Xaar

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