The Chairman

The Chairman

Sire: High Chaparral

Dam: Dezign

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 7 year old

Foaled: Sep 23rd, 2011

Country: Australia

Silks: Purple, Yellow Cap


A R Brandwood, Cressfield (Mgr: B W Neill), Purple Racing No 5 (Mgr: P E Galwey), W C Bedggood, R S Willis, M G Buys, A K S Shadforth, I G Griffiths, R Boman, Mrs A M Boman & Mrs M G Bedggood

Career Record: 22-4-5-4

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    18.2 %
  • Place
    40.9 %





Bay or Brown geldingFoaled in 2011

SireSadler's WellsNorthern DancerNearctic
HIGH CHAPARRAL (IRE) Fairy BridgeBold Reason
1999KasoraDarshaanShirley Heights
DamZabeelSir TristramSir Ivor
DEZIGN (AUS) Lady GiselleNureyev
2006Elegant FashionDanewinDanehill
  Wily TrickClever Trick

HIGH CHAPARRAL (IRE) (Bay 1999-Stud 2004). 10 wins-2 at 2, The Derby, Gr.1. Champion Aust. Sire (AEI) twice. Sire of 1212 rnrs, 705 wnrs, 75 SW, inc. So You Think (MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1), Dundeel, Shoot Out, Monaco Consul, Contributer, Toronado, Wigmore Hall, Lucky Lion, Descarado, Redwood, Fenway, Free Eagle, High Jinx, Pondarosa Miss, Wrote, Joanna, Western Hymn, Frine, Alpine Eagle, Elektrum, Forever Loved, Show the World, Hidden Asset, etc.


1st dam

DEZIGN, by Zabeel. Unraced. Half-sister to STAR FASHION, Classy Fashion. Dam of one named foal-

The Chairman (g. by High Chaparral). 2 wins. See below.


2nd dam

ELEGANT FASHION, by Danewin. 8 wins from 1200m to 2050m, A$842,600, HK$28,462,000, VRC AV Kewney S., Gr.2, Moonee Valley Oaks, Gr.2, MRC Angus Armanasco S., Gr.2, Hong Kong Derby, HK-1, HKJC International Cup Trial, HK-2, Chairman's Trophy, HK-2, MRC Chisholm P., HKJC Mr Vitality H., 2d AJC Australian Oaks, Gr.1, HKJC Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup, Gr.1-twice, Hong Kong Champions & Chater Cup, HK-1, Hong Kong Gold Cup, HK-1, Sha Tin Trophy, HK-3, VATC Allan Wicks H., 3d Hong Kong Cup, Gr.1, Hong Kong Gold Cup, HK-1-twice, Hong Kong Champions & Chater Cup, HK-1, HKJC Cathay Pacific International Mile Trial, HK-2, MRC Moonga H., HKJC National Day Cup, Kwangtung Cup H., 4th VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1. Half-sister to Causation, Malayeen. Dam of 5 named foals, 4 to race, all winners, inc:-

STAR FASHION (Street Cry). 3 wins from 1400m to 1600m, A$346,525, to 2014-15, MRC Ladies Day Vase, Gr.3, Dalziel Racing Tile Importer H., 2d SAJC Schweppes Oaks, Gr.1, VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, SAJC Centaurea S., L, Morphettville Guineas, L, MRC Racing Victoria Off the Track P., 3d MRC Charter Keck Cramer H., 4th SAJC Centaurea S., L, Port Adelaide Guineas, L.

Classy Fashion (Fusaichi Pegasus). Winner at 1200m, 3d CJC Canterbury Belle S., L.

Queen's Fashion. 3 wins at 1600m, 1700m, 2d MRC Wellington RC H., 3d MRC Attley H.

Strada Della Moda. Winner at 2200m in 2014-15 in Aust.


3rd dam

WILY TRICK, by Clever Trick. Placed, 2d Newbury Bridget Fillies S., 3d Newmarket Queensbury House S. Half-sister to HEIGHT OF FASHION (dam of NASHWAN, NAYEF, UNFUWAIN, ALWASMI, MUKDDAAM, SARAYIR), MILFORD, Highbrow (dam of BLUEPRINT, FAIRY GODMOTHER), Marienski, Burghclere (dam of WIND IN HER HAIR, CAPO DI MONTE). Dam of 14 foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

ELEGANT FASHION (Danewin). 8 wins. See above.

Causation (Giant's Causeway). 4 wins from 1600m to 2000m, R245,850, 2d Randjesfontein Steinhoff International H., 3d Turffontein London News S., Gr.3.

Malayeen (Anabaa). 4 wins at 1200m, 1300m in Aust. and U.A.E, Nad al Sheba Etisalat Hotspot H., 2d AJC Pine 2YO H., 3d Nad al Sheba Al Shindagha Sprint S., Gr.3, AJC Blue Plume H.

Desert Trick. 6 wins to 1550m, A$116,455, STC Ansett Australia H., PJ Gallagher's Irish Pub H., AJC Bowen & Gerathy H., STC Parramatta Welter H., Membership H., 3d AJC Centenary Institute P., STC Harvey Norman H. Producer.

Agent's Secret. 3 wins at 1600m, 2000m, MVRC Schweppes Mile H., VATC Manacre H.


4th dam

HIGHCLERE, by Queen's Hussar. Second top filly on The 1974 English & French 3YO Free Hs. 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m, £60,643, 1,029,050fr., The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Chantilly Prix de Diane, Gr.1, 2d Ascot King George VI & Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, Princess Margaret S., L. Sister to Light Duty (dam of LAUGHTER, SPECIAL LEAVE, SPRING TO ACTION), three-quarter-sister to CHURCH PARADE, half-sister to TAMMUZ, Circlet, Gloss. Dam of 11 foals, 10 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

HEIGHT OF FASHION (Bustino). Joint top filly on The 1981 European 2YO Classification. 5 wins-3 at 2-at 7f, 1½m, Newmarket Princess of Wales's S., Gr.2, Ascot Fillies Mile, Gr.3, Doncaster May Hill S., Gr.3, Goodwood Lupe S., L, York Acomb S., L. Dam of-

NASHWAN (Blushing Groom). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 7f to 11f, £807,671, The Derby, Gr.1, Ascot King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Diamond S., Gr.1, The Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Sandown Eclipse S., Gr.1, Ascot Autumn S., L, 3d Longchamp Prix Niel, Gr.2. Sire.

NAYEF (Gulch). Champion 3YO Colt in GB in 2001 (Intermediate). Champion Older Male Stayer in UAE in 2002. 9 wins-2 at 2-from 1600m to 2400m, £1,148,566, €23,399, US$1,200,000, 2,208,000Dhs in GB and U.A.E, Newmarket Champion S., Gr.1, Royal Ascot Prince of Wales's S., Gr.1, York International S., Gr.1, Nad al Sheba Dubai Sheema Classic, Gr.1, Ascot Cumberland Lodge S., Gr.3, Goodwood Select S., Gr.3, Haydock Rose of Lancaster S., Gr.3, 2d Ascot King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Diamond S., Gr.1, Sandown Eclipse S., Gr.1, 3d Curragh Tattersalls Gold Cup, Gr.1, York International S., Gr.1, Dubai World Cup, Gr.1. Sire.

UNFUWAIN (Northern Dancer). 6 wins at 1m, 1½m, £214,185, US$78,750, Newmarket Princess of Wales's S., Gr.2, Jockey Club S., Gr.2, Newbury John Porter S., Gr.3, Chester Vase, Gr.3, Epsom Warren S., L, 2d Ascot King George VI & Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, 4th Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Gr.1. Sire.

ALWASMI (Northern Dancer). 3 wins at 1½m, Newbury John Porter S., Gr.3, 2d Belmont Tidal H., Gr.2, Newmarket Jockey Club S., Gr.2, 3d Monmouth Red Bank H., Gr.3. Sire.

SARAYIR (Mr. Prospector). 3 wins-2 at 2-from 6¾f to 1¼m, Newmarket Oh So Sharp S., L, Newcastle Virginia S., L. Dam of-

GHANAATI (Giant's Causeway). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1m, £461,711, The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Royal Ascot Coronation S., Gr.1, 2d Newmarket Sun Chariot S., Gr.1, 3d Goodwood Sussex S., Gr.1. Producer.

MAWATHEEQ (Danzig). 4 wins from 1m to 1½m, £147,415, Ascot Cumberland Lodge S., Gr.3, DJP International H., Doncaster Robinsons Designer Fashion at Bawtry H., 2d Newmarket Champion S., Gr.1. Sire.

RUMOUSH (Rahy). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 9f, Newmarket Feilden S., L, 3d The Oaks, Gr.1. Producer.

Sundus. Winner at 1¼m in GB. Dam of-

ZAWRAQ (Shamardal). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1m to 2015, Leopardstown Two Thousand Guineas Trial, L.

Eshaadeh. Raced twice. Dam of-

MAQAASID (Green Desert). 2 wins at 2, £135,558, Royal Ascot Queen Mary S., Gr.2, Sandown Panmure Gordon 2YO Fillies S., 3d The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Newmarket Cheveley Park S., Gr.1, Challenge S., Gr.2, Nell Gwyn S., Gr.3, 4th York Lowther S., Gr.2.

Istishaary. Unraced. Dam of-

IL FORNAIO (Orpen). 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m in 2014-15 in Argentina, San Isidro G.P. San Isidro, Gr.1, 2d San Isidro G.P. Estrellas Mile, Gr.1, 4th San Isidro G.P. Joaquin S de Anchorena, Gr.1.

MUKDDAAM (Danzig). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 1½m, Newmarket Fred Archer S., L, 2d Newmarket Princess of Wales's S., Gr.2. Sire.

Wijdan (Mr. Prospector). 2 wins at 1m, 10½f, Goodwood Vodapage S., 2d Newmarket Pretty Polly S., L. Dam of-

MAKDERAH (Danehill). 4 wins from 7f to 1¼m, Belmont New York S., Gr.2, Ascot October S., L, Belmont Allowance, 2d Goodwood Oak Tree S., Gr.3, 3d Saratoga Diana S., Gr.1, Newbury Fillies' Trial S., L, Royal Ascot Sandringham H., L. Producer.

ORIENTAL FASHION (Marju). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 1650m, Rome Premio Ribot, Gr.2, Chantilly Prix de la Cochere, L, 2d Deauville Prix de Lieurey, L, 3d Goodwood Lupe S., L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Amandine, L. Producer.

Bashayer (Mr. Prospector). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7¾f, 1m, 2d Cheshire Oaks, L. Dam of-

Rahayeb. Winner at 12½f in GB. Dam of-

LAHUDOOD (Singspiel). Champion Turf Female in USA in 2007. 4 wins from 1850m to 2200m, €106,250, US$1,560,500, Belmont Flower Bowl S., Gr.1, Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf S., Gr.1, Longchamp Prix de Liancourt, L, Belmont Allowance, 2d Longchamp Prix de Royallieu, Gr.2, Saint-Cloud Prix de Malleret, Gr.2, Deauville Prix de Psyche, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix de la Madeleine, 3d Longchamp Prix de Sevres. Dam of-

AGHAREED (Kingmambo). 2 wins at 2000m, Longchamp Prix de Liancourt, L, Chantilly Prix de la Grange des Pres.

KAREEMAH (Peintre Celebre). 2 wins at 2000m, 2200m, Chantilly Prix Charles Laffitte, L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Praline. Producer.

Marraasi. Placed at 2 & 3 in GB. Dam of-

MAMDOOHA (Daaher). 5 wins-2 at 2-at 6f, 7f, US$325,200, to 2015, Aqueduct Ruthless S., L, 3d Aqueduct Distaff H., Gr.2.

Manwah. Placed in GB. Dam of-

MUSTANFAR (Unbridled). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 8½f to 1½m, US$623,630, Belmont Lexington S., Gr.3, 2d Saratoga National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame H., Gr.2, Arlington Park Washington Park H., Gr.2, 3d Gulfstream Park Breeders' Cup H., Gr.1. Sire.

TADRIS (Red Ransom). 3 wins at 1m, Ascot Rosemary H., L, Lingfield Fleur de Lys S., L. Producer.

Alazima. Raced twice. Dam of-

ALLEZ VITE (Rakti). 4 wins from 1400m to 2800m in India, Hyderabad Golconda St Leger, L, 3d Bangalore Stayers' Cup, L.

Ashirah. Unraced. Dam of-

HOT STREAK (Iffraaj). 4 wins-3 at 2-at 5f, 6f, £223,543, €12,000, to 2014, Haydock Temple S., Gr.2, Ascot Cornwallis S., Gr.3, York Roses S., L, 2d Newmarket Middle Park S., Gr.1, 3d Royal Ascot King's Stand S., Gr.1, Newbury Mill Reef S., Gr.2, Newmarket Palace House S., Gr.3, Longchamp Prix de Saint-Georges, Gr.3.

MILFORD (Mill Reef). 3 wins at 1¼m, 1½m, Newmarket Princess of Wales's S., Gr.2, Ascot White Rose S., Gr.3, Lingfield Derby Trial S., Gr.3, 2d Ascot Clarence House S., L, Newmarket Houghton S., L, 3d York Great Voltigeur S., Gr.2. Sire.

Highbrow (Shirley Heights). Winner at 2, Newmarket Chesterton S., 2d Royal Ascot Ribblesdale S., Gr.2, Goodwood Glorious S., L. Dam of-

BLUEPRINT (Generous). 9 wins from 1½m to 1¾m, £152,216, US$323,000, Hollywood Sunset H., Gr.2, Newmarket Jockey Club S., Gr.2, Santa Anita San Luis Rey H., Gr.2, Newmarket Fred Archer S., L, March H., 2d Epsom September S., Gr.3, 3d Santa Anita San Juan Capistrano H., Gr.1, Royal Ascot Hardwicke S., Gr.2. Sire.

FAIRY GODMOTHER (Fairy King). 2 wins at 1¼m, Newbury Ballymacoll Stud S., L, 2d Newmarket Earl of Sefton S., Gr.3. Dam of-

(MY) KINGDOM OF FIFE (Kingmambo). 7 wins from 1600m to 2000m, £106,417, A$783,450, ATC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, GCTC AD Hollindale S., Gr.2, ATC Craven P., Gr.3, Doncaster Mile Prelude, Gr.3, Sandown Lamb Building Civil & Public Teams H., H., Redcar Zetland Gold Cup, 2d BRC Doomben Cup, Gr.1, NSW Tatt's RC Chelmsford S., Gr.2, 3d Ascot Cumberland Lodge S., Gr.3, Windsor Winter Hill S., Gr.3, Royal Ascot Wolferton H., L.

Main Spring. Unplaced. Dam of-

ROYAL SPRING (Tamayuz). 3 wins at 2, €79,400, in 2014, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Saraca, L, 3d Chantilly Prix Eclipse, Gr.3.

Beyond Doubt. 2 wins in GB. Dam of-

Duty Bound. Unraced. Dam of-

DUBAI NEXT (Easing Along). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 2000m in Argentina, San Isidro Clasico Botafogo, L, 3d San Isidro G.P. Miguel Alfredo Martinez de Hoz, Gr.1.

Request. Placed at 3, 4th Newbury Fillies Trial S., L. Dam of-

ASK (Sadler's Wells). 7 wins from 2000m to 3100m, £497,952, €142,850, US$414,160, Epsom Coronation Cup, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix Royal Oak, Gr.1, Yorkshire Cup, Gr.2, Ascot Cumberland Lodge S., Gr.3, Sandown Gordon Richards S., Gr.3, Chester Ormonde S., Gr.3, 2d Woodbine Canadian International S., Gr.1, York Melrose H., 3d Ascot King George VI & Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, Newmarket Wood Ditton S., 4th The St Leger, Gr.1.

Making Hay. Unraced. Dam of-

MAKING TROUBLE (Paco Boy). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 1500m to 2015 in Germany, Düsseldorf Preis der Dreijährigen, L, 3d Hamburg Hamburger Flieger Preis, Gr.3.

Common Knowledge. Unraced. Dam of-

ASTROPHYSICAL JET (Dubawi). 4 wins-1 at 2-to 6f, Curragh Flying Five S., Gr.3, Newbury World Trophy, Gr.3, 3d Goodwood King George S., Gr.2, Ayr Firth of Clyde S., Gr.3.

CORAL WAVE (Rock of Gibraltar). 2 wins at 2, €86,755, Curragh Park S., Gr.3, Flame of Tara S., L, 2d Curragh Loder 2YO Fillies S., 3d Leopardstown Derrinstown Stud One Thousand Guineas Trial, Gr.3.

Marienski (Nureyev). 2 wins-1 at 2- in GB and U.S.A, 3d Haydock John of Gaunt S., L. Sire.

Burghclere. Winner at 1¾m, 4th Royal Ascot Ribblesdale S., Gr.2. Dam of-

WIND IN HER HAIR (Alzao). 3 wins at 2000m, 2400m, £191,389 in GB and Germany, Gelsenkirchen Aral Pokal, Gr.1, Newbury Fillies Trial S., L, Newmarket Pretty Polly S., L, 2d The Oaks, Gr.1, 3d Yorkshire Oaks, Gr.1. Dam of-

DEEP IMPACT (Sunday Silence). Horse of the Year in Japan in 2005 & 2006. Champion 3YO Colt & Triple Crown Winner in Japan in 2005. Champion Older Horse in Japan in 2006. 12 wins-1 at 2-from 2000m to 3200m, 1,454,551,000¥, Japan Cup, Gr.1, Kyoto Takarazuka Kinen, Gr.1, Hanshin Daishoten, Gr.2, Tokyo Yushun, Jpn-1, Kyoto Tenno Sho (Spring), Jpn-1, Kikuka Sho, Jpn-1, Nakayama Satsuki Sho, Jpn-1, Arima Kinen, Jpn-1, Hanshin Kobe Shimbun Hai, Jpn-2, Nakayama Hochi Hai Yayoi Sho, Jpn-2, Kyoto Wakagoma S., 2d Nakayama Arima Kinen, Jpn-1. Champion sire.

VEIL OF AVALON (Thunder Gulch). 7 wins-2 at 2-from 6f to 9f, £35,455, US$230,519, Gulfstream De La Rose H., Gr.2, Calder Solo Haina H., L, Goodwood Racegoers Club Classified S., Newbury EBF Fillies' Conditions S., 2d Doncaster Sceptre S., L, Epsom Fortune S., L, 3d Belmont Just a Game H., Gr.3, Keeneland Galaxy S., Gr.3. Dam of-

L'ILE D'AVAL (Agnes Tachyon). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 1600m to 2000m, 230,359,000¥, Kyoto Cassiopeia S., L, 3d Tokyo NHK Mile Cup, Gr.1.

BLACK TIDE (Sunday Silence). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1800m, 2000m, 162,071,000¥, Nakayama Fuji TV Sho Spring S., Jpn-2, 3d Nakayama Nikkan Sports Sho Nakayama Kimpai, Gr.3. Sire.

NEW BEGINNING (Agnes Tachyon). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 2000m, 2400m, 81,912,000¥, Nakayama Hopeful S., L, 3d Hanshin Mainichi Hai, L.

Lady Blond. 5 wins at 1200m, 87,673,000¥, Nakayama September S., Hakodate TVH Hai. Dam of-

GOLD BLITZ (Special Week). 10 wins from 1700m to 2000m, 224,040,000¥, Kyoto Antares S., Gr.3-twice, Hanshin Nigawa S., L, Morioka Mercury Cup, L, Ohi Teio Sho, L.

Glint in Her Eye. Unplaced. Dam of-

JEREMY (Danehill Dancer). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 1m, £237,142, Sandown Mile S., Gr.2, Royal Ascot Jersey S., Gr.3, Newmarket King Charles II S., L, 2d Royal Ascot Queen Anne S., Gr.1, Newbury Hungerford S., Gr.2, Doncaster S., L, Newmarket European Free H., L, 3d Goodwood Sussex S., Gr.1. Sire.

CAPO DI MONTE (Final Straw). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 11f, Garden State Vineland H., Gr.3, 2d Newmarket Sun Chariot S., Gr.2, Atlantic City Matchmaker S., Gr.2, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Fille de l'Air, Gr.3. Dam of-

Dream Ticket. Winner at 7f in GB. Dam of-

MAGIC MISSION (Machiavellian). 4 wins from 1600m to 1800m, 322,200fr., US$354,380 in France and U.S.A, Hollywood Royal Heroine S., Gr.3, 2d Del Mar Palomar H., Gr.2, 3d Hollywood Matriarch S., Gr.1, Santa Anita Las Palmas H., Gr.2. Producer.

Invite. 2 wins at 15f, 2m in GB. Dam of-

WIN KLUGER (Taiki Shuttle). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2950m, 205,248,000¥, Tokyo NHK Mile Cup, Jpn-1, 3d Kyoto Mainichi Broadcasting System Sho Swan S., Jpn-2. Sire.

Reserve Seat. Placed in Japan. Dam of-

SOLID PLATINUM (Stay Gold). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1800m, 2000m, 119,797,000¥, Kyoto Mermaid S., Jpn-3, 3d Hanshin Mermaid S., Gr.3-twice. Producer.

Bella Vitessa. Unplaced. Dam of-

YEHUDI (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins at 2, €90,701, Leopardstown Eyrefield S., L, 2d Criterium de Saint-Cloud, Gr.1. Sire.

Ros the Boss. 2 wins at 7f, 1m, 3d Sandown Coral H. Dam of-

Kate the Great. Winner at 2 in GB. Dam of-

EASTERN IMPACT (Bahamian Bounty). 6 wins-1 at 2-to 6f, £224,583, to 2015, Ascot Bengough S., Gr.3, Chester Queensferry S., L, 3d Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1, Sandown National S., L.

Loch Clair. Unplaced. Dam of-

Agony Aunt. Winner at 1¼m in GB. Dam of-

AGONY AND ECSTASY (Captain Rio). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 7¾f to 8¼f, Kempton Snowdrop S., L, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Ceres, L.

Beacon Hill. Placed in GB. Dam of-

Brand. Unraced. Dam of-

BANKNOTE (Zafonic). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1500m to 1650m in GB and Germany, Baden-Baden Badener Meile, Gr.3, Lingfield Doncaster Mile, L, 2d Dortmund Grosser Preis der Wirtschaft, Gr.3, 3d Windsor Midsummer S., L. Sire.


Race Record: 7 Starts 2-0-0 A$33,915.

2 wins at 1600m, 1800m to 2015-16, SAJC Akeed Mofeed at Goldin H.