Thunder Gun

Sire: Equiano

Dam: Stings

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Gelding

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Aug 14th, 2012

Country: Australia

Silks: Black, Gold Infinity Eight Logo, Black Cap, Red Pom Pom


M F O'Ryan, King Of Speed 1 (Mgr: Mrs M T Binaisse) & Mrs M T Binaisse, C Hay

Career Record: 19-0-4-0

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
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  • Place
    21.1 %





Chestnut geldingFoaled in 2012

SireAcclamationRoyal ApplauseWaajib
EQUIANO (FR) Princess AthenaAhonoora
2005Entente CordialeEla-Mana-MouPitcairn
DamFusaichi PegasusMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
STINGS (AUS) Angel FeverDanzig
2003Scorpion OrchidCaerleonNijinsky
  NegligenceRoan Rocket

EQUIANO (FR) (Bay 2005-Stud GB 2011, Aust. 2011). 7 wins-2 at 2-to 7f, Royal Ascot King's Stand S., Gr.1-twice. Sire of 138 rnrs, 51 wnrs, inc. SW Fly on the Night (Chantilly Prix du Bois, Gr.3), Dark Reckoning, Strath Burn, Waipu Cove, SP Lola Beaux, Baciami Piccola and of Belvoir Bay, Lydia's Place, Desert Force, Lacing, etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are 3YOs and inc Equinova, Del Piero, Devils Pinch, Domanus and of the placegetters Abolish, Best Bold, Coretta, Water Diviner, etc.


1st dam

STINGS, by Fusaichi Pegasus. Winner at 1000m, 2d VRC Lara H., MRC Goleen H., 4th MRC Debutant S., L. Dam of three named foals, all raced, inc:-

Stingray (g. by Kaphero). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1300m, A$138,875, to 2014-15, MRC Equiano King of Speed 2YO H., 2d MRC Vain S., Gr.3, MVRC Mitchelton Wines H., 4th MRC Debutant S., L.

Magic Sting (g. by Soldier's Tale). Placed at 3, 2d SAJC Dominant P., Australia Day Races P.


2nd dam

SCORPION ORCHID, by Caerleon. Raced once. Half-sister to NEGLIGENT (dam of BLATANT, SONGLARK), ALA HOUNAK, Ala Mahlik, Dannec, Manaafis, Faux Pas (dam of SANS SOUCI ISLAND), Run for Me (dam of REMARQUE). Dam of 7 foals, 6 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Stings. Winner. See above.


3rd dam

NEGLIGENCE, by Roan Rocket. Placed in GB. Three-quarter-sister to Law and Impulse (dam of GOVERNOR GENERAL). Dam of 12 named foals, 10 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

NEGLIGENT (Ahonoora). Champion 2YO Filly in GB in 1989. Winner at 2, Newmarket Rockfel S., Gr.3, 3d The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, York Strensall S., L. Dam of-

SONGLARK (Singspiel). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1600m, 2400m, Saint-Cloud Prix Thomas Bryon, Gr.3, Pontefract Castle S., L, Saint-Cloud Prix Mousko, 2d UAE Derby, Gr.2, 3d York Lonsdale Cup, Gr.2, 4th Royal Ascot Hardwicke S., Gr.2, York Dante S., Gr.2.

BLATANT (Machiavellian). 3 wins at 1600m, £53,000, €116,020, 699,200Dhs in Ireland and U.A.E, Nad al Sheba Sheikh Maktoum al Maktoum Challenge S. No.1, Gr.3, Tralee Ruby S., L, 2d Milan Premio Vittorio di Capua, Gr.1, Nad al Sheba HH Sheikh Maktoum Al Maktoum Challenge S. No.2, Gr.3, Curragh Solonaway S., L, 3d Newmarket Queen Elizabeth II S., Gr.1, Nad al Sheba Burj Nahaar S., Gr.3.

Jenny Lind. Winner at 1600m in France. Dam of-

FLEET STREET (Street Sense). 6 wins from 1600m to 1800m, 112,107,000¥, Hakodate Elm S., Gr.3, Fukushima Adatara S., Tokyo Hyacinth S., Oume Tokubetsu, 2d Hanshin Minoo Tokubetsu, 4th Kanazawa Hakusan Daishoten, L.

Shawanni. Winner at 2 in GB. Dam of-

SKY LANTERN (Red Clubs). Joint Champion 2YO Filly in Ireland in 2012. Champion 3YO Filly in GB in 2013. 6 wins-3 at 2-from 6f to 1m, £658,566, €174,375, The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Curragh Moyglare Stud S., Gr.1, Newmarket Sun Chariot S., Gr.1, Royal Ascot Coronation S., Gr.1, Naas Fillies' Sprint S., L, 2d Newmarket Falmouth S., Gr.1, Goodwood Prestige S., Gr.3, Newmarket Sweet Solera S., Gr.3, Nell Gwyn S., Gr.3.

ARCTIC (Shamardal). 4 wins-3 at 2-to 6f, £4,933, €139,520, Curragh Round Tower S., Gr.3, Grangecon Stud S., L, 2d Fairyhouse Belgrave S., L, Curragh Paddy Power Sprint H., 3d Curragh Phoenix Sprint S., Gr.3.

SHANTY STAR (Hector Protector). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 2000m to 3250m in GB and U.A.E, Royal Ascot Queen's Vase, Gr.3, Nad al Sheba Wasel S., 2d Nad al Sheba Shadwell Farm P., Green Desert Cup, 3d Lingfield Derby Trial S., Gr.3, Newmarket Godolphin S., L.

HINTON ADMIRAL (Spectrum). 16 wins-3 at 2-to 7f, £126,997, Doncaster S., L, Lingfield Spring Cup, L, 2d Ascot Pavilion S., L, York Rockingham S., L.

Scarlet Empire. Unraced. Dam of-

DANCHAI (Authorized). 3 wins from 1850m to 2150m, £115,608, A$207,555, to 2014-15 in GB and Aust, Ipswich Cup, L, 2d ATC Japan Racing Association P., Gr.3, BRC Chairman's H., Gr.3, 3d ATC Winter Cup, L.

ALA HOUNAK (Sexton Blake). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1¼m to 2¾m, Goodwood March S., L, 2d Newcastle Newcastle Brown Ale Northumberland Plate H., 4th Chester Ormonde S., Gr.3. Sire.

Ala Mahlik (Ahonoora). 2 wins at 2, 2d York Musidora S., Gr.3, Meadowlands Boiling Springs H., Gr.3, 3d Newmarket Nell Gwyn S., Gr.3, 4th The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Producer.

Dannec (Danehill). 8 wins from 1600m to 2200m in Germany, 2d Grosser Preis der Stadtsparkasse Dortmund, L.

Manaafis (High Estate). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 7f, 1½m in Ireland and U.A.E, 2d Curragh Silver S., L, 4th Leopardstown Ballycullen S., L.

Faux Pas. Unplaced. Dam of-

SANS SOUCI ISLAND (Chester House). 3 wins at 8½f, 9f, US$228,016, Woodbine Carotene S., L, Allowance, 2d Woodbine Tattling S., L. Dam of-

RIVER SEVEN (Johannesburg). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 8½f, US$810,538, to 2014, Churchill Downs Commonwealth Turf S., Gr.3, Woodbine Grey S., Gr.3, Gulfstream Harlan's Holiday S., L, Woodbine Labeeb S., L-twice, 3d Woodbine Nijinsky S., Gr.2, Connaught Cup, Gr.2.

Nomistakeaboutit (Affirmed). 2 wins at 8½f, 2d Woodbine Flaming Page S., L. Producer.

Zia (Munnings). Winner at 6½f in 2015, 3d Woodbine Star Shoot S., L, 4th Woodbine My Dear S., L.

Comtesse Noire. Placed, 3d Goodwood Midsummer 2YO Fillies' S. Dam of-

SUBITODOPO (Fraam). 10 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2400m, €206,333, to 2014, Rome Premio Francesco Cadoni, L, Premio Baybird, 3d Florence Premio Toscana, L, Livorno Criterium Labronico, L.

Run for Me. Unraced. Dam of-

REMARQUE (Marju). 6 wins from 1200m to 1600m, €161,367, 13,248Dhs, Rome Premio Tudini, Gr.3, Premio Aringo, Milan Premio Giulio Bassignana, Rome Premio Tenerani, Premio Caro, 2d Rome Premio Daumier, L, 3d Milan Premio Chiusura, Gr.3.

Ravanello (Spectrum). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 1800m, €130,646, 56,778,631L., Milan Premio Alberto Chantre, Rome Premio Giuseppe Cesetti, 2d Rome Premio Torricola, L, 3d Milan Premio Luciano e Gino Mantovani, L. Producer.


Race Record: 4 Starts 0-0-0 A$770.