Sire: Oratorio

Colour: Bay

Dam: Rumours

Sex: Colt

Age: 11

Foaled: Sep 15, 2012

Country: Australia

Silks: White, Dk. Blue Armbands And Cap

Owners: Mrs J Andrews, K J Gregson, Mrs H H Gregson, I Cohen, Mrs E M Cohen, R F Drage, Mrs K M Drage

12: 6 - 2 - 0
Wins: 50.0%
Place: 16.7%




Bay coltFoaled in 2012

SireStravinskyNureyevNorthern Dancer
ORATORIO (AUS) Fire the GroomBlushing Groom
2001Express a SmileSuccess ExpressHold Your Peace
  Hold That SmileHaulpak
DamUmatillaMiswakiMr. Prospector
RUMOURS (AUS) Dancing ShowNijinsky
1995Windswept ValleyAvon ValleyGalivanter
  Swept AwayTodman

ORATORIO (AUS) (Bay 2001-Stud 2005). 4 wins-3 at 2, MVRC CS Hayes S., Gr.3. Sire of 306 rnrs, 173 wnrs, 12 SW, inc. Lucky Street (WATC Karrakatta P., Gr.2), Motion Pictures, Clueless Angel, Gold Rocks, Waratah's Secret, Gold Busker, Cadenza, Palace Intruder, Belora, Like an Eagle, Latoria, Trustee Brown, SP Dancing Express, Outlaw Pete, Moet Me, Shades of Rio, Passion Cantata, Cuanzo, Fire Born, Coruscation, Coventry to Rio, Irish Coffee, etc.


1st dam

RUMOURS, by Umatilla. 6 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, A$86,760, WATC Botany Bay H., Eastern Temple Sprint H., Pink Batts H., Jarrah H., TAB Internet H., Tabform H., 2d WATC Sunspeed-Port Beach H., Stanton Park H., 3d WATC Fruit for Health H., Breeders' Sprint H., Weekend Courier Community H., House of Lloyds H., Westralia Airports Corporation 2YO H. Half-sister to Aurum Valley (dam of GIVEN VISION). Dam of nine named foals, seven to race, four winners, inc:-

LUCKY STREET (c. by Oratorio). 4 wins. See below.

Secret Enigma (g. by Bletchley Park). 8 wins to 1300m, A$299,830, WATC Marilyn Bergersen 22 Years H., Brooklyn Bridge H., Denise Taviera 26 Years H., Western Suburbs Weekly H., Importune H., Baileys Irish Cream H., H., Golden River Developments H., 2d WATC EO Norton Memorial H., David Newland 30 Years H., Eastern Standard H., Jones Ballard Property Group H., So Secret Standing at Rangeview Stud H., Perth Racing Members H., Perth Cup Day at Ascot H., Double Dignity H., Petite Amour H., H., Call TAB to Bet H., 3d WATC Top Villain H., Parrys Carpets H., Myer Trophy, Call TAB to Bet 132 369 H., HPM Legrand Electrical Accessories H., Westspeed H.

Rumoured (f. by Scenic). 2 wins at 1200m, WATC Tristanagh H., 2d WATC Summer Silence H., Paragon of Virtue H., Foxseal H., 3d WATC Carbine Club Trophy H., Railways Football Club H., Garry Cossill 2YO H., 4th WATC All Stars S., L. Dam of-

Catzilla. 5 wins to 1300m to 2014-15, 2d WATC Crown Perth H.

Joyous Express (g. by Danehill Express). 4 wins from 1200m to 1700m, Singapore TC Celebrations S., Korea Racing Authority Trophy, Kranji C S., Class 4 H., 2d Singapore TC Tsim Sha Tsui H., Graduation S., Initiation P., Benchmark 67 H., 3d Singapore TC Class 4 H.


2nd dam

WINDSWEPT VALLEY, by Avon Valley. Placed at 2, 3d STC Camden View Club H. Half-sister to TSUNAMI, Castalia. Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Rumours. 6 wins. See above.

Kelldale. 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 2400m, WATC Ashburton H., South Fremantle H., Asian Beauty H., 2d AJC Elders Real Estate H., STC Riverstone H., Campbellfield H., WATC Shaggy Ridge H., Western Pago H., 3d WATC Wellington H., RAAF 13th Squadron H., Toyota Gimcrack H., Smart Chief H., Galilee H.

Aurum Valley. Winner at 2 in Aust. Dam of-

GIVEN VISION (Belong to Me). Champion 3YO Miler in Singapore in 2009. 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, S$835,873, Singapore TC 3YO Challenge (2nd Leg), Sgp-2, 3YO Challenge (3rd Leg), Sgp-2, Class 4 H.-twice, 2d Singapore Gold Cup, Sgp-1, 3d Singapore TC Raffles Cup, Sgp-1.

Hostwin Pegasus. 2 wins at 1000m in 2014-15, 2d ATC Adaptra 2YO H.

Blackavar. Winner at 1100m in Aust. Dam of-

Sea Knight. 2 wins at 1000m, 1350m, 3d SAJC Hanshin 2YO P.


3rd dam

SWEPT AWAY, by Todman. Placed, 3d MVRC Parkville H. Dam of 7 named foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

TSUNAMI (Gunsynd). 11 wins to 1450m, A$92,045, WATC Hyperion S., Gr.3, Australia Day S., L-twice, Coventry Welter H., Foundation Graduation S., Graduation S., Hennessy Graduation S., Prospects Graduation S., Riverview Graduation S., 2d WATC Railway S., Gr.1, Hollister H., Qantas Holidays H., Lamont Graduation S., Breville Sprint H., Chelsea H., Coventry Welter H., 3d VATC Aquanita H., WATC Lions Welter H., Sunspeed S., 4th WATC Birthday Quality S., L.

Castalia (Century). 9 wins-4 at 2-to 1250m, MVRC Niddrie H., Somerton H., Claridge 25's H., VATC Gwyn Nursery, La Trobe H., 2d VRC Maribyrnong Trial S., L, SAJC Wills H., 3d VRC Flemington S., L, MVRC Picaninny H., 4th MVRC St Albans H., L. Sire.

Torrid Weather. 6 wins to 1200m, SAJC Ascot Park Cheap Foods H., Wolf Blass Flying H., Zambari H., 2d SAJC Yalumba H., Tab Tavern H., Sizzler P., Fox & Hounds H., 3d SAJC Comic Court Flying H., Flying H., Lane Print Group P., West End Dry H., Kafm Auto Parts Link H., Morphett Arms Hotel H.


4th dam

Voyage, by Damtar. 14 wins-1 at 2-from 4½f to 8¼f, STC Rydalmere H., Welter H., Lakemba H., AJC Newport Encourage H., 2d Newcastle JC Newmarket H., L. Half-sister to Mesaine (dam of ROYAL ZIET). Dam of 7 foals, 5 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Pandora's Treasure. 4 wins from 1450m to 1700m, BATC Novice H. Producer.


Race Record: 5 Starts 4-0-0 A$609,950.

4 wins at 2, A$609,950, in 2014-15, WATC Karrakatta P., Gr.2, Magic Millions Perth 2YO Classic, RL, Perth S., L, Seacorp 2YO P.

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