Night Of Thunder added a new Black Type winner to his record in emphatic style on Wednesday, 1 December when his daughter Garden Paradise made all to land the Listed Wild Flower Stakes, run over a mile and a half at Kempton.
Sent straight to the front under Rossa Ryan, James Tate’s charged dictated the pace throughout and once asked to quicken in the home straight, stretched clear of her rivals to win by three and a quarter lengths.
This was her third career victory, having broken her maiden at Newbury in June before scoring by four and a half lengths on her most recent start just six days ago. This was also her first run in Stakes company.
Garden Paradise is out of the Halling mare Coral Garden, herself a full sister to multiple G2 winner and G1 performer Coastal Path and a half-sister to G1 winner Reefscape.
Night Of Thunder, who has made the best start at stud since the Pattern began, has sired two G1 winner in 2021, plus outstanding sprinter Suesa. He stands at Kildangan Stud at a fee of €75,000, Oct 1, SLF.