More success for first-season sensation Night Of Thunder

Pocket Square a decisive new winner at Ascot

Pocket Square, a two-year-old daughter of Night Of Thunder, became her sires 18th individual winner when taking a Novice contest at Ascot on Saturday, 7 September. Third on debut at Yarmouth last month, the Roger Charlton trained filly tracked the leaders early, closing steadily coming to the final furlong. Shaken up by jockey Jason Watson, she swiftly asserted her dominance, extending clear to win comfortably by three and a quarter lengths.

Bred by Juddmonte Farms, Pocket Square is a half-sister to the G2 May Hill Stakes placed Sand Share out of the G2 placed Dansili mare Shared Account. She is a full-sister to G1 Grand Prix de Paris victor Zambezi Sun and a half-sister to G2 Prix Guillaume d’Ornano winner Kalabar. They are out of a daughter of G1 One Thousand Guineas third Interval, grand-dam of dual G1 winning sprinter Continent.

Night Of Thunder has made an exceptional start at stud with 18 individual winners, including 4 Black Type horses, and an unmatched 50% winners to runners strike rate. His first runners are headed by the G3 Princess Margaret Stakes heroine Under The Stars and the unbeaten Listed Denford Stakes winner Thunderous.