Lightning Rules

Mare has produced multiple Group 2 winner and Group 1 placed Spirit Song

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Lightning Rules
Kingston Rule (USA) 1986
Ride the Lightning (AUS) 1991
31 August 1999
Bywong 2621 NSW, Australia

Broodmare's breeding status:

In foal:Yes
Covering sire: Super One (AUS) 2012
Date of last service:16 November 2017
Selling with a foal at foot:Yes
Covering sire: Eurozone (AUS) 2010
DOB of foal at foot: 19 September 2017
Sex of foal at foot: Filly

Mare has produced multiple Group 2 winner and Group 1 placed Spirit Song. Selling in foal to Super One, with the progeny being a very close relation to Spirit Song who is by Invincible Spirit, and with a Eurozone filly foal at foot. A big strong mare standing 16.3hh.



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Bay mare       Foaled 1999 

KINGSTON RULE (USA) SecretariatBold RulerNasrullah
Rose of KingstonClaude (Ity)Hornbeam
Kingston RoseBetter Boy (Ire)
Military Plume (NZ)Sir Tristram (Ire)Sir Ivor
UltravioletIn the Purple (Fr)
Ascending Dream (USA)NureyevNorthern Dancer
Sharp AscentSharpen Up

KINGSTON RULE (USA) (1986). 4 wins, VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1. Sire of 377 rnrs, 197 wnrs, inc. SW Sheer Kingston (SAJC Adelaide Cup, Gr.1), Kensington Palace, etc. Sire of the dams of 295 rnrs, 156 wnrs, inc. SW Spirit Song, Burning Front, Oval Affair, Queens Way, SP Top Echelon, Daneborogh, Rose of Innocence, La Zeel, Ready and of Radical, Kings Palace, Apollo Creed, Miss Gundowring, Encosta Rules, Platinum Snip, Weekend Whisky, Worthy Hero, etc.


1st dam

RIDE THE LIGHTNING, by Military Plume (NZ). Unraced. Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

 Lightning Tears (g by Lacryma Cristi (Ire)). 10 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$134,705, VRC Sequalo H., MRC Grange H., VRC City Racing at Werribee Welter H., 3d MRC Hydrogen H., Planet Ruler H.

 Seymour Bush (g by Lacryma Cristi (Ire)). 9 wins to 1400m, A$93,455 in Aust.

 Lycra Lightning (f by Lacryma Cristi (Ire)). 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m in Aust.

 Ninesmine (g by Monde Bleu (GB)). 3 wins to 1300m in Aust.

 Silent Lightning (f by Any Given Sunday). 3 wins at 950m, 1200m in Aust.

 Lightning Rules (f by Kingston Rule (USA)). See below.


2nd dam

ASCENDING DREAM (USA), by Nureyev. Winner at 2 in GB. Sister to Ciseaux. Dam of 7 foals, 4 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

 Dream of France. 7 wins from 1000m to 1750m in Aust.

 Faithful Love. 4 wins to 1400m in Malaysia.

 Little Rory. 2 wins at 1100m, 1150m in Aust. Dam of-

 Mosso. 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, A$241,150, STC Parramatta Leagues Club 2YO H., Bamford Associates 2YO H., BTC Heart Research Heart Throb H., 2d BTC Abrisca Coffee Gunsynd Quality H., AJC Wayne's Bid H., QTC Racetree H., STC P&N Beverages H., 3d QTC M Ryan H., XXXX Gold H., STC Rotary Awareness H.

 Noodle da Thyme. Unplaced. Dam of 4 winners-

 Shenron. Winner at 2 in 2017-18 in Aust.

 Dragonmoss. Winner at 1200m in 2016-17 in Aust.

 Eaton Rise. Raced twice. Dam of-

 Catcom. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of 6 winners-

 Smart. 2 wins at 1200m in Korea.

 Black Cat. 2 wins at 1300m, 1700m in Korea.

 Mighty Blue. 2 wins at 1300m, 1400m in Korea.

 Sleep Soundly. Unraced. Dam of-

 Torpify. 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Aust.


3rd dam

SHARP ASCENT, by Sharpen Up. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, 8½f, Hollywood Park Honeymoon H., Gr.3, Star Ball S., L, 2d Newbury St Hugh's S., L, 3d Santa Anita El Encino S., Gr.3, Hollywood Park Senorita S., L. Half-sister to  Irish Mande (dam of HONOR THE COLONEL). Dam of 11 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Ciseaux (g Nureyev) 6 wins-2 at 2-at 6f, 7f, Curragh Baxi Solo H., Datapace H., Leopardstown Kimmage H., Killarney H., Curragh Athgarvan S., 3d Leopardstown Belgrave S., L.

 Imperial Graf. Placed in Italy. Dam of 7 winners-

 Luth du Moulin. 11 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, €78,537, 44,619,585L., Rome Premio Tyrnavos.

 Luth Royal. 10 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 3300m, €127,294, Rome Premio Gildoran, Premio Odola, Premio Epicarmo, Premio Aleppo, 2d Rome Premio Luigia Foggi, Premio Venere, 3d Rome Premio Big Reef.

 Dynamo Dancer. 4 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 7½f, €110,885, Leopardstown De Cecco Pasta & Pizza Stop Restaurant H., 2d Curragh Premier H., MD Betting 2YO S.

 Ginobili. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, 6f, Sandown Consero Homes 2YO S.


4th dam

RIVERMANDE, by Riverman. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 1800m, Evry Prix Finlande, L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix de la Vallee. Dam of 12 foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-

SHARP ASCENT (f Sharpen Up) 3 wins. See above.

 Clinton River. Winner at 6f in U.S.A. Dam of 2 winners-

East River Miss (f Far Out East) 6 wins, 2d Ak-Sar-Ben Princess S., L. Producer.

 Irish Mande. Unplaced. Dam of 4 winners-

HONOR THE COLONEL (g Hero's Honor) 18 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 1m, US$247,514, Mountaineer Park Independence Day H., L-twice, West Virginia House of Delegates Speaker's Cup H., Mountain State H., 2d Mountaineer Park West Virginia Speaker's Cup H., L, Labor Day H., L, Panhandle H., 3d Mountaineer Park West Virginia House of Delegates Speaker's Cup, L.


Race Record: Placed in Aust.


Produce Record: Dam of 6 named foals, 4 to race, 2 winners.

2005 (foal by Bianconi (USA)). Died.

2006  Tillabert (g by Umatilla (NZ)). Placed in Aust.

2007 SPIRIT SONG (f by Invincible Spirit (Ire)). 8 wins from 1400m to 1800m, A$729,501, MVRC Sunline S., Gr.2-twice, VRC Matron S., Gr.3, MRC BMW Melbourne H., SAJC Allan Scott Park Morphettville H., MRC Greater Dandenong Weekly H., MVRC Orbit Logistics H., 2d MRC Toorak H., Gr.1, MVRC WH Stocks S., Gr.2, VRC Schweppervescence Trophy, Gr.3, Bendigo JC Catanach's Gold Bracelet, MRC Programmed Property Services H., Premier Signs H., TMB Printing H., 3d MVRC Tesio S., Gr.3, SAJC Morphettville Guineas, L.

2008  Lightning Brom (f by Delago Brom). 2 wins at 1100m, 1350m in Aust.

2009 Missed to Wadham Hill

2010 (f by Econsul (NZ)).

2011 Slipped by Street Hero (USA)

2012 Slipped by I Am Invincible

2013  Lo Que Sera (f by I Am Invincible). Unraced.

2014  Catatumbo (f by Hinchinbrook). Raced twice.

2015  Carruthers (c by I Am Invincible). Unraced.

2016 Not served previous season

2017 (f by Eurozone).


Missed in 2009; slipped in 2011, 2012; not served in 2015.


Served by Super One. Date of last service, 06.11.2017.


Full Race Record for

LIGHTNING RULES (AUS) 1999 Bay filly
by Kingston Rule - Ride the Lightning, by Military Plume


(in Australia)

18/Mar/20037th of 11Kyneton DRC Maiden P., A$9,000, 1200m, time 1:11.81. Track good. Carried 54.00kg. King Precieux was 1st and Bannockburn 2nd and Hurcz 3rd.
23/Apr/20038th of 13Bendigo JC Fillies & Mares Mdn P., A$11,000, 1300m, time 1:17.51. Track good. Carried 56.00kg. Drawbridge Open was 1st and Misty Bronze 2nd and Desert Ash 3rd.
04/May/20037th of 12Kyneton DRC Fillies & Mares Mdn P., A$11,000, 1469m, time 1:29.89. Track good. Carried 56.50kg. Here for Honour was 1st and Woodstock Inn 2nd and Bravo Annie 3rd.
11/May/200314th of 14Seymour RC Maiden P., A$7,000, 1600m, time 1:37.83. Track good. Carried 54.50kg. Vixen General was 1st and Sugar Shot 2nd and Channon Legend 3rd.
14/Jun/200312th of 13Tatura RC Maiden P., A$7,000, 1600m, time 1:41.14. Track slow. Carried 51.50kg (allowance -3.00kg). Beechers Way was 1st and Ascot Vale 2nd and Skywood 3rd.
23/Feb/20048th of 12Kyneton DRC Fillies & Mares Mdn P., A$7,500, 1464m, time 1:29.21. Track good. Carried 56.50kg. Twitterpated was 1st and Madam Manguy 2nd and Gold Cracker 3rd.
19/Mar/20046th of 14Kilmore TC Maiden P., A$8,500, 2100m, time 2:13.62. Track good. Carried 55.00kg (allowance 0.50kg). Prado was 1st and Scubilion 2nd and Mr Balinchy 3rd.
02/Apr/20042nd of 10Wangaratta TC Maiden P., A$8,650, 2010m, time 2:6.72. Track good. Carried 55.00kg (allowance 0.50kg). Cupids Wish was 1st and Lilantrace 3rd.A$1,700
27/Apr/20045th= of 10Kyneton DRC Maiden P., A$8,500, 2124m, time 2:15.45. Track good. Carried 55.00kg (allowance 0.50kg). Beta Plus was 1st and Vorkhan 2nd and Lockie's Lady 3rd.
15/May/20045th of 12Kyneton DRC Maiden P., A$6,500, 2010m, time 2:6.46. Track good. Carried 54.50kg. Campari Boy was 1st and Daring Movement 2nd and Major Howard 3rd.
24/May/20047th of 8Kyneton DRC Maiden P., A$7,500, 2008m, time 2:9.41. Track slow. Carried 54.50kg. Revita was 1st and Quilter 2nd and Broadway Saddler 3rd.
31/May/20045th of 14Echuca RC Maiden P., A$7,500, 2100m, time 2:14.91. Track dead. Carried 54.50kg. Likely Lady was 1st and Like the Best 2nd and Jacques le Naif 3rd.
05/Jun/20045th of 10Bendigo JC Maiden P., A$7,000, 2400m, time 2:35.97. Track slow. Carried 54.50kg. Mugahoy was 1st and Korpenja 2nd and Crafty Dancer 3rd.