Only Way is Up

Quest for fame mare - producer of a multiple winner

View pedigree


(GST inclusive)

Make an offer

Only Way is Up
Quest for Fame (GB) 1987
Strip (AUS) 1996
15 November 2007
Tamworth 2340 NSW, Australia

Broodmare's breeding status:

In foal:No
Selling with a foal at foot:No

Only way is up has produced three runners to the track to date
One winner - Mono lad winner 7 wins from 29 starts
One placed
And a classy Albrecht filly that is on track to trail shortly
Unfortunately due to time restrictions this mare comes up for sale
She is sound for breeding and was not served last season.


Make an Enquiry

Scott Newberry

Riverlodge , Tamworth 2340 NSW, Australia

Int'l phone

Use this form to send a message to the advertiser:

This service is only available for offers of $1,000 or above

How to make an offer




Bay mare       Foaled 2007 

QUEST FOR FAME (GB) Rainbow QuestBlushing GroomRed God
I Will FollowHerbager
AryenneGreen DancerNijinsky
Ignatius (USA)DanzigNorthern Dancer
Royal HonoreeRound Table
Black TightsNgawyniZvornik
Easy to LikeCorinto (GB)

QUEST FOR FAME (GB) (1987). 5 wins, The Derby, Gr.1. Sire of 930 rnrs, 586 wnrs, 43 SW, inc. Sarrera (AJC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1), Viscount, Dracula, Unworldly, De Beers, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Sentimental Miss, Complacent, Norzita, Erewhon, Skilled, African Rose, Tavistock, Rock Sturdy, Sidestep, Light Heavy, Text'n Hurley, Ambidexter, Silver Pond, Torio's Quest, Lamasery, Famous Name, Deferential, Renown, Scissor Kick, Big Break, etc.


1st dam

STRIP, by Ignatius (USA). Placed at 2 in Aust. Half-sister to REGULATIONS,  Collant Noir (dam of PURSUITS),  Stockings (dam of MASKED - PERFECT PARTNER (H.K.)). Dam of 5 named foals, 3 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

 Strip Show (f by Show a Heart). 2 wins at 1350m, 1500m, BRC Queen's Arms Hotel H., Suncorp P., 2d BRC P.

 Streak On (f by Husson (ARG)). 6 wins from 1400m to 2000m, A$85,309, to 2017-18, 2d TRC Raine & Horne H.


2nd dam

BLACK TIGHTS, by Ngawyni. Winner at 2 in Aust. Half-sister to BLACK SHOES, Black Slipper. Dam of 10 named foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

REGULATIONS (g Bureaucracy (NZ)) 11 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, A$307,290, STC Starlight S., L, Wellington Boot 2YO S., AJC Balmain Non Bank H., STC Auckland Racing Club Trophy H., International Travel H., QTC City Peugeot H., BTC Show a Heart H., 2d STC National Nine News P., Truscott's Toyota Flying Welter H., QTC Bradnam's Doors & Windows H., 3d STC Concorde S., Gr.3, 4th STC Satellite S., L, Tamworth JC Prime Television H., L.

 Collant Noir. 7 wins to 1400m, A$102,880, AJC Grand Print H., Kia-Ora H., Hon James White H., Mooltan H., STC Blythe Spirits H., 2d AJC Fairy Walk H., VRC Maybe Mahal H., 3d AJC Eye Liner H., Triple Care Farm H. Dam of 5 winners-

PURSUITS (g Quest for Fame (GB)) 6 wins from 1400m to 2000m, A$272,565, Gosford Guineas, L, AJC Experience It H., WF Gordon H., Sadlier H., STC Dr Grace H., 3d VRC Emirates S., Gr.1, STC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, AJC Show County H., L, Newcastle JC Cameron H., L, ACT RC Canberra Cup, L, 4th STC Canterbury Guineas, Gr.1, Neville Sellwood S., L.

Mielleuse (f Night Shift (USA)) Winner at 1200m, AJC Alexandria H., 2d AJC Reginald Allen H., L, STC National Seniors H., 3d STC Reisling Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, AJC Keith Mackay H., L, El Alamein H., STC Jasdell 2YO H., 4th AJC Carbine Club S., L. Dam of 3 winners-

 Mignard. Winner at 1200m, 3d STC Pacific Underwriting H. Dam of 2 winners-

LE ROMAIN (g Hard Spun (USA)) 7 wins from 1000m to 1600m, A$4,172,325, to 2018-19, ATC Randwick Guineas, Gr.1, Canterbury S., Gr.1, VRC Cantala S., Gr.1, 2d VRC Cantala S., Gr.1, ATC George Ryder S., Gr.1, All Aged S., Gr.1-twice, George Main S., Gr.1, BRC Kingsford-Smith Cup, Gr.1, ATC Hobartville S., Gr.2, Missile S., Gr.2, Expressway S., Gr.2, 3d BRC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1.

 Stockings. Unraced. Dam of 3 winners-

MASKED - PERFECT PARTNER (H.K.) (g Quest for Fame (GB)) 9 wins from 1100m to 2000m, A$301,450, HK$10,919,000, M$552,000, STC Winter H., L, Hong Kong Gold Cup, L, STC Wentworthville Leagues Club H., Rotary Awareness Series H., Vodka Cruiser Series H., Hong Kong Racehorse Owners Association Trophy, AJC Energy Australia P., STC Sydney Night Racing H., HKJC Peach Blossom H., 2d Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Mile, Gr.1, HKJC Panasonic Cup, 3d Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Classic Mile, L.

 Hosiery. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, 1600m, A$76,245, VRC Cleanevent H., STC De Bortoli Wines Series H., 2d MVRC Great Western H., VRC Tennessee Vain 2YO H., STC Billabong Hotel Series H., 3d MVRC Concept Sports P., VATC Kilshery H. Dam of 6 winners-

LONG JOHN (g Street Cry (Ire)) Champion 3YO Miler in UAE in 2013-14. 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1300m to 1600m, £10,760, A$861,350, 697,300Dhs in Aust. and U.A.E, MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, UAE Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.3, VRC Anzac Day S., L, Henry Bucks Best Dressed S., L, MRC TMB Printing 2YO H., 3d Ascot Summer Mile, Gr.2, MRC Caulfield Guineas Prelude, Gr.3, MVRC Mitchell McKenzie S., L.

RIBALD (c Strategic) Winner at 2, AJC Breeders' P., L.

 Mesh. Placed at 2, 3d MRC Harrie Smith 2YO H. Dam of 4 winners-

STOCKS (g Exceed and Excel) 8 wins from 1300m to 1600m, A$312,150, WATC Farnley S., L, Corporate Membership 16/17 H., It Just Has to be Vert de Grece H., Kingston Town Classic H., Perth Cup January 2 H., Salinger H., 2d WATC Schweppes H., Melbourne Cup Tour Dinner H., Fine Wine Wholesalers H., Westspeed H.-twice, 3d WATC Fast Track to Membership H.


Race Record: Unraced.


Produce Record: Dam of 3 named foals, 2 to race, 1 winner.

2011  Three Trees (f by Murtajill). Placed in Aust.

2012  Mono Lad (g by Monaco Consul (NZ)). 7 wins from 1000m to 1600m, A$82,750, to 2018-19 in Aust.

2013 (c by Trusting). Destroyed.

2014 Missed to Time Thief

2015  Diamond Pink (f by Albrecht). Unraced.

2016 Not served previous season

2017 Missed to Poet's Voice (GB)

2018 (f by Albrecht).


Missed in 2014, 2017; not served in 2015.


Full Race Record for

ONLY WAY IS UP (AUS) 2007 Bay filly
by Quest for Fame - Strip, by Ignatius