Sire: Oratorio

Colour: Brown

Dam: Silver Sass

Sex: Mare

Age: 4

Foaled: Oct 18, 2016

Country: Australia

Owners: M Johnston, P Gibbs, M Toohey, P Osborn, J Brennan, M Crowe, R Brennan, S Wheeler, C Baldwin, P McGrath, B Thomas, J Robertson, L Baker, D Smith, P Mather, I Mather, M Rayward, Platinum Bloodstock (Mgr B Ballard), The Bribie Initiative (Mgr J Bickley) & Living My Dream Racing (Mgr J Hooper)

10: 0 - 3 - 5
Wins: 0.0%
Place: 80.0%


‘PURE PURGATORY’ – tried horse for sale!

ONLY 5% remains! 👍🏻🐎

A private purchase from Nat for us all to enjoy.  This Mare won’t take long to crack her maiden victory!

We encourage you to watch all race replays through any platform or and you be the judge of her potential.

45% has been held for Existing Owners that previously requested a tired horse, when and if Nat could fine one she liked… this Mare will not last long at all.

Listen to Nat’s comments and current plan for the near future:


10% Shares – $2,626* (+gst),

5% Shares – $1,313* (+gst),

2.5% Shares (if able to release) – $656* (+gst)

* Pricing covers float, scope, spelling, training until 30th September 2020.  Prices will increase if shares are still available from this date.  Share price does not include any medical costs required after purchase.

Please budget on approximate ongoing costs for 5% share: $175 when in work, $60 spelling per month.

For purchases and any further specific enquiries, please contact

Pure Purgatory (jockey is wearing green silks).




Brown mareFoaled in 2016

SireStravinskyNureyevNorthern Dancer
ORATORIO (AUS) Fire the GroomBlushing Groom
2001Express a SmileSuccess ExpressHold Your Peace
  Hold That SmileHaulpak
DamDue SassoScenicSadler's Wells
SILVER SASS (AUS) Scarlet BirdRubiton
2008Silver SlipperZabaletaShecky Greene
  Silver SmileSilver Knight

ORATORIO (AUS) (Bay 2001-Stud 2005). 4 wins-3 at 2, MVRC CS Hayes S., Gr.3. Sire of 431 rnrs, 264 wnrs, 16 SW, inc. Lucky Street (WATC Karrakatta P., Gr.2), Motion Pictures, Clueless Angel, Gold Rocks, Waratah's Secret, Misty Metal, Private Dancer, Gold Busker, Rafaello, Cadenza, Mr Motown, Palace Intruder, Belora, Like an Eagle, Latoria, Trustee Brown, SP Dancing Express, Outlaw Pete, Moet Me, Shades of Rio, Passion Cantata, Zetorio, etc.


1st dam

SILVER SASS, by Due Sasso. Winner at 1100m, 2d WATC Westspeed H.-twice. Half-sister to SCUFFS. Dam of two foals, both raced, inc:-

Pure Purgatory (f. by Oratorio). See below.


2nd dam

SILVER SLIPPER, by Zabaleta. Raced once. Half-sister to HOLD THAT SMILE (dam of SNAPSHOTS), CARRY A SMILE, Vintage Silver (dam of VITAL SILVER, SILVER EMPIRE). Dam of 10 foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

SCUFFS (Speed Week). 6 wins to 1200m, A$217,200, WATC Summer Scorcher, L, Australia Day S., L, Fremantle Youth League H., Elite Lamb H., Papillion H., 2d WATC Pineview Life Style Village H., 3d WATC Roma Cup, Gr.3, Beaufine S., L, Celestial Show Sprint H., 4th WATC Summer Scorcher H., L. Producer.

Argentalo. 3 wins at 1000m, WATC Supranto H., Capel Hare H., 3d WATC Hilney H., Dame Commander H. Producer.

Stormletto. Unraced. Dam of-

Galiletto. 7 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$147,242, WATC Pink's Total Hygiene Package H., Norton Rose Australia H., Ausdrill H., H.

Savannah Storm. Unraced. Dam of-

Expedition. 13 wins to 1200m, A$178,873, WATC Getting Closer H., Yale Lock H., Royals H., Talk With Her Eyes H., 2d WATC Carlton Mid H., Profiteer H., 3d WATC Now's Good H., Part Pago H., Jacks or Better H.


3rd dam

SILVER SMILE, by Silver Knight. Winner at 1400m, 3d WATC Avondale Graduation S. Sister to Maid Morin (dam of KARLGARIN TOWN). Dam of 11 foals, 10 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

HOLD THAT SMILE (Haulpak). 4 wins at 2, A$227,550, WATC Karrakatta P., Gr.1, Queen's P., Gr.3, Gimcrack S., L, Initial 2YO P. Dam of-

SNAPSHOTS (Success Express). 2 wins at 2, A$117,580, AJC Keith Mackay H., L, BTC Cafe 21 Winners H., 2d AJC Silver Shadow S., Gr.2, VATC Thoroughbred Club S., Gr.3, 3d STC Sweet Embrace S., Gr.3. Producer.

Express a Smile. Unraced. Dam of-

SEA SIREN (Fastnet Rock). Champion Older Female Sprinter in Ireland in 2013. 7 wins to 1350m, €43,275, A$1,681,830, BTC Cup, Gr.1, MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1, BRC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1, ATC Light Fingers S., Gr.2, Fairyhouse Belgrave S., L, ATC William's Premium Lager H., Vinery Stud H., 2d VRC Patinack Classic, Gr.1, BRC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1, ATC Surround S., Gr.2, Tipperary Fairy Bridge S., Gr.3, 3d Curragh Phoenix Sprint S., Gr.3, ATC H. Producer.

LADY DEHERE (Dehere). Second top filly on The 2001-02 NZ 2YO Free H. 4 wins at 2, NZ$349,450, Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, Waikato RC Super Bonus Classique, RL, ARC Huntaway Reserve Juvenile S., 2d WRC Wellesley S., L, Waikato RC Pacesetter Screenprint 3YO H., 4th Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1. Dam of-

ORACY (Zabeel). 7 wins from 1450m to 1800m, R1,285,000, Turffontein Gauteng Guineas, Gr.2, Dingaans H., Gr.2, London News S., Gr.3, Racing Association Pinnacle S., Racing Association Allowance P. Sire.

THE LADY (Stravinsky). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1100m, 1600m, NZ$97,450, Waikato RC Star Way S., L, Counties Challenge S., L, ARC DA Peake P., 3d ARC Eclipse S., Gr.3. Producer.

ORATORIO (Stravinsky). 4 wins-3 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$511,550, MVRC CS Hayes S., Gr.3, BTC Tommy Smith Slipper S., L, MVRC St Albans S., L, 2d MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3, 3d MRC HDF McNeil S., Gr.3, Debutant S., L. Sire.

DISCORSI (Galileo). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 1600m, A$119,215, VRC Gibson Carmichael S., L, 2d MRC Shannon H., Beer Street H., Barfleur H. Sire.

Dubai Express. Placed at 3 in NZ. Dam of-

Rockadubai (Fastnet Rock). Placed, 3d Counties Challenge S., L, 4th WRC Wellesley S., L. Dam of-

CHABAUD (Lookin at Lucky). 4 wins from 1200m to 2500m, A$213,145, SAJC South Australia Fillies Classic, Gr.3, TTC Tasmanian Oaks, L, MVRC William Hill H., 2d Ballarat TC H., 3d MRC Premier Signs H. Producer.

CARRY A SMILE (Haulpak). 12 wins-3 at 2-to 1500m, A$510,530, WATC Winterbottom S., Gr.2, Lee Steere S., Gr.2, Prince of Wales S., Gr.3, RS Crawford H., L, Fairplay Print Waratah Quality S.H., Rick Hart H., Burswood Champion Breeders' S, Budget Dollar Driver H., Fanta H., Lord Sydney H., 2d WATC AJ Scahill S., Gr.3, 3d WATC Magistrate H., 4th WATC Railway S., Gr.1. Sire.

Vintage Silver. Raced once. Dam of-

VITAL SILVER (Wanted). 8 wins to 1400m, A$773,050, Perth Racing Roma Cup, Gr.3, Pinjarra Classic, L, WATC Skyracing.TV-Provincial Championship H., 2d MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1, Perth Racing Winterbottom S., Gr.1, 3d Perth Racing Belmont Sprint, Gr.3, Bunbury S., L.

SILVER EMPIRE (Second Empire). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, R267,030, Greyville Flamboyant S., L, 3d Greyville Garden Province S., Gr.1, Gold Bracelet S., Gr.2, 4th Scottsville Michael Roberts H., L. Producer.

Touch of Silver (Saxon). 10 wins from 1200m to 1800m, A$463,695, to 2019-20, Perth Racing Diggers Cup H., Peninsula Mile H., Tabtouch-Better Your Bet H., 3d Kalgoorlie Boulder RC Boulder Cup, L.

Show That Smile. Unraced. Dam of-

Durham Express (Success Express). 4 wins at 1000m, A$118,925, WATC Ascot Waters H., 2d WATC Beaufine S., L, Gimcrack S., L, 3d WATC Beaufine S., L. Producer.

Lady Iris. Placed, 3d WATC Greece & Crete 2YO H. Dam of-

Kylie Nadine. Winner at 1700m, 3d WATC Corporate Bruce 2YO H., Diet Coke 2YO Fillies H. Dam of-

WRINKLY (Saxon). 10 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$628,660, to 2019-20, Perth Racing Grandstand Cup, L, WATC Perak Turf Club 2YO Trophy, 3d Perth Racing Old Comrade S., L, Carbine Club of WA S., L.


Race Record: 4 Starts 0-1-3 A$11,551.

Placed to 2020-21 in Aust.

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