Touch Of Nobility

Great Racing Week For Backworth!

Great Racing Week For Backworth!

Backworth-bred Humidor made it 4 wins from just 6 starts when powering home in the Middle Stakes over 1200m at Scottsville Wednesday for trainer Tony Rivalland with maestro Anton Marcus up.

Taking in the CTS Ready To Run Gallops

Taking in the CTS Ready To Run Gallops

Although not consignors on the CTS Joburg Ready To Run Sale, we were very impressed with the three Backworth-bred lots presented by Balmoral Stud at the Summerhill gallops.

Music To Our Ears

Music To Our Ears

Our Australian-bred Elusive Quality mare, Touch Of Nobility, has given birth to a healthy bay colt by Noble Tune at Winterbach Stud in the Western Cape.

More than just a 'Touch Of Nobility'

miesques approval touch of nobility filly foalTouch of Nobility with her filly foal by Miesque’s Approval / Ian Todd (p)


“Nobility is a social class that possesses more acknowledged privileges or eminence than most other classes in a society, membership thereof typically being hereditary.” - Wikipedia

This leggy filly promises more than just a ‘touch of nobility’ being by the Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Mile winner, Miesque’s Approval, out of the familiy of Wajd, winner of the Group 2 Grand Prix d’Evry, the Group 3 Prix Minerve and the Listed Prix des Tuileries.


touch of nobility foal rss

Kahal (GB) - Touch Of Nobility (AUS)

Our Australian Mare ‘Touch of Nobility’ (Elusive Quality / Watermark) presented us on the weekend with a very spirited Kahal colt.

Touch Of Nobility’s second dam, Wajd (USA), had 4 wins in France including the Grand Prix d’Evry (Gr2), the Prix Minerve (Gr3) and the Prix des Tuileries (L) and placed 4 times in France, Germany and the UK including third places in the Prix Royaloak (Gr1), the Grosser Preis von Baden (Gr1), the Aston Upthorpe Yorkshire Oaks (Gr1) and the Ciga Prix de Royallieu (Gr2).

We also have an A.P. Answer (USA) yearling out of Touch of Nobility, and she will be visiting King’s Chapel (AUS) this season.