Rafa’s Boy is a colt by Rafeef, out of the Tale Of The Cat mare Flame Cat. Purchased by the Hollywood Syndicate at the BSA August Two Year Old Sale 2021, he was bred by Blue Sky Thoroughbreds.
Name: Rafa’s Boy
Sex: Bay Colt
Sire: Rafeef (AUS)
Dam: Flame Cat (AUS)
Damsire: Tale Of The Cat (USA)
DOB: 14 August 2019
Breeder: Blue Sky Thoroughbreds
Trainer: Sean Tarry
Purchased: August Two Year Old Sale – 2021
Pedigree: See Here
The dam, Flame Cat(AUS), 5 wins, R599,625, at 2 to 3, 1000 – 1200m, placed 11 times, inc. 2nd Pretty Polly S, Gr.3, Ruffian Stakes, L, 4th Golden Slipper, Gr.1, SA Nursery, Gr.1, Half sister to BORDER REBEL(AUS); dam of 2 previous foals; 2 runners; 2 winners inc.:
Rapid Fire (17 f. by Querari (GER)): 2 wins, R217,000, at 2 to 3, 1000m, placed 6 times,inc. 3rd SA Fillies Nursery Gr.2.
Flame Up (16 f. by Oratorio (IRE)): winner, R114,950, at 3, 1000m, placed 10 times.
UPDATES – Rafa’s Boy
March 5th, 2022
Raced over 1000m at Turffontein. Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He missed the start and was very green. Anton Marcus said that he is still very immature and will improve a lot from the run.