Classic Fayre

Key data

Stable Name: Taboo
DOB: 28th July 1987
Height: 16hh


Classic Fayre is a thoroughbred mare with classic eventing breeding. Descended from some of the great names in event breeding – Spiritus and Fortina, she is a short coupled, elegant mare with a good temperament. Her dam line is particularly strong containing many winners and dams of winners, as well sires whose wins included the Ayr and Cheltenham Gold Cups. She has produced 3 foals by ‘The Outlaw’, ‘Welton Crackerjack’ and ‘Jumbo’. She passes good conformation, straight movement and trainable temperaments.

Classic Fayre has now been retired, with her place in the broodmare herd being taken by her stunning daughter Future Illicit Affair.


Date Rider/Handler Venue Class Placing Comment
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Photo Name Sire Sex Year Status for 2009
Future Forte Jumbo G 2002 Sold
Future Promise Welton Crackerjack F 2001 * Qualified for PAVO British Breeding 5 Year Old Breeding Championships 2007
Sold – Exported to the USA
Future Illicit Affair The Outlaw F 1998 * Head Stud Book SHB(GB)
* Champion Sport Horse Broodmare (National Hunter Show ’05)
* Champion Hunter Broodmare (Suffolk County Show ’07)

Retained by Future Sport Horses


Brianston Zipper (Sire of 4 stallions – Rudge Spirit, Shining Spirit (sire of Owen Moore’s International Advanced horse Woodfalls Thatcher‘), Brianston Moor & Brianston Spirit)

The Brianstan (1967) br (Winner of 8 races)
King’s Leap (1959) Broke 6f track record at Windsor. Grand-Sire of the Advanced Event Stallion Mill Law Princely Gift (1951) b Nasrullah (1940) b Champion 2yr old colt. 6 times Leading Sire. Sire of 15 Champions
Blue Gem (1943) b by Derby Winner Blue Peter
Impala (1954) Big Game (1939) b 16.1hh
Mombasa (1944)
Sissi (1953) Champion Race Mare Walvis Bay (1933) b Fairway1925 br Champion 3yo 1928. Champion Sire 1936, 1939, 1943, 1944. Champion 2yo Sire 1936, 1937, 1943. Champion Broodmare Sire 1946, 1947. Sire of 2 winners of Epsom Derby: Blue Peter in 1939, Watling Street in 1942
Cachalot (1925) b
September Lady (1940) br September Errand (1932)
Marchesa (1930) b
Zip Flip Bleep Bleep (1956) b Hard Sauce (1948) b Sire of Hard Ridden, winner of both the Irish Two Thousand Guineas and Epsom Derby in 1958 Arden (1941) b Multiple Group 1 Winner including Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe
Saucy Bella (1941) gr
Curtsey (1937) ch Diavollo (1925) ch
King’s Idyll (1928) dkb/br
Rio Rita Fidalgo (1956) b Artic Star (1942) br Sire of 2 Irish Two Thousand Guineas winners 1954 & 1962
Miss France (1946) b
Persian Mystery Emir D’Iran (1936) ch
All Hid (1935)
Copper Fair
Fair Gledhill (1954) ch HIS Premium Stallion
Fair Seller (1946) b Winner of 18 races including the Ayr Gold Cup Willow Knight (1935) Sir Cosmo (1926) b Sire of 2 Irish Two Thousand Guineas winners 1941 & 1944
Willow Leaf (1924)
Fair & Gay (1941) ch Dam of 5 Winners Fair Play (1933) b Sire of Man O’ War
Gay Sprite (1935) ch
Proud Link (1946) Linklater (1936) Fleeting Memory (1925)
Maugre (1927)
Proud Peggy (1941) His Grace (1933) b
Tetrill (1925)
Copper Plate II
Dam of 4 winners:
Culm Valley – 9 races, River Culm – 4, Culm Port -1, Culm Sovereign – 1
Spiritus (1946) Sire of ‘Master Spiritus’ who produced Ginny Elliot’s ‘Master Craftsman’ and Advanced eventer ‘Elektra Spiritus’ Escamillo (1939) ch Firdaussi (1929) ch Stakes Winner
Estoril (1930 ch by Solario
Spirituelle (1930) Diomedos (1922)
Spicebox (1923) ch
Won a number of Point to Points
Fortina (1941) ch Winner of Cheltenham Gold Cup Formor (1934) ch
Bertina (1924)
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