Sire: Thewayyouare

Dam: Mia le Fay

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Nov 27th, 2011

Country: New Zealand

Silks: Black, Lime Green Disc And Armbands, Quartered Cap

Trainer's Name: John Thompson


W R Barton, A E Barton, M C Clucas, R K List, R G Gibson, Ms M C Patrick, G T Letherbarrow, M D Richardson, G C Olson, M W Cook, J Davenport, D S Bassi, J P Edwards, C Gerdes, L H Yuen, Ms K Eastgate, Proven Thoroughbreds (A J Walter), Race Capital (R A Caldwell) & The Grandstanders (M D Keeble)

Career Record: 28-7-1-2

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    25.0 %
  • Place
    10.7 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2011

SireKingmamboMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
2005MaryinskySadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
  Blush With PrideBlushing Groom
DamZabeelSir TristramSir Ivor
MIA LE FAY (NZ) Lady GiselleNureyev
2000GuinevereFairy KingNorthern Dancer

THEWAYYOUARE (USA) (Bay 2005-Stud 2010). 4 wins at 2, Saint-Cloud Criterium International, Gr.1. Leading NZ First Season Sire 2013-14. Sire of 280 rnrs, 151 wnrs, inc. SW Toast of New York (Meydan UAE Derby, Gr.2), El Jader, Thewayyouwish, We are Ninety, Prince Mambo, Twya, SP Tommy Docc, Hug and a Kiss, Youarewonder - The Joy of Giving (H.K.), Disturbance, Another Way, Selfie, Spiker, Thewaytoyou, Acquisto, Don't Change, Jimmy Rea, etc.


1st dam

MIA LE FAY, by Zabeel. 2 wins at 1600m, 2250m, QTC Round the World H., 2d ARC New Zealand Herald H., Hawkes Bay Bluewater Hotel City of Napier H., 3d Manawatu RC Kevin O'Connor & Associates H. Half-sister to Lady Gee (dam of LORD BADGER). Dam of six named foals, five to race, four winners, inc:-

LADY LE FAY (f. by Thorn Park). 6 wins from 1400m to 2100m, NZ$75,245, A$168,650, to 2015-16, Feilding JC Anzac H., L, ATC Tommy Hill Memorial H., BOP RC Gilmours Tauranga H., Matamata RC Comag H., Te Aroha JC Plumbing & Drainage Ltd H., 2d ATC Angst S., Gr.3, Lord Mayor's Cup, L, 3d ATC AMWU National H., City Tatt's RC Bartier Perry Lawyers H., Waikato RC Christmas at the Races H., 4th ATC Queen of the Turf S., Gr.1.

The Tidy Express (f. by Volksraad). 5 wins from 1600m to 2100m, NZ$141,560, ARC Carbine Club Trophy H., Transpacific Industries Group H., Counties RC EIF International Ltd H., 2d Hawke's Bay Gold Cup, Gr.3, Waikato Cup, Gr.3, ARC White Cliffs Timber Mile H., Dunstan Feeds Championship Qualifier H., Eagle Magic Fishing H., Matamata RC New World H., 3d ARC Eagle Technology S., Gr.3, Waikato RC Clinique Elan Appearance Medicine H., Lodge Real Estate H., 4th Counties Cup, Gr.3.

Thewayweare (g. by Thewayyouare). 6 wins. See below.

Meir (f. by Volksraad). Winner at 1600m in NZ.


2nd dam

GUINEVERE, by Fairy King. Unraced. Blood-sister to Anna Pallida (dam of PIMPERNEL), half-sister to DANK, EAGLE MOUNTAIN, SULK (dam of IBN BATTUTA), WALLACE, Slink (dam of BYE BYE BIRDIE). Dam of 10 named foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

Rockburn. 2 wins at 1200m, Marton JC Rural Bulk Spreaders H., 2d Waikato RC PGG Wrightson Grain H., Rotorua RC Motorsports Car Sales H., 3d Hawkes Bay Tumu ITM H.

Mia le Fay. 2 wins. See above.

Lady Gee. Winner at 1600m in South Africa. Dam of-

LORD BADGER (Badger's Drift). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 2000m, R463,650, Fairview East Cape Guineas, L, Arlington Friendly City S., Fairview H., H., Sascoc Triple Crown Hospitality Derby P., Arlington Racing Association P., 2d Fairview H., 3d Fairview Champion Juvenile Cup, Gr.3, Arlington Ibhayi S., L, Fairview Friendly City S.


3rd dam

MASSKANA, by Darshaan. 3 wins at 1800m, 2000m, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Monade. Three-quarter-sister to MIRISI, half-sister to MASSYAR, MADJARISTAN, Masamiyda (dam of MASALARIAN). Dam of 12 foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

DANK (Dansili). Champion Turf Female in USA in 2013. Joint Champion Older Female Miler in Ireland in 2013. 7 wins from 1m to 1¼m, £117,843, €65,000, US$1,656,500, 1,835,000Dhs, Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf, Gr.1, Arlington Park Beverly D S., Gr.1, Curragh Kilboy Estate S., Gr.2, Newmarket Dahlia S., Gr.3, Sandown Atalanta S., Gr.3, Ascot Norman Court Stud Fillies' H., 2d Haydock Dick Hern S., L, Newbury Dubai Duty Free Full of Surprises 2YO Fillies' S., 3d Meydan Dubai Duty Free, Gr.1, Royal Ascot Duke of Cambridge S., Gr.2, 4th Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf, Gr.1.

EAGLE MOUNTAIN (Rock of Gibraltar). Champion 3YO in Ireland in 2007 (Intermediate). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, £452,084, €337,287, US$600,000, NZ$7,500, HK$12,060,000, 80,960Dhs, Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup, Gr.1, Curragh Beresford S., Gr.2, Royal Whip S., Gr.2, Newmarket Joel S., Gr.3, Curragh Boylesports S., 2d The Derby, Gr.1, Breeders' Cup Turf S., Gr.1, Newmarket Champion S., Gr.1, York S., Gr.2, Curragh Futurity S., Gr.2, York Champagne S., Gr.2, Meydan CBD Worldmaster Card S., 3d Irish Derby, Gr.1, 4th Newbury Racing Post Trophy, Gr.1, Manawatu RC Awapuni Gold Cup, Gr.2. Sire.

SULK (Selkirk). Champion 2YO Filly in France in 2001. Champion 3YO Female Stayer in GB in 2002. 2 wins at 2, Longchamp Prix Marcel Boussac, Gr.1, 2d Goodwood Nassau S., Gr.1, Longchamp Prix Royal Oak, Gr.1, 3d Yorkshire Oaks, Gr.1, 4th Aqueduct Long Island H., Gr.2. Dam of-

IBN BATTUTA (Seeking the Gold). 3 wins at 1400m in U.A.E, Abu Dhabi HH The President Cup, L, 2d Jebel Ali Commercial Bank of Dubai H., 3d Meydan Al Fahidi Fort S., Gr.2, Jebel Ali Mile S., L, 4th Meydan Jebel Hatta S., Gr.2.

WALLACE (Royal Academy). 2 wins at 1m, Ascot Silver Trophy, L, Goodwood Trehearne & Norman S., 2d Doncaster Park S., Gr.3, Kempton Easter S., L, 3d Epsom Diomed S., Gr.3, 4th Goodwood Celebration Mile S., Gr.2, York Acomb S., L. Sire.

Anna Pallida. Winner at 1¼m, 2d Newmarket NSPCC Family Race Day H., Robinsons Mercedes-Benz S-Class S., 3d Haydock Centrol Recycling Group S. Dam of-

PIMPERNEL (Invincible Spirit). 4 wins at 2, Newbury Radley S., L, Newmarket Live In-Play Football Fillies' Nursery H., 2d Newmarket Rockfel S., Gr.2, UAE One Thousand Guineas, L, 3d Salisbury Dick Poole S., L. Producer.

Slink. Unraced. Dam of-

BYE BYE BIRDIE (Oasis Dream). 2 wins at 2, Curragh Balanchine S., Gr.3, 2d Curragh 2YO Fillies S.


Race Record: 22 Starts 6-0-2 A$114,410.

6 wins from 2000m to 2400m, A$114,410, to 2016-17, ATC TAB H., Schweppes H.