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Rebel Dane (AUS)

2009 California Dane (Danehill) x Texarcana (More Than Ready)
rebel dane

Sire of 2022 Golden Slipper/Inglis Sires' winner Fireburn (first filly since 1996 to capture the double) from only 2nd crop. Rebel Dane was a multiple Group 1 winner - Rupert Clarke Stakes and Manikato Stakes (defeating Chautauqua, Buffering, English etc.) … Group performed at 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7 years of age, racing exclusively in Group 1 and Group 2 races at his last 31 starts … other runners include 1st crop 2YO, Subterranean winning the 2021 Group 3 Ken Russell.

Widden Stud

Widden Stud

Stands at Widden Stud
2023 FEE: $22,000

Operating for over 150 years under the ownership of the Thompson family, Widden Stud is a name synonymous with champion sires – Marscay, Vain, Bletchingly, Todman, General Nediym, Northern Meteor & Stratum – brilliant, tough, speed oriented horses that left a legacy of greatness for generations to come. Geography and mother nature have bestowed tremendous natural gifts on Widden, making it one of the most picturesque farms in the world, offering an unparalleled environment for young thoroughbreds. Located on 7,000 acres of spectacular horse country in the Widden Valley, the farm features rich alluvial creek flats sheltered by magnificent sandstone cliffs providing pristine and tranquil surrounds.

Widden Valley , via Denman, NSW, 2328
+61 (02) 6549 9999
Antony Thompson - NSW
0427 470 507
Matt Comerford - NSW
0424 742 672
Adam Henry - VIC
0428 036 472
Philip Marshall - VIC
0407 853 782

Latest News

Fireburn Retires to Japan

Golden Slipper winner Fireburn has run her last race and is heading to Japan.

New Dawn for Rebel Dane

The Group I MVRC Manikato Stakes (1200m) might play second fiddle to the Cox Plate on Saturday, but this elite sprint has been won by some outstanding horses including Rebel Dane, whose first big commercial crop of foals are being born this spring holding the promise of exciting times to come.

Widden Stud Proven Play

Choosing a proven sire that you know can get a Group I winner is one way of lessening the risk when what you really want to do is a breed a winner and Widden Stud’s Proven Play is going to prove hard to resist!

Rebel Dane Filly Wins Northern Territory Derby

Rebel Dane might be best known for siring Golden Slipper winning filly Fireburn, but he has another filly making a name for herself and that’s Anphina, who scored a determined win in the $135,000 Northern Territory Derby at Fannie Bay last Saturday.

Feel the Fireburn in The Roses

The Gary Portelli-trained Fireburn found the perfect spot in the Group II The Roses (2000m) at Doomben on Saturday to break back in the winner’s list for the first time since her heroic Golden Slipper/ATC Sires Produce Stakes double.

One to Watch – Kembla

Rebel Dane was relocated to Widden Stud this spring off the back of the achievements of his Champion 2YO Filly and Golden Slipper winner Fireburn, the promising sire posting an impressive debut winner at Kembla on Thursday.


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2022 ex So Tempted(AUS)
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2022 ex Pronto Bella(AUS)
2022 ex Cambalara(AUS)

Australia Yearling Stats

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Pedigree Table

California Dane (AUS) 2002
Texarcana (AUS) 2002
Danehill (USA) 1986
Storminwinter (USA) 1997
More Than Ready (USA) 1997
Cottonfields (AUS) 1996
Danzig (USA) 1981
Razyana (USA) 1981
Seattle Slew (USA) 1983
Winter Sparkle (USA) 1983
Southern Halo (USA) 1990
Woodman's Girl (USA) 1990
Kala Dancer (GB) 1982
Georgian Gold (AUS) 1984
Natalma: 5s x5s
Northern Dancer: 4s x5d
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Yesterday's Results

Australasian Distance Performance

Short <= 1200m
44.6% - (25)
Sprint 1201m - 1400m
25% - (14)
Mile 1401m - 1600m
21.4% - (12)
Mid 1601m - 2000m
7.1% - (4)
Stay 2001m - 2400m
1.8% - (1)
Long 2400m+
0% - (0)

Top Nicks

3 wnrs , (1 sw) Subterranean
So You Think
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Fireburn
2 wnrs Princess Pancakes
2 wnrs Low Profile
Rip Van Winkle
2 wnrs Rebel Shadow
2 wnrs Sleeping Tiger
Bel Esprit
1 wnrs Alluring Rebel
Bletchley Park
1 wnrs Rebel Leader
1 wnrs Suruga Bay
1 wnrs Nullafiord

Race Record

At 3
1st - Royal Sovereign Stakes (1200) Gr.2
1st - Ngs Super Mdn Plate (1250)
1st - Tabmagicmoments.Com.Au (Bm70) (1400)
1st - Inghams Love'em (Bm72) (1300)
2nd - Hobartville Stakes (1400) Gr.2
4th - Royal Randwick Guineas (1600) Gr.1
At 4
1st - Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400) Gr.1
1st - Show County Qlty (1200) Gr.3
2nd - Darley T J Smith Stakes (1200) Gr.1
4th - James Boag's Doomben 10,000 (1350) Gr.1
4th - Bobbie Lewis Qlty (1200) Gr.3
At 5
3rd - City Jeep A.J. Moir Stakes (1200) Gr.1
3rd - McGrath Agents Missile Stakes (1200) Gr.2
4th - Sportingbet Manikato Stakes (1200) Gr.1
At 6
1st - Bowermans Furniture The Shorts (1100) Gr.2
2nd - G1x.Com.Au Premiere Stakes (1200) Gr.2
3rd - Manikato Stakes (1200) Gr.1
3rd - Jeep Australia Stakes (1200) Gr.2
4th - Italktravel Futurity Stakes (1400) Gr.1
4th - Schweppes All Aged Stakes (1400) Gr.1
At 7
1st - William Hill Manikato Stakes (1200) Gr.1
2nd - Mark Moran Missile Stakes (1200) Gr.2
3rd - Warwick Stakes (1400) Gr.2

Fee History

2023-$22,000 , 2022-$27,500 , 2021-$8,800 , 2020-$5,000 , 2019-$6,600 , 2018-$9,900 , 2017-$12,500