FEROCITY. 10 Starts. 3-1-3 $656,500.
Won Flemington Ascot Vale S. [Gr 2] (1200 m.), Festive Season 1100 (1100 m.), Morphettville Magic Millions Adelaide 2YO Classic (1200 m.). 2d Flemington Carnival S. [L] . 3d Flemington Sires’ Produce S. [Gr 2] , Poseidon S. L, Talindert S. L. 4th Flemington Rory’s Jester S. [Gr 3] .
Ferocity Overview_2 Ferocity had the precociousness to win at two. The colt won on debut at Flemington, winning the Festive Season Stakes, beating subsequent stakes performer Ready To Mambo.
After a short let up, Ferocity returned to dazzle his opposition, winning the Magic Millions Adelaide Classic. The son of Lion Hunter sat behind the speed, before kicking away in the straight to post a convincing victory, defeating subsequent stakes winner HILLFA and multiple Group one winner DIVINE MADONNA.
Ferocity was also stakes performed at two, finishing second in the Listed P F D Stakes over 1200 metres and third in the Group 2 VRC Sires Produce Stakes.
Ferocity had the propensity to train on at three. After failing on a slow track in the Listed Mitchell McKenzie Stakes, Ferocity showcased his amazing talent, blowing away a high class field to win the Group 2 Ascot Vale Stakes. Ferocity sat outside speedy leader Jadescent, and fought determinedly to win by half a length going away. He clocked 1.08.35 on a dead track, running an incredible 33.14 for the last 600 metres.
A time honoured race, the Ascot Vale Stakes has proven to be a race that is won by colts who meet with exceptional success at stud. Encosta De Lago, Kaapstad, Zeditave, Century and Vain have all won the race. The honour roll also contains names of champion fillies, such as Alinghi, Courtza, Rose Of Kingston, Surround and Toy Show.
Throughout his career, Ferocity displayed an astonishing turn of foot. He possessed an incredible ability to be able to sit behind the speed, and kick away with an explosive burst, as evidenced by his Ascot Vale Stakes and Magic Millions Adelaide Classic victories.