BREEDER: Worksop Manor Stud|
PURCHASED: Tattersalls October Sale (Book 3) 2016
OWNER: MW Easterby
TRAINER: MW Easterby (Sheriff Hutton)
TURF RATING: 70
POINT-TO-POINT WINS: 1
A bay filly by Farhh out of Wood Chorus. She is a half sister to eight times winner Sands Chorus, dual winner Allergic Reaction and winner Woodukheleyfit.
Aphaea won for the first time on her handicap debut in an amateur riders' race ridden by Joanna Mason in July 2018. Aphaea has also won a Point-to-Point and the won back under rules at Southwell in May.
Name: Aphaea was a Greek goddess who was worshipped almost exclusively at a single sanctuary on the island of Aegina in the Saronic Gulf. She was associated with fertility and the agricultural cycle.