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  • Flight was an Australian Thoroughbred racemare that was the highest stakes winning mare in Australasia. Her courageous efforts made her a crowd favourite during the post World War II era and she had victories over some of the great horses of the time including Shannon, Bernborough, Royal Gem and Russia. She was a bay daughter of Royal Step her dam was the unplaced mare, Lambent by Tractor. A half-sister to Flight, Sparkle by Colonel Cygnus, won the 1940 Dunedin Cup. Flight was inbred to Chelandry and also to St Simon in the fourth and fifth generations. She was purchased at the 1942 Sydney yearling sales by Brian Crowley for 60 guineas.

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