Never Give An Inch

Sire: Refuse to Bend

Dam: Go on Now Go

Colour: Bay

Gender: Mare

Age: 13 year old

Foaled: Oct 2nd, 2009

Country: Australia

Silks: Light Blue And Royal Blue Quarters, White Sleeves And Cap


Dr T P Clarke, D A Clarke & D J Clarke

Career Record: 15-1-1-2

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    6.7 %
  • Place
    20.0 %





Bay mareFoaled in 2009

SireSadler's WellsNorthern DancerNearctic
REFUSE TO BEND (IRE) Fairy BridgeBold Reason
2000Market SlideGulchMr. Prospector
DamSuccess ExpressHold Your PeaceSpeak John
GO ON NOW GO (AUS) Au PrintempsDancing Champ
1999SurviveMaraudingSir Tristram
  RastanArctic Tern

REFUSE TO BEND (IRE) (2000). 7 wins-2 at 2, The Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Sire of 718 rnrs, 478 wnrs, 36 SW, inc. Sarafina (Longchamp Prix Saint-Alary, Gr.1), Frisson, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Geniale, Great Page, Mrs Gallagher, Dusky Queen, SP Lady Aria, Bonita Fransisca, Flowrider, Switching, Achnaha, Deia Glory, Bakchich Game, Lorenda, Raging Queen, Spy Ring, Snap Shots, Union Rose and of Bless Him, Bo Papa, George Boole, etc.


1st dam

GO ON NOW GO, by Success Express. 7 wins to 1450m, 3d BTC Churchie H. Half-sister to The Girlfriend (dam of MISTER MILTON). Dam of eight named foals, all raced, four winners, inc:-

RUDY (g. by Red Dazzler). 9 wins-2 at 2-from 1100m to 2200m, A$1,037,925, ATC Villiers S., Gr.2, Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Cup, Gr.3, Recognition S., L, BRC Members' H, L, Hidden Dragon at Lyndhurst 2YO H., Alfred & Constance H., Goulburn Valley P., Qld Tatt's RC Hardy Brothers Jewellers H., 2d BRC PJ O'Shea S., Gr.2, ATC Liverpool City Cup, Gr.3, Bill Ritchie H., Gr.3, BRC Cascade H., Qantac Pty Ltd H., Padua College H., 3d BRC Doomben Cup, Gr.1, NSW Tatt's RC Tramway S., Gr.2, ATC Doncaster Prelude, Gr.3, Japan Racing Association P., Gr.3, BRC Grand Prix S., Gr.3, Gunsynd Classic, Gr.3, Jim Barry Coverdrive H., Sky Thoroughbred Central H., 4th ATC Doncaster H., Gr.1, Doncaster Prelude, Gr.3, BRC Premier's Cup, Gr.3, Bernborough H., L, Qld Tatt's RC Recognition S., L.

Dorchester (f. by Hotel Grand). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1350m, BRC Mater Dei School H., 2d BRC ANZA Communications H., Racing Retro H., 3d BRC H.

Puerto Padre (f. by Teofilo). Winner at 1400m in Aust.

Never Give an Inch (f. by Refuse to Bend). Winner. See below.

Chinch (f. by Denman). Placed in 2018-19 in Aust.

Set to Go (g. by Reset). Placed to 2017-18 in Aust.


2nd dam

SURVIVE, by Marauding. Raced once. Half-sister to Allicious. Dam of 8 named foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

Catlight. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, 1300m, SAJC Billy Hughes H., Langfuhr 2YO H., Turf Monthly 2YO H., 2d SAJC Rubiton 2YO H., KPMG Corporate Finance H., Tabform H., Lakewood Stud H., 3d SAJC Junction Entertainment Complex H., Legacy Blackwell Funerals H.

Go on Now Go. 7 wins. See above.

Super Smile. 5 wins to 1350m in Macau.

Shtarker. 4 wins to 1400m in Aust.

King of Fish II. Placed, 2d HKJC Po Shek Wu H., Guia Hill H., 3d HKJC Piper's Hill H., Prosperity H., Stanley H.

I Will Survive. Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of-

Maximus Gladiator. 5 wins from 1600m to 2400m, A$79,230, ATC Testa Rossa at Vinery H., 3d STC Pony Express Holdings H.

Weona Gladiator. 3 wins to 1300m in Aust.

The Girlfriend. Unplaced. Dam of-

MISTER MILTON (Snippetson). 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$390,125, VRC Straight Six H., L, MRC John Moule H., 2d MRC Allan Wicks H., VRC Auckland Racing Club H., 3d VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, ACG Security 2YO H., MRC Master Yearlings Summer Championship Final H., 4th MRC Memsie S., Gr.2, Autumn S., Gr.2, VRC Standish H., Gr.3, MRC Moonga S., Gr.3, VRC Chester Manifold S., L.

Mi Cougar San. 3 wins to 1400m in Aust.


3rd dam

RASTAN, by Arctic Tern. Unplaced. Dam of 8 named foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

Allicious (Zeditave). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1250m to 2200m, WATC Importune H., 3d WATC All Stars S., L, Win With Health H. Dam of-

Hot Novel. 3 wins at 1300m, 1400m, WATC Kings Insulation H., 2d WATC Prime Again H., 3d WATC Celestial Show H. Dam of-

Geegees Hot Hussie. 3 wins at 2, TRC Ms Janice Nixon 2YO H., TTC Shykoski 2YO H.

Rosettie Gold. 7 wins to 1200m, A$89,655, BTC Showgrounds H., Auto One H., BATC Tradelink H., VATC Silks Circle H., 2d QTC Snippets H., BATC Jacobs Creek H., MVRC Concept Sports P., 3d VATC Roseberry H., QTC Kanandah Pinot Chardonnay H., Rancho Ruler H., BATC Ex-Services Womens H., VATC Waratah H. Producer.


4th dam

MILINGO, by Cougar. 5 wins-3 at 2, US$273,651, Arlington-Washington Lassie S., Gr.1, Hollywood Park Dahlia H., L, 2d Monmouth Oaks, Gr.2, Arlington Park Mademoiselle S., L, Pollyanna S., L, 3d Pimlico Black-Eyed Susan S., Gr.2, Delaware Oaks, Gr.2, Meadowlands Boiling Springs H., Gr.3, Del Mar Rancho Bernardo H., L, Pomona Las Madrinas H., L. Dam of 13 named foals, 12 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

Crafty Hombre. 11 wins to 7f in U.S.A.

Jestin in Control. 9 wins from 5½f to 1m in U.S.A.

El Conquistador. 2 wins in U.S.A.


Race Record:

Winner at 1600m in Aust.


Produce Record: Dam of one named foal.

2016 g. Windmill Road, by Fiorente. Unraced.

2018 f. by Epaulette.


Missed in 2017.

Served by Real Impact. Date of last service, 14.11.2018.