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Our Approach

Our Approach

Sire: New Approach

Dam: Casta Laetitia

Colour: Brown

Gender: Mare

Age: 7 year old

Foaled: Aug 24th, 2012

Country: Australia

Silks: Fluorescent Yellow, Navy Blue Seams ATB logo


Esker Lodge Australia, Mr D G Baker, P Leonard, S Idle, R Tibbie, B Devlin, C Favre, D Mahony, T Coady, M Stephenson, C Hogan, N Nott

Career Record: 14-1-0-0

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    7.1 %
  • Place
    0.0 %





Brown mareFoaled in 2012

SireGalileoSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
NEW APPROACH (IRE) Urban SeaMiswaki
2005Park ExpressAhonooraLorenzaccio
DamFlying SpurDanehillDanzig
CASTA LAETITIA (AUS) RollsMr. Prospector
2007LaetitiaWoodmanMr. Prospector
  Planet HollywoodStar Watch

NEW APPROACH (IRE) (2005). 8 wins-5 at 2, The Derby, Gr.1. Sire of 726 rnrs, 461 wnrs, 51 SW, inc. Masar (The Derby, Gr.1), Dawn Approach, Potemkin, Elliptique, Sultanina, Talent, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Earthlight, Ambition, Due Process, Scentasia, SP Hilo and of Jassaar, Golden Ping, Barsham, Cape Florida, Fonthill Abbey, Global Gift, Hafeet Alain, London Bound, Moonlightpainter, Romola, Texting, Alfea, Chief of State, Raqeeq, Arranmore, etc.


1st dam

CASTA LAETITIA, by Flying Spur. Unraced. Half-sister to STRYKER, Exceed and Exalt, Puerto Banus, Seeking Attention (dam of BUCKINGHAMPSHIRE). Dam of four named foals, three to race, all winners, inc:-

California Fox (g. by Foxwedge). 3 wins at 1100m, 1300m to 2018-19 in Aust.

Our Approach (f. by New Approach). Winner. See below.

Casta la Cat (f. by Tale of the Cat). Winner at 1300m in Aust.


2nd dam

LAETITIA, by Woodman. 3 wins from 1600m to 1900m, AJC Financial Review H., STC Christmas Giddy-Up Day H., 2d AJC Cuddle H., 3d AJC Anowah Community Living H., STC Blackwoods Hitachi Power Tools H. Sister to CONSPECTUS - STAR ATTRACTION (Mac.). Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

STRYKER (Fastnet Rock). 2 wins at 1200m, 1350m, A$373,325, BRC BTC Classic, Gr.3, STC Heritage S., L, 2d STC Rosebud Inglis Bonus H., Blackberry 2YO H., Resmed Asia Pacific 2YO H., 3d AJC Galaxy H., Gr.1, STC Golden Rose S., Gr.1, AJC Challenge S., Gr.2, STC Pago Pago S., Gr.2, 4th STC Todman S., Gr.2, Gold Coast Guineas, Gr.3, AJC Show County H., L. Sire.

Exceed and Exalt (Exceed and Excel). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, A$138,705, ATC McGrath Estate Agents ACT Offices H., Grand Pavilion 2YO H., 3d ATC Pago Pago S., Gr.2, JJJ Baldacchino Family H.

Puerto Banus (Encosta de Lago). 6 wins from 1400m to 1600m, A$109,905, SAJC Dominant H., NJC Day in March H., 2d SAJC Chrysler Jeep Dodge 2YO P., Ken Smith AM H., Betfair.com H., 3d SAJC CS Hayes Memorial Cup, L, Allan Scott Park Morphettville H.

Seeking Attention (Exceed and Excel). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m, A$248,467, MRC Pure Blonde P.H., AJC Shore H., STC Freeway Hotel Super TAB H., 2d VRC Crown Promenade S., L, STC Sheraco S., L, MVRC L'Oreal Paris H., STC Clubsnsw H., 3d MRC Galleon H., 4th AJC Shorts H., Gr.2, STC Research S., Gr.3. Dam of-

BUCKINGHAMPSHIRE (Lonhro). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, R245,575, Kenilworth Summer Juvenile S., L, 2d Kenilworth Racing It's a Rush S.

Cautious (Lonhro). 2 wins at 2, MRC Equiano King of Speed 2YO H., 2d MRC Grand Hotel Frankston 2YO H., 3d MRC Chairman's S., Gr.3, Jacob Park Thoroughbreds 2YO P. Dam of-

Doctor Zous. 4 wins at 1200m, 1350m, A$89,070, to 2019-20, 2d SCTC Coastline BMW X5 H., 3d SCTC Define Property Agents H.

Dio d'Oro. 4 wins-3 at 2-to 1400m, A$326,947, to 2019-20, ATC Living Turf 2YO H., Half Yearly Membership 2YO H., Spring on Sale 2YO H., Hordern Properties H., 2d ATC Australian Fire Hose 2YO P., Yarraman Park H., 3d ATC Mark Merlino H., Everest Carnival H., Heineken 3 H., Tab.com.au 2YO P., 4th ATC Canonbury S., Gr.3.

Simply Impeccable. 5 wins to 1500m to 2019-20 in NZ and Macau.

California Joy. 6 wins from 1400m to 1650m, HK$6,348,575, HKJC Pollock H., Pak Tam Au H., Sporting Exchange H., Guangzhou H., Kai Yip H., Super Satin H., 2d HKJC Coloane H., California Memory H., Mut Wah H., Chongqing H., Moon Koon H.-twice.

California Laestar. Winner at 1000m in 2018-19 in Aust.


3rd dam

PLANET HOLLYWOOD, by Star Watch. Raced once. Three-quarter-sister to Christmas Spirit (dam of LIGHT UP THE WORLD, PRESENTING), half-sister to EUPHORIA (dam of FLEET), CHRISTMAS TREE, JEWEL IN THE CROWN, All in Fun, Winning Hit (dam of FOREHAND). Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

CONSPECTUS - STAR ATTRACTION (Mac.) (Woodman). 8 wins from 1300m to 1800m, A$108,400, M$663,450 in Aust. and Macau, MRC Schweppes Cup, L, Rupert Clark H.

Planetarium. 5 wins from 1600m to 1900m, A$208,805, ATC McGrath Estate St George H., Ray White H.

Off the Planet. 4 wins to 1300m, A$132,493, MRC Zaidee Inspires Discussion H., Desirable H. Producer.

Bollywood. 4 wins from 1100m to 2100m, MRC Vengeance H., Always Welcome H.

Laetitia. 3 wins. See above.

Academy Awards. Winner at 2, 3d STC St George Lantern Club H. Dam of-

Forfeiture (Commands). 4 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$177,130, ATC Racehorsetalk.com.au H., 2d BRC Dane Ripper S., Gr.2. Dam of-

AMERCEMENT (Lonhro). Winner at 2, A$106,500, in 2018-19, ATC Widden S., Gr.3, 4th ATC Magic Night S., Gr.3.


Race Record:

Winner at 2000m in Aust.


Produce Record: Dam of one foal.

2019 c. by Dandino.


Missed in 2020.