ROSE Goddess (Sassafras) was bred by Dr Schnapka at Ferrans Stud in 1979 and she sold as a yearling at Goffs for IR78,000gns, purchased by BBA. She did not race and ended up in the breeding shed at Spendthrift Farms.

Rose Goddess had only six offspring, her first two colts being the Group 1 winning juvenile Sanam (Golden Act) and the South African Group 2 winner and Group 1 placed Shaybani (Al Nasr).