Chatham raced from 1931 to 1934, becoming one of the great milers to race in Australia who won 12 out of 21 times at that distance and often while carrying very high weights.In 1931 he ran second by two and a half lengths to Phar Lap in the prestigious Cox Plate then came back in the 1932 running to earn the first of his two Cox Plate wins.
He won three other races twice: the Epsom Handicap in 19, and both the Warwick and Hill Stakes in 19.
Stopher claimed he would never have gone through with his plans.
However, he sent a large number of messages containing content which was very graphic and disturbing.
Myosotis was the dam of eight foals all of which raced and included four winners.
Chatham's half-brother, Cetosis was the best of these four winners, having won 16 races in Perth, Western Australia and in the country.
He is also well known for his win in the 1934 Doncaster Handicap in which he carried a weight of Chatham was one of the great runners in the inter-war period and in 2005 was inducted in the Australian Racing Hall of Fame. In later years he stood in South Australia where he was a leading sire.