|Region:||South East Queensland|
Athol's son and Neil's brother, Daryl Strong is widely regarded as having one of the best "eyes" for a young horse in racing. He had a lot of success with two-year-olds and sprinters but also won a QTC St Leger and other staying features. He went into semi retirement in the 2000s but hold an important place in racing history with the deeds of the great sprinter Blue's Finito.
His best wins included: Doomben 10,000 (Blue's Finito), Healy Stakes (Blue's Finito), QTC St Leger (I Like Him), Eye Liner Stakes (Blue's Finito), Gold Nugget (Christopher), Channel 7 Stakes (Christopher), QTC City Hcp (Blue's Finito), Goldmarket (Blue's Finito , Going Broke, Grand Series), Booroolong Stakes (Blue's Finito), McDougall Stakes (Strong Success), BTC Chandler Stakes (Christopher), Tiny Tots Stakes (Strong Queen), Starlet Stakes (Strong Success), Golden Horseshoe (Strong Success) and Doomben Dollars (Christopher).