Helenaoftroy


Sire: Helmet

Dam: Benko

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Filly

Age: 3 year old

Foaled: Nov 22nd, 2013

Country: Australia


Owners

Halo Racing Services Pty Ltd (Mgr: C B McKenna) & Mrs J M McKenna


Pedigree

 

 CHESTNUT FILLY (AUS)

 

Foaled 22nd November 2013

SireExceed and ExcelDanehillDanzig
HELMET (AUS) PatronaLomond
2008AccessoriesSingspielIn the Wings
  Anna MatrushkaMill Reef
DamBianconiDanzigNorthern Dancer
BENKO (AUS) Fall AspenPretense
2002NerantoEsperantoNijinsky
  Country CustomSecretariat

HELMET (AUS) (Chestnut 2008-Stud Aust. 2012, Ire. 2013). 6 wins-4 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$1,607,300, MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, ATC Champagne S., Gr.1, Sires Produce S., Gr.1, MRC Caulfield Guineas Prelude, Gr.3, ATC Australian Brewery 2YO H., 3d ATC Golden Rose S., Gr.1. Brother to SW Pearls. Half-brother to SW Epaulette (ATC Golden Rose S., Gr.1) and SW Bullbars. Sire of the placegetters Chin Strap, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.

 

1st dam

Benko, by Bianconi. 2 wins at 1200m, A$172,750, MRC Kapalaran H., 2d MVRC Tesio S., Gr.3, Alexandra S., L, VRC Indian Summer H., MRC Arborea H., Chicquita H., 3d MRC Snitzel H. Sister to Neriani. This is her fifth live foal. Dam of three foals to race, all winners-

Prisoner of War (g. by Red Ransom). 4 wins from 1600m to 1800m, A$94,180, WATC Crown Perth H., Hannan Street Kalgoorlie H., 2d WATC Carlton United Brewers H., 3d WATC Gold Front National Jockey Trust H., Amelia Park Wines H., 4th SAJC Hill Smith S., L.

Maddison (f. by Lonhro). Winner at 1200m in 2014-15, 3d Ballarat TC Medical Edge H.

Mintenko (f. by More Than Ready). Winner at 1200m in Aust.

 

2nd dam

NERANTO, by Esperanto. 2 wins at 1200m, 1600m, 2d VRC Richmond Football Club H., MVRC Noritake Bone China H., Easingwold H., QTC Strawberry Road H., 3d VATC William Clarke H., Smorgan Arc H., VRC Bargain Print H., VATC Iannazzo Fashion H., 0011 Super Off Peak H., Cub H. Sister to ESPINOSA. Dam of 8 named foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

Benko (Bianconi). 2 wins. See above.

Neriani (Bianconi). 4 wins to 1400m, A$194,988, MRC Royal Tivoli Jewellers Cup, Ahern's at Highways After the Last H., SCTC XXXX H., 2d MRC Race-Tech Classic, L, MVRC Slater & Gordon Lawyers H., 3d VRC Western Chances H., Flemington Green Fields Raceday H., Henry Bolte H., MRC Carlton Draught Racing Sweep H.

Symbol. Winner at 1100m, STC Tooheys New Night Racing H., 2d AJC Canon Image Runner S., STC Investment Services Pty Ltd H., Pacific Gaming H., 3d AJC Botany Bay H. Dam of-

Attend. 2 wins at 1100m, 1300m, A$77,680, AJC Birthday H., 3d STC MMB Print 2YO H., AJC Heat of the Moment H., STC Parramatta Leagues Club H., Congratulations Blutigeroo H., 4th AJC Reginald Allen H., L, STC Heritage S., L. Producer.

Twink. Placed at 2 & 3, 2d MRC Gipsy Queen H. Dam of-

Aboutogobang. Winner at 1250m, ATC Testa Rossa at Vinery P.

Danto. Winner at 1500m in Aust. Dam of-

Tackleberry. 5 wins to 1200m, A$143,325, MRC Catanach's Jewellers H., 2d VRC Lawn H., MVRC Mitchelton Wines H., 1print.com.au H., City Jeep H., 3d VRC Fiesta Star H., MVRC Slickpix H., MRC Le Pine Funerals H.

Villa Alvarado. 3 wins to 1400m, MRC Abbe Corrugated H.

Regibush. 3 wins to 1400m, 2d MVRC Microflite Helicopters P.

Metallic Mover. Placed in Aust. Dam of-

Way Too Easy. 3 wins from 1200m to 1600m to 2015-16 in Aust.

 

3rd dam

COUNTRY CUSTOM, by Secretariat. Unraced. Half-sister to ROYAL JELLY, Needthequilt (dam of MOROCCAN). Dam of 12 named foals, 11 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

ESPINOSA (Esperanto). 4 wins from 1500m to 2000m, A$158,870, AJC Frank Packer P., Gr.3, Carbine Club S., L, MVRC Don Deli Supreme H., 2d VATC CUB Welter H., Amounis H., 3d VRC Moomba P., L, Toshiba Aurie's Star H., Ideal Dairy Welter P.H., VATC June H., Festival IGA H., 4th VRC Bobbie Lewis H., Gr.3.

Dancer's Secret. 6 wins from 1350m to 2050m, BATC D'line Kitchenware H., Biscay H., Lees Lads H., J O'Neill/M Hancock H., 2d BATC Premium H., Ancaro H., Ramlosa Mineral H., 3d QTC Denises Joy Welter H. Producer.

Appalachian. 4 wins to 1400m, A$127,225, STC Rydges Parramatta H., 2d AJC Seppelt Wines H., Not Lawyers H., STC Parramatta Leagues Club H., Hyland Race Colours H., 3d AJC Select Prince H.

Changing the Guard. 3 wins from 2000m to 2400m, A$78,525, WATC Railway Boy H., 2d WATC Gale Force H., 3d WATC Cash in the Bank H.

Canny's Gold. Winner at 1250m, STC Kogarah H., 2d STC Ashbury H.

 

4th dam

QUILTING BEE, by Tom Rolfe. Unraced. Sister to RUN THE GANTLET, half-sister to HEAD OF THE RIVER, MUSIC OF TIME, LIGHTNING LEAP, Spring is Here (dam of DANCE OF LIFE, ENGLISH SPRING), Tripos (dam of SILVER TALLY). Dam of 14 foals, 12 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

ROYAL JELLY (Magesterial). 3 wins, Golden Gate Magdelaine H., L, 3d Bay Meadows Palo Alto H., L. Dam of-

Shanghai Jell. Winner at 1000m in Japan. Dam of-

HANA'S GOAL (Orewa Matteruze). 6 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 1600m, A$275,000, 145,267,000¥, ATC All Aged S., Gr.1, Kyoto Himba S., Gr.3, Hanshin Tulip Sho, Gr.3, Rigel S., 2d Tokyo Paradise S., 3d Hanshin Asahi Challenge Cup, Gr.3, 4th Sapporo Kinen, Gr.2, Sankei Sports Hai Hanshin Himba Tokubetsu, Gr.2.

Needthequilt. 4 wins at 1300m, 1400m in South Africa. Dam of-

MOROCCAN (Kitalpha). 7 wins to 1450m, R701,750, Turffontein Senor Santa H., Gr.2, Racing Express S., Computaform Express P., Racing Association H., Computaform Express Allowance P., 3d Scottsville Golden Horse Casino Sprint, Gr.1, 4th Greyville Post Merchants H., Gr.2, Turffontein Tommy Hotspur H., Gr.3.