Sire: Helmet

Dam: Seeking Sunshine

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Oct 13th, 2014

Country: Australia


J J McGauran, R J Kennelly, Mrs R J Cooling, A J Trescowthick, W T Threadgold, J L Shelley, Miss K L Bourke, M P Bourke, P B Jens, Dr T M B Roberts, M Smyrnios, P E Miall, Ms K A Fawcus, Ms J L Fawcus, B M Kelly & Split Three Ways (Mgr: C A Chatterton)

Career Record: 27-1-6-6

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    3.7 %
  • Place
    44.4 %

Horse Description:

A lovely scopey colt





Bay coltFoaled in 2014

SireExceed and ExcelDanehillDanzig
HELMET (AUS) PatronaLomond
2008AccessoriesSingspielIn the Wings
  Anna MatrushkaMill Reef
DamSeeking the GoldMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
2006Every CloudStorm CatStorm Bird
  Missed the WeddingBlushing Groom

HELMET (AUS) (Chestnut 2008-Stud 2012). 6 wins-4 at 2, MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1. Leading First Season Sire in Ire. in 2016. Sire of 267 rnrs, 120 wnrs, inc. SW Thunder Snow (Saint-Cloud Criterium International, Gr.1), Anda Muchacho, Archives - Lean Ambassador (H.K.), Limestone, Met Spectrum, Eqtiraan, Taamol, SP Crossing the Abbey, Mur Hiba, Malaise, Boater, Wingingit, Igitur, Coppergate, Sunquest and of Cheeseandpickle, Athlete, Bongrace, etc.


1st dam

SEEKING SUNSHINE, by Seeking the Gold. Winner at 6f in U.S.A. Half-sister to CLOUD SCAPES. Dam of three named foals, all raced, two winners-

Sunquest (c. by Helmet). Placed. See below.

Ready Sunshine (g. by More Than Ready). 6 wins at 1000m, A$152,780, to 2016-17, SAJC Evright H., Quayclean H.-twice, 2d SAJC Seaton Hotel H., MAC Just Over? Don't Drive P., 3d SAJC Irish Race Day H., Angelakis Bros H., Drink Driving? Grow Up H., Metcalf Group SA H., Ubet H.-twice, 4th MRC WJ Adams H., L.

Alaadel (c. by Sebring). 2 wins at 1400m, R211,275, in 2016-17, 2d Turffontein Egoli Mile, Next Race Meeting is Sunday H., 3d Scottsville Racing It's a Rush H., 4th Turffontein Derby Trial, L.


2nd dam

EVERY CLOUD, by Storm Cat. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 5½f, 6f in U.S.A. Sister to MISSED THE STORM, half-sister to GREEN MEANS GO, Rumors are Flying (dam of NO USE DENYING), End of Story (dam of PERIOD). Dam of 9 named foals, 6 to race, all winners, inc:-

CLOUD SCAPES (Smart Strike). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 9f, US$264,107, Tampa Bay Downs Endeavour S., Gr.3, Hillsborough S., Gr.3.


3rd dam

MISSED THE WEDDING, by Blushing Groom. Raced twice. Three-quarter-sister to TWO TIMING, LIAISON (dam of LAGUDIN), Blush of Fame, half-sister to CHRIS EVERT (dam of SIX CROWNS, WIMBLEDON STAR), ALL RAINBOWS (dam of WINNING COLORS), Carmelize, Search Committee (dam of FIRST STAGE), Whisper Who Dares (dam of CONFESSIONAL, GOSSIP), Charmie Carmie (dam of FAAZ), Ann Stuart (dam of BEYTON), Barbara Schurgin (dam of PARISTO). Dam of 10 foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

MISSED THE STORM (Storm Cat). 6 wins-3 at 2-to 7f, US$334,986, Saratoga Test S., Gr.1, Belmont Astarita S., Gr.2, Personal Ensign S., L, 2d Belmont Prioress S., Gr.2, Saratoga Adirondack S., Gr.2. Dam of-

Do Us Part. Raced once. Dam of-

GLOBAL BIG (Global Hunter). 2 wins at 1600m, 2400m in 2017-18 in Argentina, San Isidro Clasico de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Gr.3.

GREEN MEANS GO (Green Dancer). 9 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 11f, US$585,952, Belmont Hill Prince S., Gr.3, Lexington S., Gr.3, 2d Saratoga Bernard Baruch H., Gr.2, Belmont Breeders' Cup H., Gr.3, Meadowlands Young America S., Gr.3, Saratoga Fourstardave H., Gr.3, Woodbine Sky Classic H., L, 3d Calder WL McKnight H., Gr.2, Gulfstream Park Canadian Turf H., Gr.2. Sire.

Where's the Church. Placed at 3 in U.S.A. Dam of-

Ochoa (Grand Slam). 2 wins at 1m, 8½f, 2d Hastings Park British Columbia Oaks, L, Northlands Park Sonoma H., L, 4th Northlands Park Duchess of York S., L. Producer.

Changing Tunes. Placed in U.S.A. Dam of-

Change Course (Coronado's Quest). 18 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 2¼m, US$279,921, Gulfstream Park Allowance, 3d Delaware Park Leader of the Band S., L, 4th Gulfstream Park Mac Diarmida H., Gr.3.

Changeable. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 8½f, 4th Delaware Park Denise Rhudy Memorial S., L. Dam of-

SAVVY HESTER (Heatseeker). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 8½f, US$290,219, Woodbine River Memories S., L, 2d Delaware Park Christiana S., L, 3d Woodbine Dance Smartly S., Gr.2, Trillium S., L.

Rumors are Flying. Raced twice. Dam of-

NO USE DENYING (Maria's Mon). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 9f, US$219,016, Delaware Park John W Rooney Memorial S., L, 2d Fair Grounds Allen Lacombe Memorial H., L, 3d Fair Grounds Daily Racing Form Distaff S., L, Marie G Krantz Memorial H., L, Tampa Bay Downs Suncoast S., L. Producer.

Badge of Truth (Silver Deputy). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 8½f, US$344,721, Woodbine Allowance, 2d Woodbine Summer S., Gr.2, Grey S., Gr.3. Sire.

Happy Choice (Broken Vow). Winner at 8¼f, 2d Arlington Park Hatoof S., L. Dam of-

HAPPY MESA (Sky Mesa). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 5½f, 1m, US$237,900, to 2017, Laurel Selima S., L, Pimlico Hilltop S., L, 2d Kentucky Downs Ladies Sprint S., L, Santa Anita Surfer Girl S., L.

End of Story. Unraced. Dam of-

PERIOD (Mr. Greeley). 7 wins from 1400m to 1800m in Argentina, San Isidro Clasico Espirita, L, 2d San Isidro Clasico Sibila, Gr.2, 3d Palermo Clasico Miguel Angel y Tomas Juarez Celman, Gr.2, San Isidro Clasico Abril, Gr.2, Clasico Carlos P Rodriguez, Gr.2. Producer.


Race Record: 9 Starts 0-3-2 A$76,290.

Placed at 2 & 3, A$76,290, to 2017-18, 2d MRC Mirabel Foundation H., Yarramalong Racing Club P., 3d MVRC Mitchell McKenzie S., L, Sweeney We Know West H.