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Bay or Brown horseFoaled in 2007

SireRoyal AcademyNijinskyNorthern Dancer
BEL ESPRIT Crimson SaintCrimson Satan
  Vin d'AmourAdios
DamDesert SunGreen DesertDanzig
HELSINGE SolarHotfoot
  Song of NorwayVain

BEL ESPRIT (AUS) (Bay 1999-Stud 2003). 8 wins-5 at 2, BTC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1. Sire of 474 rnrs, 300 wnrs, 13 SW, inc. Black Caviar (VRC Patinack Classic, Gr.1), Bel Mer, Gabbidon, Vivacious Spirit, Bel Sprinter, City of Song, Strike the Tiger, Peach Tree, Beltrois, Mooring - Ken Arok (Mal.), Silver Bullion, Work the Room, Belcentra, SP Audacious Spirit, Tollesprit, True Persuasion, Cascabel, Le Bel Away, Belgietto, Blue Sky, etc.


1st dam

HELSINGE, by Desert Sun. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to Song of the Sun, half-sister to MAGNUS, WILANDER. Dam of three named foals, all winners-

BLACK CAVIAR (f. by Bel Esprit). Head of the 2011 World Thoroughbred Rankings (Sprint). Horse of the Year in Australia in 2010-11. Champion Sprinter in Australia in 2010-11. 20 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$5,450,550, to 2011-12, VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1, VRC Patinack Classic, Gr.1-twice, Lightning S., Gr.1-twice, BRC BTC Cup, Gr.1, MRC CF Orr S., Gr.1, MVRC William Reid S., Gr.1, SAJC Robert Sangster S., Gr.1, VRC Danehill S., Gr.2, MRC Schillaci S., Gr.2-twice, MVRC Schweppes S., Gr.2-twice, Stanley Wootton S., Gr.2-twice, MRC Blue Sapphire S., L, MVRC William Crockett S, L, VRC Cromwell H.

ALL TOO HARD (c. by Casino Prince). 3 wins at 2, A$418,700, in 2011-12, ATC Pago Pago S., Gr.2, VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, Talindert S., L, 2d ATC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1.

Moshe (c. by Bel Esprit). 3 wins. See below.


2nd dam

SCANDINAVIA, by Snippets. 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$430,075, QTC Cup, Gr.2, VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3, MVRC Burt Bacharach H., 2d VRC Salinger S., Gr.1, SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1, 3d VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, Lightning S., Gr.1, MVRC Norman Carlyon S., Gr.2, VATC Chirnside S., Gr.2, VRC Red Roses S., L, 4th SAJC DC McKay S., Gr.3, VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3. Half-sister to FROSTY THE SNOWMAN, MIDNIGHT SUN, RUSSIAN TEA ROOM, Song of the Sun. Dam of 9 named foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

MAGNUS (Flying Spur). 4 wins to 1200m, £23,000, A$1,086,610, S$202,500, AJC Galaxy H., Gr.1, VRC Age Classic S., Gr.2, STC Big Sports Breakfast H., 2d VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, Lightning S., Gr.1, MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1, Singapore TC Krisflyer International Sprint, Sgp-1, MRC Caulfield Sprint H., Gr.2, AJC Shorts H., Gr.3, SAJC WH Wylie H., L, MRC BSB Packaging P., 3d MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1, Royal Ascot King's Stand S., Gr.2, MRC Heath S., L, 4th VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, AJC Galaxy H., Gr.1, TJ Smith S., Gr.1. Sire.

WILANDER (Exceed and Excel). Third on 2008-09 Australasian 3YO Classification (sprint). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m, A$351,425, MRC Schillaci S., Gr.2, Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3, VRC Bob Hoysted H., L, 2d MRC Biscay H., 4th VRC Lightning S., Gr.1.

Ibsen. 9 wins to 1300m, A$110,750, to 2010-11, WATC Jungle Hero H., Support Your Local TAB H.

Arctic Flight. 3 wins at 1200m, A$103,938, in 2011-12, VRC Flt Lt Peter Armytage H., MRC Sandown Park (UK) H.


3rd dam

SONG OF NORWAY, by Vain. Unraced. Dam of 12 foals, 11 to race, all winners, inc:-

SCANDINAVIA (Snippets). 4 wins. See above.

FROSTY THE SNOWMAN (Christmas Tree). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 800m, 1000m, A$85,260, MVRC Mitchell McKenzie S., L, VRC Zabeel H., Elounda Bay H., 2d MVRC Southern Cross Apartments S., L, VATC WJ Adams H., 3d VRC Andersen Consulting S., L, 4th VATC HDF McNeil S., L.

MIDNIGHT SUN (Western Symphony). 4 wins from 1900m to 2400m, A$109,260, STC Winter Cup, L, MVRC Sorbent H., STC Toohey's New H., 2d TTC Tasmanian Oaks, L, AJC Harvey Norman H., 3d TRC Strutt S., L, VATC Slixpix P.H. Producer.

RUSSIAN TEA ROOM (Raise a Cup). Winner at 2, VATC Rancher S., L, 3d VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3.

Song of the Sun (Desert Sun). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, SAJC Stamford Grand H., 2d SAJC Morphettville Guineas, L, MVRC Ausdart Picture Framing H., 3d MRC Tabaret H. Producer.

McHappy. Winner at 1000m. Dam of-

Glad (Pins). 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m in 2011-12, Taranaki RC Waterfront Hotel H., 3d Manawatu Classic, Gr.3, 4th ARC Sunline Vase, L.


Race Record: 5 Starts 3-0-0 A$86,201.

3 wins at 1000m, A$86,201, in 2010-11, MVRC Mayoral Charity Community H., Moreton Hire H., 4th ATC Fireball H., L.