Exellas


Sire: Helmet

Dam: Ellas

Colour: Bay

Gender: Mare

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Aug 17th, 2014

Country: Australia

Silks: Orange, Black Maltese Cross, Orange Cap, Black Pom Pom


Owners

S L Irwin, Mrs C A Irwin, Ms G E Brooks & H B Brooks


Pedigree

 

 EXELLAS (AUS)

 

Bay mareFoaled in 2014

SireExceed and ExcelDanehillDanzig
HELMET (AUS) PatronaLomond
2008AccessoriesSingspielIn the Wings
  Anna MatrushkaMill Reef
DamCanny LadBletchinglyBiscay
ELLAS (AUS) Jesmond LassLunchtime
2009Miss MycenaeMark of EsteemDarshaan
  Grecian SlipperSadler's Wells

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 376 rnrs, 189 wnrs, inc. SW Thunder Snow (Meydan Dubai World Cup, Gr.1), Anda Muchacho, Archives - Lean Ambassador (H.K.), Limestone, Met Spectrum, Eqtiraan, Taamol, SP Peace of Paris, Crossing the Abbey, Mur Hiba, Malaise, Finniston Farm, Boater, Sunquest, Swedish Dream, Wingingit, Igitur, Spanner Head, etc.

 

1st dam

ELLAS, by Canny Lad. Placed at 3, 2d ATC Chevals Restaurant P. Dam of three named foals, one to race, inc:-

Exellas (f. by Helmet). 3 wins. See below.

 

2nd dam

MISS MYCENAE, by Mark of Esteem. Winner at 2300m in France. Half-sister to GRAIKOS, MAGNA GRAECIA, PARTHENON, Latona (dam of PAXIMADIA), Truth Beauty (dam of SHAMTEE). Dam of 7 named foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Balius. 8 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$168,790, to 2018-19, ATC Hyland Eofy Sale H., BRC St Margaret's P&F Association H., 3d ATC Schweppes H.

Rusty Trawler. 2 wins at 1400m, 1800m, 2d BRC Sky Racing P., 3d BRC Nitto P.

Argos. Winner at 1600m, 2d MVRC Sungold P.

Argolis. 2 wins at 1000m in Aust.

 

3rd dam

GRECIAN SLIPPER, by Sadler's Wells. 3 wins from 1m to 11f, Doncaster Unknown Soldier S., 4th Ascot Harvest S., L. Half-sister to STREET CRY, HISTORIAN, Helsinki (dam of SHAMARDAL, GEOFFREY CHAUCER), Sovetsky, Mount Helena (dam of TEARS I CRY). Dam of 14 foals, 13 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

MAGNA GRAECIA (Warning). 5 wins from 1800m to 3000m, Longchamp Prix de Barbeville, Gr.3, Chantilly Prix Right Royal, L, 2d Cagnes-sur-Mer Grand Prix du Conseil General des Alpes-Maritimes, L. Dam of-

Taranto (Machiavellian). 2 wins at 2, Longchamp Prix de la Butte Aux Cailles, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Tenebreuse, 2d Lingfield River Eden S., L. Dam of-

TERRITORIES (Invincible Spirit). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1600m, £107,231, €569,340, Chantilly Prix Jean Prat, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix de Fontainebleau, Gr.3, Chantilly Prix de Bertinval, 2d Deauville Prix Jacques Le Marois, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere, Gr.1, The Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, 3d Deauville Prix du Palais-Royal, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix La Rochette, Gr.3, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Messidor, Gr.3, Prix Carrefour Montesson.

Ancient Cross. 7 wins to 7¼f, £118,465, York Totepool S., Betfred Mobile Sports S., Ayr Silver Cup, Newcastle Gosforth Park Cup, 2d Doncaster Betting Shop Manager of the Year H., Cardsave H., Ascot British Champions Day Apprentice H., Newcastle Gosforth Park Cup, 3d Doncaster Meadowhall Fashion H., York Charles Clinkard Fine Footwear Anniversary S.

GRAIKOS (Rainbow Quest). 3 wins at 2, Longchamp Prix de Conde, Gr.3, Prix des Aigles, Deauville Prix de Bourguebus, 3d Longchamp Prix des Chenes, Gr.3. Sire.

PARTHENON (Dubai Destination). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 11f, Hamilton Glasgow S., L, Sandown Casino at Bet365.com S., 3d Doncaster Racing Post Nursery H.

Hand Puppet. Winner at 1900m, Chantilly Prix du Chemin Ferre, 2d Deauville Prix de Fourneville, Longchamp Prix des Pyramides.

Latona. Winner at 2600m in France. Dam of-

PAXIMADIA (Commands). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1600m, A$508,650, MRC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2, VRC Carbine Club S., Gr.3, Poseidon S., L, ATC RAAF 2YO H., 3d BRC JJ Atkins S., Gr.1, 4th BRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2.

Truth Beauty. Unplaced. Dam of-

SHAMTEE (Shamardal). 3 wins at 1600m, 1800m in 2018, Longchamp Prix Finlande, L, 4th Chantilly Prix de Sandringham, Gr.2.

 

4th dam

HELEN STREET, by Troy. Second top filly on The 1984 English 2YO Free H. Joint third top filly on The 1985 English 3YO Free H. 3 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, Irish Oaks, Gr.1, Deauville Prix du Calvados, Gr.3, Ascot Virginia Water S., 2d Ascot Fillies Mile, Gr.3, 3d Yorkshire Oaks, Gr.1, Newmarket Nell Gwyn S., Gr.3, 4th Newmarket Champion S., Gr.1, Laurel Washington DC International S., Gr.1, York Musidora S., Gr.3. Dam of 13 foals, 11 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

STREET CRY (Machiavellian). Horse of the Year & Champion Middle Distance Horse in UAE in 2002. 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1300m to 2000m, US$4,753,675, 2,013,000Dhs in U.S.A. and U.A.E, Nad al Sheba Dubai World Cup, Gr.1, Churchill Downs Stephen Foster H., Gr.1, Nad al Sheba Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid al Maktoum Challenge #3, Gr.2, UAE Two Thousand Guineas, 2d Saratoga Whitney H., Gr.1, Santa Anita Norfolk S., Gr.2, Del Mar Futurity, Gr.2, Aqueduct Discovery H., Gr.3, UAE Derby, Gr.3, 3d Breeders' Cup Juvenile, Gr.1. Champion sire.

HISTORIAN (Pennekamp). 5 wins-4 at 2-from 1350m to 2100m, Saint-Cloud Prix Rose de Mai, L, Prix de la Haie Fleurie, 4th Toulouse Prix Occitanie, L. Dam of-

Antiquities (Kaldounevees). 2 wins at 2000m, 2100m, €75,900, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Reliance, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Cléopâtre, Gr.3. Dam of-

MARY TUDOR (Dawn Approach). Winner at 1¼m, €97,702, in 2018, Navan Salsabil S., L, 3d Irish Oaks, Gr.1.

Comnena. Unraced. Dam of-

CARPATHIAN (Elusive City). 4 wins from 2200m to 3850m to 2018 in Germany, Cologne Silbernes Band, L-twice.

Sovetsky (Soviet Star). 4 wins from 1600m to 3200m in Ireland and France, Saint-Cloud Prix Duplex, 2d Evry Prix du Lion d'Angers, L, 3d Grand Prix de Rouen, L.

Helsinki (Machiavellian). Winner at 2000m, Deauville Prix de Cheffreville, 3d Evry Prix Melisande, L. Dam of-

SHAMARDAL (Giant's Causeway). Champion 2YO & 3YO colt in Europe in 2004 & 2005. Champion 2YO Colt in GB in 2004. Champion 3YO Miler in GB in 2005. 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1200m to 2100m, £329,319, €1,085,660, Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1, Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Poulains, Gr.1, Newmarket Dewhurst S., Gr.1, York St James's Palace S., Gr.1, Goodwood Vintage S., Gr.2. Champion sire.

GEOFFREY CHAUCER (Montjeu). 2 wins at 2, €86,435, Curragh Beresford S., Gr.2, Leopardstown Irish Stallion Farms 2YO S., 3d Leopardstown Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial, Gr.3.

Diamond Necklace (Unbridled's Song). Placed at 3, 3d Gowran Park Victor McCalmont Memorial S., L. Dam of-

DOGTAG (War Front). Winner at 2 in 2018, Saratoga PG Johnson S., L, 4th Belmont Miss Grillo S., Gr.2.

Mount Helena. Winner at 2 in GB. Dam of-

TEARS I CRY (Chester House). 3 wins from 7½f to 8½f, Lone Star Park Irving Distaff S., L, 2d Lone Star Park Ouija Board Distaff H., Gr.3. Producer.

Helena's Secret. Winner at 2 in Canada. Dam of-

THRONUM (Snitzel). 5 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, A$441,750, to 2017-18, MVRC Australia S., Gr.2, ATC Rosebud H., L, TAB Rewards 2YO H., 2d MVRC William Reid S., Gr.1, ATC Martin King 70th Birthday 2YO H., 3d ATC Up & Coming S., Gr.3, MRC Kevin Heffernan S., Gr.3, 4th MRC CF Orr S., Gr.1.

 

Race Record:

3 wins at 1000m, 1200m in 2017-18 in Aust.