Spilia


Sire: Pierro

Dam: Belle Couture

Colour: Brown

Gender: Gelding

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Aug 24th, 2015

Country: Australia


Owners

S M Konz & Mrs K A Konz


Pedigree

 

 SPILIA (AUS)

 

Brown GeldingFoaled in 2015

SireLonhroOctagonalZabeel
PIERRO (AUS) ShadeaStraight Strike
2009Miss Right NoteDaylamiDoyoun
  Sky SongSadler's Wells
DamRedoute's ChoiceDanehillDanzig
BELLE COUTURE (AUS) Shantha's ChoiceCanny Lad
2010HelsingeDesert SunGreen Desert
  ScandinaviaSnippets

PIERRO (AUS) (Bay 2009-Stud 2013). 11 wins-6 at 2, ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1. Leading First Season Sire in Aust. in 2016-17. Sire of 312 rnrs, 214 wnrs, 23 SW, inc. Levendi (ATC Australian Derby, Gr.1), Shadow Hero, Pierata, Regal Power, Arcadia Queen, Pinot, Dragon Leap, Reelem in Ruby, Action, Roy Had Enough, Tulip, Bellevue Hill, Gamay, Rock, Arcadia Prince, Furore, Untamed, Sacramento, Commander, I Like it Easy, Satin Slipper, etc.

 

1st dam

BELLE COUTURE, by Redoute's Choice. Winner at 1200m, MRC Elvis Ricky Thurgood P. Half-sister to BLACK CAVIAR, ALL TOO HARD, Naturale (dam of OLE KIRK). Dam of three named foals, all raced, inc:-

Spilia (g. by Pierro). Winner. See below.

Heart Breaker (c. by I Am Invincible). Placed at 2, 3d ATC Pluck at Vinery 2YO H.

 

2nd dam

HELSINGE, by Desert Sun. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to Song of the Sun, half-sister to MAGNUS, SCANDIVA, WILANDER, ARCTIC FLIGHT, Lionhearted, Danavia (dam of ICONIC). Dam of 6 foals, 4 to race, all winners, inc:-

BLACK CAVIAR (Bel Esprit). Horse of the Year in Australia in 2010-11, 2011-12 & 2012-13. Joint Head of the 2013 WTR. Head of the 2011 & 2012 WTR (Sprint). Champion Sprinter in Australia in 2010-11, 2011-12 & 2012-13. Champion Older Female Sprinter in GB in 2012. 25 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, £283,550, A$6,922,550, ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1-twice, VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, Lightning S., Gr.1-3 times, Patinack Classic, Gr.1-twice, Royal Ascot Diamond Jubilee S., Gr.1, MVRC William Reid S., Gr.1-twice, SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1, Robert Sangster S., Gr.1, BRC BTC Cup, Gr.1, MRC CF Orr S., Gr.1, VRC Danehill S., Gr.2, MVRC Schweppes S., Gr.2-twice, Stanley Wootton S., Gr.2-twice, MRC Schillaci S., Gr.2-twice, Blue Sapphire S., L, MVRC William Crockett S., L, VRC Cromwell H. Producer.

ALL TOO HARD (Casino Prince). Champion 3YO Colt in Australia in 2012-13. 7 wins-3 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$2,288,200, ATC All Aged S., Gr.1, MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, Futurity S., Gr.1, CF Orr S., Gr.1, VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, ATC Pago Pago S., Gr.2, VRC Talindert S., L, 2d MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, ATC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, 3d ATC San Domenico S., Gr.3, 4th ATC George Main S., Gr.1. Sire.

Moshe. 3 wins at 1000m, A$86,201, MVRC Moreton Hire H., Mayoral Charity Community H., 4th ATC Fireball H., L. Sire.

Belle Couture. Winner. See above.

Naturale. Unraced. Dam of-

OLE KIRK (Written Tycoon). Winner at 2, A$195,550, in 2019-20, VRC Talindert S., L, 2d ATC Rosebud H., L, 3d ATC Champagne S., Gr.1, VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, 4th ATC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1.

 

3rd dam

SCANDINAVIA, by Snippets. 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$438,575, 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 Lightning S., Gr.1, Newmarket H., Gr.1, VATC Chirnside S., Gr.2, MVRC Norman Carlyon S., Gr.2, VRC Red Roses S., L, 4th VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3, SAJC DC McKay S., Gr.3. Three-quarter-sister to Bit of a Ride (dam of BOOM TIME), half-sister to FROSTY THE SNOWMAN, MIDNIGHT SUN, RUSSIAN TEA ROOM, Song of the Sun, McHappy (dam of GLAD). Dam of 13 foals, 10 to race, 8 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, Caulfield Sprint H., Gr.2, AJC Shorts H., Gr.3, SAJC WH Wylie H., L, Singapore TC Krisflyer International Sprint, L, MRC BSB Packaging P., 3d MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1, Royal Ascot King's Stand S., Gr.2, MRC Heath S., L, 4th AJC TJ Smith S., Gr.1, VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, AJC Galaxy H., Gr.1. Sire.

WILANDER (Exceed and Excel). Third on 2008-09 Australasian 3YO Classification (sprint). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m, A$351,825, 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. Sire.

SCANDIVA (Fastnet Rock). 2 wins at 2, A$242,580, ATC Magic Night S., Gr.2, Emerald Hills Estate 2YO P., 2d ATC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1. Producer.

ARCTIC FLIGHT (Flying Spur). 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$314,358, Scone RC Dark Jewel Classic, L, VRC Flt Lt Peter Armytage H., MRC Sandown Park (UK) H., 2d Hawkesbury RC Darley Crown, L, 3d BRC Dane Ripper S., Gr.2, ATC Sheraco S., Gr.3, 4th VRC AR Creswick S., L.

Lionhearted (Fastnet Rock). Winner at 1000m, A$76,385, 2d ATC Skyline S., Gr.2, 4th ATC Pago Pago S., Gr.2, MRC Thoroughbred Club Cup, L.

Danavia. Placed at 2, 2d VRC Reganza 2YO H. Dam of-

ICONIC (Bel Esprit). 6 wins-2 at 2-to 1100m, A$520,250, MVRC Carlyon S., L, MRC Nine West P., 2d MRC Rubiton S., Gr.2, SAJC National S., Gr.3, WH Wylie H., L.

Baltics. Raced once. Dam of-

Badcoe (Wanted). 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m in Aust. and Malaysia, 2d Perak TC Charity Cup, L.

Itameri. Winner at 900m, 2d MVRC Drummond Golf 2YO P., 4th VRC Ottawa S., L. Dam of-

HANSEATIC (Street Boss). 3 wins at 2, A$644,500, in 2019-20, MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3, Blue Diamond Preview (c&g), L, Merson Cooper S., L, 2d MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1.

 

Race Record: 20 Starts 1-7-3 A$59,194.

Winner at 1400m in 2019-20 in Aust.