Benessa 15

Sire: Shamus Award

Dam: Benessa

Colour: Brown

Gender: Colt

Age: 2 year old

Foaled: Sep 28th, 2015

Country: Australia





Foaled 28th September 2015

SireSnitzelRedoute's ChoiceDanehill
SHAMUS AWARD (AUS) Snippets' LassSnippets
2010Sunset ExpressSuccess ExpressHold Your Peace
  Finito FlingLuskin Star
DamAgnes WorldDanzigNorthern Dancer
BENESSA (AUS) MysteriesSeattle Slew
2003Bridie JoExploding ProspectMiswaki
  Madam QuickPronto II

SHAMUS AWARD (AUS) (Bay 2010-Stud 2014). Champion 3YO Colt in Australia in 2013-14. 2 wins at 1600m, 2040m, A$2,473,500, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, 2d VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, MVRC Bill Stutt S., Gr.2, Mitchell McKenzie S., L, 3d MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, CF Orr S., Gr.1, VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.3, MRC Chairman's S., L. Out of a half-sister to SW Ghozi. His oldest progeny are yearlings.


1st dam

BENESSA, by Agnes World. Placed at 3 in Aust. This is her fourth live foal. Dam of three foals to race, inc:-

Slide of Hand (g. by Magic Albert). 5 wins to 1350m to 2015-16 in Aust.


2nd dam

BRIDIE JO, by Exploding Prospect. 6 wins at 1400m, 1600m, CJC Canterbury Breeders' S.H., L, Cromwell Cup, Otago RC Hector & Alice Anderton Memorial H., Sumac Lodge H., 3d CJC Halls Refrigerated Transport H. Half-sister to Perspicacious (dam of SUTOLOGY). Dam of 5 named foals, 3 to race, inc:-

Visa Lisa. 5 wins to 1300m, A$257,680, AJC Wilson Asset Management H., Sydney City Toyota H., STC Hyland Race Colours H., H., 2d AJC Gunsynd H., STC Canterbury Bankstown Express H., AJC Merlene H., STC Lucky's Freeway Hotel H., Frantelle H., 3d AJC Book Your Spring Carnival Package H., Octagonal H., Hurstville Private Hospital H., STC Hyland Race Colours 2YO H., 4th Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Classic, L.

Bridget. Unraced. Dam of-

The Captain. 4 wins to 1350m to 2016-17, TRC Raine & Horne Kingston H., Devonport RC Simons Design Centre H., Magic Millions P.H., 2d TRC Wolf Blass H., Dilmah H., Crown Lager H., 3d TRC Sailaway Sandy Bay 3YO Classic H., Douggies Office Equipment H., TTC Launceston Golf Club Veterans H.


3rd dam

MADAM QUICK, by Pronto II. Unplaced. Half-sister to ERUDITE (dam of PLEDGE). Dam of 7 named foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

BRIDIE JO (Exploding Prospect). 6 wins. See above.

Perspicacious (Sound Reason). 7 wins from 1300m to 1600m, CJC Budget Rent a Car H., Riccarton Park Function Centre H., Otago RC Macau Air New Zealand H., 2d Wellington S., Gr.3, CJC Christchurch Casino H., 4th Canterbury Breeders' S.H., L. Dam of-

SUTOLOGY (Straussbrook). 8 wins from 1500m to 3000m, NZ$7,550, A$223,825, VRC Matriarch S., Gr.2, MVRC H., 2d VRC TEAC Rising Stars Final H., 3d VRC Bigpond H. Dam of-

Conscious Mistake (Fastnet Rock). 9 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, NZ$111,124, A$3,000, 2d Otago RC Dunedin Guineas, L, CJC PGG Wrightson Seeds Sprint H., Gore RC Auto Funds & O'Connor Richmond H., Oamaru JC Glenmoa Waitaki River Trophy, 3d CJC New Zealand Bloodstock May Sale Catalogue H., Otago RC Burger Electric H.

Lukander (Henrythenavigator). 5 wins from 1400m to 2000m to 2016-17, CJC Dave Reynolds 70th Birthday H., 3d Gore Guineas, L, CJC NZI H., Otago RC McCraw Farrier H., North Canterbury RC Dunstan Feeds Championship H.

Berenice (Holy Roman Emperor). 4 wins to 1400m, NZ$75,885, Otago RC Speights H., Southland RC Vinyl Bar H., 2d Otago RC New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance S., L, Gore Guineas, L, 3d Otago RC Dunedin Guineas, L, CJC Avonhead Tavern H., 4th Southland Guineas, L.

Baha (Bahhare). 6 wins from 1400m to 2400m, NZ$48,150, A$100,830, AJC Convention Centre H., Waikato RC NZI Insurance H., 2d ARC Cornwall H., L, STC 3com H., 3d AJC Luskin Star H., STC Red Rock Deli H., Rosehill Event Centre H., Waikato RC Anexa H., New Zealand Bloodstock H.

Eclair Classic - Ocean Fantasy (Mal.) (Dubawi). 5 wins at 1400m, 1600m, A$11,500, 455,112Rgt., S$12,431 in Malaysia, 2d Selangor TC Tunku Gold Cup, L, Carlsberg Cup-twice, Singapore TC Panasonic Laser Multi-Function Printer Graduation S., 4th Penang TC Yang di Pertua Negeri Gold Cup, L.

Myladys (Kingfisher Mill). 4 wins from 1800m to 2200m, Avondale JC Sunday Market H., BOP RC Bayleys Commercial H., 2d Foxton RC Castletown S., L, Avondale JC Wynyard Wood Lawyers H. Producer.

Presto Prospect. 5 wins from 1400m to 1800m, WATC Fruit 'n' Veg H.-twice, Race Calling H., Waroona H., 2d WATC Eucla H., Fruit 'n' Veg H., Sterling Trucks H., 3d WATC Marri H.


4th dam

CONFLICT, by War Hawk II. Placed at 2 in NZ. Dam of 11 named foals, 10 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

ERUDITE (Sound Reason). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1600m, NZ$105,450, ARC Haunui Farm S., L, 2d ARC Royal S., Gr.3, Manawatu Breeders' S., Gr.3, Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3. Dam of-

PLEDGE (Mellifont). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$84,775, CJC Canterbury Belle S., L, Ashburton RC Ray Coupland S., L. Producer.