Sire: Helmet

Dam: Indycatfighter

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Filly

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Sep 23rd, 2013

Country: Australia

Silks: Purple, White Stars And Cap

Trainer's Name: Ryan Balfour


Kerry O'Brien Thoroughbreds Pty Ltd (Mgr: K D O'Brien) , Mrs J Carter, Mrs E J I Ireland, A C Ireland, G E McConnal & Mrs L M McConnal

Career Record: 12-1-2-2

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    8.3 %
  • Place
    33.3 %





Chestnut fillyFoaled in 2013

SireExceed and ExcelDanehillDanzig
HELMET (AUS) PatronaLomond
2008AccessoriesSingspielIn the Wings
  Anna MatrushkaMill Reef
DamA.P. IndySeattle SlewBold Reasoning
INDYCATFIGHTER (USA) Weekend SurpriseSecretariat
2006Cat FighterStorm CatStorm Bird
  Strategic ManeuverCryptoclearance

HELMET (AUS) (Chestnut 2008-Stud Aust. 2012, Ire. 2013). 6 wins-4 at 2, MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1. Brother to SW Pearls. Half-brother to SW Epaulette and SW Bullbars. Sire of SW Thunder Snow (Saint-Cloud Criterium International, Gr.1), Archives, SP Eqtiraan, Mur Hiba, Boater and of Bongrace, Orewa, Taamol, Timeless Flight, Trisha, Malaise, Lady of Course, Jansz, Spanner Head, Kreb's Cycle, Chupalla, Hurricane Rush, Kind of Beauty, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.


1st dam

INDYCATFIGHTER, by A.P. Indy. Unraced. Dam of three named foals, two to race, inc:-

Include Indycat (c. by Include). 4 wins at 1m, 8½f to 2016 in U.S.A.


2nd dam

CAT FIGHTER, by Storm Cat. 3 wins from 6f to 9f, US$277,860, Santa Anita La Canada S., Gr.2, Hollywood Park Allowance, 2d Keeneland Doubledogdare S., L, 3d Churchill Downs Louisville Breeders' Cup H., Gr.2, Santa Anita El Encino S., Gr.2, Prairie Meadows Iowa Distaff S., L. Sister to Wile Cat (dam of SHUMOOS), half-sister to ISHIGURU, Tacticmove (dam of GOOD LUCK GUS). Dam of 5 named foals, 3 to race, inc:-

Let the Sparks Fly. 2 wins at 7f, 8½f in U.S.A.


3rd dam

STRATEGIC MANEUVER, by Cryptoclearance. Joint third top filly on The 1993 USA 2YO Free H. 5 wins at 2, US$414,340, Belmont Matron S., Gr.1, Saratoga Spinaway S., Gr.1, Aqueduct Demoiselle S., Gr.2, Saratoga Schuylerville S., Gr.2, 3d Florida Oaks, L, 4th Pimlico Caesar's Wish S., L. Sister to Secret Psalm (dam of DELOSVIENTOS, HEART'S SONG), half-sister to ASHFORD CASTLE, MISSIONARY, Fornalina (dam of DAIWA ZOOM). Dam of 12 foals, 9 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

CAT FIGHTER (Storm Cat). 3 wins. See above.

ISHIGURU (Danzig). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, 6f, Leopardstown Flying Five S., Gr.3, Curragh Belgrave S., L, 2d Curragh Richard H Faught Memorial S., L, Newmarket Snailwell 2YO S. Sire.

Stalking Shadow. 4 wins from 1300m to 1600m in GB and U.A.E, Jebel Ali Nouran Trading Co H., 2d Meydan Prime H., 3d Jebel Ali Shadwell H., Frayland H.

Lynnette. 2 wins at 6f, 1m in U.S.A. Dam of-

Jennifer Lynnette (Elusive Quality). Winner at 2, 2d Woodbine Star Shoot S., L, Fury S., L, 3d Woodbine Glorious Song S., L.

Tacticmove. Raced once. Dam of-

GOOD LUCK GUS (Lookin at Lucky). 5 wins-3 at 2-from 5½f to 9f, US$626,536, to 2016, Aqueduct Damon Runyon S., L, Haynesfield S., L, Saratoga Albany S., L, Finger Lakes New York Breeders' Futurity, L, 2d Belmont Sleepy Hollow S., L, Mike Lee S., L, 3d Aqueduct Alex M Robb S., L, Belmont Saginaw S., L, 4th Saratoga Funny Cide S., L, Finger Lakes New York Derby, L.

Danzig Withwolves. Unplaced. Dam of-

Diamond Head (Sunday Silence). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 1800m, 2d Kyoto Daily Hai Nisai S., Jpn-2, 3d Tokyo Banshun S.

Wile Cat. Unraced. Dam of-

SHUMOOS (Distorted Humor). 3 wins-2 at 2-to 6f, Kempton Sirenia S., Gr.3, 2d Royal Ascot Queen Mary S., Gr.2, Breeders' Cup Juvenile Sprint, L, Hollywood Park Time to Leave S., L, Desert Stormer H., L, 3d Newmarket Cherry Hinton S., Gr.2, Santa Anita Las Flores S., Gr.3.


4th dam

Prayer Wheel, by Conquistador Cielo. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 5½f, 6f, 2d Woodbine Natalma S., Can-2. Half-sister to FAVORABLE RULING, Heaven for Bid (dam of TALVERNA). Dam of 15 foals, 13 to race, 11 winners, inc:-

STRATEGIC MANEUVER (Cryptoclearance). 5 wins. See above.

MISSIONARY (Deputy Minister). 8 wins-2 at 2-from 7f to 8½f, US$349,354, Calder Pete Axthelm H., L, Ellis Park Kentucky Colonel S., L, Laurel Damascus H., L, 3d Gulfstream Park Fort Lauderdale H., Gr.3. Sire.

ASHFORD CASTLE (Bates Motel). 7 wins at 1m, 8½f, US$352,874, River Downs Breeders' Cup H., L, 2d Churchill Downs Ashland Mile S., Gr.3, 3d Saratoga Ballston Spa H., Gr.3, Louisiana Downs River Cities S., Gr.3. Producer.

Fornalina (Capote). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 1800m, 3d Hanshin Hochi Hai Yonsai Himba Tokubetsu, Jpn-2. Dam of-

DAIWA ZOOM (Heart's Cry). 4 wins at 1800m, 2000m, Tokyo Sweetpea S., L, Fukushima Matsushima Tokubetsu.

Secret Psalm. Raced twice. Dam of-

DELOSVIENTOS (Siphon). 8 wins from 7f to 13f, US$371,037, Belmont Brooklyn H., Gr.2, Aqueduct Gallant Fox H., L, Belmont Fit to Fight S., L, Calder Arthur L S., L, Monmouth Point Given S., L, 2400m-in track record time, 2d Suffolk Downs Rudy Baez Classic S.

HEART'S SONG (Desert Party). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 5½f to 8¼f, US$315,934, Indiana Grand City of Anderson S., L, 3d Churchill Downs Golden Rod S., Gr.2.

One Twenty One. Unraced. Dam of-

STOLE ONE (Pembroke). 5 wins-1 at 2-to 6½f, Northlands Park Wild Rose H., L, Stampede Park MR Jenkins Memorial H., L. Producer.


Race Record: 2 Starts 0-0-0 A$450.

Raced twice.