Solar Sky


Solar Sky

Sire: Pendragon

Dam: Mercury Lady

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 8 year old

Foaled: Nov 1st, 2010

Country: Australia

Silks: Dark Blue, White Star, Checked Sleeves & Cap

Trainer's Name: Liz Strempel


Owners

Belhus Racing Stables, T McAppion, R Bettini, R Sandland, I Campbell, R Matthewman, B Murray, R Horncastle, K Wilson, Blair.


Career Record: 17-2-2-3

  • Prizemoney
    $53,820.00
  • Wins
    11.8 %
  • Place
    29.4 %

Horse Description:

Nice staying type who's been hindered by niggling little issues throughout his career. Good when at his best though and easily up to city class. Just had a tree/sea change and now being trained in the South West of WA by Liz Strempel...


Pedigree

 

 SOLAR SKY (AUS)

 

Bay geldingFoaled in 2010

SireElnadimDanzigNorthern Dancer
PENDRAGON (NZ) Elle SeuleExclusive Native
2002AlacrityGrosvenorSir Tristram
  Daybreak ExpressDuke Ellington
DamO'ReillyLast TycoonTry My Best
MERCURY LADY (NZ) CourtzaPompeii Court
2005EnlightenMasterclassThe Minstrel
  Night StarCentaine

PENDRAGON (NZ) (Bay 2002-Stud 2007). 2 wins at 1800m, 2000m, STC Gloaming S., Gr.3. Sire of 142 rnrs, 82 wnrs, inc. SW Miss Gunpowder (MRC Thousand Guineas Prelude, Gr.2), Sky Boy, SP The Peak, Abba, Dragon Flyer and of Heartlings, Ivanhoe, Model Dragon, Gid Up Strop, Killarney Kid, Cavalli, Datuk Zadragon, Mercurial Lad, Pork and Beans, Supreme Polarity, Yulong Sheng Long, Five Stud Poker, Miss Coolangatta, Subsolar, Beaudragon, etc.

 

1st dam

MERCURY LADY, by O'Reilly. Raced twice. Three-quarter-sister to Irish Nova (dam of SACRED STAR), Bling (dam of DIADEME, EMBELLISH). Dam of six named foals, four to race, three winners, inc:-

Mercurial Lad (g. by Pendragon). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1650m, A$220,480, to 2017-18, ATC TAB Highway H., 3d ATC Heineken 3 H., Bayer Interface Stressguard H.

Solar Sky (g. by Pendragon). 2 wins. See below.

Laus Deo (g. by God's Own). 6 wins to 1300m to 2018 in Malaysia.

Silician Dragon (g. by Pendragon). Placed at 3 in Singapore.

 

2nd dam

ENLIGHTEN, by Masterclass. Winner at 1000m, 2d CJC Rose & Thistle Tavern H. Half-sister to PLAUDITS, Irish Nova (dam of SACRED STAR), Bling (dam of DIADEME, EMBELLISH). Dam of 7 foals, 6 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Rocky Ride. 2 wins at 1400m, WRC New World Railway H.

Graciella. Winner at 1600m in NZ.

Prince Omaha. Winner at 1200m in Malaysia.

Row of Diamonds. Unraced. Dam of-

Telecom Man. Winner at 1600m in 2017-18, HKJC Shearwater H., 2d HKJC Shouson Hill H.

 

3rd dam

NIGHT STAR, by Centaine. Unraced. Sister to STARCENT, Professionelle (dam of PRISONER OF LOVE, SPORTSMAN, HOYSTAR, KING OF PRUSSIA). Dam of 12 named foals, 8 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

PLAUDITS (Danasinga). 4 wins from 1000m to 3000m, A$76,450, QTC Eagle Farm S., L, MVRC Jayco Bay Classic H., 3d MRC Monomeith H.

Irish Nova (O'Reilly). Placed at 2, 3d WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2. Dam of-

SACRED STAR (Flying Spur). Champion Sprinter in NZ in 2014-15. 9 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1900m, NZ$468,000, A$272,300, WRC Telegraph H., Gr.1, Waikato Sprint, Gr.1, BRC QTC Cup, Gr.2, ARC Darley P., Gr.3, ATC Startrack H., Waikato RC Pathways Immig Specialist H., Counties RC Vernon & Vazey Truck Parts Ltd H., BOP RC Stewart Browne Group H., 2d Waikato Sprint, Gr.1, 3d WRC Thorndon Mile, Gr.1, 4th ARC Railway S., Gr.1, Hawkes Bay Windsor Park P., Gr.1, Waikato Sprint, Gr.1.

Tempestra. Placed in NZ. Dam of-

Riyadh. 8 wins from 1400m to 2050m, A$274,720, HK$1,687,650, to 2017-18, VRC David Bourke H., MRC Tile Importer H., VRC Recognition H., HKJC Pine H., Morse H., 2d VRC Club Stand H., MRC Thebigscreencompany H., MVRC Smartline H., HKJC East Point H., French Racing H., 3d MRC Thebigscreencompany H., HKJC Deep Water Bay H.

Sparkling. Unraced. Dam of-

Espumoso - Regency Legend (H.K.) (Pins). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m to 2018-19, Waikato RC Team Wealleans 2YO H., HKJC Able Friend H., 2d WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2.

Bling. Unraced. Dam of-

DIADEME (Savabeel). 7 wins at 1400m, 1600m, NZ$390,235, A$32,000, Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.1, Waikato RC Cal Isuzu S., Gr.2, ARC Westbury Classic, Gr.3-twice, BOP RC Pace Project Management H., 2d Waikato RC Cal Isuzu S., Gr.2, Manawatu Challenge S., Gr.3, 3d Waikato Sprint, Gr.1, Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.1, ARC Rich Hill Mile, Gr.2, BRC Glenlogan Park S., Gr.3, 4th Waikato Sprint, Gr.1, ARC Rich Hill Mile, Gr.2-twice, BRC Strawberry Road H., L, Waikato RC Sprint H., L.

EMBELLISH (Savabeel). Equal Head of the 2017-18 NZ 3YO Free H. 3 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$476,185, A$23,000, in 2017-18, New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, WRC Hiremaster H., 2d ARC Karaka Million 3YO Classic, RL, BOP RC Chesters Plumbing H.

Deadly Shadow (Savabeel). Winner at 1200m, 2d VRC Poseidon S., L, 3d MRC Cable Beach Club Resort P.

Roop All (Pins). Placed at 3, 2d VRC Lexus Hybrid P., L, MRC Sunrise Cup.

 

4th dam

STAR OF THE KNIGHT, by Sir Tristram. 7 wins-3 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$80,350, QTC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, Queensland Guineas, Gr.3, BATC Queensland Newspapers H., FM 104 Flying H., Albion Press Flying H., QTC Mr Cromwell Nursery H., Qld Tatt's RC 2YO H., 2d QTC CE McDougall S., L, STC Queen of the Turf S., L, 3d BATC Great Western H., Gr.3, Rosemount Wines S.H., L. Dam of 7 named foals, 3 to race, all winners, inc:-

STARCENT (Centaine). Joint third top filly on The 1994-95 NZ 3YO Free H. 5 wins-2 at 2-from 950m to 1600m, NZ$113,950, Hawkes Bay Gold Trail S., Gr.3, Masterton RC Lowland S., Gr.3, Avondale JC Classic S., L, Wanganui JC Taranaki-Wanganui Breeders' H., 2d New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Levin RC Bayer Classic, Gr.1. Dam of-

Ambitious (Last Tycoon). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, Matamata RC IRT-BAS H., 2d New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Dam of-

STRIKE THE STARS (Savabeel). 3 wins from 1400m to 3200m, A$612,300, to 2017-18, ATC Gloaming S., Gr.3, 2d VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, 3d NSW Tatt's RC Chelmsford S., Gr.2, VRC Tab.com.au S., Gr.3.

Etoile Centieme. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 3d BTC Covers 2YO H. Dam of-

DELTA GIRL (General Nediym). Winner at 2, NZ$3,200, A$78,000, AJC Widden S., L, 3d STC Magic Night S., Gr.2. Producer.

Opportune. Winner at 1400m, 2d ARC Timbertown H., 4th Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2. Dam of-

Eclectus. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

MARSEILLE ROULETTE (Zizou). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$232,030, S$72,798, to 2017-18 in Aust. and Singapore, ATC Inglis 2YO Classic, RL, 3d ATC Run to the Rose H., Gr.3.

Professionelle. Winner at 1400m in Aust. Dam of-

SPORTSMAN (Supremo). 10 wins-2 at 2-to 1500m, A$782,100, AJC Expressway S., Gr.2, STC Shannon H., Gr.2, Peter Pan S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Tramway H., Gr.3, 2d STC Phar Lap S., Gr.2, Queensland Guineas, Gr.2, 3d AJC Warwick S., Gr.2, STC Gloaming S., Gr.2.

PRISONER OF LOVE (Canny Lad). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1500m, A$221,470, STC Tea Rose S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Furious S., Gr.3, AJC Ad Alta 2YO H., 2d AJC Wiggle H., L, STC Triscay S., L, 3d STC De Bortoli Wines 2YO H. Producer.

HOYSTAR (Danzero). 6 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$376,875, AJC Frederick Clissold S., Gr.3, STC Star Kingdom S., Gr.3, 1200m-in track record time, Maurice McCarten S., L, 2d AJC Challenge S., Gr.2.

KING OF PRUSSIA (Anabaa). Winner at 2, A$91,250, VRC Peters Drumstick S., L, 2d VATC Guineas Prelude, Gr.3. Sire.

Soho Secret. Winner at 2, A$101,625, AJC Bacardi Breezer 2YO H., 4th AJC Silver Shadow S., Gr.3. Dam of-

VANBRUGH (Encosta de Lago). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, A$742,375, ATC Spring Champion S., Gr.1, Gloaming S., Gr.3, MRC Coongy H., Gr.3, ATC All Too Hard at Vinery H., Employee Long Service Celebration 2YO P., 2d ATC McGrath Estate Agents 2YO H., TAB Rewards H., 4th ATC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, George Main S., Gr.1, Hawkesbury Gold Cup, Gr.3.

 

Race Record: 17 Starts 2-2-3 A$53,820.

2 wins at 1600m to 2017-18, WATC Lithium Australia H., 2d WATC Perth Cup Raceday H., 3d WATC My Rentokil H., Devil's Lair H.