Sire: Bel Esprit

Dam: Solarco

Colour: Bay or Brown

Gender: Gelding

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Aug 10th, 2013

Country: Australia

Silks: Cerise, Gold Cap


Ms P J Cox

Career Record: 13-3-0-3

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    23.1 %
  • Place
    23.1 %





Bay or Brown geldingFoaled in 2013

SireRoyal AcademyNijinskyNorthern Dancer
BEL ESPRIT (AUS) Crimson SaintCrimson Satan
  Vin d'AmourAdios
DamDesert SunGreen DesertDanzig
SOLARCO (AUS) SolarHotfoot

BEL ESPRIT (AUS) (Bay 1999-Stud 2003). 8 wins-5 at 2, BTC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1. Leading Aust. Sire of Winners 2012-13. Sire of 875 rnrs, 592 wnrs, 23 SW, inc. Black Caviar (VRC Patinack Classic, Gr.1), Bel Sprinter, Bel Mer, Sweet Sherry, Afleet Esprit, Se Sauver, Gabbidon, Vivacious Spirit, Keen Array, Iconic, Angels Beach, City of Song, Honey Flower, Loveyamadly, Audacious Spirit, Oregon Spirit, Strike the Tiger, Peach Tree, etc.


1st dam

SOLARCO, by Desert Sun. 2 wins at 1500m, 1600m in Aust. Dam of two named foals, one to race.


2nd dam

OCOEE, by Umatilla. 2 wins at 1600m, 2050m, MVRC Victorian Celery Growers H., MRC Azzurro H., 3d MVRC Kieran Liston & Co H. Sister to Oronoko - Joy Fay Fay (H.K.), half-sister to Avid (dam of XAARAVID). Dam of 5 named foals, 4 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Lady Nhung. 2 wins at 1100m, 1300m in Aust.

Solarco. 2 wins. See above.

Amanzi. Winner at 1100m in Aust.

Running Eagle. Placed at 3 in Aust.


3rd dam

SANDBAGGER, by Danehill. 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Aust. Dam of 7 foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Oronoko - Joy Fay Fay (H.K.) (Umatilla). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 800m, 1000m, CJC Inglewood Stud 2YO S., HKJC Swaine Cup H., 2d Otago RC Champagne S., L, VRC Australian Cup Carnival S., L, HKJC Begonia H., 3d MRC Veuve Clicquot S., L, VRC Inglis Premier 2YO Classic, HKJC Chaoyang H.

Holigan. 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, CJC Coaster's Tavern H., Farringtons Tavern H., 3d HKJC Hunan H., Tai Po H.

Ocoee. 2 wins. See above.

Equitable. 5 wins from 1100m to 1600m in Aust.

Avid. Unplaced. Dam of-

XAARAVID (Xaar). 9 wins-3 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$494,350, WATC Carbine Club of WA S., L, Westspeed 3YO H., Joondalup Air Conditioning 2YO H., Westspeed 2YO P.-twice, Perth Racing Newsletter Subscription H., Drain Pave H., Alfresco Bar BQ H., 2d WATC Magic Millions Perth 2YO Classic, Troy Richards Sprint H., Perth Racing Corporate Members H., 3d WATC Magic Millions Perth 3YO Trophy, Westspeed 3YO H., Winning Edge Classic 2YO S., 4th WATC Birthday S., L, Northerly S., L.

Jaja Saab. 4 wins to 1400m, WATC Hogs Breath Cafe H., Tabform H., 3d WATC Crown Perth H., Tabtouch We've Upped the Game H.

Avidus. 3 wins at 1300m, 1600m to 2016-17, 3d WATC Westspeed 2YO P.

Spondula. 2 wins at 2000m, 2300m to 2015-16, 2d WATC Young Membership H., 3d WATC Westspeed 2YO P., Replays Now Free on Pr.com H.

Libby's Lass. Unraced. Dam of-

Liberty Hill. 9 wins to 1200m, A$111,280, to 2016-17 in Aust.


4th dam

ROCKETTES, by Lord Seymour. 2 wins at 2, VRC Dalgety Bloodstock S.H., L, VATC Love A Show H. Half-sister to ROM'S STILETTO, Church Social (dam of NEW SMYRNA). Dam of 14 foals, 13 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

Freedom. 5 wins to 1400m in Malaysia, Penang TC Marchesa H.

She's a Soda. Winner at 2, SAJC Bacardi 2YO H., 4th SAJC Queen Adelaide S., L. Dam of-

Walk Up Start - World Excellence (Sing.). 7 wins to 1400m, A$27,100, S$308,672 in Aust. and Singapore, Singapore TC Pan Malaysian Pools SDN BHD Trophy, Benchmark 97 H.-twice, Class 3 H.-twice, 2d Singapore TC Panasonic Lumix S., Kranji C S., 3d Singapore TC Class 3 H., Raffles Resort Konottaa Maldives H.

Orbi Tilla. Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of-

Strata Title (Strategic). 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1300m, A$177,150, MVRC Waterfront City 2YO H., Seymour RC Chatswood Stud H., 2d VRC Desirable H., L, MRC Winning Edge Presentations Cup H., 3d MRC Twilight Glow S., L, MVRC Cbus Super H., VRC Chubb P., Rockbank H. Dam of-

Novel Dancer (Written Tycoon). 2 wins at 2, A$76,940, MRC (Mornington) Melbourne Truck Centre 2YO H., 3d MRC Quezette S., Gr.3.


5th dam

SHOW SHOES, by Showdown. 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, VATC Dual Choice H., VRC True Course H., 3d MVRC Sceptre H. Half-sister to SABOTIC. Dam of 10 foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

ROM'S STILETTO (Sharp Edge). Third top filly on The 1982-83 Australasian 3YO Classification. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 2500m, A$222,375, VRC Oaks, Gr.1, VATC One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, MVRC Merri H., VATC Barton H., VRC Brunswick H., True Course H., 2d STC Storm Queen S., Gr.2, VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, Wakeful S., Gr.2, Chicola H., 4th VATC Futurity S., Gr.1. Dam of-

Princess Royale. 3 wins to 1250m, AJC Morrie Anderson H., Gay Vista H. Dam of-

DANZIGS SILVER (Strolling Along). 4 wins to 6f, US$200,429, Fort Erie Matchmaker S., L, 4th Woodbine Royal North H., Gr.3. Producer.

Virginian Belle. Unplaced. Dam of-

Voodoo Belle. Placed in Aust. Dam of-

SPIRITED ONE (Verglas). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$370,900, WATC Champion Fillies S., Gr.3, Jungle Mist Classic, L, 3d WATC Lee Steere S., Gr.2, Prince of Wales S., Gr.3.

Retro Chic. Unraced. Dam of-

DR SWEET (King Cugat). 13 wins from 1000m to 1800m in Macau, Macau Spring Trophy, L-twice, Winter Trophy, L.

ROCKETTES (Lord Seymour). 2 wins. See above.

Church Social. Unraced. Dam of-

NEW SMYRNA (Rancho Ruler). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1850m, A$267,230, VRC Devon Park Stud S., Gr.3-twice, Great Western H., L, 2d SAJC Auraria S., Gr.3, VATC Jewel S., Gr.3. Producer.

Nuclear Dance. 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

Nuclear Force. 6 wins at 1000m, A$148,896, MRC Delina H., Hydrogen H. Dam of-

DEFCON (Choisir). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, A$368,250, to 2016-17, Canberra RC Black Opal S., Gr.3, MRC HDF McNeil S., Gr.3, 2d ATC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, Canonbury S., Gr.3.


Race Record: 2 Starts 0-0-0 A$1,075.

Raced twice.