Helmet

£12,000 Ch 2008 16.2HH (1.68M)
By Exceed And Excel – Accessories (Singspiel)
Oct 1, Special Live Foal. Standing at Dalham Hall Stud, Newmarket
Dual G1 hero at two and a record-breaking, G1-winning miler at three. First crop led by Dubai World Cup hero Thunder Snow and Italy's Champion three-year-old Anda Muchacho.

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Helmet’s star son lands the G2 Premio Vittorio di Capua

Anda Muchacho, a first-crop son of Helmet, recorded Stakes win number six when landing the G2 Premio Vittorio di Capua on S

Resin brings up milestone for her sire at Randwick

Darley’s ever-consistent stallion Exceed And Excel has recorded another landmark victory than


Classic trial winners for Dubawi and New Approach lead a superb week at Newmarket’s Craven meeting

The first meeting of the year at Newmarket’s Rowley Mile course, the Craven, is perhaps one of the most exciting of the new season as many of the year’s Classic contenders make their three-year-old


Three-year-old son of Helmet lands the Listed Premio Gardone

Despite meeting trouble in running, Helmet’s three-year-old son Met Spectrum landed his third Stakes victory on Saturday, 7


Five Darley stallions sire Group winners on Dubai World Cup night

Dubai World Cup night is the richest single day of racing in the world and it turned into a banner day for both Godolphin and Darley stallions.


Son of Helmet wins his third G1 in Meydan showpiece

Thunder Snow capped a magnificent night for Godolphin when landing the Meydan showpiece, the Dubai World Cup, in tremendous style.


Helmet’s multiple G1 winner Thunder Snow continues a superb day for his family, with North America (Dubawi) second from Heavy Metal (Exceed And Excel) third

Just hours after his half-sister Winter Lightning (Shamardal) became the third runner out of their dam to land a UAE Classic contes


Winter Lightning cruises to victory in the UAE 1,000 Guineas

Three-year-old Shamardal filly Winter Lightning followed her illustrious siblings’ footsteps in superb style on Thursday, 8 Februar


14 stallions on show in Newmarket today and tomorrow

Breeders are invited to Dalham Hall Stud on Tuesday, 9 and Wednesday, 10 January to view the UK-based Darley stallions.


Brilliant filly on her way to Magic Millions after G3 victory in Australia

Epaulette recorded his first Stakes winner in impressive fashion on Saturday, 30 December as his daughter Meryl landed the G3 BJ Mc


Best progeny

His winning offspring

Video footage

Watch HIM go: see him in action...

Caulfield Guineas (G1), 1600m, Caulfield, 8 October 2011
Caulfield Guineas Prelude (G3), 1400m, Caulfield, 24 September 2011
Champagne Stakes (G1), 1600m, Randwick, 23 April 2011
Sires' Produce Stakes (G1), 1400m, Randwick, 9 April 2011
First two-year-olds

Watch them go: big wins by his offspring

Thunder Snow
Dubai World Cup (G1), 10f, Meydan, 31 Mar 2018
Thunder Snow
Prix Jean Prat (G1), 8f, Chantilly, 09 Jul 2017
Thunder Snow
Criterium International (G1), 7f, Saint-Cloud, 30 Oct 2016

Pedigree

What he’s made of...

HELMET

EXCEED AND EXCEL

DANEHILL

DANZIG

NORTHERN DANCER

PAS DE NOM

RAZYANA

HIS MAJESTY

SPRING ADIEU

PATRONA

LOMOND

NORTHERN DANCER

MY CHARMER

GLADIOLUS

WATCH YOUR STEP

BACK BRITCHES

ACCESSORIES

SINGSPIEL

IN THE WINGS

SADLER'S WELLS

HIGH HAWK

GLORIOUS SONG

HALO

BALLADE

ANNA MATRUSHKA

MILL REEF

NEVER BEND

MILAN MILL

ANNA PAOLA

PRINCE IPPI

ANTWERPEN

By EXCEED AND EXCEL (2000) Champion Sprinter in Australia, Newmarket H (G1), Dubai Racing Club Cup (G1), Up And Coming S (G2), Royal Sovereign S (G2), etc. Sire of 1,916 foals aged three and up, including HELMET, OUTSTRIP, BURATINO, FULBRIGHT, SIDESTEP, AMBER SKY, EARTHQUAKE, EXCELEBRATION, FLAMBERGE, GUELPH, MARGOT DID, OVERREACH, REWARD FOR EFFORT, CHAMPIONSHIP, HEADWATER, HEAVY METAL, JAMES GARFIELD, MASAMAH, PRICELESS, THREADING, etc.

1st dam: Accessories by Singspiel. Unraced. Dam of 8 foals, 4 runners, 4 winners:

HELMET (c Exceed And Excel) G1 winner, see Race record.

EPAULETTE (c Commands) 5 wins (6f-7f) at 2 and 3, Doomben 10,000 S (G1), Golden Rose S (G1), Caulfield Guineas Prelude (G3), 2nd TJ Smith S (G1), Todman S (G2), 3rd Caulfield Guineas (G1). Sire.

PEARLS (f Exceed And Excel) 3 wins (6f-7f) at 3 and 4, 2016, Tea Rose S (G2), Toy Show Quality H (G3), 2nd P J Bell S (G3).

BULLBARS (c Elusive Quality) 2 wins (5½f-7f) at 2 and 3, C S Hayes Debonair S (G3), 2nd Australian Guineas (G1), Manfred S, 3rd Bill Stutt S (G3), Mitchell McKenzie S. Sire.

2nd dam: Anna Matrushka by Mill Reef. Unraced. Dam of 11 winners:

ANNABA (f In The Wings) 3 wins at 3, Prix du Conseil de Paris (G2), Prix de Royallieu (G2), 3rd Nassau S (G2). Dam of:

ANTONYM (f Bahri) Grosser Preis der Hannoverscher. Dam of: AMABELLE (f Danehill Dancer) Grosser Preis Metallbau Burckhardt GmbH.

POZARICA (c Rainbow Quest) 4 wins at 2 and 3, Prix Hubert de Chaudenay (G2), Prix Berteux (G3). Sire.

ANNA OF SAXONY (f Ela-Mana-Mou) 4 wins at 3 and 4, Park Hill S (G3), 2nd St Simon S (G3), Princess Royal S (G3). Dam of:

ANNA PALARIVA (f Caerleon) Prix d’Aumale (G3). Dam of: ANNA SALAI (f Dubawi) Prix de la Grotte (G3), 2nd Irish 1,000 Guineas (G1); ADVICE (g Seeking The Gold) Prix de Saint Patrick; IGUAZU FALLS (g Pivotal) Surrey S, 2nd Somerville Tattersall S (G3). Grandam of: NATIONAL DEFENSE (c Invincible Spirit) Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere (G1), 2nd Prix Djebel (G3); DUBAI GINA (f Dubai Destination) Sun Classique H.

Ancestor (c Polish Precedent) 3rd Queen’s Vase (G3).

ANNA AMALIA (f In The Wings) Winner at 3. Dam of: AVE (f Danehill Dancer) Flower Bowl Invitational S (G1); ANIPA (f Sea The Stars) Cheshire Oaks; Dubawi Phantom (g Dubawi) 2nd Derby Trial S (G3), 3rd Solario S (G3).

Andean (g Singspiel) Winner at 3 and 4, 2nd Strensall S (G3).

Ancelin (f Sadler’s Wells) Winner at 3 and 4, 3rd Saval Beg S.

ANNE D’AUTRICHE (f Rainbow Quest) Winner at 3. Dam of:

ALPEN GLEN (f Halling) 2 wins at 3. Dam of: Montalbano (c Monsieur Bond) 3rd Derby du Languedoc, Prix Policeman; INDIAN BLESSING (f Sepoy) Sparkasse Holstein Cup (G3), 3rd Dahlia S (G2), Ballston Spa S (G2).

Anna Of Kiev (f Salse) Dam of:

ANNA MONDA (f Monsun) Champion three-year-old filly in Germany, Premio Vittorio di Capua (G1). Dam of: Lilienthal (g Montjeu) 3rd Sapporo Nikkei Open.

3rd dam: ANNA PAOLA by Prince Ipp. Champion two-year-old and three-year-old in Germany, Preis der Diana (G2), Preis des Winterfavoriten (G3). Dam of 6 winners:

ANNO LUCE (f Old Vic) Preis der Hannoverschen Sparkassen & der VGH (G3), Aphrodite S.

Conformation

What a looker!

Race record

His successful career

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Two 5 4 - 1 -
Three 9 2 - 2 -
Total 14 6 - 3 -

At 2

1st
Sires’ Produce S (G1), 1400m, Randwick, beating Uate, Pane In The Glass, Shared Reflections, Disputes, Fast And Sexy, Elite Falls, Do You Think, King’s Pact, Boys On Tour, Exceed And Exalt.
1st
Champagne S (G1), 1600m, Randwick, beating Pane In The Glass, Fast And Sexy, Boys On Tour, Disputes, Cocky Raider, Uate, Running Tall, Queenian.
1st
Handicap, 1200m, Rosehill, by 2¼l, beating Florentina.
1st
Handicap, 1200m, Rosehill, by 2l.

At 3

1st
Caulfield Guineas (G1), 1600m, Caulfield, beating Manawanui, Huegill, Specter, Smart Missile, Secret Hills, Chase The Rainbow.
1st
Caulfield Guineas Prelude (G3), 1400m, by 3¼l, Caulfield, beating Secret Hills, Specter, Running Tall, Cross Of Gold, That’s The One, Isopach, Absalon, Golden Archer, Grand Britannia.
3rd
Golden Rose S (G1), 1400m, Rosehill, to Manawanui, Smart Missile, beating Foxwedge, Flight Of Pegasus, Aeronautical.
3rd
Run To The Rose S (G3), 1200m, Rosehill, to Smart Missile, Foxwedge, beating Karuta Queen, Flight Of Pegasus, Boys On Tour, Diamond To Pegasus.

 Timeform 127

Helmet’s progeny at the races