Believing


Believing

Sire: Bel Esprit

Dam: Hypatia

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Nov 14th, 2012

Country: Australia

Silks: Hot Pink, White Crossed Sashes


Owners

C W Pearce, Mrs K J Pearce, R Griffiths, P E Miall, Newall Racing (Mgr: R Newall) & A Flanagan


Career Record: 30-4-9-5

  • Prizemoney
    $126,108.00
  • Wins
    13.3 %
  • Place
    46.7 %

Pedigree

 

 BELIEVING (AUS)

 

Bay geldingFoaled in 2012

SireRoyal AcademyNijinskyNorthern Dancer
BEL ESPRIT (AUS) Crimson SaintCrimson Satan
1999BespokenVainWilkes
  Vin d'AmourAdios
DamDistant MusicDistant ViewMr. Prospector
HYPATIA (AUS) MusicantiNijinsky
2004DanaviaDanehillDanzig
  ScandinaviaSnippets

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 755 rnrs, 512 wnrs, 21 SW, inc. Black Caviar (VRC Patinack Classic, Gr.1), Bel Sprinter, Bel Mer, Afleet Esprit, Se Sauver, Gabbidon, Vivacious Spirit, Iconic, Angels Beach, City of Song, Honey Flower, Loveyamadly, Audacious Spirit, Oregon Spirit, Strike the Tiger, Peach Tree, Beltrois, Ken Arok, etc.

 

1st dam

HYPATIA, by Distant Music. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Half-sister to ICONIC. Dam of two named foals, neither raced.

 

2nd dam

DANAVIA, by Danehill. Placed at 2, 2d VRC Reganza 2YO H. Three-quarter-sister to MAGNUS, SCANDIVA, WILANDER, ARCTIC FLIGHT, half-sister to Helsinge (dam of ALL TOO HARD, BLACK CAVIAR). Dam of 5 foals, all winners, inc:-

ICONIC (Bel Esprit). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 900m, 1000m, A$467,250, to 2014-15, MVRC Carlyon S., L, MRC Nine West P., Bendigo JC VOBIS Gold Rush 2YO S., 2d MRC Rubiton S., Gr.2, SAJC National S., Gr.3, WH Wylie H., L, VRC Schweppes Flemingtonfling P., 4th MRC Schillaci S., Gr.2.

Bellissimo. 3 wins at 1300m, 1600m, A$173,403, AJC National Event Caterer H., MRC Sportingbet H., 2d ATC Ingham Love 'em H., Champagne Bar H., Randwick Betting Auditorium H., New Law H., VRC La Vie en Rose Vase, MRC Sportingbet H., Catanach's Jewellers H., 3d ATC Inghams Love 'em H., VRC Auckland Racing Club H., MRC Inglis Bonus 3YO H., STC EBP RSL H.

Sistonic. 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m in 2014-15, MVRC Reg Delaney Memorial H., 4th MVRC Typhoon Tracy S., Gr.3.

 

3rd dam

SCANDINAVIA, by Snippets. 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$430,075, QTC Cup, Gr.2, VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3, MVRC Burt Bacharach H., 2d VRC Salinger S., Gr.1, SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1, 3d VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, Lightning S., Gr.1, MVRC Norman Carlyon S., Gr.2, VATC Chirnside S., Gr.2, VRC Red Roses S., L, 4th SAJC DC McKay S., Gr.3, VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3. Three-quarter-sister to Bit of a Ride (dam of BOOM TIME), half-sister to FROSTY THE SNOWMAN, MIDNIGHT SUN, RUSSIAN TEA ROOM, Song of the Sun, McHappy (dam of GLAD). Dam of 11 named foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

MAGNUS (Flying Spur). 4 wins to 1200m, £23,000, A$1,086,610, S$202,500, AJC Galaxy H., Gr.1, VRC Age Classic S., Gr.2, STC Big Sports Breakfast H., 2d VRC Lightning S., Gr.1, Newmarket H., Gr.1, MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1, Caulfield Sprint H., Gr.2, AJC Shorts H., Gr.3, Singapore TC Krisflyer International Sprint, Sgp-1, SAJC WH Wylie H., L, MRC BSB Packaging P., 3d MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1, Royal Ascot King's Stand S., Gr.2, MRC Heath S., L, 4th AJC Galaxy H., Gr.1, TJ Smith S., Gr.1, VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1. Sire.

WILANDER (Exceed and Excel). Third on 2008-09 Australasian 3YO Classification (sprint). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m, A$351,825, MRC Schillaci S., Gr.2, Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3, VRC Bob Hoysted H., L, 2d MRC Biscay H., 4th VRC Lightning S., Gr.1. Sire.

SCANDIVA (Fastnet Rock). 2 wins at 2, A$242,580, ATC Magic Night S., Gr.2, Emerald Hills Estate 2YO P., 2d ATC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1.

ARCTIC FLIGHT (Flying Spur). 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$314,358, Scone RC Dark Jewel Classic, L, VRC Flt Lt Peter Armytage H., MRC Sandown Park (UK) H., 2d Hawkesbury RC Darley Crown, L, 3d BRC Dane Ripper S., Gr.2, ATC Sheraco S., Gr.3, MVRC Mitchelton Wines H., 4th VRC AR Creswick S., L, SAJC Proud Miss S., L.

Helsinge. Unraced. Dam of-

BLACK CAVIAR (Bel Esprit). Horse of the Year in Australia in 2010-11, 2011-12 & 2012-13. Joint Head of the 2013 World Thoroughbred Rankings. Head of the 2011 & 2012 World Thoroughbred Rankings (Sprint). Champion Sprinter in Australia in 2010-11, 2011-12 & 2012-13. Champion Older Female Sprinter in GB in 2012. 25 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, £283,550, A$6,922,550, ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1-twice, Royal Ascot Diamond Jubilee S., Gr.1, VRC Patinack Classic, Gr.1-twice, Lightning S., Gr.1-3 times, Newmarket H., Gr.1, BRC BTC Cup, Gr.1, MRC CF Orr S., Gr.1, MVRC William Reid S., Gr.1-twice, SAJC Robert Sangster S., Gr.1, Goodwood H., Gr.1, VRC Danehill S., Gr.2, MRC Schillaci S., Gr.2-twice, MVRC Schweppes S., Gr.2-twice, Stanley Wootton S., Gr.2-twice, MRC Blue Sapphire S., L, MVRC William Crockett S., L, VRC Cromwell H.

ALL TOO HARD (Casino Prince). Champion 3YO Colt in Australia in 2012-13. 7 wins-3 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$2,288,200, ATC All Aged S., Gr.1, MRC CF Orr S., Gr.1, Futurity S., Gr.1, Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, ATC Pago Pago S., Gr.2, VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, Talindert S., L, 2d MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, ATC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, 3d ATC San Domenico S., Gr.3, 4th ATC George Main S., Gr.1.

 

Race Record:

Trialled.