This colt is a great addition to the Hearts Racing team being a half brother to Flemington winner Hot Mama by the sire of Black Caviar, Bel Esprit.
He is being trained by Mick Price, trainer of Tarzino winner of the 2015 Group 1 Victoria Derby.
Mick paid $75,000 for the colt at the 2015 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale.
His sire Bel Esprit has produced the winners of over $48 million in prizemoney. A dual Group 1 winner himself with over $2 million in prizemoney, Bel Esprit is best known as the sire of Champion mare Black Caviar, unbeaten in 25 race starts.
Bel Esprit has produced 20 stakeswinners and 23 stakes placed horses with 522 of 769 of his runners being winners.
Firestorm Baby is the dam of Hot Mama as well as the stakes placed Lady Ky. The family features a number of stakes winners including Northeast Sheila, Jacqueline Rouge, Dashing Granada, Celebrity Girl, Kablammo, Storm Signal, Gold City, Sioux Chief and Generalife.
BAY COLT (AUS)
|Foaled 20th September 2013|
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 722 rnrs, 483 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.
FIRESTORM BABY, by Keltrice. Winner at 2 in Aust. Sister to NORTHEAST SHEILA (dam of JACQUELINE ROUGE), DASHING GRANADA (dam of CELEBRITY GIRL), half-sister to KABLAMMO. This is her sixth foal. Her fifth foal is a 2YO. Dam of two foals to race, both winners-
Lady Ky (f. by Choisir). Winner at 2 in 2013-14, 2d Scottsville Debutante H., Gr.2.
Hot Mama (f. by Duke of Marmalade). 3 wins at 1000m, 1200m, A$110,150, in 2013-14, VRC Trevor Clarke H., 3d MRC Champagne Pommery Masters H.
JOVAN, by Nassipour. 2 wins at 1600m, AJC Selene H., Jimmy Munro H., 2d AJC Ballantines H., STC Akimbo H., 3d AJC True Course H., 4th SAJC Ansett Australia S., L. Blood-sister to Storm of Words (dam of STORM SIGNAL), half-sister to GOLD CITY, SIOUX CHIEF. Dam of 12 foals, 10 to race, 9 winners, inc:-
NORTHEAST SHEILA (Keltrice). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 900m, 1000m, A$187,700, VATC Blue Diamond Preview (f), Gr.3, VRC Maribyrnong Trial S., L, VATC Broadbridge H., 2d VATC Blue Diamond Prelude (f), Gr.3, 3d VATC Chirnside S., Gr.2. Dam of-
JACQUELINE ROUGE (Ne Coupez Pas). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$423,000, Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Mile, L, VRC Veolia H., MRC Lisa Mavrodis H., Noel Rundle H., Brava Jeannie H., 2d VRC Maybe Mahal S., L, MRC Jim Conway H., 90th Anniversay of The End of WW1 H., 3d QTC Dane Ripper S., Gr.3, 4th MVRC WH Stocks S., Gr.2, VRC Let's Elope S., Gr.3, SCTC Glasshouse H., L. Producer.
Sheila's Star (Snitzel). 5 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$265,878, MRC Embracia H., MVRC Tatts Group 2YO H., MRC Winning Edge Signature H., 2d VRC Frances Tressady S., Gr.3, SAJC City of Adelaide H., L, MRC Canonise 2YO H., 3d MRC (Mornington) Hareeba S., L, VRC My Room P.
KABLAMMO (Marauding). 10 wins from 1200m to 2100m, A$331,550, VRC HKJC Melbourne Cup Day P., L, AJC Spring Country Cup, STC Luskin Star Welter H., City Tatt's RC Matthew Talbot Hostel H., 2d Illawarra TC Kembla Grange Cup, 3d AJC Hall Mark S., L, 4th AJC All Aged S., Gr.1, Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, STC Ajax S., Gr.3, AJC Show County H., L.
DASHING GRANADA (Keltrice). 2 wins at 2, A$135,100, VRC Shamrock Travel H., L, 3d VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, 4th VRC Oaks, Gr.1, VATC Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Dam of-
CELEBRITY GIRL (Starcraft). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1100m, A$191,638, VRC Cap d'Antibes S., L, SAJC Redelva S., L, MRC Slickpix 2YO H., 3d VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, 4th MRC Thousand Guineas Prelude, Gr.3.
Lady Lakshmi (Lonhro). 5 wins-3 at 2-to 1400m, A$295,075, to 2014-15, VRC Murray Cox 2YO H., Ken Cox 2YO H., MRC Australian Hotels Association P., Smart Track Australia H., 2d SAJC HC Nitschke S., L, Adelaide Guineas, L, 3d ATC James HB Carr S., Gr.3, MRC Le Pine Funerals P., 4th VRC Taj Rossi Series Final H., L, MRC Debutant S., L, SAJC Matrice S., L.
Albaicin (Redoute's Choice). 2 wins at 1200m, AJC Lyrebird H., STC Vodka Cruiser H., 2d AJC Ad Alta 2YO H., STC Auf H., Franklins Supermarket H., 3d AJC Eskimo Prince H., L, 4th City Tatt's RC Furious S., Gr.2. Dam of-
GENERALIFE (Lonhro). 8 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$428,545, to 2013-14, ATC Civic S., L, Winter S., L, Patinack Farm Supporting 4tracks4kids H., Gaypak United Fruit H., MRC Sportingbet H., Hawkesbury RC Westaflex H., 2d MRC Kevin Heffernan S., Gr.3, 3d VRC Yellowglen S., Gr.3, MRC Moonga S., Gr.3.
Up Over Girl. Winner at 2050m in Aust. Dam of-
Down Under Boy (Ne Coupez Pas). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 2000m, A$530,773, VRC National Jockeys Trust H., Emirates Airlines H., MRC Mal Seccull H., 2d MRC Norman Robinson S., Gr.3, SAJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.3, MRC Victoria Gold Cup, L, Kilmore Cup, L, 3d MRC Eclipse S., Gr.3, VRC Gibson Carmichael S., L, MRC Victoria Gold Cup, L, Kilmore Cup, L.
Pachouli. Unraced. Dam of-
TadDei Tondo (Danerich). 5 wins to 1300m, A$130,850, to 2014-15, 2d MRC Weekend Hussler S., L, MiStable H., MRC (Mornington) Ron Casey Memorial H., 3d VRC Philip Hogan & Olga Nield H., MRC Art Series Hotel Group H.