Metropolitan Winning Galileo Mare - In Foal To Danerich !!!

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Galileo (IRE) 1998
Taravain (AUS) 1995
7 October 2005
Cranbourne 3977 VIC, Australia

Broodmare's breeding status:

In foal:Yes
Covering sire: Danerich (AUS) 2002
Date of last service:17 September 2017
Selling with a foal at foot:No

Shelta is a Metropolitan Winning & Multiple Metropolitan Placed Mare by arguably one of the worlds leading Stallions in "Galileo". Shelta Stands at approx 15.2hh and being by Galileo she was suited to 1600m+ so there is plenty of options when considering future Stallions.

She is currently in foal with an early service to Danerich (17/09/17) and currently has had the one foal to race in Simple Solution who is a winner of two races.

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Grey mare       Foaled 2005 

GALILEO (IRE) Sadler's WellsNorthern DancerNearctic
Fairy BridgeBold Reason
Urban SeaMiswakiMr. Prospector
KenvainKenmare (Fr)Kalamoun
Vain ValericVainWilkes (Fr)
Century LoveCentury

GALILEO (IRE) (1998). 6 wins, The Derby, Gr.1. Champion GB/Ire. Sire, 2008. Sire of 1935 rnrs, 1319 wnrs, 267 SW, inc. Highland Reel (Breeders' Cup Turf, Gr.1), Cape Blanco, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Saxon Warrior, U S Navy Flag, Age of Fire, Barney Roy, Intricately, Rivet, Roly Poly, Galileo Gold, Hall of Fame, La Cressonniere, Qualify, Zhukova, Magicool, Night of Thunder, La Collina, Lea, Luvaluva, Rich Legacy, Unforgotten, Alyssa, etc.


1st dam

TARAVAIN, by Kenvain. 2 wins at 1200m, 1450m in Aust. Dam of 5 named foals, 4 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Gladstone (g by Dylan Thomas (Ire)). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2200m, A$302,660, SAJC At Talaq H., WATC Westspeed Stayers' Bonus H.-twice, Tabtouch H., Crown Perth H., 2d Broome Cup, TTC Sydeston Night Cup, WATC Amelia Park H., Ramelius Resources H., LeGrand Excel Life H., Morton Racing H., 3d TRC Hobart Cup, Gr.3, Cleaner H., 4th TTC Launceston Cup, Gr.3, TRC Thomas Lyons S., L.

 Shelta (f by Galileo (Ire)). 2 wins. See below.

 Relaxing Life (g by Val Royal (Fr)). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m in Macau.


2nd dam

Vain Valeric, by Vain. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, VATC Glenhuntly H., WATC Budget Truck Rentals H., 3d VATC Chirnside S., Gr.2. Half-sister to DUCHY'S PRIDE. Dam of 10 named foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

 Che Zero. Winner at 1000m, 2d MVRC Tabaret After the Last H.

 Nitrovain. 5 wins-1 at 2-at 900m, 1000m in Aust.

 Whiskaleric. 5 wins to 1100m, 3d VATC Proponder H., EC Moore Welter H., VRC Russell Greene H.

 General Alert. 2 wins at 1300m in Aust.

 Taravain. 2 wins. See above.

 Just Believe. Winner at 1400m in Aust. Producer.

 La Petite Generale. Placed at 2 in Aust. Dam of 5 winners-

 Security Gem. 6 wins at 1200m, 1400m to 2017 in Philippines.

 Classical. Unplaced. Dam of 2 winners-

 Melody o' War. 5 wins from 1600m to 2300m, 3d WATC Oh Pretty Woman H.


3rd dam

CENTURY LOVE, by Century. 3 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, VRC Qantas S., Gibson-Carmichael S., VATC Glen Eira H., 2d VRC Bloodhorse Breeders' P., Ottawa S., 3d AJC John Oxley H., VATC Park S. Sister to DOUBLE CENTURY,  Love Bird (dam of ARMIDALE), three-quarter-sister to Single Century, Top the Ton. Dam of 11 foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

DUCHY'S PRIDE (f Bletchingly) Winner at 2, MVRC Silver Jubilee S., L, 2d MVRC Toy Show H., 3d VATC City of Glen Eira H. Producer.

Vain Valeric (f Vain) 2 wins. See above.

 Miss Kipps. 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m, 2d VATC Slickpix P. Dam of 4 winners-

 Kipconi. 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, MVRC Staff Australia H., 2d MVRC TEAC H., 3d MVRC ATM Solutions H.

 Lovestruck. Placed, 2d STC Carinya RSL H., 3d AJC Rex White H. Dam of 4 winners-

Cosmic Rays (c Geiger Counter (USA)) 9 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$309,975, GCTC Magic Millions Cup, STC Rivkin Group H., HLB Mann Judd H., Ronald Coles Investment Art H., Beckers Pty Ltd H., 2d STC Canterbury S., Gr.2, AJC Razor Sharp H., L, Rotary Club of Caringbah P., 3d AJC Sydney's Best H., 4th AJC Challenge S., Gr.2, Liverpool City Cup, Gr.3, STC Moet & Chandon S., L.

Staff General (g Last Tycoon (Ire)) 7 wins from 1200m to 1600m, 64,732, 290,427Rgt. in Malaysia and Singapore, Perak TC Class 1 H.-twice, Singapore TC Class 1 H., Tiger Beer Triple Challenge, Perak TC NSF Challenge Cup, National Stud Farm Challenge Cup, 3d Penang Sprint Trophy, L, Singapore TC Silver Cup, L.

 New Love. Unraced. Dam of 7 winners-

 New Kingston. 7 wins from 1600m to 2550m, A$144,470, VATC Neerim H., MVRC 101.1 TTFM Nightmix H., Jiffies H., VATC Yangtze H., VRC Comic Court H., 2d VATC Lincoln H., VRC Birthday H., 3d MVRC Stayers Bonus H., VATC Harry Telford H.

 Prince of Love. 3 wins from 1200m to 2050m, MVRC India Trophy H.


4th dam

HELLO LOVE, by Adamastor (Fr). Placed at 2, 3d AJC Greenwich Juvenile H., STC Belrose H. Half-sister to Princess Rada,  Bronzette (dam of BLAZING KEEL). Dam of 8 named foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

DOUBLE CENTURY (c Century) Second on The 1978-79 Aust. 3YO Free H. Third on The 1979-80 Australasian 4YO+ Classification (2100m+). 7 wins from 1600m to 3200m, A$321,695, Queensland Derby, AJC Sydney Cup. Sire.

CENTURY LOVE (f Century) 3 wins. See above.

 Love Bird. Placed, 4th MVRC Carlton Draught S., L. Dam of 7 winners-

ARMIDALE (c Rory's Jester) 5 wins-3 at 2-to 1200m, A$297,628, VRC Chivas Regal S., Gr.3, 3d STC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2. Sire.

 Hello Honey. Placed at 2, 2d AJC Birthday H. Dam of 5 winners-

 Fashion Sense. Winner at 2 in Aust. Dam of 7 winners-

 Wellington Lass. Placed at 2 in Aust. Dam of 3 winners-

Wellington Dreamer (f El Qahira (NZ)) 5 wins from 1100m to 1600m, A$157,550, VATC Deck the Halls H., 3d VATC Mannerism S., Gr.3. Dam of 5 winners-

WATCHES (f Encosta de Lago) 2 wins at 1600m, 2500m, A$105,595, South Australia Oaks, Gr.3, 3d MVRC Mannway Transport & Distribution H. Producer.

 Miss Centum. Unraced. Dam of 9 winners-

 Aberdeen Rose. 7 wins from 1100m to 2650m, A$125,780, VATC Eat Well Live Well H., Captain Peri H. Dam of 4 winners-

SHEWAN (g Blevic) 5 wins from 1400m to 2400m, A$317,618, MRC Herbert Power S., Gr.2.

 Dateless. Winner at 1600m, MVRC Australian Trainers Association H. Dam of 6 winners-

ZERO ENGAGEMENT (g Woodman (USA)) 5 wins from 1450m to 2200m, A$206,575, WATC Ascot Gold Cup, L, 3d WATC GA Towton Cup, L.

 Lucky Ida. Unraced. Dam of 6 winners-

 Rue de Rivoli. Winner at 1400m, 3d VATC Kingston Heath H. Dam of 4 winners-

 Double Platinum. 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1700m, A$76,215, MVRC Victorian Racing Museum H. Dam of 2 winners-

ORPENTUNITY - JAMESINA (H.K.) (g Orpen (USA)) 8 wins at 1800m, HK$9,220,700, HKJC Premier P., L, 3d HKJC Jebsen Centenary Vase, L.


Race Record: 2 wins at 1550m, 2100m, MRC Wynette H., 3d MRC Anna Carlovna H., Our Faith H.


Produce Record: Dam of 2 named foals, 1 to race, 1 winner.

2012  Simple Solution (f by Bianconi (USA)). 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m in 2016-17 in Aust.

2013 Not served previous season

2014 Missed to Americain (USA)

2015  Secret Message (f by Americain (USA)). Unraced.

2016 (f by Canford Cliffs (Ire)).

2017 (f by Jungle Ruler).


Missed in 2014; not served in 2012.


Served by Danerich. Date of last service, 17.09.2017.


Full Race Record for

SHELTA (AUS) 2005 Grey filly
by Galileo - Taravain, by Kenvain


(in Australia)

07/Jul/20085th of 7--trial--Cranbourne TC 2-Y-O Fillies Trial, 800m. Resettle was 1st and Chortova 2nd and Miss Blakenhall 3rd.
02/Feb/20096th of 10--trial--Cranbourne TC Barrier Trial, 1200m, time 1:15.45. Track dead(4). Some Hide was 1st and Wildly Excited 2nd and Barachetta 3rd.
28/Feb/20093rd of 10Geelong RC Delta Carpets Maiden P., A$19,200, 1435m, time 1:27.38. Track dead. Carried 55.00kg. Big Col was 1st and Heinous 2nd.A$1,950
17/Mar/20095th of 14Terang RC Coffey Hunt 3YO Maiden P., A$19,200, 1406m, time 1:25.93. Track slow. Carried 55.00kg. Falken was 1st and Canny Swim 2nd and Whistling Straits 3rd.A$250
21/Sep/20098th of 10--trial--Cranbourne TC Barrier Trial, 800m, time 0:48.80. Track heavy(8). Carleton was 1st and Flash Kid 2nd and Little Slapper 3rd.
05/Oct/20092nd of 8--trial--Cranbourne Training Complex Barrier Trial, 1190m, time 1:14.72. Track slow(6). Cassini Contest was 1st and Twin Peak 3rd.
19/Oct/20095th of 10--trial--Cranbourne TC Barrier Trial, 990m, time 1:01.90. Track heavy(10). You'rejokingme was 1st and Nouveau Era 2nd and Mr Machello 3rd.
25/Oct/20095th of 15Terang RC Mortimer Petroleum Maiden P., A$13,000, 1400m, time 1:23.89. Track good. Carried 56.00kg. Blueberry Princess was 1st and Jester Jeune 2nd and Ishtar King 3rd.A$250
06/Nov/20098th of 10Stony Creek RC Hay's Jewellers Leongatha Maiden H., A$13,000, 1600m, time 1:38.10. Track good. Carried 56.00kg. Elkayel was 1st and Surrey Downs 2nd and Rael Rules 3rd.A$250
03/Dec/20092nd of 8Geelong RC Baycity Workforce Maiden P., A$14,500, 1750m, time 1:48.06. Track dead. Carried 54.00kg (allowance -2.00kg). Napier was 1st and Starlet O'Hara 3rd.A$2,700
11/Dec/20091st of 10Mornington RC Maiden P., A$14,000, 1527m, time 1:36.58. Track dead. Carried 55.00kg (allowance -2.00kg). Imprudence was 2nd and Power of Eight 3rd.A$8,825
01/Jan/20103rd of 7Mornington RC Nepean Glass & Screens H., A$11,250, 1500m, time 1:34.76. Track slow. Carried 55.00kg (allowance -2.00kg). Esprit Citi was 1st and General Laureate 2nd.A$1,050
17/Jan/20104th of 12Kilmore TC Cherokee Rose Stud H., A$22,000, 1912m, time 2:00.55. Track good. Carried 54.50kg (allowance -2.00kg). Truly Fantastic was 1st and Second World 2nd and Blood Diamond 3rd.A$525
05/Feb/20102nd of 11Pakenham RC Sandown Lodge H., A$12,000, 1770m, time 1:52.37. Track slow. Carried 54.00kg (allowance -2.00kg). American Morsecode was 1st and La Tahaa 3rd.A$2,100
13/Mar/20109th of 10Geelong RC Laurie & Paula for Breakfast H., A$12,000, 1705m, time 1:44.48. Track dead. Carried 54.00kg (allowance -2.00kg). Danaupair Starlet was 1st and Vimy 2nd and A Little Smugg 3rd.A$250
04/Apr/201010th of 12Stony Creek RC R&R Bricklaying & Paving H., A$13,000, 1600m, time 1:40.27. Track dead. Carried 57.50kg (allowance -1.50kg). Already was 1st and Diva's List 2nd and Zed Amour 3rd.A$250
14/Apr/20101st of 8MRC Wynette H., A$29,300, 2100m, time 2:17.04. Track dead. Carried 53.50kg. A Little Smugg was 2nd and Paint it Black 3rd.A$18,363
02/May/20103rd of 8MRC Our Faith H., A$29,300, 2100m, time 2:11.06. Track dead. Carried 56.00kg. Picalero was 1st and A Little Smugg 2nd.A$2,542
19/May/20103rd of 11MRC Anna Carlovna H., A$30,000, 2100m, time 2:16.44. Track heavy. Carried 53.50kg. Little Slapper was 1st and Comocean 2nd.A$2,542
09/Jun/20105th of 5MRC Hayai H., A$28,250, 2400m, time 2:38.58. Track heavy. Carried 51.50kg (allowance -1.50kg). Rowland was 1st and Niptious 2nd and Titch 3rd.A$565
26/Nov/20104th of 12
MVRC Pacific Communications H., A$30,000, 1505m, time 1:32.42. Track dead. Carried 55.00kg (allowance -3.00kg). Banri Maeve was 1st and Bon Marche 2nd and Sensational Report 3rd. Trainer: B R Fox. Owner: R W & L Moses & Mrs M McSwiggan. Jockey: A Mc Cabe.A$1,130
11/Dec/201011th of 13
VRC Sunshine Private Medical Centre H., A$70,000, 1630m, time 1:41.95. Track dead. Carried 55.00kg. Fashion Black was 1st and Take the Cash 2nd and Charlie's Queen 3rd. Trainer: B R Fox. Owner: R W & L Moses & Mrs M McSwiggan. Jockey: C Newitt.
07/Jan/201112th of 13
Mornington RC Long Island Country Club H., A$16,600, 1524m, time 1:32.59. Track dead. Carried 55.00kg. Just Don't Ask was 1st and Takeonefortheteam 2nd and Geegee Ryder 3rd. Trainer: B R Fox. Owner: R W & L Moses & Mrs M McSwiggan. Jockey: I Culliver.
09/Feb/20119th of 9
MRC PFD Food Services H., A$29,650, 1800m, time 1:52.07. Track dead. Carried 50.00kg (allowance -3.00kg). Red Hustler was 1st and Mr Molokai 2nd and Over Quota 3rd. Trainer: B R Fox. Owner: R W & L Moses & Mrs M McSwiggan. Jockey: J Mallyon.A$350
23/Feb/201112th of 12
MRC Patinack Farm H., A$30,000, 2100m, time 2:13.78. Track dead. Carried 53.00kg (allowance -3.00kg). Danahere was 1st and Spurlash 2nd and You I Find 3rd. Trainer: B R Fox. Owner: R W & L Moses & Mrs M McSwiggan. Jockey: J Mallyon.
07/Oct/20119th of 13
Sale TC Andrews Land & Surf Orbost H., A$12,000, 1741m, time 1:45.95. Track good. Carried 55.50kg. Green Pearl was 1st and Catwen Boy 2nd and Sharqiya Sands 3rd. Trainer: B R Fox. Owner: R W & L Moses & Mrs M McSwiggan. Jockey: I Culliver.A$250
20/Oct/20113rd of 6
Ballarat TC Harris Scarfe H., A$14,000, 2000m, time 2:07.79. Track dead. Carried 57.00kg. Shezaten was 1st and Skybee 2nd. Trainer: B R Fox. Owner: R W & L Moses & Mrs M McSwiggan. Jockey: Ms Michelle Payne.A$1,350
29/Oct/20114th of 6
Traralgon RC Creditcollect H., A$12,000, 1900m, time 2:00.86. Track dead. Carried 54.00kg. Skybee was 1st and Devils Quest 2nd and Twiginthedesert 3rd. Trainer: B R Fox. Owner: R W & L Moses & Mrs M McSwiggan. Jockey: I Culliver.A$525