Lucky Prospector

Lucky Prospector

Sire: Smart Strike

Dam: Porte Bonheur

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Feb 7th, 2013

Country: Great Britain

Silks: White, Red Waratah, Diagonal Halved Sleeves, White Cap, Red Waratah


Waratah Thoroughbreds (Mgr: P G Fudge)

Career Record: 34-6-3-2

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    17.6 %
  • Place
    14.7 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2013

SireMr. ProspectorRaise a NativeNative Dancer
SMART STRIKE (CAN) Gold DiggerNashua
1992Classy 'n SmartSmartenCyane
  No ClassNodouble
DamHennessyStorm CatStorm Bird
PORTE BONHEUR (USA) Island KittyHawaii
2005Sous EntenduShadeedNijinsky
  It's in the AirMr. Prospector

SMART STRIKE (CAN) (Bay 1992-Stud 1997). 6 wins to 9f, Monmouth Philip H Iselin H., Gr.1. Sire of 1287 rnrs, 955 wnrs, 132 SW, inc. Curlin (Nad al Sheba Dubai World Cup, Gr.1), English Channel, Lookin at Lucky, My Miss Aurelia, Soaring Free, Cascanueces, Never Retreat, Fabulous Strike, Centre Court, Battle of Midway, Furthest Land, Shadow Cast, Crown Queen, Minorette, Streaming, Swagger Jack, Square Eddie, Eye of the Sphynx, Tungsten Strike, etc.


1st dam

PORTE BONHEUR, by Hennessy. 6 wins-2 at 2-at 6f, 7f, US$478,266, Belmont First Flight H., Gr.2, Saratoga Victory Ride S., Gr.3, Woodbine Ontario Fashion S., L, Belmont Open Mind S., L, Saratoga Flanders S., L, 2d Belmont Vagrancy H., Gr.2, 3d Keeneland Thoroughbred Club of America S., Gr.2, Belmont Gallant Bloom H., Gr.2, Woodbine Ontario Fashion S., L, 4th Aqueduct Top Flight H., Gr.2, Saratoga Honorable Miss H., Gr.2, Aqueduct Xtra Heat S., L. Half-sister to SLIP STREAM, BANAFSAJEE (dam of BANKSIA), Grilse (dam of ALVERTA, AEROBATICS, REVOLTE). Dam of three foals, one to race, inc:-

Lucky Prospector (g. by Smart Strike). 6 wins. See below.


2nd dam

Sous Entendu, by Shadeed. Winner at 1700m, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Kefalin, 3d Longchamp Prix de la Grotte, Gr.3. Half-sister to BITOOH, AIR DANCER, MONAASSABAAT (dam of ECHO RIVER, PRINCE ALZAIN), Try to Catch Me (dam of STORMING HOME), Cloudy Skies (dam of KHATEER), Note Musicale (dam of MUSIC NOTE, MUSICAL CHIMES). Dam of 10 foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

PORTE BONHEUR (Hennessy). 6 wins. See above.

SLIP STREAM (Irish River). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1600m, £34,269, 160,000fr., 120,000Dm., 82,900Dhs in GB and Germany, Hoppegarten Berlin Brandenburg Trophy, Gr.2, Goodwood Thoroughbred S., L, 2d Chantilly Prix Jean Prat, Gr.1, Nad al Sheba Dubai Racing Club S.H., 3d York Dante S., Gr.2.

BANAFSAJEE (Pleasant Colony). 5 wins at 1600m, 1800m, Longchamp Prix du Ranelagh, L, Prix Casimir Delamarre, L, Saint-Cloud Prix de Maurepas, 2d Deauville Prix de l'eure, 3d Longchamp Prix Charles Laffitte, L, Vichy Prix Jacques de Bremond, L. Dam of-

BANKSIA (Marju). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Ronde de Nuit, L, Longchamp Prix de la Lorie. Producer.

Violet Lane (Danzero). 3 wins from 1900m to 2200m, 3d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Joubert, L. Producer.

Clafoutis. Raced once. Dam of-

Bambazonki (Hard Spun). 9 wins-2 at 2-from 6f to 8½f, Keeneland Allowance, 2d Gulfstream Park Kitten's Joy S., L.

Grilse. Raced once. Dam of-

ALVERTA (Flying Spur). Joint Champion Older Female Sprinter in GB in 2010. 8 wins from 1200m to 1600m, £43,080, A$1,040,725, STC Coolmore Classic, Gr.1, AJC Breeders Classic, Gr.2, BRC Just Now H., L, QTC Brisbane H., L, Hawkesbury Guineas, L, 2d Hawkesbury Gold Cup, Gr.3, AJC Razor Sharp H., L, Wenona Girl H., L, BRC Bernborough H., L, QTC Ascot H., L, Scone RC Dark Jewel Classic, L, Gosford RC Belle of the Turf S., L, 3d Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1, Qld Tatt's RC Winter S., Gr.1, AJC Villiers H., Gr.2, BRC J Cadell Garrick H., L, SCTC Glasshouse H., L. Producer.

AEROBATICS (Exceed and Excel). 6 wins-1 at 2-to 1300m, A$605,200, MRC Sportingbet Series Final, Gr.3, Hawkesbury RC Darley Crown, Gr.3, Darley Crown, L, AJC Triple M Grill Team 2YO H., 2d Scone RC Dark Jewel Classic, Gr.3, ATC PJ Bell S., L, 3d ATC Magic Night S., Gr.2, Birthday Card S., Gr.3, Eskimo Prince H., L. Producer.

REVOLTE (French Deputy). 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, S$343,089, Singapore TC Stewards' Cup, L, Singapore Guineas, L, Auckland Racing Club Trophy, 2YO H., 2d Singapore TC 2YO H., 3d Singapore TC Magic Millions Orchid Trophy, L, 3YO S.

Star Mystic (Flying Spur). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1900m, A$111,400, STC De Bortoli Yarra Valley H., New Years Eve at the Races H., 2d AJC Yosica Dairy Group 2YO H., 3d AJC Surround S., Gr.2, 4th MVRC Tesio S., Gr.3, STC Epona S., L. Producer.

Glendelvine. 2 wins at 1200m, SAJC Click H., 3d AJC Percy Marks H., STC Giddy-Up Day H., Foster Raffan H. Dam of-

Callista. Winner at 1800m in Aust. Dam of-

Pembroke Castle (I Am Invincible). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1250m, 1400m, A$123,885, to 2018-19, ATC Agency Real Estate H., Pluck at Vinery 2YO H., 3d ATC Inglis 2YO Classic, RL.

Riverine. Winner at 1200m, 2d STC Tooheys New H. Dam of-

Pins of Pele (Pins). 2 wins at 1900m, 2250m, 2d SAJC Burnsy's 60th Birthday H., 3d SAJC Chairman's S., Gr.3.


Race Record: 22 Starts 6-1-0 A$89,689.

6 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$89,689, to 2018-19 in Aust.