Surprise Hero

Surprise Hero

Sire: Kaphero

Dam: Serendipity

Colour: Bay

Gender: Mare

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Sep 10th, 2012

Country: Australia

Silks: Black, White Seams, Purple Star And Sleeves, Black Armbands, Black, White Seams Cap, Purple Pom Pom


Paul Andreou, Craig James, Adam Meester, Peter Powney, Daniel Powney

Career Record: 11-3-0-1

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    27.3 %
  • Place
    9.1 %





Bay mareFoaled in 2012

KAPHERO (AUS) ConfidentiallyKaoru Star
  Kapelle LadyBandmaster II
DamRory's JesterCrown JesterBaguette
SERENDIPITY (AUS) Rory's RocketRoan Rocket
1998Miss TatumSnippetsLunchtime
  More HappinessNijinsky

KAPHERO (AUS) (Bay 2003-Stud 2009). 10 wins-3 at 2, MVRC Ian McEwen S., Gr.3. Sire of 179 rnrs, 106 wnrs, inc. SP Stingray, Showpero, Super Winner and of Ashero, Northkape, Kapaulenko, Manchero, Our Kaboom, Wise Hero, Kapgun, Signor Gaetano, All About Rhythm, Col's Hero, Cool Hero, Just Kappy, Kapstar, Patch Hero, Secret Blend, Sphero, Victor Emperor, Barcode, Jennyfromtheblock, Pop Hero, Tankster, Three Beers Please, You Will be Queen, etc.


1st dam

SERENDIPITY, by Rory's Jester. Unraced. Half-sister to FAST FLYING. Dam of eight named foals, six to race, three winners, inc:-

Pop Hero (g. by Kaphero). 7 wins to 1250m, A$120,535, to 2016-17, SAJC Schweppes H., WATC Sunday Times H., H., Sell Lease Property H., Ascot Racing Carnival H., 2d WATC Club Membership H., 3d SAJC Schweppes H.

Speech Room (g. by Court of Jewels). 3 wins from 1200m to 1600m, WATC H., 3d WATC Westspeed 3YO H., Yellowglen H.

Doolam Jester (g. by Bianconi). 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m in Aust.

Surprise Hero (f. by Kaphero). See below.

Serencana (c. by Bianconi). Placed at 3 in NZ.


2nd dam

MISS TATUM, by Snippets. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Half-sister to Highway Bliss (dam of TRUSTEE BROWN), What Fun (dam of CAT D'ANTIBES). Dam of 5 foals, 3 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

FAST FLYING (Distorted Humor). 9 wins from 1400m to 2400m, 1,416,591Rgt. in Malaysia, Perak Derby, L, Selangor TC Piala Emas Sultan Selangor, L, Perak TC Astro Wah Lai Toi Charity Cup, 4th Selangor Gold Cup, L, Penang TC Yang di Pertua Negeri Gold Cup, L, Selangor TC Piala Emas Sultan Selangor, L.

Horkins Nancy. 4 wins to 1400m, TTC Launceston Mitsubishi H., Shaw Contracting H., Launceston Mitsubishi H., 2d TTC Ken Evans Memorial H., Racehorse Owners Association H., Kats Clause H., 3d TTC Longford Plant Hire H. Dam of-

Western Hero (West Quest). 5 wins at 2, A$150,442, TRC Raine & Horne Alexandra 2YO P., Thorn Lighting Autumn 2YO P., Denis Ryan Memorial 2YO Autumn Classic, TTC Sires' Produce S., TRC OAMPS 2YO P., 2d TTC Shaw Contracting 2YO Alfa Crystal Bowl, Magic Millions 2YO Classic, 3d TRC Elwick S., L, 4th TTC Gold Sovereign S., L.


3rd dam

MORE HAPPINESS, by Nijinsky. Unraced. Sister to Winning, blood-sister to Nothing to Do (dam of BRAVE WARRIOR), half-sister to HAPPY BID, Enhanced (dam of NATIVE SONG), A Little Love (dam of A LITTLE KISS), Eajaab (dam of ANWAAR). Dam of 10 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Highly Refined. 10 wins from 1200m to 2200m, STC Rydalmere H., 2d BATC Wedgwood Sausage Rolls H., STC Winmalee H.

What Fun. 2 wins at 1200m, AJC Alexandria H., STC Join the STC Now H., 2d STC Ansett Australia H., AJC San Miguel in Australia H., STC Hahn Premium Light H., Catholic Women's League Manly H., 3d STC Hansen Yuncken H., AJC Widden Stud H. Dam of-

CAT D'ANTIBES (Tale of the Cat). 2 wins at 2, A$185,800, GCTC Ken Russell Classic, L, BTC Russell Daniells the Good Guys H., 2d QTC Gold Edition P., 3d BTC Champagne Classic, Gr.2, QTC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, 4th GCTC Magic Millions 3YO Trophy, L.

Allegra. 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m, STC Hyland Race Colours H., 3d AJC McGrath Estate Agents Revenue H., STC MB Insurance H. Dam of-

EXIMIUS (Exceed and Excel). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$475,005, VRC Hilton Hotels S., L, Sunshine Coast Guineas, L, VRC Trevor Clarke 2YO H., Jacinta Nugent & Lesley Millson H., MRC Drum Theatre H., 2d BRC Daybreak Lover S., L, Tasmanian S., L, Kilmore Cup, L.

Eye for Fun. Unraced. Dam of-

MOSSFUN (Mossman). Joint Top Filly of 2013-14 Australasian 2YO Classification. 4 wins at 2, A$2,561,250, ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, Widden S., Gr.3, Inglis Nursery, L, 2d ATC Reisling S., Gr.2, Birthday Card S., Gr.3, 4th ATC Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2.

Highway Bliss. Winner at 1000m, VRC Rainbird H., 2d MVRC Wedgwood Tableware H., VATC Coral Sea Battle H., 3d VATC Avon H., MVRC Not Related H. Dam of-

TRUSTEE BROWN (Oratorio). 7 wins from 1100m to 1800m, A$301,225, WATC Detonator S., L, Western Meat Packers H., Festival of Perth Racing H., Therock Mile H., H., H., HPM Legrand H., 2d WATC Baz is 50 H., 3d Kalgoorlie Boulder RC Hannan's H., L.

Annecy Miss. Unraced. Dam of-

Moama (Mossman). 2 wins at 1000m, 2d MRC BMW Caulfield Cup Noms H., 3d BRC Mode S., L, XXXX Gold H., Concept Window Fashions H., NSW Tatt's RC Royal Randwick TV on Youtube H. Producer.


Race Record:

Placed at 3 in 2015-16 in Aust.