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Helenus Also Joins Wattle Grove Roster
Ian Macpherson confirmed Varda Green "has also acquired a Gr1 racetrack performer & Gr1 stallion Helenus (Helissio-Worldwide Elsie, by Java Gold) to join Shellscrape" reported The Sydney Morning Herald. Triple Gr1-winning 11-year-old stallion & former champion Australian 3YO colt Helenus (an $80,000 yearling at the 2001 Inglis Easter Sale in Sydney) recorded 5 wins from 1600-2500m (in the Gr1 Victoria Derby, Gr1 Rosehill Guineas, Gr1 Caulfield Guineas, Gr2 AAMI Vase & Gr2 Bill Stutt Stakes) & 3 placings (including the Gr3 Caulfield Guineas Prelude) from 18 starts for $2,114,680 earnings. He will stand at Wattle Grove for $6,600.