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Sire Fairy King
Dam Helice
Grandsire Northern Dancer
Damsire Slewpy
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1993
Country France
Color Bay
Breeder Ecurie Skymarc Farm
Owner Enrique Sarasola
Trainer Elie Lellouche
Record 13:8-1-2
Earnings $2,210,000
Helissio is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Helice by Fairy King. He was born around 1993 in France, and was bred by Ecurie Skymarc Farm.
Major wins
Prix Noailles (1996)
Prix Lupin (1996)
Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud (1996, 1997)
Prix Niel (1996)
Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (1996)
Prix Ganay (1997)
European 3-Yr-Old Champion Colt (1996)
European Horse of the Year (1996)
French Horse Racing Hall of Fame
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on June 23, 2007

Helissio (born 1993) is a Thoroughbred racehorse sired by Fairy King and a grandson of Northern Dancer. Owned by the Spanish businessman Enrique Sarasola, he was voted the European Horse of the Year for 1996

Retired after his four-year-old campaign, Helissio stood at stud at the Widden Stud in Australia and Shadhai Farm in Japan. He currently stands at The National Stud in Newmarket, England. He has sired Helenus, a top class Australian three-year-old stayer; the brilliant Japanese horse Pop Rock; and Weekend Beauty, the dam of six-time Group One winner Weekend Hussler.

Detailed information, including pedigree analysis and progeny performance, can be found at the Scarvagh Stud/Sandley Stud website.



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