Lucky Mission

Lucky Mission

Sire: Shamexpress

Dam: Stella Livia

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 3 year old

Foaled: Aug 30th, 2015

Country: New Zealand

Silks: Wanless Tartan, Yellow Seams, Yellow Pom Pom


R M Wanless & Mrs J M Wanless

Career Record: 5-2-1-1

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    40.0 %
  • Place
    40.0 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2015

SireO'ReillyLast TycoonTry My Best
SHAMEXPRESS (NZ) CourtzaPompeii Court
2009VolkroseVolksraadGreen Desert
  Rose WorldGrosvenor
DamTitus LiviusMachiavellianMr. Prospector
STELLA LIVIA (GB) Party DollBe My Guest
2004SombreffePolish PrecedentDanzig
  SomfasWhat a Pleasure

SHAMEXPRESS (NZ) (Bay 2009-Stud 2014). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, 2d VRC Sprint Classic, Gr.1. Leading NZ First Season Sire in 2017-18. Sire of 44 rnrs, 19 wnrs, inc. SW Embrace Me (MVRC Typhoon Tracy S., Gr.3), Cyber Attack, London Express, Qiji Express, SP Diva Express and of Tiny Terror, Xpressmymind, Qiji Swordsman, Kaipaki, Grand Bernini, Lucky Mission, Mr Hooper, Shamwow, Apollo Prince, Balios, Bothered, Choctoc, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.


1st dam

STELLA LIVIA, by Titus Livius. 2 wins at 1150m, 1400m in NZ. Three-quarter-sister to Archers Road, half-sister to RANSOM O'WAR, Madame Cerito, Sommorell (dam of INVERLEIGH). Dam of seven foals, six to race, five winners, inc:-

SPIETH (c. by Thorn Park). 5 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$626,600, City Tatt's RC Lightning H., L, VRC Goulburn Murray H., ATC Merman & Sydeston H., Pakenham RC Burdens Plumbtec P., 2d VRC Darley Classic, Gr.1, Lightning S., Gr.1, NSW Tatt's RC Concorde S., Gr.3, MRC Grand Hotel Frankston H.

Star of the Seas (g. by Ocean Park). 4 wins to 1400m, A$213,700, to 2018-19, ATC Ribchester at Darley H., Championships on Sale H., Catanach's H., Theraces H., 2d ATC Ranvet H., Bowermans Furniture H., 3d ATC Jcdecaux H., Schweppes H.

Travancore (g. by Savabeel). 3 wins from 1150m to 1600m, A$144,925, to 2017-18, ATC Turf Club H., 2d ATC Hi Quality Turf H., Australian Turf Club H., Freshmark H., 3d ATC Casino Prince at Vinery H.

Lucky Mission (g. by Shamexpress). 2 wins. See below.

Thrill (f. by Flying Spur). Winner at 2 in NZ.


2nd dam

SOMBREFFE, by Polish Precedent. Winner at 7f in GB. Sister to Sonata (dam of REGAL SOLO), three-quarter-sister to RUSSIAN BOND, SNAADEE, Somersham, half-sister to CRISTOFORI, CROSSOVER, Beau Monde, Somerset. Dam of 14 foals, 12 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

RANSOM O'WAR (Red Ransom). Horse of the Year & Champion 3YO in Germany in 2003 (Int.). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 2000m, £7,832, €320,000 in GB and Germany, Munich Grosser Preis Dallmayr Bayerisches Zuchtrennen, Gr.1, Grosser Muller Brot Preis, Gr.2, 2d Deutsches Derby, Gr.1, Krefeld Preis des Gestut Wiesenhof, Gr.3, Haydock 2YO S., 3d Cologne Mehl-Mulhens Rennen, Gr.2, 4th Baden-Baden Grosser Preis von Baden, Gr.1. Sire.

Madame Cerito (Diesis). 2 wins at 1m, 9f, Keeneland Allowance, 3d Leopardstown Silken Glider S., L, 4th Leopardstown One Thousand Guineas Trial, Gr.3. Producer.

Rochefort. 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1650m in GB and U.A.E, Newmarket Scottish Widows H., Jebel Ali Thoroughbred H., 2d Jebel Ali Shadwell H., Newmarket Renault Master 2YO S., Jebel Ali Al Redha Insurance Brokers LLC H., Frayland H., 3d Doncaster Torne Valley 2YO S.

Uliana. Winner at 1¼m, 3d Curragh Betdaq Fillies S., Liffey S. Dam of-

Intern - Take it Intern (Aust.) (Rip Van Winkle). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1450m to 1750m, £24,934, €16,020, A$81,500, to 2018-19, Leopardstown Irish Stallion Farms 2YO S., MRC FDC H., 2d Sandown Classic Trial, Gr.3, 3d Tipperary Canford Cliffs S., L, Lingfield Betway S., 4th Doncaster Mile, L, Lingfield Quebec S., L.

Festival Princess (Barathea). Winner at 1m, 2d Naas Blue Wind S., Gr.3, 3d Curragh Dance Design S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Nijinsky S., L, Curragh Loder 2YO S., Peter Keatley Groundcare 2YO S., 4th Leopardstown Glencairn S., L, Gowran Park Hurry Harriet S., L. Producer.

Sommorell. Unraced. Dam of-

INVERLEIGH (Excelebration). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 5¾f, 6f to 2019, Navan Committed S., L, Leopardstown Irish Stallion Farms 2YO S., 2d Fairyhouse Blenheim S., L, 3d Dundalk Star Appeal S., L.

Somoushe. Unraced. Dam of-

Archers Road (Titus Livius). 4 wins-3 at 2-at 5f, Chester H., 2d Doncaster Brocklesby 2YO S., Ascot Allan Merritt Memorial 2YO S., Chester Lily Agnes 2YO S., Windsor Weatherbys Bank 2YO S., 3d Goodwood Molecomb S., Gr.3, Newbury Weatherbys Super Sprint 2YO S., Chester Thorneycroft Solicitors 2YO S., 4th Doncaster S., L, Ayr Harry Rosebery S., L.

One Word More (Thousand Words). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 1m, Kempton Betfred Bonus King Bingo S., 2d Deauville Prix Francois Boutin, L, Newmarket Bunbury Cup, York JCB S., Doncaster Beauty at Doncaster H., Ascot Neptune Investment Management S., Newbury Highclere Thoroughbred Racing 2YO S., Outward Bound Trust 2YO S., Rome Premio Seabiscuit, Premio Lomitas, Premio Guadanini, 3d York Hambleton S., L, John Smith's Racing S., Doncaster Rossington Hall 2YO S., Haydock British Stallion Studs S.


Race Record: 5 Starts 2-1-1 A$44,450.

2 wins at 1200m, 1300m in 2018-19 in Aust.