Mum's My Hero

Sire: Von Costa de Hero

Dam: Minnamurra Girl

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Sep 11th, 2014

Country: Australia


Miss L T Trigg & Ms R K Willis

Career Record: 15-6-3-3

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    40.0 %
  • Place
    40.0 %





Bay GeldingFoaled in 2014

SireEncosta de LagoFairy KingNorthern Dancer
VON COSTA DE HERO (AUS) Shoal CreekStar Way
2005PiavonicScenicSadler's Wells
  Piave GirlBrave Salute
DamThunder GulchGulchMr. Prospector
MINNAMURRA GIRL (AUS) Line of ThunderStorm Bird
2000About TownDanehillDanzig
  Ballincrea LadyBletchingly

VON COSTA DE HERO (AUS) (Bay 2005-Stud 2010). Winner at 2, VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2. Out of SW Piavonic. Sire of 177 rnrs, 92 wnrs, inc. SW Lord von Costa (VRC AR Creswick Series Final S., L), Von Costa Glass, SP Sea Spray and of Susurri, Lady Selkirk, Jurasound, Brimarvi Vehero, Can'tforgetyou, Cochada, Jamaican Hurry, Mum's My Hero, Romance Can Costa, Von Richter, Annrhon, Big Red Costa, Everyday Hero - Hero Champion (Sing.), etc.


1st dam

MINNAMURRA GIRL, by Thunder Gulch. Unraced. Dam of seven named foals, all raced, six winners, inc:-

Mum's My Hero (g. by Von Costa de Hero). 6 wins. See below.

Kasiano Lad (g. by Domesday). 4 wins to 1250m, A$146,840, ATC TAB More Than Winning H., Congrats at Vinery H., 2d ATC Vinery Yearlings H., Ascend Sales Trophies H.

Mr Mafia - King Mossman (H.K.) (g. by Mossman). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$8,450, HK$3,042,500, HKJC Hip Wo H., BRC Lyndhurst Stud Brisbane Bloodstock Bonus 2YO P., HKJC Drake H., Breguet H., 2d HKJC Chinese Recreation Challenge Cup, Panasonic Nanocare H., Being Famous H., Indigenous H., 3d HKJC Chevalier Lifts & Escalators H.

Miss Murra (f. by Blevic). 5 wins to 1400m, A$89,190, 2d SAJC Schweppes H., MAC Drink Driving? Grow Up H., 3d SAJC Farmers Union Iced Coffee H., Schweppes H.

Lively Lillie (f. by Choisir). 4 wins to 1400m, 2d BTC Cleanevent Brisbane Bloodstock H., 3d QTC Subiaco Hair 2YO H., BRC Darley Australia H., Lia Queensland H.

Grandprix Kotenco (g. by More Than Ready). 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1300m in Aust.


2nd dam

ABOUT TOWN, by Danehill. Raced once. Three-quarter-sister to FLYING SPUR, half-sister to BALLYBLEUE (dam of THINK BLEUE). Dam of 8 foals, 6 to race, all winners, inc:-

Boulevard Baron. 4 wins to 1300m, A$77,555, AJC Bonnyrigg H., 2d STC Freeway Hotel Super TAB H., Gosford RC Windy Peak Malcolm Cusick H., 3d AJC Randwick Betting Auditorium H., STC Members H.

Sophisticate. Winner at 2100m, 3d Waikato RC Echoes of Heaven at Linwood Park Stud H.

Memorise - Flaming Star (Sing.). Winner at 1400m, 2d MVRC Veolia Environmental Services H., Singapore TC Class 4 H., 3d VRC Most Regal H., Singapore TC Graduation H., 4th VRC Super Impose S., L.

Mr Knockabout. 7 wins from 1300m to 1600m in Aust.

Run Up. Winner at 1100m in Aust. Producer.

Quite Likely. Winner at 1600m in Aust. Dam of-

Adobe Mist. 2 wins at 1600m, 2d GCTC Amalgamated Painting Services H.


3rd dam

BALLINCREA LADY, by Bletchingly. Unraced. Half-sister to FLYING SPUR, Shoal Creek (dam of ENCOSTA DE LAGO). Dam of 12 foals, 9 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

BALLYBLEUE (Peintre Celebre). Winner at 2, A$224,255, STC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, 2d NSW Tatt's RC Widden S., L, MRC Classic Caulfield Ladies' Day Vase H., 3d STC Reisling Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, MVRC Tesio S., Gr.3, AJC Arbogast Welter H., 4th STC Research S., Gr.3, AJC Wiggle H., L. Dam of-

THINK BLEUE (So You Think). 5 wins from 1400m to 1700m, A$403,000, to 2018-19, MVRC Alexandra S., Gr.3, VRC William Newton VC H., MRC Polytrack H., Clanbrooke Racing H., 2d MRC JRA H., United Petroleum H.

Pyrenees Prince. 4 wins at 1400m, AJC Sydney City Lexus H., STC Woolworths H.

Rollstar. Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of-

Bim Bom Bay. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1350m, WATC Westspeed 2YO P., 3d WATC Westspeed 2YO P.


4th dam

ROLLS, by Mr. Prospector. Unraced. Sister to SMACKOVER CREEK, Lode, three-quarter-sister to La Pepite (dam of SOLDERA), Society Lady (dam of BINT ALLAYL, KHELEYF, LAA RAYB), half-sister to Salvora (dam of AUBE INDIENNE, MARE NOSTRUM, RAISONNABLE, SPECIAL GALLERY), Islands (dam of FIT TO LEAD), Nice Dancing (dam of MUSIDORA). Dam of 3 named foals, 2 to race, both winners, inc:-

FLYING SPUR (Danehill). Second on The 1994-95 Australasian 2YO Classification. 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$2,051,090, STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, AJC All-Aged S., Gr.1, Australian Guineas, Gr.1, STC Peter Pan S., Gr.2, VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3, Street Cafe 2YO H., 2d VATC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1, Futurity S., Gr.1, STC Hill S., Gr.2, AJC Up & Coming S., Gr.3, VATC Zeditave S., L, Rancher H., L, 3d VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, STC George Ryder S., Gr.1. Champion sire.

Shoal Creek. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 2d VATC Ungar H., 4th SAJC Hill Smith S., L. Dam of-

ENCOSTA DE LAGO (Fairy King). 3 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$469,850, VATC Vic Health Cup, Gr.1, VRC Ascot Vale S., Gr.2, MVRC Bill Stutt S., Gr.2, 3d VATC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.2, VATC Debutant S., L. Champion sire.


Race Record: 14 Starts 6-3-2 A$151,940.

6 wins to 1100m, A$151,940, to 2019-20, SAJC Medallion Homes H., GH Mumm H., Holdfast Insurance H.-twice, 2d SAJC Happy Birthday Tony H., Murray Bridge RC Premi-Air Refrigeration and Air Conditioning H., 3d Gawler & Barossa JC Adelaide Plains Bloodstock H.