Guard Of Honour

Sire: Northern Meteor
Dam: Victory Cry
Colour: Chestnut
Gender: Colt
Age: 5 year old
Foaled: Aug 28th, 2013
Country: Australia
Silks: Blue Tartan, Yellow Seams, Yellow Pom Pom


R M Wanless & Mrs J M Wanless

Career Record: 24 - 5 - 4 - 2

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    20.8 %
  • Place
    25.0 %





Chestnut coltFoaled in 2013

SireEncosta de LagoFairy KingNorthern Dancer
2005ExplosiveFappianoMr. Prospector
DamGeneral NediymNediymShareef Dancer
VICTORY CRY (AUS) Military BelleWithout Fear
2005Classic StatusMarscayBiscay

NORTHERN METEOR (AUS) (Bay 2005-Stud 2009). 3 wins to 1250m, VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1. Leading Aust. First Season Sire 2012-13. Sire of 271 rnrs, 184 wnrs, 19 SW, inc. Cosmic Endeavour (Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Tiara, Gr.1), Zoustar, Speak Fondly, Shooting to Win, Amanpour, Romantic Touch, Deep Field, Eurozone, Bound for Earth, Najoom, Metallic Crown, The Voice - Modern Tsar (H.K.), Atmospherical, Fighting Sun, Mitraad, Sports Edition, etc.


1st dam

VICTORY CRY, by General Nediym. Placed at 3, 3d SAJC Urban Pacific H., GLC - SPLC Guzzunda H. Sister to VICTORY CHANT, half-sister to Reldas. Dam of two named foals, both raced, inc:-

Champagne Jane (f. by Starcraft). Winner at 1100m in 2014-15 in Aust.


2nd dam

CLASSIC STATUS, by Marscay. 3 wins at 1000m, 1200m, SAJC Heggies Vineyard 3YO H., Jeune H., 2d SAJC Toro Irrigation 3YO H., 3d Oakbank RC Carlton Draught H. Half-sister to SERIOUS SPEED, Regal Flute (dam of MAJESTIC MUSIC). Dam of 7 named foals, 4 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

VICTORY CHANT (General Nediym). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, A$133,520, SAJC Redelva S., L, Allan Scott Park Morphettville Flying H., Distinctive Homes 2YO P., Distinctive Homes H., 2d SAJC Clipsal H., 3d MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3.

Reldas (Testa Rossa). 6 wins to 1400m, A$246,790, to 2015-16, MVRC Bertocchi H., MRC Race-Tech P., Superior Food Services H., MVRC Sitetech Solutions H., Sportingbet William Hill H., Jeep 55 Second Challenge Heat H., 2d MRC Christmas S., L, VRC Emirates Airline H., MVRC Bob Skilton Outreach Nurse P., 3d MRC Betty McDowell Elsternwick P., MVRC Sportingbet William Hill H., Simpson Construction H.

Rock Status. Winner at 1100m in 2015-16 in Aust.

Victory Cry. See above.

Lady Governor. Unraced. Dam of-

Puledra. Winner at 2 in 2014-15, SAJC Tattsbet Adelaide Cup Day 2YO P.

Lady Bryce. Winner at 1000m in 2014-15, Ipswich TC Schweppes H.


3rd dam

TWITTER, by Kendor. Winner at 1450m, SAJC HC Nitschke S., L. Dam of 7 named foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

SERIOUS SPEED (Royal Academy). 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$956,790, MRC Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, STC Hobartville S., Gr.2, SAJC RA Lee S., Gr.3, Gliderol Garage Doors H., 2d VRC Oaks, Gr.1, VRC Edward Manifold S, Gr.2, 3d SAJC Robert Sangster S., Gr.1, Morphettville Guineas, L, CS Hayes Memorial Cup, L, 4th MRC Tristarc S., Gr.2. Producer.

Chickadee. 3 wins from 1500m to 2100m, MRC Hyperno H., 2d Qld Tatt's RC Arcade H., 3d MRC Saxony H., QTC Sharkboy & Lavagirl H., 4th VRC Thoroughbred Breeders S., Gr.3.

Classic Status. 3 wins. See above.

Playzone. Winner at 1200m, SAJC Max Gummut Solutions P., 3d SAJC Glenelg Football Club H.

Regal Flute. Winner at 1050m, 2d SAJC Tapestry Vineyards H. Dam of-

MAJESTIC MUSIC (Al Maher). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$857,360, VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, SAJC Yallambee Classic, Gr.2, RA Lee S., Gr.3, Jansz S., Gr.3, VRC Desirable S., L, SAJC Morphettville Guineas, L, 2d MRC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2, SAJC RA Lee S., Gr.3, Allan Scott Park Morphettville H., Collins Sportsturf H., Davison Earth Movers 2YO P., 3d SAJC Pewsey Vale S., L, St Clair 2YO P., 4th MRC Sir Rupert Clarke S., Gr.1, MVRC Sunline S., Gr.2, SAJC Queen of the South S., Gr.2, CS Hayes Memorial Cup, L.

Tobouggie Woogie. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1050m to 1600m, A$196,180, BRC Caxton Hotel H., SAJC Toro 2YO H., SCTC XXXX H., Oakbank RC Little Heroes Foundation H., Mix 102.3 H., Gallipoli H., 2d BRC Optimum Recruitment Group P., Oakbank RC SA TAB H., 3d VRC Decjuba Fashion P., MRC Arborea H., SAJC Adelaide Casino Cup in March H., 4th TTC George Adams P., L. Dam of-

Dream First (Dream Ahead). Placed at 2 in 2015-16, 3d MRC Blue Diamond Preview (f), Gr.3.

Ima Note. 2 wins at 1400m, 1800m, SAJC Scott Group of Companies H., 2d SAJC Patricks & Dunes H., 3d SAJC Guinness P., Marina Pier P.

Downunder Prince. 2 wins at 1600m, 1700m to 2015-16, 3d MVRC World Class Locally P.


4th dam

PALACE NEWS, by Sir Tristram. Winner at 1800m, SAJC Hill-Smith S., L, 2d SAJC Morphettville Guineas, L, MVRC High Peak H., SAJC Mary A Neate H. Three-quarter-sister to Regal Heights (dam of QUEENSTOWN), half-sister to Te Akau Toy (dam of MARCH HARE). Dam of 10 named foals, 6 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

TWITTER (Kendor). Winner. See above.


Race Record: 1 Starts 0-0-0 A$1,500.

Raced once.