Established by Denise Martin in 1994, premier Australasian syndication company Star Thoroughbreds offers high quality horses sought from the leading yearling sales, to race in share partnerships. Over 20 years of racetrack success has been the hallmark to the longevity of the now famous Star Thoroughbreds purple and white stars racing colours. Exclusively offering shares in horses to be trained by Australia's premier trainer Chris Waller.
EISENHOWER made it two wins from as many starts when he followed up his debut win at Newcastle, with a Saturday metropolitan win on the Kensington track last weekend. The three year old son of Arrowfield Stud's Group 1 Emirates Stakes winner All American, is proving to be a very progressive type and it is now in his 3 year old year that he is showing what he is capable of on the racetrack.
RELIGIFY was a Star Thoroughbreds 2012 Magic Millions purchase from the draft of Coolmore Stud, and a yearling prepared for the sale for our very own Emma Cully. By Choisir, and closely related to the world class sprinter Silent Witness, we were very keen to purchase the striking chestnut that year and he was secured by Star for $135,000.
With much of the racing focus on Melbourne for the Carnival, we were thrilled to watch our 3 year old gelding, EISENHOWER salute on debut at Newcastle last Saturday. The son of All American jumped well and was urged forward by jockey Paul King to take up the lead.
On Cox Plate eve this year 4 year old Al Maher gelding PHEIDON, one of our most talented Star horses, returned to Moonee Valley in an endeavour to win the same $100,000 handicap over 2,040 metres, which our quality mare QUEENSTOWN, won 12 months ago exactly to the day.
CONFEDERATE looks to be a 3 year old gelding with considerable upside. By Charge Forward, he did exactly that when jumping from the barrier in the 1,150 metres event on the Kensington track on Wednesday. Leading all the way, under the guidance of top apprentice Winona Costin, the gelding held off challengers to record his first metropolitan win from just three career starts.
Talented three year old filly MUSCOVADO, by Big Brown (USA), continues to race very well as she displayed again on Saturday at Royal Randwick with an excellent win over the famous Randwick Mile, courtesy of a terrific ride by in form apprentice, Winona Costin. The filly jumped quickly, settling in front and maintained a strong tempo throughout.