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Astern (AUS)

Age
5
Foal date
24/09/2013
Gender
Colt
Colour
Bay
Sire
Medaglia d'Oro (USA)
Dam
Essaouira (AUS)
Trainer
J O'Shea
Breeder
Darley
Official rating
Career earnings
$847,807.34
Starts9Wins5Placed2
Astern (AUS) Medaglia d'Oro (USA) El Prado (IRE) Sadler's Wells (USA)
1981
1989 Lady Capulet (USA)
1974
1999 Cappucino Bay (USA) Bailjumper (USA)
1974
1989 Dubbed In (USA)
1973
2013 Essaouira (AUS) Exceed And Excel (AUS) Danehill (USA)
1986
2000 Patrona (USA)
1994
2006 Alizes (NZ) Rory's Jester (AUS)
1982
2001 La Baraka (AUS)
1994
Third foal; half-brother to 5f-5.5f winners Marrakech and Mogador; dam Australian 5f 2yo winner, half-sister to fairly useful GB 5f winner Peterkin out of Australian 6f 2yo Group 2 winning daughter of Australian 5.5f Group 1 winner La Baraka; impressive debut win in conditions event at Randwick in December 2015 and followed up in the Group 2 Silver Slipper Stakes at Rosehill in February 2016; well held in the Group 1 Longines Golden Slipper at the same track the following month; dead-heated in the Group 3 Widden Kindergarten Stakes at Randwick in April; returned from break to win the Group 2 Run To The Rose at Rosehill in August and made it five wins from six starts when adding the Group 1 Golden Rose Stakes upped to 7f at Rosehill in September; narrowly beaten in the Group 2 The Star Roman Consul back over 6f at Randwick in October and runner-up in the Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes at Flemington next time; well held in the Group 1 T J Smith Stakes on return from break in April 2017; effective over 5f-7f; acted on good and soft ground; retired to stud.