ASTERN (AUS)

Age:
4
Foal Date:
24/09/2013
Gender:
Colt
Colour:
Bay
Sire:
Medaglia d'Oro (USA)
Dam:
Essaouira (AUS)
Breeder:
Darley
Career Earnings:
$847,807.34

Comments

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; acts on good and soft ground.

Pedigree

- ASTERN (AUS) | 2013~-- MEDAGLIA D'ORO (USA) | 1999~--- EL PRADO (IRE) | 1989~---- SADLER'S WELLS (USA) | 1981~---- LADY CAPULET (USA) | 1974~--- CAPPUCINO BAY (USA) | 1989~---- BAILJUMPER (USA) | 1974~---- DUBBED IN (USA) | 1973~-- ESSAOUIRA (AUS) | 2006~--- EXCEED AND EXCEL (AUS) | 2000~---- DANEHILL (USA) | 1986~---- PATRONA (USA) | 1994~--- ALIZES (NZ) | 2001~---- RORY'S JESTER (AUS) | 1982~---- LA BARAKA (AUS) | 1994

Results

Starts: 9
Wins: 5
Placed Finishes: 2
Date
Racecourse
Result Details