First Winner for Star Turn

Mark Smith - Saturday November 7

Given a solid push in the betting ring, the Kelly Schweida-trained Miss Hipstar made a winning career debut over 1100m at Doomben on Saturday to ring up a milestone first winner for Vinery Stud’s Star Turn.

Sent straight to the front by Larry Cassidy, Miss Hipstar led home a bevy of fillies by first season stallions.


Odyssey Moon filly Berdini's Girl was beaten half a length in second with a length and a half back to the Defcon filly Alert And Ready who edged out the Maurice (JPN) filly Invinsible Tears for third.

Purchased by her trainer for $150,000 out of the Vinery Stud draft at the 2020 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale, Miss Hipstar is a half-sister to the Group II ATC Sweet Embrace Stakes runner-up Still Single (More Than Ready) out of the Not a Single Doubt’s Listed  ATC Keith Mackay Hcp winner Single Style.

Miss Hipstar was a $150,000 Magic Millions Yearling

Last season single Style foaled a filly by More Than Ready (USA) and on October 14 delivered her fifth consecutive filly, a daughter of Zoustar.

A glorious looking son of Star Witness, Star Turn covered 158 mares in his first season. He had a slight decrease in service fee from $22,000 to $16,500 in 2020.

Star Turn


Race Result - Mirvac Tulloch House Hcp 1110m

Doomben Track: Good(3) Time: 1:05.16
Miss Hipstar
T: K M Schweida J: L V Cassidy 56.5
2f Star Turn (AUS) x Single Style (NZ) (Not A Single Doubt (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $150,000
V:Vinery Stud, Scone, NSW
B: Kelly Schweida Racing
Berdini's Girl
T: Chris Munce J: M Hellyer 58
2f Odyssey Moon (AUS) x Berdini (AUS) (Bernardini (USA))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $35,000
V:Sledmere Stud, Scone
B: Munce Racing / A Hoyeau
Alert And Ready
T: K R Kemp J: A Mallyon 58
2f Defcon (AUS) x Plumage (AUS) (Red Dazzler (AUS))
MM Gold Coast March Yearling Sale $40,000
V:Eureka Stud, Cambooya, Qld
B: Kemp Racing
Invinsible Tears
T: Ms G Heinrich J: James Orman 56.5
2f Maurice (JPN) x Networking (GER) (Invincible Spirit (IRE))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $220,000
V:Arrowfield Stud, Scone, NSW
B: TCH Bloodstock
T: T J Gollan J: Baylee Nothdurft 56.5
2f Vancouver (AUS) x Quack It (NZ) (Ustinov (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $210,000
V:Rosari Farm, Warwick, Qld
B: Blacksoil Bloodstock/Deburgh Equine/William Johnson Bloodstock
You'll Be Mist
T: D J Hansen J: Luke Tarrant 56.5
2f Headwater (AUS) x Dalnabec (AUS) (Arena (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale Book 2 $18,000
V:Grandview, Peak Crossing, Qld
B: Lynette Lawlor
T: A J & T Edmonds J: J Byrne 56.5
2f Hinchinbrook (AUS) x Dancer's Tale (NZ) (Tale Of The Cat (USA))
Vienna Empress
T: Melissa Taylor J: Dale Smith 56.5
2f Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) x Plachutta (AUS) (Kbenjar (AUS))
MM Gold Coast March Yearling Sale $23,000
V:Aquis Farm Operations, Murrurundi, NSW
B: Melissa Taylor Racing
Rebel Lass
T: Matt Boland J: Ms S Thornton 55.5
2f Rebel Raider (AUS) x Certain Lass (AUS) (Not A Single Doubt (AUS))
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