First Winner for Astern

Tara Madgwick - Tuesday February 23

Darley first season sire Astern put his first winner on the board on Tuesday at Bendigo, but he had to share the honour as first starter Seradess dead heated with the Godolphin homebred Frosted (USA) filly Cloudy.

The James Cummings trained filly Cloudy was stakes placed last spring and looked certain to score before the Mark Kavanagh trained filly Seradess unleashed her big finish to post the dead heat.


Seradess was a $50,000 Magic Millions purchase from the Mill Park draft for her trainer and is the first winner for stakes-placed Obsidian Dragon, a three-quarter sister to stakes-winner Danedina.

Seradess is the first winner for her sire Astern and Cloudy is the third Australian winner for Frosted joining Ingratiating and Frost Flowers.




Race Result - Roll The Dice Racing Mdn 1000m

Bendigo Track: Good(4) Time: 0:58.46
T: M A Kavanagh J: J Bowditch 57
2f Astern (AUS) x Obsidian Dragon (AUS) (Hidden Dragon (AUS))
MM Adelaide Yearling Sale $50,000
V:Mill Park Stud, Meningie, SA
B: Mark Kavanagh Racing
T: James Cummings J: Jamie Kah 57
2f Frosted (USA) x Applegate (AUS) (Exceed And Excel (AUS))
Her Empire
T: Levi Kavanagh J: L Currie 57
2f Deep Field (AUS) x She's Not (AUS) (Falvelon (AUS))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $85,000
V:Widden Stud, Widden Valley
B: Kavanagh Racing
T: M Ellerton & S Zahra J: W Egan 57
2f Star Witness (AUS) x Annlea (AUS) (Canny Lad (AUS))
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale Highway Session $45,000
V:Lustre Lodge, Alison
B: First Light Racing / Paul Willetts / Michelle Payne Racing
Heritage Dance
T: T Dabernig & B Hayes J: D W Stackhouse 57
2f Nicconi (AUS) x Merridance (AUS) (Mossman (AUS))
Dexa Bill
T: Brent Stanley J: Campbell Rawiller 57
2f Fighting Sun (AUS) x Libertas (AUS) (Statue Of Liberty (USA))
Audrey Girl
T: T Busuttin & N Young J: D Moor 57
2f Fastnet Rock (AUS) x Dessau (GER) (Soldier Hollow (GB))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $400,000
V:Attunga Stud, Blandford, NSW
B: Busuttin Racing
T: M Ellerton & S Zahra J: Jack Hill 57
2f Scissor Kick (AUS) x Total Discretion (AUS) (Northern Meteor (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale Book 2 $35,000
V:Edinburgh Park, Wingham, NSW
B: First Light Racing/Michelle Payne/Paul Willetts
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale - Highway Session $13,000
V:Jazcom Thoroughbreds, The Oaks
B: Danny Williams Racing
MM National Weanling Sale $22,500
V:Bhima Thoroughbreds Scone NSW
B: Edinburgh Park Stud
Catalina Blue
T: R Griffiths & M De Kock J: Jye McNeil 57
2f Air Force Blue (USA) x River Lantern (AUS) (Artie Schiller (USA))
Galapagos Racer
T: M Ellerton & S Zahra J: Zac Spain 57
2f All Too Hard (AUS) x Galapagos Girl (AUS) (Dehere (USA))
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