Winning Debut for Zoustar Colt

Tara Madgwick - Wednesday July 28

The last Sydney metropolitan race of the season for two year-olds was run on Wednesday at Randwick with victory going to talented Zoustar colt Starman.

Trained by Chris Waller, who also prepared his sire, Starman was allowed to settle back in the field by James McDonald.

He unwound a powerful finish to charge past his rivals and win the 1100m maiden by more than a length in a dominant display.


“He was an expensive colt and is one of a number of nice young horses we have for Coolmore and their partners and it’s a privilege to have them in the stable,” said stable representative Damien Fitton.

“He will train on enormously from today so it should be onwards and upwards.”

A $500,000 Magic Millions purchase for Tom Magnier from the Bowness Stud draft, Starman is the sixth winner from six to race from good producer You’re Dreamin, a winning half-sister by Commands to stakes-winners Johnny Reb and Power of Pegasus.

Starman provided a great sale ring result for Bowness Stud's John North and his family.

Bred by Bowness Stud, Starman is the tenth Aussie juvenile winner this season for Zoustar, whose two year-olds include Group II winners Glistening and Lightsaber.

Zoustar stands at Widden Stud this spring at a fee of $154,000.



Race Result - Vinery Stud Mdn Hcp 1100m

Randwick-Kensington Track: Good(4) Time: 1:03.64
T: C J Waller J: J B Mc Donald 58
2c Zoustar (AUS) x You're Dreamin (AUS) (Commands (AUS))
T: John Thompson J: Brock Ryan 53
2f Maurice (JPN) x Transit Moscow (AUS) (Fastnet Rock (AUS))
T: John Thompson J: Tommy Berry 55
2f Maurice (JPN) x Brazilian Pulse (NZ) (Captain Rio (GB))
Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale $45,000
V:Kulani Park, Goulburn Weir
B: Jason Warren Racing Stables / CB Bloodstock
MM Gold Coast National Yearling Sale $100,000
V:Arrowfield Stud, Scone, NSW
B: Kendrick Racing/Clarke Bloodstock
T: Bjorn Baker J: J Parr 56
2f Per Incanto (USA) x Kekova (NZ) (Elusive City (USA))
T: M J Dunn J: S Clipperton 55
2f Exceed And Excel (AUS) x Rockzel (NZ) (Zabeel (NZ))
New York Gal
T: G Waterhouse & A Bott J: Tim Clark 55
2f Deep Field (AUS) x Uptown Rock (AUS) (Fastnet Rock (AUS))
Wolf Warrior
T: W P Cave J: Ms K O'Hara 58
2g Maurice (JPN) x Felicienne (AUS) (Al Maher (AUS))
Have Mercy
T: Edward Cummings J: B Avdulla 56
2f American Pharoah (USA) x Blissful (AUS) (Lonhro (AUS))
T: J & G Lee J: Jean Van Overmeire 56.5
2c Kermadec (NZ) x Al Baidaa (AUS) (Al Maher (AUS))
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