Youngstar Half-Brother a Classic Highlight
Tara Madgwick - Wednesday February 6
A proven source of Group I winners including Trapeze Artist and Youngstar, Bowness Stud will offer18 yearlings at Inglis Classic by a wide range of proven and promising sires with the half-brother to Youngstar an obvious standout.

The half-brother to G1 winner Youngstar will be a highlight for Bowness at ClassicBased at Young in New South Wales, John North's Bowness Stud sell at all the major sales in Australia and their drafts in 2016 included a High Chaparral (IRE) filly who is now the best Australian bred staying mare in the country.

A $200,000 purchase for Anton Koolman Bloodstock, Youngstar was a dominant winner of the Group I Queensland Oaks last year and confirmed her staying talent with a seventh in the Caulfield Cup and sixth in the Melbourne Cup.

Winx might be the stable star for champion trainer Chris Waller, but Youngstar is a real staying star of the future as she achieves full maturity and fulfils her true potential.

With a fine track record for producing countless winners and also serious stakes horses, Bowness is a great place to source your next champion.

Click here for the full index including Highway yearlings and see the draft at Barn E Stables 1 – 16 and 22 – 26.

Lot 120 Filly Wandjina x Verbose, by Flying Spur – GOLD RIBAND

Half-sister to smart Group II placed stakes-winner Choice Words.

Lot 491 Colt Super One x Marionette, by Rock of Gibraltar (IRE)

Half-bother to two winners from the family of stakes-winner Absolut Excelencia. From the first crop of a brilliantly fast son of I Am Invincible in Champion 2YO Super One.

Lot 588 Colt Epaulette x Pentacity (NZ), by Pentire (GB)

Half-brother to two winners from stakes-winner Pentacity.

Lot 591 Filly All Too Hard x Pergram, by General Nediym

Stakes-winning dam Pergram has had three foals to race and all are winners. From the family of Group I winning sprinter and $1.9 million winner Snitzerland.

Lot 619 Filly Vancouver x Purple Blood, by Encosta de Lago

Half-sister to Group III winner Sookie and two other winners from an unraced daughter of Champion 2YO Filly Victory Vein.

Lot 717 Colt Choisir x Songstar, by Galileo (IRE)

Half-brother to smart galloper Embezzlement winner of the Highway race at Rosehill last Saturday. From a placed half-sister to three time Australian Horse of the Year Sunline.

Lot 731 Colt Dissident x Starspangled (IRE), by Danehill

Half-brother to Group I Queensland Oaks winner Youngstar and stakes-placed Eleven Seconds. From a winning daughter of Champion European 3YO User Friendly, Group I Epsom Oaks, Irish Oaks, Yorkshire Oaks, St Leger and Grand Prix de Saint Cloud.