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Star Witness (AUS)

2007 STARCRAFT (SOVIET STAR) x LEONE CHIARA (Lion Hunter)
star witness

Winner of the Blue Diamond and Coolmore Stakes Group 1 double … Proven Group 1 producing sire … incredibly versatile with 2YOs, 3YOs & older horses winning stakes races from 1100m to 2400m … sire of 20 stakes winners & over $47 million in progeny earnings … 9 stakes horses in 2020/21 inc. Magic Millions $2m quinella with Aim and Amish Boy … yearlings have sold for $750k, $450k, $400k, $400k, $360k etc.

Widden Victoria

Widden Victoria

Stands at Widden Victoria
2021 FEE: $16,500

A superbly appointed farm with spacious, safe paddocks, Widden Stud Victoria is the perfect location from which to base mares for the Victorian breeding season. Widden Victoria offers the full suite of bloodstock services, from covering mares and foaling down right through to weaning, sales preparation, breaking in and pre-training. The key systems and processes Widden Stud has used to achieve premium results from our Hunter Valley farm over more than a century have been brought into practice in Victoria.

56 Mt Eliza Road , Kerrie, VIC, 3434
info@widden.com
www.widden.com
+61 (03) 5428 5168
Antony Thompson - NSW
0427 470 507
Matt Comerford - NSW
0424 742 672
Adam Henry - VIC
0428 036 472
Philip Marshall - VIC
0407 853 782
Ash Richards - VIC
0416 334 338

Latest News

One to Watch - Moe

The half-sister to Melbourne Cup winner Vow and Declare scored a fast finishing debut victory at Moe on Monday.

Aussie Breds Shine at HK Racing Return

The Hong Kong racing season kicked off at Sha Tin on Sunday with some exciting Aussie breds including a promising debut winner by Star Witness and a former Queensland trained sprinter destined for the top.

Baker's Dozen for Widden

It was a remarkable Saturday of racing for Widden Stud with seven of its stallions producing 12 winners throughout Australia : eight of those in the city and stakes winners for both Nicconi and Zoustar - And just to top it off, the late and great Widden sire, Sebring, also weighed in with a Group II victory via Superstorm in the Feehan Stakes at Moonee Valley.

Star Witness Filly Wins G2 Silver Shadow

The Group II ATC Silver Shadow Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on Saturday was won by promising Star Witness filly Swift Witness, although the result of the race was overshadowed completely by a dreadful fall in the concluding stages of the race.

Widden Stud Victoria Celebrate 'The 100 Club'

Proven Group 1 sires Nicconi (119), Magnus (119) and Star Witness (100) all recorded a century of winners in season 2020/21 with the trio combining for 338 winners, 542 wins and over $24 million in progeny earnings.

Triple Century for Widden Stud Victoria Sires

Widden Stud Victoria is in a unique position this spring in having three stallions on the roster that have all sired 100 winners this season with Star Witness joining his barn mates Nicconi and Magnus in the ‘Century Club’ on Sunday.

Sales

AUSTRALIA

Sold
Average
Median
Top
2021
46
$70,532.61
$50,000
$280,000
2020
78
$66,301.28
$41,000
$320,000

Top Sales

2012 ex Kiss the Sun(AUS)
$320,000
2019 ex Taylor's Command (AUS)
$280,000
2019 ex Summer Sham (AUS)
$250,000
2019 ex Steps to the Beat(AUS)
$200,000
2019 ex Global Dream (AUS)
$200,000

Australia Yearling Stats

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Pedigree Table

Starcraft (NZ) 2000
Leone Chiara (AUS) 1999
Soviet Star (USA) 1984
Flying Floozie (NZ) 1993
Lion Hunter (AUS) 1992
Chiara (AUS) 1994
Nureyev (USA) 1967
Veruschka (FR) 1967
Pompeii Court (USA) 1976
Lucky Heiress (NZ) 1976
Danehill (USA) 1978
Pure Of Heart (IRE) 1978
Last Tycoon (IRE) 1983
Etoile D'Or (NZ) 1983
Battle-Waggon: 4s x5d
Northern Dancer: 4s x5d x5d

Runners Today

Beaudesert
Race 3 Gypsy Rozay 4m ex: Maid Of Lonhro
Race 9 See For Yourself 7m ex: Dollhouse
Kyneton
Race 7 French Star 5m ex: Cherief
Wyong
Race 7 Eyewitness 4m ex: Adamant Lass
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Yesterday's Results

Distance Performance

All
Winners
Short <= 1200m
44%
59.3% - (608)
Sprint 1201m - 1400m
24%
20.4% - (209)
Mile 1401m - 1600m
15%
12.4% - (127)
Mid 1601m - 2000m
10%
5.7% - (58)
Stay 2001m - 2400m
5.5%
2% - (21)
Long 2400m+
1.5%
0.2% - (2)

Top Nicks

Fastnet Rock
17 wnrs , (2 sw) Our Crown Mistress
Testa Rossa
7 wnrs , (2 sw) Global Glamour
Commands
7 wnrs , (1 sw) Swift Witness
Rock Of Gibraltar
7 wnrs , (1 sw) Cosmic Alert
Danzero
6 wnrs , (1 sw) Explosive Witness
Bernardini
3 wnrs , (1 sw) Handle The Truth
Desert Sun
3 wnrs , (1 sw) The Barrister
Keep The Faith
3 wnrs , (1 sw) Graff
Langfuhr
2 wnrs , (1 sw) Fuhryk
Magic Albert
2 wnrs , (1 sw) Magic Alibi

Race Record

At 2
1st - Arrowfield Blue Diamond Stakes (1200) Gr.1
1st - Talindert Stakes (1100) LR
1st - Tatts Group Plate (1000)
At 3
1st - Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200) Gr.1
2nd - Patinack Farm Classic (1200) Gr.1
3rd - Golden Jubilee Stakes (1200) Gr.1
3rd - Lister Diesel Eng. Vain Stakes (1100) LR
3rd - B M W Manfred Stakes (1300) LR
4th - P F D Food Serv. Schillaci Stk (1000) Gr.2

Stud MediaMore Media

STAR WITNESS – 2021 VIRTUAL STALLION PARADE
100 CLUB PACKAGE
THE 100 CLUB
STAR WITNESS - BRED TO WIN FEATURE, 2011
OUR CROWN MISTRESS
GRAFF
GLOBAL GLAMOUR
STAR TURN
FUHRYK

Current Runners Accepted

Tuesday, September 21
Beaudesert Race 3 - 1200m Maiden
Gypsy Rozay (ex: Maid Of Lonhro) Tnr: Paul Duncan Rdr: Nathan Thomas
Beaudesert Race 3 - 1200m Maiden
Minaj A Star (ex: What A Treat) Tnr: Scott Barker Rdr:
Beaudesert Race 9 - 1100m Class 5
See For Yourself (ex: Dollhouse) Tnr: C & K Geran Rdr: Stephanie Lacy
Kyneton Race 7 - 1112m Benchmark 58
French Star (ex: Cherief) Tnr: Bob Challis Rdr: John Robertson
Wyong Race 7 - 1100m Benchmark 68
Eyewitness (ex: Adamant Lass) Tnr: Kristen Buchanan Rdr: Jason Collett
Wednesday, September 22
Belmont Race 7 - 1700m Rst 0 Met Win-LY
Celebrity Witness (ex: Rosslago) Tnr: D & B Pearce Rdr: William Pike
Flemington Race 4 - 1100m Benchmark 70
Cosmic Rhapsody (ex: Cosmic Rock) Tnr: Melody Cunningham Rdr: Will Price
Flemington Race 6 - 1800m Open
Venting (ex: Vintage Strike) Tnr: Danny O'Brien Rdr: Damian Lane
Gosford Race 1 - 1200m Benchmark 68
Dash Dash Dash (ex: Shake That) Tnr: Ian Finn Rdr:
Gosford Race 4 - 1200m Benchmark 78
High Court (ex: Venassas Jig) Tnr: Jeff Englebrecht Rdr:
Thursday, September 23
Cranbourne Race 1 - 1400m Maiden 0
Caliper (ex: Vernier)
Tnr: K and K Keys
Starlea (ex: Annlea)
Tnr: Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra
Hawkesbury Race 1 - 1300m Open 0
High Court (ex: Venassas Jig)
Tnr: Jeff Englebrecht
Hawkesbury Race 2 - 1100m Benchmark 64 0
Symo's Girl (ex: Star Pass)
Tnr: Mark de Montfort
Hawkesbury Race 3 - 1100m Benchmark 64 0
Bullet Rider (ex: Fantastic Flo Jo)
Tnr: Mark Newnham
Hawkesbury Race 6 - 1000m Maiden 0
Little Be Known (ex: Choice Cat)
Tnr: John Higgins
Ipswich Race 8 - 1680m Maiden 0
Leaglese (ex: Sweet Eagle)
Tnr: B and D Guy
Lismore Race 7 - 1200m Maiden 0
Gobbled (ex: Barangaroo)
Tnr: Brett Dodson
Friday, September 24
Benalla Race 8 - 1406m Benchmark 70 0
Firsthand (ex: Thanksgiving)
Tnr: David Noonan
Coleraine Race 1 - 1400m Maiden 0
Star Diva (ex: Ready Diva)
Tnr: Luke Oliver
Champagne Witness (ex: Pink Champagne)
Tnr: Matthew Williams
Coleraine Race 7 - 1300m Benchmark 64 0
Cosmic Rhapsody (ex: Cosmic Rock)
Tnr: Ms M Cunningham
Moonee Valley Race 4 - 955m Benchmark 84 0
Cosmic Rhapsody (ex: Cosmic Rock)
Tnr: Ms M Cunningham
Scone Race 1 - 1100m Benchmark 66 0
Without Conviction (ex: Takali)
Tnr: Paul Perry
Scone Race 3 - 1100m Class 2 0
Starskin (ex: Leopard Skin)
Tnr: Terry Drayton
Scone Race 5 - 1300m Class 1 0
Starskin (ex: Leopard Skin)
Tnr: Terry Drayton
Stella Reale (ex: Royal Pageant)
Tnr: A P Ball
Scone Race 7 - 1100m Maiden 0
Maslina (ex: Mary's Grace)
Tnr: Jeff Englebrecht
Sunshine Coast Race 7 - 1200m Maiden 0
Queen Safari (ex: Lazuli Blue)
Tnr: Mick Mair
Saturday, September 25
Gold Coast Race 7 - 900m Maiden 0
Luvin' Our Grace (ex: Coffee Shop)
Tnr: L J Hatch
Goulburn Race 2 - 1300m Benchmark 64 0
Crucial Witness (ex: Tohaveandtohold)
Tnr: Gratz Vella
Goulburn Race 5 - 1200m Maiden 0
Dash Dash Dash (ex: Shake That)
Tnr: Ian Finn
Goulburn Race 7 - 1400m Maiden 0
Dash Dash Dash (ex: Shake That)
Tnr: Ian Finn
Gunnedah Race 2 - 1300m Benchmark 50 0
Capitulate (ex: Exhibit)
Tnr: Troy O'Neile
Gunnedah Race 4 - 1000m Class 1 0
Stellar Blaze (ex: Explosive Charge)
Tnr: Scott Singleton
Rosehill Race 1 - 1400m Open Gr1
Swift Witness (ex: Taylor's Command)
Tnr: G Waterhouse and A Bott
Sandown Hillside Race 2 - 1400m Open LR
Nana Jenn (ex: Geblitzt)
Tnr: T Busuttin and N Young
Sandown Hillside Race 3 - 1400m Benchmark 78 0
Snowfire (ex: Still Dreaming)
Tnr: Michael, Wayne and John Hawkes
Firsthand (ex: Thanksgiving)
Tnr: David Noonan
Toowoomba Race 2 - 2000m Open 0
Lunasnit (ex: Lunar Snitzel)
Tnr: Barry Lockwood
Toowoomba Race 7 - 1850m Benchmark 72 0
Lunasnit (ex: Lunar Snitzel)
Tnr: Barry Lockwood
Brilliant Concept (ex: New Style)
Tnr: Robert Heathcote
Sunday, September 26
Naracoorte Race 2 - 1100m Benchmark 68 0
Early Plea (ex: Charge At Dawn)
Tnr: Daniel Bowman
Sha Tin Race 2 - 1200m Class 2 0
Sunny Boy (ex: Hilton Head)
Tnr: W Y So
Saturday, October 2
Randwick Race 3 - 1600m Open Gr1
Swift Witness (ex: Taylor's Command)
Tnr: G Waterhouse and A Bott
Wednesday, October 13
Caulfield Race 3 - 1600m Open Gr1
Caliper (ex: Vernier)
Tnr: K and K Keys
Nana Jenn (ex: Geblitzt)
Tnr: T Busuttin and N Young
Swift Witness (ex: Taylor's Command)
Tnr: G Waterhouse and A Bott
Saturday, October 23
Moonee Valley Race 8 - 2040m Open Gr1
Dash Dash Dash (ex: Shake That)
Tnr: Ian Finn
Saturday, October 30
Rosehill Race 1 - 1500m Open 0
Aim (ex: Vintage Strike)
Tnr: Peter and Paul Snowden
Aim (ex: Vintage Strike)
Tnr: Peter and Paul Snowden
Aim (ex: Vintage Strike)
Tnr: Peter and Paul Snowden
Aim (ex: Vintage Strike)
Tnr: Peter and Paul Snowden
Amish Boy (ex: Sheeznodoubt)
Tnr: C Maher and D Eustace
Amish Boy (ex: Sheeznodoubt)
Tnr: C Maher and D Eustace
Amish Boy (ex: Sheeznodoubt)
Tnr: C Maher and D Eustace
Amish Boy (ex: Sheeznodoubt)
Tnr: C Maher and D Eustace

Fee History

2020-$22,000 , 2019-$27,500 , 2018-$33,000 , 2017-$33,000 , 2016-$16,500 , 2015-$22,000 , 2014-$22,000 , 2013-$22,000 , 2012-$29,700 , 2011-$33,000