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Stratum Star (AUS)

2011 Stratum (Redoute's Choice) x Purely Spectacular (Pins)
stratum star

Dual Group 1 winner from coast to coast … winner of the Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (like Exceed And Excel & Encosta De Lago) … Stratum’s only dual Group 1 winning entire & multiple Group 1 placed (Memsie S., Australian Guineas, Toorak H.) … oldest progeny are 2YOs and include debut winner Avalicious.

Widden Stud

Widden Stud

Stands at Widden Stud
2022 FEE: $5,500

Operating for over 150 years under the ownership of the Thompson family, Widden Stud is a name synonymous with champion sires – Marscay, Vain, Bletchingly, Todman, General Nediym, Northern Meteor & Stratum – brilliant, tough, speed oriented horses that left a legacy of greatness for generations to come. Geography and mother nature have bestowed tremendous natural gifts on Widden, making it one of the most picturesque farms in the world, offering an unparalleled environment for young thoroughbreds. Located on 7,000 acres of spectacular horse country in the Widden Valley, the farm features rich alluvial creek flats sheltered by magnificent sandstone cliffs providing pristine and tranquil surrounds.

Widden Valley , via Denman, NSW, 2328
+61 (02) 6549 9999
Antony Thompson - NSW
0427 470 507
Matt Comerford - NSW
0424 742 672
Adam Henry - VIC
0428 036 472
Philip Marshall - VIC
0407 853 782

Latest News

Quality Broodmares Offered in Foal to Stratum Star

Don't miss the Unreserved, STRATUM STAR and Paul Frampton Reduction Sale in this week's auction catalogue, hosted by The sale goes live at 7pm AEST on July 28, with the final countdown beginning 7pm AEST, August 2nd.

Second Winner for Stratum Star

Widden Stud’s promising young sire Stratum Star posted his second winner on Monday when short priced favourite Watch Me Rumble saluted for the Clint Lundholm stable.

First Winner for Stratum Star

Dual Group I winner Stratum Star broke the ice on Sunday to sire his first winner with a debut victory for Avalicious.

Stratum Star to Shine at Inglis Classic

A top class dual Group I winner, who is also a three-quarter brother to this season’s undefeated 2YO Prague, Stratum Star is making a good impression with his first yearlings that include nine to be offered at the Inglis Classic Yearling Sale.

Full Circle for Stratum Star

Widden Stud bred Stratum Star was a $165,000 Magic Millions graduate from the 2013 Gold Coast Sale and 2020 will see the first of his progeny to grace sale rings around Australia.

Stratum 5yo getting better and better

After hitting a rare vein of form as a late 4yo, Stratum stallion Land Of Plenty suggested there’s still more to offer after winning the Strathmore Bendigo Bank Stks (1200m) LR at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Current Runners Accepted

Friday, August 12
Ipswich Race 2 - 1200m Maiden
Star Of Couteau (ex: Couteau) Tnr: John Thomas Rdr: Samantha Collett
Port Macquarie Race 4 - 1206m Maiden
Star Of Yamba (ex: Yamba's Dream) Tnr: Tom Higgins Rdr: Jodi Worley
Tamworth Race 3 - 1000m Maiden
Syrian Star (ex: Apamene) Tnr: Rodney Northam Rdr: Clayton Gallagher
Sunday, August 14
Devonport Synthetic Race 8 - 1150m Class 1
Stratisfaction (ex: Redress) Tnr: Adam Trinder Rdr: Troy Baker
Monday, August 15
Gunnedah Race 2 - 1000m Maiden
Syrian Star (ex: Apamene) Tnr: Rodney Northam Rdr: Clayton Gallagher
Tuesday, August 16
Wyong Race 6 - 1100m Maiden
Edna (ex: Dame Elisabeth) Tnr: Craig Carmody Rdr: Kathy O'Hara




Top Sales

2020 ex Zedda(AUS)
2020 ex Unwise(AUS)
2020 ex Invincible Dame(AUS)
2020 ex Apamene(AUS)
2020 ex Fastest(Aus)

Australia Yearling Stats

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Pedigree Table

Stratum (AUS) 2002
Purely Spectacular (NZ) 2006
Redoute's Choice (AUS) 1996
Bourgeois (AUS) 1991
Pins (AUS) 1996
Vanilla Sky (NZ) 1999
Danehill (USA) 1992
Shantha's Choice (AUS) 1992
Luskin Star (AUS) 1980
Brave New World (AUS) 1980
Snippets (AUS) 1979
No Finer (AUS) 1979
O'Reilly (NZ) 1993
Principation (NZ) 1987
Bletchingly: 5d x5s
Kaoru: 5d x5s
Kaoru Star: 4s x4d
Star Kingdom: 5d x5s

Runners Today

Race 2 Star Of Couteau 4m ex: Couteau 9th
Port Macquarie
Race 4 Star Of Yamba 4m ex: Yamba's Dream
Race 3 Syrian Star 3f ex: Apamene
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Yesterday's Results

Australasian Distance Performance

Short <= 1200m
60.5% - (23)
Sprint 1201m - 1400m
23.7% - (9)
Mile 1401m - 1600m
13.2% - (5)
Mid 1601m - 2000m
2.6% - (1)
Stay 2001m - 2400m
0% - (0)
Long 2400m+
0% - (0)

Top Nicks

Belong To Me
2 wnrs All I Wish For
2 wnrs Kite Flight
Bon Hoffa
1 wnrs Zambrero
Casino Prince
1 wnrs Diamond Star
1 wnrs Greaves
Desert King
1 wnrs Magic Chloe
Eagle Rise
1 wnrs Watch Me Rumble
Fastnet Rock
1 wnrs Cassowary
Geiger Counter
1 wnrs Swamp Nation
Gio Ponti
1 wnrs Stratisfaction

Race Record

At 3
1st - Yellowglen Vintage Stakes (1400) LR
1st - Crown Lager Stakes (1400) LR
1st - Betfair Power To Punter Mdn (1300)
2nd - Sportingbet Sandown Guineas (1600) Gr.2
2nd - Alister Clark (2040) Gr.2
2nd - Carbine Club Stakes (1600) Gr.3
2nd - Pea Co (Bm64) (1354)
2nd - William Hill Plate (1300)
3rd - Australian Guineas (1600) Gr.1
3rd - C S Hayes Stakes (1400) Gr.3
3rd - Schweppes (Bm64) (1100)
At 4
1st - Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400) Gr.1
1st - David Jones Cup (2000) Gr.3
2nd - Italktravel Futurity Stakes (1400) Gr.1
3rd - David Jones Nbcf Toorak Hcp (1600) Gr.1
3rd - N.Z. Bloodstock Memsie Stakes (1400) Gr.1
3rd - Incognitus Blamey Stakes (1600) Gr.2
3rd - Mirvac Qtc Cup (1300) Gr.2
3rd - Hmr Projects Glasshouse Hcp (1400) LR
At 5
1st - Kingston Town Classic (1800) Gr.1
1st - Crown Lager Peter Young Stakes (1800) Gr.2
1st - Moet & Chandon M.M. Trophy (2200)
2nd - Yarramalong R.C. Sandown Stks (1500) Gr.3
4th - Tab Australian Cup (2000) Gr.1

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Fee History

2021-$8,800 , 2020-$8,800 , 2019-$9,900 , 2018-$11,000 , 2017-$11,000

Sons of Stratum at Stud in Australasia