Astern

B 2013 16.0½HH (1.63M)
By Medaglia d'Oro – Essaouira (Exceed And Excel)
$33,000 Inc GST Payment on Live Foal (conditions apply). Standing at Kelvinside, NSW
The highest-rated son of Medaglia d’Oro and out of an excellent mare. Won the G1 Golden Rose at three and the G2 Silver Slipper at two. Hugely popular at stud, both here and in America.

Pedigree

ASTERN

MEDAGLIA D'ORO

EL PRADO

SADLER'S WELLS

NORTHERN DANCER

FAIRY BRIDGE

LADY CAPULET

SIR IVOR

CAP AND BELLS

CAPPUCINO BAY

BAILJUMPER

DAMASCUS

COURT CIRCUIT

DUBBED IN

SILENT SCREEN

SOCIETY SINGER

ESSAOUIRA

EXCEED AND EXCEL

DANEHILL

DANZIG

RAZYANA

PATRONA

LOMOND

GLADIOLUS

ALIZES

RORY'S JESTER

CROWN JESTER

RORY'S ROCKET

LA BARAKA

EUCLASE

TRISCAY

By MEDAGLIA D’ORO (1999) Travers S (G1), Whitney H (G1), Donn H (G1), etc. Sire of 1,493 foals aged three and up, including ASTERN, BAR OF GOLD, BOLT D’ORO, CHAMPAGNE D’ORO, COFFEE CLIQUE, DICKINSON, ELATE, GABBY’S GOLDEN GAL, LOCHTE, MARKETING MIX, MSHAWISH, NEW MONEY HONEY, PASSION FOR GOLD, PLUM  PRETTY, RACHEL ALEXANDRA, SONGBIRD, TALISMANIC, VANCOUVER, VIOLENCE, WARRIOR’S REWARD, etc.

1st dam: ESSAOUIRA by Exceed And Excel. Winner at 2. Dam of 7 foals, 4 to race, 4 winners:

ASTERN (c Medaglia d’Oro) G1 winner, see race record.

ALIZEE (f Sepoy) 5 wins at 3, 2018, Flight S (G1), Queen Of The Turf S (G1), Light Fingers S (G2), Tea Rose S (G2), 2nd Silver Shadow S (G2), 3rd The 1,000 Guineas (G1).

Mogador (g Lonhro) Winner at 2 and 3, 2nd Queensland Day S, Blue Sapphire S, 3rd W J Healy S (G3).

MARRAKESH (f Lonhro) 3 wins at 3 and 4.

2nd dam: ALIZES by Rory’s Jester. 3 wins at 2, Magic Night S (G2), 2nd MRC Schillaci S (G2). Dam of 4 winners:

PETERKIN (c Invincible Spirit) 3 wins at 2 and 3.

SAYF SHAMAL (f Elusive Quality) Winner at 3, 2018.

3rd dam: LA BARAKA by Euclase. 6 wins at 2 and 3, Galaxy H (G1), Endeavour S (G3), R N Irwin S (G3), National S (G3), Pura Milk S, 2nd Champagne S (G2). Dam of 5 winners:

Flouze (f Zabeel) 3rd Dunlop Flooring S.

4th dam: TRISCAY by Marscay. Champion three-year-old in Australia, 19 wins, 2 to 4, Australian Guineas (G1), Queensland Oaks (G1), AJC Oaks (G1), Champagne S (G1), Flight S (G1), Queensland Guineas (G2). Dam of 7 winners:

TSUIMAI (c Thunder Gulch) Gloaming S (G2), Gosford Classic, 3rd Spring Champion S (G1), Epsom H (G1). Sire.

SATYRIC (f Danehill) Winner at 3 and 4. Dam of:

AGISTER (g Mossman) Eskimo Prince S.

READYOR (f More Than Ready) Keith Mackay Quality H.

Stud Record
Astern's first southern hemisphere crop are foals of 2018.
Astern stands his first northern hemisphere season in 2018.

 

Conformation

Race record

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Two 4 3 - - -
Three 5 2 2 - -
Total 9 5 2 - -

At 2

1st
Silver Slipper S (G2), 1100m, Rosehill, beating Defcon, Mount Panorama.
1st
Kindergarten S (G3), 1100m, Randwick, dead-heating with El Divino, beating Geneteau, Lionhearted.
1st
Maiden race, 1000m, Randwick, by 2½l, beating Niccolance.

At 3

1st
Golden Rose S (G1), 1400m, Rosehill, by 2¼l, beating Omei Sword, Impending, Divine Prophet, Good Standing, Yankee Rose, El Divino, Mediterranean, Derryn, Oink, Thronum, Nikitas.
1st
Run To The Rose (G2), 1200m, Rosehill, beating Star Turn, Impending, El Divino, Mediterranean, Nikitas, Tessera, Manolo Blahniq, Good Standing, Cellarman, Telperion.
2nd
Coolmore Stud S (G1), 1200m, Flemington, to Flying Artie, beating Star Turn, Russian Revolution, Extreme Choice, Manolo Blahniq, Derryn, Saracino.
2nd
Roman Consul S (G2), 1200m, Randwick, by a head, to Russian Revolution, beating Capitalist, Nikitas, Flash Fibian, Mount Panorama.

Timeform 126

Video footage

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Golden Rose S (G1), 1400m, Rosehill, 10 September 2016
Run To The Rose (G2), 1200m, Rosehill, 27 August 2016
Silver Slipper S (G2), 1100m, Rosehill, 20 February 2016
Kindergarten S (G3), 1100m, Randwick, 02 April 2016
Maiden race, 1000m, Randwick, 05 December 2015

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