Sire: Star Witness

Dam: Defrere's Venture

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 2 year old

Foaled: Oct 2nd, 2014

Country: Australia





Bay coltFoaled in 2014

SireStarcraftSoviet StarNureyev
STAR WITNESS (AUS) Flying FlooziePompeii Court
2007Leone ChiaraLion HunterDanehill
  ChiaraLast Tycoon
DamDefrereDeputy MinisterVice Regent
DEFRERE'S VENTURE (USA) Sister DotSecretariat
2001Key VentureKey to the KingdomBold Ruler
  Kimberley JuneGood Old Mort

STAR WITNESS (AUS) (Chestnut 2007-Stud 2011). 4 wins-3 at 2, VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1. Sire of 202 rnrs, 103 wnrs, inc. SW Global Glamour (ATC Flight S., Gr.1), Star Turn, Mella Maria, Fuhryk, Lord Balmoral, Lycurgus, Pearl Star, The Barrister - High Volatility (H.K.), Well Sprung, SP Kimberley Star, Magic Alibi, Serenade, She's Our Star, Rare Occurrence, Lineker, Stellar Collision, Typhoon Witness, Eden Roc and of Arrestar, etc.


1st dam

DEFRERE'S VENTURE, by Defrere. 7 wins-1 at 2-to 7f, US$223,181, Penn National Wonders Delight S., L, Missy Good S., L, Philadelphia Park Foxy JG S., L, 2d Meadowlands Honey Bee S., L, Penn National Missy Good S., 3d Philadelphia Park Ambassador of Luck H., L-twice, 4th Meadowlands Seton Hall University S., L, Philadelphia Park Pistol Packer H., L. Dam of five named foals, three to race, all winners, inc:-

Applause a Star (f. by Star Witness). 2 wins at 1100m, 1400m to 2016-17 in Aust.

Satellite Miss (f. by Astronomer Royal). 2 wins at 1100m to 2016-17 in Aust.

Lassies Venture (f. by Nicconi). Winner at 1150m in Aust.


2nd dam

KEY VENTURE, by Key to the Kingdom. 3 wins at 6f, 6½f, Belmont Allowance, Saratoga Allowance. Half-sister to CHEAPSKATE, CONSTRUCTION, Freeskate, Zarrain, Bering Down (dam of YOLO LADY). Dam of 13 named foals, all raced, 9 winners, inc:-

DEFRERE'S VENTURE (Defrere). 7 wins. See above.

Key Jove. 14 wins at 6f in U.S.A. Producer.

Swell Venture. 6 wins to 6½f in U.S.A.

Buy the Four n Ten. 6 wins to 6f in U.S.A.

Robin's Snow. 5 wins to 6f in U.S.A.

La Femme M. 4 wins to 7f, Aqueduct Allowance. Producer.

Billy's Finale. 4 wins at 5½f, 6f in U.S.A.

Bury the Bone. 2 wins at 5½f, 6f in U.S.A.

Abby Curestheblues. Winner at 6f in U.S.A. Producer.


3rd dam

Kimberley June, by Good Old Mort. 5 wins-2 at 2, 2d Woodbine Belle Mahone S., L, Seaway S., L, Fort Erie Nassau S., L, 3d Woodbine Nettie H., Gr.2, Fort Erie Boniface S., L, Greenwood Tattling H., L, Maple Leaf S., L. Half-sister to LADY RHYTHM (dam of ANSWER TO MUSIC, DANCE TO MARKET, MAITRE DE DANSE, NALEE'S RHYTHM, OVERPROOF), Conestoga Flash (dam of FLASHING EAGLE), Kan Jive (dam of ANEKA, ISLAND FLING, RE ACK). Dam of 13 foals, 11 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

CHEAPSKATE (Overskate). 4 wins, US$475,214, Hollywood Park Affirmed H., Gr.3, Saratoga Albany S., L, Canterbury Park Saint Paul Derby, L, Golden Gate Emeryville H., L, 2d Finger Lakes New York Derby, L, Golden Gate Sutter H., L, 3d Arlington Classic, Gr.1, Louisiana Downs Super Derby Invitational, Gr.1.

CONSTRUCTION (Sinister Purpose). 21 wins, US$247,024, Fair Grounds Pelleteri H., L, Mardi Gras H., L, Detroit Livonia S., L, Pontiac H., L-twice, Hazel Park Marshalle S., L, 2d Fair Grounds Colonel Power H., L, Detroit Motor City H., L, Ladbroke Grosse Pointe H., L, Pontiac H., L, 3d Thistledown Isi Newborn Memorial H., L.

Freeskate (Overskate). 2 wins in U.S.A, 3d Agua Caliente Futurity S., L.

Zarrain (Glossary). Placed at 2, 2d Woodbine Yearling Sales S. (c&g), L.

Bering Down. Winner in U.S.A. Dam of-

YOLO LADY (Eastern Echo). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 8½f, US$349,240, Hollywood Park Arbor Vitae S., L, Allowance 3YOf, 2d Hollywood Park Milady H., Gr.1, Vanity H., Gr.1, 3d Hollywood Oaks, Gr.2, Del Mar Chula Vista H., Gr.2. Dam of-

THEONEWEWAITEDFOR (Creative Cause). 2 wins at 2 in 2016, Santa Anita Landaluce S., L.

Temlett. 6 wins from 8½f to 2m, £4,549, €103,355, Leopardstown Cova Properties H., Down Royal Ulster Derby, 4th Leopardstown Challenge S., L.

Firey Kim. Unraced. Dam of-

My-Ninon (Grand Conde). 6 wins from 1600m to 2000m in Sweden, 2d Klampenborg Sceptre S., L.

P.J. Kelly - Supersonic (H.K.). 8 wins to 1250m, HKJC Queen's Silver Jubilee H., Centenary H., Goodwood Racehorse Owners Association Apprentice H., 2d Goodwood St John Ambulance S.H., HKJC Singapore H.


4th dam

Miss Kansulin, by Chop Chop. 3 wins, 2d Woodbine Shady Well S., L, Princess Elizabeth S., L, 3d Woodbine Clarendon S., L. Sister to Wool Chopper, Belmon-Rose (dam of BELARCTIC). Dam of 13 foals, 11 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

LADY RHYTHM (Mister Jive). 5 wins-4 at 2, Woodbine My Dear S., L. Dam of-

DANCE TO MARKET (Farm to Market). 9 wins-3 at 2, Woodbine Grey S., L, Heresy S., L. Sire.

ANSWER TO MUSIC (Northern Answer). 6 wins-3 at 2, Del Mar Rancho Santa Fe S., L, 2d Fresno Bulldog S., L. Sire.

NALEE'S RHYTHM (Nalees Man). 6 wins, Thistledown Somethingroyal H., L, 3d Ontario Matron H., L. Dam of-

WILDERNESS SONG (Wild Again). 15 wins-4 at 2, US$1,482,005, Keeneland Spinster S., Gr.1, Churchill Downs Breeders' Cup H., Gr.2, Monmouth Molly Pitcher H., Gr.2, Woodbine Mazarine S., Gr.3, Monmouth Park Breeders' Cup H., Gr.3, Woodbine Princess Elizabeth S., L, Fury S., L, Bison City S., L, Belle Mahone S., L, 2d Churchill Downs Breeders' Cup H., Gr.3, Churchill Downs Falls City H., Gr.3, Woodbine Breeders' Cup H., L. Dam of-

Wilderness Storm. 2 wins at 6f, Woodbine Allowance. Dam of-

MULMUR (Smart Strike). 4 wins to 7½f, US$235,706, Woodbine Ontario Jockey Club S., L, 4th Woodbine Play the King S., Gr.2.

Song of the Lark. Winner at 6f in Canada. Dam of-

UP WITH THE BIRDS (Stormy Atlantic). Horse of the Year & Champion 3YO Male in Canada in 2013. 8 wins-2 at 2-from 7½f to 1½m, US$1,856,894, to 2016, Belmont Jamaica H., Gr.1, Woodbine Nijinsky S., Gr.2-twice, Marine S., L, Coronation Futurity, L, Breeders' S., L, 2d Woodbine Canadian International S., Gr.1, Belmont Knickerbocker S., Gr.3, Keeneland Transylvania S., Gr.3, 3d Woodbine Sky Classic S., Gr.2, Pimlico Dixie S., Gr.2, Woodbine Durham Cup, Gr.3, Arlington H., Gr.3.

SPEIGHTSONG (Speightstown). 6 wins-1 at 2-to 7f, US$329,014, to 2017, Woodbine Queenston S., L, 2d Fair Grounds Colonel Power S., L.

SOUND THE FANFARE (Vice Regent). 5 wins, Greenwood Jammed Lovely S., L, 3d Fair Grounds Pan Zareta H., L. Dam of-

CRUCIBLE (Conquistador Cielo). 7 wins from 6f to 8½f, US$645,332, Fair Grounds Pelleteri H., L, 3d Keeneland Commonwealth H., Gr.2.

QUIET CHEER (No Louder). 5 wins-3 at 2, US$242,031, Greenwood Ontario Lassie S., L, 2d Woodbine La Prevoyante S., L. Dam of-

SMART ROAR (Smart Strike). 6 wins from 6f to 9f, Northlands Park Duchess of York H., L, 3d Northlands Park Madamoiselle H., L.

Wilderness Hush. 2 wins at 6f, 6½f, Keeneland Allowance. Dam of-

STRIKE SOFTLY (Smart Strike). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 6½f to 9f, US$683,309, Woodbine Nassau S., Gr.2, Hendrie S., Gr.3, Jammed Lovely S., L, Ontario Damsel S., L, Carotene S., L, 2d Woodbine Wonder Where S., L, Ontario Colleen S., L, 3d Woodbine Fury S., L. Dam of-

GOLDEN SABRE (Medaglia d'Oro). 4 wins at 8½f, 9f, US$332,223, Woodbine Durham Cup, Gr.3, 2d Woodbine Nijinsky S., Gr.2, Sky Classic S., Gr.2, 3d Tampa Bay S., Gr.3.

WRITTEN IN STONE (Smart Strike). 6 wins from 6f to 1m, US$381,916, Colonial Downs Chesapeake S., L, 2d Monmouth Eillo S., L.

Rhythm of Life. Unraced. Dam of-

SARAVA (Wild Again). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 8½f, 1½m, £835, US$772,620, Belmont Belmont S., Gr.1, Pimlico Sir Barton S., L, 4th Saratoga Whitney H., Gr.1, Churchill Downs Alysheba S., L. Sire.

OVERPROOF (Prove It). 6 wins-2 at 2, Woodbine Swynford S., L.

MAITRE DE DANSE (Dancer's Image). 3 wins-1 at 2, Greenwood Queenston S., L, 2d Woodbine Victoria S., L. Sire.

Point of Time. Placed in U.S.A. Dam of-

LUCKY POINT (What Luck). 13 wins-3 at 2, Churchill Downs Buckskin S., L, 2d Oaklawn Park Bachelor S., L. Sire.

QUEEN'S ERA (King's Bishop). 8 wins, Penn National La Mimosa S., L, 2d Gulfstream Park Flower Girl H., L. Dam of-

Q.E. Slew. 8 wins in U.S.A. Dam of-

Royal Confection (Candi's Gold). Placed at 2 & 3, 2d Bay Meadows California Sires S. (f), L. Dam of-

KARAMA (Macho Uno). 4 wins from 6½f to 8½f, US$201,471, Prairie Meadows Derby, L, 3d Hoosier Park Indiana Derby, Gr.2.

QUICK AND SILVER (Dunkirk). 12 wins at 6f, 1m, US$263,570, to 2017, Golden Gate Lost in the Fog S., L, 2d Oak Tree Sprint S., L.

Queen of the Tide. 4 wins in U.S.A. Dam of-

Queen Candace. 2 wins at 7f, 1m, Belmont Allowance. Dam of-

ISLAND TIME (Trippi). 7 wins from 6f to 8½f, US$238,354, Monmouth Desert Vixen S., L, 2d Tampa Bay Downs Sophomore Fillies S., L. Producer.

Kimberley June (Good Old Mort). 5 wins. See above.

Kan Jive. 8 wins-1 at 2- in U.S.A. Dam of-

ISLAND FLING (Pago Pago). 30 wins-1 at 2, US$207,973, Assiniboia Downs Manitoba Silver Sweepstakes, L, Woodbine Highlander H., L. Sire.

ANEKA (Believe It). 6 wins, Keystone Rushland S., L, Constitution S., L. Dam of-

CASH DEPOSIT (Deposit Ticket). 4 wins-3 at 2, US$316,121, Woodbine Grey S., Gr.3, Victoria S., L, 2d Woodbine Summer S., L, 3d Woodbine Colin S., L. Sire.

LA TURKA (Turkoman). 11 wins, US$327,348, Saratoga Waya S., L, 2d Woodbine Dance Smartly H., L. Producer.

RE ACK (Ack Ack). 3 wins-2 at 2, Santa Anita Bradbury S., L, 3d Hollywood Park Cinema H., Gr.2. Sire.

Conestoga Flash. 6 wins-2 at 2- in U.S.A. Dam of-

FLASHING EAGLE (L'Aiglon). 10 wins-2 at 2, Woodbine Marine S., L, 2d Woodbine Heresy S., L.


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