2020 Adelaide Yearling Sale

Lot: 172

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Rushton Park, Tatura, Vic (As Agent)
Sire: Star Turn (AUS)
Dam: Witwatersrand (IRE)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 27 September 2018
Buyer: On Fire Racing, NT $11,000

Account of RUSHTON PARK (As Agent), Tatura, Vic.

Lot 172 (100% GST)             BAY COLT                  Barn 2 Row B

Foaled 27th September 2018                           Branded :  nr sh; 7 over 8 off sh





Star Witness


Soviet Star

Leone Chiara

Lion Hunter

Golden Delicious

Made of Gold

Green Forest

Barossa Gourmet

Pre Emptive Strike





Northern Dancer


Height of Fashion


Valley of Gold

Shirley Heights

Mill Reef




STAR TURN (AUS) (Chestnut 2013-Stud 2017). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, A$877,300, MRC Schillaci S., Gr.2, ATC San Domenico S., Gr.3, 2d ATC Run to the Rose H., Gr.2, MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3, 3d VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1, Lightning S., Gr.1, Newmarket H., Gr.1, MVRC William Reid S., Gr.1. Three-quarter-brother to SP Eden Roc - Sunny Boy (H.K.). Out of SW Golden Delicious. His oldest progeny are yearlings.


1st dam

WITWATERSRAND, by Unfuwain. Winner at 1m in GB. Half-sister to CAP O'RUSHES, SPLENDID ERA, Pine Creek, Lake Moon (dam of METEORIC - LITTERATEUR (H.K.)). This is her eighth living foal. Dam of six foals to race, four winners, inc:-

Spur on Gold (g. by Flying Spur). 6 wins 1200m to 3600m, $209,115, VRC Efi Condovrakis H., Oakbank RC Heat of the Jericho Cup H., 2d MRC Herald Sun P., SAJC Darley Goodwood Raceday H., 3d MRC Racing Photos H.

Grey Khan (g. by Dalakhani). Winner at 1755m in 2018-19, 3d MRC Ladbrokes $101 Odds H., 4th MRC Inglis 2YO Premier, RL.

Gold a Plenty (g. by New Approach). 4 wins 2024m to 3450m, $204,528.

Van Giz (f. by Written Tycoon). Winner at 1000m in 2019-20.

2nd dam

VALLEY OF GOLD, by Shirley Heights. 5 wins at 2000m, 2200m in France, Italy and U.A.E, Oaks d'Italia, Gr.1, Saint-Cloud Prix Cléopâtre, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix Rose de Mai, L, 2d Longchamp Prix Vermeille, Gr.1, 3d Irish Oaks, Gr.1, Saint-Cloud Prix Penelope, Gr.3. Three-quarter-sister to Dawlah (dam of DAI JIN), half-sister to DUBLIN, Dream Play, Shining Prospect (dam of DUFF). Dam of 11 named foals, all winners, inc:-

CAP O'RUSHES (New Approach). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1m, 1½m, Goodwood Gordon S., Gr.3, 2d Newmarket Zetland 2YO S., 4th Irish Derby, Gr.1.

SPLENDID ERA (Green Desert). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 7f, 1m, Newmarket Joel S., Gr.3, 3d Newmarket Craven S., Gr.3, Newmarket S., L.

Pine Creek (Doyen). 4 wins 2200m to 3320m, £116,285 in GB and France, Longchamp Prix de Nanterre, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Matchem, L.

Lake Moon. Winner at 2150m in France. Dam of 2 winners-

METEORIC - LITTERATEUR (H.K.) (Lope de Vega). 8 wins-1 at 2-1500m to 1900m, €708,901, to 2018-19, Clairefontaine Prix Pelleas, L, Deauville Prix de l'Amiraute, HKJC Mercury H., Daisy H., Arsenal H., 4th Saint-Cloud Prix Maurice Caillault, L, Macau Hong Kong Trophy, L.

3rd dam

Lustre, by Halo. Winner at 2, 3d Sandown Wallis S., L. Half-sister to WHITEHAVEN (dam of COPELAND), NATIVE WIZARD, White Star (dam of HARLAND, MUSIS AMICA), Titanic, Whitesville, Hill of Snow (dam of PRESELI, KONG, MOUNT KILIMANJARO), Star Spectacle (dam of CAPRICHO). Dam of 12 foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

VALLEY OF GOLD (Shirley Heights). 5 wins. See above.

DUBLIN (Carson City). 4 wins-3 in succession at 2-to, 1600m in GB and U.A.E, Goodwood Vintage S., Gr.3, 3d Curragh National S., Gr.1. Sire.

Shining Prospect. Unraced. Dam of 9 winners-

DUFF (Spinning World). 9 wins-1 at 2-6f to 1m, £406,193, Doncaster Park S., Gr.2, Leopardstown Ballycorus S., Gr.3, Tipperary Concorde S., Gr.3, 2d Doncaster Park S., Gr.2, Leopardstown Ballycorus S., Gr.3.



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