"A very attractive well balanced quality type with a lovely fluent action. She has an eye catching way about her."

- Brett Howard

This Astern x Rathlin Island filly is an exquisite type that caught our eye immediately.  She is a half-sister to Group 1 winner and Champion 2YO Warhorse and is by the highest-rated son of Medaglia d’Oro in Astern.

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"Training for Star Thoroughbreds is a delightful experience. From entry point through to a young horse's race career right up until his or her retirement, the Star team have a very well thought out system to look after their clients’ investment and the horse equally. Training for Star is a common sense approach where the horse comes first; we do the right thing by them and the investor continues to enjoy their involvement with us with anticipation of success on the racetrack, whilst creating new friendships with their racing partners. Denise and her team ensure that racing with Star is absolutely a 5 star experience."
- Chris Waller

This filly is by the highest-rated son of Medaglia d’Oro and first season Darley sire, Astern. Astern won on debut as a 2YO, and followed it up with a triumphant win in the Group 2 Silver Slipper Stakes. As a 3YO he went on to win the Group 1 Golden Rose.

This filly is out of Rathlin Island by Giant’s Causeway. Rathlin Island is the dam of six winners, including Champion NZ 2YO Warhorse (pictured) who won the Group 1 Diamond Stakes. This filly is also a half-sister to stakes placed Epona Princess. Rathlin Island is a half-sister to dual stakes winner California Dane, who has sired Group 1 winners Platinum Witness and Rebel Dane.

Blue Gum Farm is situated in the fertile valley at the base of the Strathbogie Ranges, Victoria. Over 800 acres of carefully maintained pastures allows the team at Blue Gum Farm to provide all horses impeccable care. Blue Gum Farm has a strong graduate record, which include current top horses Ideas Man and Sartorial Splendor, and smart colt Jukebox who is now at stud.

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