Sire: Star Witness

Dam: Chrysopelia

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Oct 10th, 2012

Country: Australia


Laing Racing (Mgr: A Laing), Mrs J Notaras & E H Notaras





Bay geldingFoaled in 2012

SireStarcraftSoviet StarNureyev
STAR WITNESS (AUS) Flying FlooziePompeii Court
2007Leone ChiaraLion HunterDanehill
  ChiaraLast Tycoon
DamRhythmMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
CHRYSOPELIA (AUS) Dance NumberNorthern Dancer
2004Sacred RiverRivermanNever Bend
  Regal ExceptionRibot

STAR WITNESS (AUS) (Chestnut 2007-Stud 2011). 4 wins-3 at 2-to 1200m, VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1. Out of SW Leone Chiara. Sire of 50 rnrs, 20 wnrs, inc. SW Pearl Star (SAJC Dequetteville S., L), The Barrister - High Volatility (H.K.), Well Sprung, SP Kimberley Star, Mella Maria, Serenade, Lineker, Typhoon Witness and of Rare Occurrence, Magic Alibi, Stellar Collision, Enjoyable, Last Witness, Moroccan Ruby, Nagging, Guilty as Sin, Litigation, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.


1st dam

CHRYSOPELIA, by Rhythm. 2 wins at 1400m, 1450m, 2d STC Australian Bridal Expo H., 3d STC Great Food at the Freeway H. Half-sister to Tobacco Flat. Dam of two named foals, one to race, inc:-

Agrionius (g. by Henny Hughes). Winner at 1600m in 2015-16 in Aust.


2nd dam

SACRED RIVER, by Riverman. Unplaced. Sister to Catherine Parr (dam of ALONDITE), three-quarter-sister to ORBAN, half-sister to TWILIGHT HOUR, SIKORSKY, Beyond Recall. Dam of 11 named foals, 9 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Tobacco Flat (Tierce). 5 wins from 1200m to 2000m, AJC Adam L Gordon H., STC Nick Mooyaart 60th Birthday H., 2d STC Winter Cup, L, 3d STC Premier's Cup, L, AJC Reynold Stockbrokers Blue Chip H.


3rd dam

REGAL EXCEPTION, by Ribot. Third top filly on The 1972 French 3YO Free H. 2 wins at 2000m, 2400m, Irish Oaks, Gr.1, Saint-Cloud Prix Douvre, 2d The Oaks, Gr.1, 4th Longchamp Prix de I'Arc de Triomphe, Gr.1. Half-sister to ESPRIT DU NORD, Gun Princess, Regal Endeavour (dam of RAYONNANTE, IBUKI NEW STAR, SERVANDO), Saint Roch, White Prince. Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

ORBAN (Irish River). Top of The 1987 European 4YO+ Classification (2800m+). 5 wins from 2000m to 2800m, £125,764, Premio Roma, Gr.1, Royal Ascot Hardwicke S., Gr.2, Newbury Aston Park S., L. Sire.

TWILIGHT HOUR (Raise a Native). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 2100m, Saint-Cloud Prix Fille de l'Air, Gr.3, 3d Longchamp Prix des Reservoirs, Gr.3.

SIKORSKY (Honest Pleasure). 4 wins at 2400m, AJC Services' Memorial Cup, L, Royal Ascot Bessborough H., Newmarket Dullingham H., 2d STC Lord Mayor's Cup, L, 3d City Tattersall's Club Cup, L. Sire.

Beyond Recall (Roberto). 3 wins, 3d Calder WL McKnight H., Gr.2.

Catherine Parr (Riverman). Placed, 2d Longchamp Prix d'Aumale, Gr.3, Deauville Prix de Psyche, Gr.3, Evry Prix d'Angerville, L, 3d Deauville Prix d'Astarte, Gr.2. Dam of-

ALONDITE (El Condor Pasa). 5 wins at 1800m, 2100m, 221,935,000¥, Tokyo Japan Cup Dirt, Jpn-1, Gintei S., Niigata Uonuma Tokubetsu, 2d Chukyo Tokai TV Hai Tokai S., Gr.2, 3d Monbetsu Breeders' Gold Cup, L, 4th Hanshin Sirius S., Gr.3, Ohi Teio Sho, L.

Chrysoprase. 3 wins at 1800m, 2000m, 2d Kokura Dannoura Tokubetsu, 3d Chukyo Mimasaka Tokubetsu, Hanshin Miki Tokubetsu, Kokura Saikai Sho, Tokyo Inamuragasaki Tokubetsu. Dam of-

LIA FAIL (Zenno Rob Roy). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1800m to 2400m, 104,638,000¥, to 2015, Hanshin Kobe Shimbun Hai, Gr.2, Chukyo Malaysia Cup, 2d Sonoda Hyogo Championship, L, Nakayama Fukuryu S., 3d Kyoto Hosu S.

CHRYSOLITE (Gold Allure). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1800m to 2400m, 222,658,000¥, to 2015, Funabashi Nippon TV Hai, L, Diolite Kinen, L, Ohi Japan Dirt Derby, L, Kyoto Shoryu S., 2d Funabashi Nippon TV Hai, L, Morioka Mercury Cup, L, JBC Classic, L, Ohi Teio Sho, L, 4th Funabashi Kashiwa Kinen, L, Tokyo Brilliant S., L.

Rummann. 2 wins at 1¼m, 1½m in GB. Dam of-

Thirty Corps (Coax Me Chad). Placed at 2 & 3, 3d Thistledown Loyalty S., L, Beulah Rollin on Over S., L.

Cox's Pippin. Unraced. Dam of-

CARRERAS (Most Welcome). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m in Italy and Germany, Mülheim Orakel der Dreijahrigen, L, Milan Premio Cinzano.

Minnie Ra. Unplaced. Dam of-

Minsky. Unplaced. Dam of-

Unearthed (Felix the Cat). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 1600m, WRC Porirua Club Life Members 2YO S., 2d CJC GH Murfitt Memorial H., 3d New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Dam of-

FROMELLES (Savabeel). 6 wins from 1350m to 2200m, NZ$131,525, A$11,600, Rotorua Cup, Gr.3, WRC Trentham Cup, ML Carter Birthday H., Matamata RC Tonezone H., Wanganui JC Dave Hoskin Carriers H., 2d CJC Nztba.co.nz H., Waikato RC Greene Racing at Te Rapa H., BOP RC Amphora on the Strand H., 3d ARC Auckland Co-Op Taxis H., ATC Bacardi World's No. 1 Rum H., CJC Parklands Tavern H., Marton JC Pioneeer Pilet Contracting H., 4th Hawke's Bay Gold Cup, Gr.3.

Royal Procession. Unraced. Dam of-

Spectal (Spectacular Bid). 9 wins, US$245,095, Evry Prix de Dieppe, 2d Fairplex CB Afflerbaugh S., L, 3d Golden Gate Fields Breeders' Cup H., L.


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