Astern

B 2013 16.0½HH (1.63M)
By Medaglia d'Oro – Essaouira (Exceed And Excel)
$15,000 Stands and nurses. Standing at Jonabell Farm, Kentucky
Star Australian speed horse and Medaglia d’Oro’s best son anywhere in the world with a 126 Timeform rating. Record-breaking winner of the G1 Golden Rose, Australia’s version of the Allen Jerkens. He’s Medaglia d’Oro’s highest-rated sprinter, too. A magnificent individual from an exceptional family.

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 1,385 foals aged three and up, including ASTERN, BOLT D’ORO, C.S. SILK, 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, VANCOUVER, VIOLENCE, WARRIOR’S REWARD, etc. 

1st dam: ESSAOUIRA by Exceed And Excel. Winner (1000m) at 2. Dam of 6 foals, 4 to race, 4 winners:

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

ALIZEE (f Sepoy) 3 wins (5½f-8f) at 3, 2017, Flight S (G1), Tea Rose S (G2), 2nd Silver Shadow S (G2), Magic Night S (G3).

Mogador (g Lonhro) Winner (1000m-1100m) at 2 and 3, 2nd Suez Queensland Day S, Blue Sapphire S, 3rd W J Healy S (G3).

MARRAKESH (f Lonhro) 3 wins (1000m-1100m) at 3 and 4.

2nd dam: ALIZES by Rory’s Jester. 3 wins (1000m-1200m) at 2, Magic Night S (G2), Waltzing Lily H, 2nd MRC Schillaci S (G2), Debutante S. Dam of 3 winners:

ESSAOUIRA (f Exceed And Excel) Winner, see above.

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

TIME CHECK (f Shamardal) Winner at 4.

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, H D F McNeil S, 2nd Champagne S (G2). Dam of 5 winners:

ALIZES (f Rory’s Jester) G2 winner, see above.

Flouze (f Zabeel) 3rd Dunlop Flooring S.

4th dam: TRISCAY by Marscay. Champion three-year-old in Australia, Champion two-year-old filly in Australia, 15 wins at 2 and 3, Australian Guineas (G1), Queensland Oaks (G1), AJC Oaks (G1), Champagne S (G1), Flight S (G1), Queensland Guineas (G2), Apollo S (G2), Silver Slipper S (G2), Reisling Slipper Trial (G2), Tattersalls Classic (G3), Silver Shadow S (G3), Blue Diamond Prelude (fillies) (G3), Widden S, 2nd 1,000 Guineas (G1), Alister Clark S (G2), Tea Rose S (G2), 3rd Blue Diamond S (G1), Victoria Oaks (G1). Dam of 7 winners:

LA BARAKA (f Euclase) G1 winner, see above.

TSUIMAI (c Thunder Gulch) Gloaming S (G2), Gosford Classic, 2nd Gosford Guineas, 3rd Spring Champion S (G1), Epsom H (G1). Sire.

Robrick (g Grand Lodge) 2nd Bagot H.

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 stands his first southern hemisphere season in 2017.
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

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

News

Medaglia d’Oro’s highest-rated son in both hemispheres

Astern, G1 winner and the highest-rated son of leading stallion Medaglia

Breeding forms

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2018 Mare Information Sheet - this form must be on file before your mare can be booked. Please double-check pedigree, correct spelling and ownership.

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