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Observed is a 4YO gelding by Star Witness from a winning CENTAINE mare.

This strong looking gelding is now on offer and ready to continue his racing career!

Dam: MELODY D’AMOUR (NZ) is a winning mare. Melody D’Amour is the dam of 9 foals, 4 of which have raced and 2 winners including a Listed winner. She is the half-sister to Luckswell.

Star Witness emerged in season 2016/17 as one of Australia’s most exciting young sires. Stakes winners this season from 1100m – 2400m. The sire of this season’s Champion 3yo filly elect, dual Group 1 winner GLOBAL GLAMOUR.

Sire of this season’s explosive multiple Group 1 sprinting 3yo colt STAR TURN.

Establishing an international profile; stakes winners in South Africa, 80% W/R in Hong Kong.

Yearlings in 2017 bought by leading judges; Angus Gold, James Harron, George Moore, Gai Waterhouse, Alan Bell, Julian Blaxland, Tony McEvoy, Ciaron Maher etc.

His other noted accolades include:

Champion 3YO Colt in Australia in 2010-11.

MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1 (1200M beating Shaaheq and Beneteau)
VRC Talindert S., L (1100m beating Tricky Tricky and Willow Creek), MVRC Tatts Group 2YO P. (1000m)
VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1 (1200m beating Curtana & Shrapnel), 2d Royal Ascot King’s Stand S.
1 (5f to Prohibit and beating Sweet Sanette), VRC Patinack Classic
1 (1200m to Black Caviar and beating Ortensia), 3d Royal Ascot Golden Jubilee S., Gr.1 (6f to Society Rock and Monsieur Chevalier)
MRC Manfred S., L (1300m to Enjin Number Nimber and Bullbars), Vain S., L (1100m to Toorak Toff and Soul)
4th MRC Schillaci Gr.2 ( 1000m)
Timeform rating of 116.

Observed has had 10 career starts and is a placed maiden who has done his racing in Victoria and NSW in highly competitive regions.

He last raced on the 14th March, so is ready to continue on with. He has had a much needed spell and brought back into full work, he isn’t far away from a return to the racetrack. Bring him into the stable of your choice and continue straight on with him, or give him a short break before returning to work.

Observed is a NSW Maiden rated gelding who would suit any state and stable! He would be an ideal prospect for midweek class Queensland Metro races as well and not limited to South Australia, Western Australia, New South Wales or North Queensland.

Genuine sale, vendors dissolving a syndicate due to a dispute and recovering unpaid training costs and sundry expenses.

He has had a very good spell over the winter, this will only have improved him and make him stronger once he is fully up and running.

All the hard work has been done here! He is completely sound however has had previous throat surgery and raced on rather well. He is in full work! Buy him today and race him in your silks! Your opportunity to pick up and carry on to winners circle starts here!

All vet inspections and x rays are encouraged and welcomed.

*Please Note: This Horse Has Had A Throat Operation

Information provided is general advice only and has been prepared without taking into account any person’s particular objectives, financial situation or needs. Description of this horse is done in accordance with information provided by managing owners/owners/trainers, however do not guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the horse. It is highly recommended that a veterinarian examination is undertaken prior to finalisation of sale. Read the relevant Disclaimer available at and consider whether it’s appropriate for you before making any decisions about whether to buy.

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Bay geldingFoaled in 2013

SireStarcraftSoviet StarNureyev
STAR WITNESS (AUS) Flying FlooziePompeii Court
2007Leone ChiaraLion HunterDanehill
  ChiaraLast Tycoon
DamCentaineCenturyBetter Boy
MELODY D'AMOUR (NZ) RainbeamVain
1999Pink MelodyStop the MusicHail to Reason
  Chaussons RosesLyphard

STAR WITNESS (AUS) (Chestnut 2007-Stud 2011). 4 wins-3 at 2, VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1. Sire of 253 rnrs, 140 wnrs, 11 SW, inc. Global Glamour (ATC Flight S., Gr.1), Star Turn, Mella Maria, Fuhryk, Crown Witness, Our Crown Mistress, 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, Top of the Class, Lineker, Stellar Collision, etc.


1st dam

MELODY D'AMOUR, by Centaine. Winner at 1300m in NZ. Half-sister to Luckswell. Dam of five named foals, all raced, two winners, inc:-

Port Vell (g. by Pins). 5 wins from 1400m to 2050m, A$232,447, MRC Burberry H., MVRC Ladies Invitational H., SAJC Property Road H., Sportingbet H., 2d MRC Victoria Gold Cup, L, SAJC Birthday Cup, L, MRC H., Catanach's Jewellers H., MRC (Mornington) Peninsula Cup, MRC Betfair H., SAJC Franklin Island H., 3d Alice Springs Cup, MRC Peter McNamara H., MVRC Baulderstone H.

Anopinion (g. by Pins). 2 wins at 1300m in Aust.

Observed (g. by Star Witness). See below.


2nd dam

PINK MELODY, by Stop the Music. Winner at 2 in France. Three-quarter-sister to SQUILL, half-sister to MISTER SLIPPERS, Pink Forest (dam of FOREST PICNIC, PYRITE SPRINGS, ROSE COLORED LADY). Dam of 10 named foals, 9 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Luckswell (Senor Pete). 6 wins from 1800m to 2200m, HK$9,021,650, HKJC Changchun H., Peninsula Golden Jubilee Challenge Cup, Devon Loch H., Sand Martin H., Tung Wah Centenary Challenge Cup, Chun Shek H., 2d HKJC Queen Mother Memorial Cup, L, Centenary Vase, L, Kowloon Tong H., ING Achiever H., Morse Park H., Victoria Racing Club Trophy H., Kagoshima H., Fairy King Prawn H., Chai Wan H., 3d HKJC Po Yan H., Chai Wan H., Ewo Challenge Trophy H., P&O Challenge Cup, Sunset Peak H., Chatham H., 4th Hong Kong Derby, L, HKJC Queen Mother Memorial Cup, L.


3rd dam

CHAUSSONS ROSES, by Lyphard. Unraced. Sister to TENUE DE SOIREE, half-sister to BAISER VOLE (dam of VOLERIS, BASSE BESOGNE, BOUTHAN), SQUILL, MINISTERIAL, NEVERNEYEV, Rio Verde, Rose Bourbon (dam of BOURBONNAIS). Dam of 14 named foals, 12 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

MISTER SLIPPERS (Miswaki). Champion 3YO Sprinter in Germany in 1992. 3 wins to 1500m in France, U.S.A. and Germany, Baden-Baden Benazet Rennen, L, 2d Milan Premio Bersaglio, L, 3d Longchamp Prix de Saint-Georges, Gr.3, Baden-Baden Scherping Rennen, L. Sire.

Pink Forest. 2 wins at 6f in U.S.A. Dam of-

FOREST PICNIC (Formal Dinner). 12 wins-3 at 2-from 5½f to 9f, US$276,283, Thistledown Best of Ohio Juvenile S., L, George Lewis Memorial S., L, 2d River Downs Green Carpet S., L, Thistledown Juvenile S., L, Summit Silver Cup H., L, 3d Thistledown Honey Jay S., L, George Lewis Memorial S., L, 4th Thistledown Cleveland Gold Cup, L, Best of Ohio Sprint S., L-twice.

PYRITE SPRINGS (Wekiva Springs). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 9f, Thistledown Cleveland Gold Cup, L, 2d River Downs Green Carpet S., L, 3d Thistledown Wintergreen H., L, North Randall S., L, Honey Jay S., L.

ROSE COLORED LADY (Formal Dinner). 8 wins-2 at 2-from 5f to 1m, River Downs Ohio Discovery H., L, 4th Thistledown Angenora S., L, Merry Time H., L. Dam of-

TOO MUCH BLING (Rubiano). 5 wins-1 at 2-to 7f, US$509,674, Calder Carry Back S., Gr.2, Santa Anita San Vicente S., Gr.2, Aqueduct Bay Shore S., Gr.3, Santa Anita San Miguel S., L, 2d Belmont Woody Stephens S., Gr.2, 3d Saratoga Hopeful S., Gr.1, River Downs Hoover S., L. Sire.

LITTLEBITABLING (Carson City). 4 wins-3 at 2-from 5f to 8¼f, River Downs Tah Dah S., L, 2d River Downs Tomboy S., L, Thistledown John W Galbreath Memorial S., L. Producer.

READY FOR ROSES (More Than Ready). 4 wins at 1m, 1¼m, Beulah Park Best of Ohio Endurance S., L, Thistledown Governor's Buckeye Cup, L, 2d Thistledown Cleveland Gold Cup, L, George Lewis Memorial S., L.

BARNSY (Langfuhr). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 4½f to 9f, River Downs Queen City Oaks, L, Thistledown J William Petro Memorial H., L, 2d Beulah Park Best of Ohio Juvenile Fillies S., L, Best of Ohio Distaff S., L, Thistledown Rose DeBartolo Memorial S., L, 3d Beulah Park Royal North S., L, 4th Belmont Fashion S., L. Producer.

Great Venue. Unraced. Dam of-

EL KABEIR (Scat Daddy). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 7f to 8½f, US$946,557, Churchill Downs Kentucky Jockey Club S., Gr.2, Aqueduct Gotham S., Gr.3, Jerome S., Gr.3, Laurel City of Laurel S., L, 2d Aqueduct Nashua S., Gr.2, Withers S., Gr.3, 3d Aqueduct Wood Memorial S., Gr.1, 4th Belmont Champagne S., Gr.1, Churchill Downs Stephen Foster H., Gr.1, Santa Anita Malibu S., Gr.1.


Race Record: 10 Starts 0-1-0 A$9,283.

Placed at 3 in 2016-17 in Aust.


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Star Witness
Melody d'Amour

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