Racing Equine
Star Witness
 Stallions at Stud

Phone:    +61 (0) 2 6549 9999
Address:    Widden Stud Australia Pty Ltd Widden Valley, via Denman,
NSW 2328
Dam Sire:    Lion Hunter
Sex:    Horse
Date of Birth:    28-09-2007
Location:    New South Wales
Colour:    Chestnut
Height:    16H
Free return policy:    Yes (conditions apply)
Standing at:    Widden Stud
Vendor:    Widden Stud
Price:    22000

Star Witness

  • Champion Australian 2yo Colt & stunning winner of the Gr 1 Blue Diamond Stakes
  • Australia’s Highest Rated 2yo of his generation (ANZ Classifications)
  • Champion Australian 3yo Colt & Dominant winner of the Gr 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes
  • Australia’s Highest Rated 3yo Sprinter in 2010-11 (ANZ Classifications)
  • Multiple Gr 1 performer internationally; 2nd King’s Stand Gr 1, 3rd Golden Jubilee Gr1
  • Runner up to Champion BLACK CAVIAR in Gr 1 WFA Patinack Classic – (Defeating HAY LIST, ALL SILENT, ORTENSIA, EAGLE FALLS, MELITO etc.)




Chestnut horseFoaled in 2007

SireSoviet StarNureyevNorthern Dancer
STARCRAFT (NZ) VeruschkaVenture
2000Flying FlooziePompeii CourtTell
  Lucky HeiressBattle-Waggon
DamLion HunterDanehillDanzig
LEONE CHIARA (AUS) Pure of HeartGodswalk
1999ChiaraLast TycoonTry My Best
  Etoile d'OrDiplomatic Star

STARCRAFT (NZ) (Chestnut 2000-Stud 2006). 11 wins, Australian Derby, Gr.1. Sire of 246 rnrs, 132 wnrs, 13 SW, inc. Star Witness (MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1), We Can Say it Now, Hallowell Belle, Crafty Irna, Lunar Rise, Do You Think, Starcheeka, Celebrity Girl, Ain'tnofallenstar, Perfect Punch, Baschar, Don't Tell Mary, Singapore Sling, SP Stella Lante, Secret Hills - Royal Partner (H.K.), The Social Network, Keep Cool, etc.


1st dam

LEONE CHIARA, by Lion Hunter. 7 wins at 1000m, 1100m, A$349,050, SAJC RN Irwin S., Gr.3, WH Wylie H., L, VRC Mitty's Sprint H., Canon Sprint H., Sally Malay Sprint H., MRC Holmesglen H., TROA Sport 927 H., 2d SAJC DC McKay S., Gr.3, VRC Century S., L, MRC Michael Casper H. Sister to CHINCHILLA ROSE, FEROCITY, half-sister to CHIARAMONTE, High Roller. Dam of three named foals, all raced, two winners, inc:-

STAR WITNESS (c. by Starcraft). 4 wins. See below.

Elusive Leone (f. by Elusive Quality). Winner at 1100m in 2012-13, 3d MRC Dream Thoroughbreds H.


2nd dam

CHIARA, by Last Tycoon. Winner at 2 in Aust. Dam of 12 named foals, 10 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

CHINCHILLA ROSE (Lion Hunter). 5 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$609,200, AJC Surround S., Gr.2, QTC Cup, Gr.2, AJC Sweet Embrace S., Gr.3, QTC Dane Ripper S., Gr.3, BTC 2YO H., 2d BTC Glenlogan Park S., L, QTC Rosemount Diamond P., 3d MRC Quezette S., L, 4th STC Queen of the Turf S., Gr.1, BRC Victory S., Gr.2, STC Canterbury S., Gr.2, VRC Danehill S., Gr.3, STC Millie Fox S., Gr.3, BTC Vo Rogue P., L.

FEROCITY (Lion Hunter). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, A$656,500, VRC Ascot Vale S., Gr.2, Festive Season 2YO P., SAJC Magic Millions Adelaide 2YO Classic S., 2d VRC Australian Cup Carnival S., L, 3d VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, Talindert S., L, Poseidon S., L, 4th VRC Rory's Jester P., Gr.3. Sire.

LEONE CHIARA (Lion Hunter). 7 wins. See above.

CHIARAMONTE (Redoute's Choice). 5 wins to 1200m, A$195,090, in 2012-13, ATC Darby Munro S., L, Australian Turf Club H., Sydney Markets Limited H., Canterbury Park H., 2d ATC Australian Turf Club H., 3d ATC Happy 2nd Birthday ATC H.

High Roller (Thunder Gulch). 5 wins to 1400m in Macau, 3d Macau Guineas, L.

Tea Roses. Winner at 1000m, BRC Toyota Material Handling H., 2d BRC Australian Special Metals P., Hardy Brothers Jewellers P., Blackwoods P.

Lord Serengeti. Winner at 1000m, 2d VRC Neville Gay H., SAJC Blackwoods H., 3d MRC Turf Ruler H.

Lumina. Winner at 1200m in 2011-12, 2d AJC Canley Heights H.

Wannabeawallaby. 2 wins at 1200m, 1600m in Aust.


3rd dam

ETOILE D'OR, by Diplomatic Star. 9 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$119,880, A$200, Wellington S., Gr.3, Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3, Waikato RC P&M Plaza Purse H., L, Feilding JC Ratanui Bacon H., Rangitikei RC Mr Illusion Sprint H., HBJC Apprentice School H., Nursery H., 2d ARC Ladies Mile, Gr.3, 3d New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, ARC Royal S., Gr.2, WRC Cuddle S.H., Gr.3, Rotorua S., L, Waipa RC Galilee S., L. Dam of 6 foals, all raced, 3 winners, inc:-

Sir Donald. 12 wins from 1400m to 2350m, A$135,380, WATC Rocky Bay Raceday H., Swan Draught Geraldton Cup, Fruit 'n' Veg H., TRC Hydro H., 2d WATC Burswood Theatre H., TTC Dunstone Memorial H., 3d VATC Even Stevens H., WATC Canny Lad H., Churchlands H., Willow H., John Forrest H., TTC KJ Blakeley H.


Race Record: 13 Starts 4-2-3 £107,640, A$1,202,200.

Champion 3YO Male in Australia in 2010-11. 4 wins-3 at 2-to 1200m, £107,640, A$1,202,200, VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1, MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1, VRC Talindert S., L, MVRC Tatts Group 2YO P., 2d Royal Ascot King's Stand S., Gr.1, VRC Patinack Classic, Gr.1, 3d Royal Ascot Golden Jubilee S., Gr.1, MRC Manfred S., L, Vain S., L, 4th MRC Schillaci S., Gr.2.