Star of the Seas atones for missing Stradbroke start

Star of the Seas (Photo credit: Bradley Photos).

The Chris Waller-trained Ocean Park gelding Star Of The Seas failed to make the field for the Stradbroke and stayed at home in Sydney with a winning result in the Racing to Win Handicap (1600m).

The four-year-old gelding has been a model of consistency having record four wins and four placings from eight starts this preparation and never running out of the money in his 13 career starts.

“He’s had a fantastic preparation,” Waller’s racing manager Charlie Duckworth said.

“He was balloted out of the Stradbroke so he came here instead.

“He’s just a beautiful horse and jumps and travels and just wants to please.”

Star Of The Seas gave his jockey Jay Ford a double for the Waller stable after his earlier win on two-year-old Catwalk.

Star of the Seas who was bred by Trelawney Stud, was sold off the back of a trial win in New Zealand when prepared by Clayton Chipperfield through bloodstock agent Phil Cataldo to Sydney based Tony Muollo. – Racing News

Recent News
26 January 2021

Perry lands smart colt

Bruce Perry went to the top end of his budget to secure Waikato Stud’s stunning Almanzor colt during the closing session of Book 1 at New Zealand Bloodstock’s National Yearling Sale. The Masterton-based bloodstock agent …

Read More
25 January 2021

Dating does it again

A colt by Savabeel out of the quality O’Reilly mare Dating was to the fore for Waikato Stud during the second session of New Zealand Bloodstock’s National Yearling Sale. Presented as Lot 343, he drew …

Read More