Ventura Star

Trainer: William Knight Race type: Flat
Age: 3 yr old Description: Bay Gelding
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Purchased at the Tattersalls Book 3 sale, he is by the first season sire Gutaifan, who is off the mark for winners. As a racehorse, Gutaifan was the very definition of precocious. He won 4 of his 7 starts including the Group 2 Flying Childers Stakes in record time and the Prix Robert Papin at Longchamp. His progeny look like they will be some of the first to make the track next year and it looks like he could be set for a successful first season. Read more about his sire here:

Galileo's Star is an early new mare having produced only 5 horses to date including this colt. All of her progeny of racing age have made the track; Ventura Star is the first colt she has produced. She is by the mighty Galileo out of a US mare from the family of the Champion Azamour. There are not many better sires of mares than the legend that is Galileo. On the track, Galileo's Star was placed in the listed Stan James Washington Singer Stakes at Newbury as a 2-year-old. She was then sold to the USA where she competed in both a Grade 1 and Grade 2, finishing 4th in both.

He has been very straightforward to train and we are very pleased to have such a racy looking son of Gutaifan for such a reasonable price.


August House
Appleyard Drive
North Lincolnshire
DN18 5TD


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