Sire: Stratum Star

Colour: Bay

Dam: Vexation

Sex: Gelding

Age: 3

Foaled: Oct 04, 2018

Country: Australia

Trainer: Dean Grass

Owners: Gippsland Bloodstock, Phoebe Caruso, Jason Currie, Ben Duggan, Dean Grass, Anthony Gravina, Kym Handyside, Josh Johnston, Nathan Magorian, Michelle Nelson, Adam Nelson, Ted Ongarezos, David Ritossa, Matthew Smith, Andrew Surrao, Nelson Thoroughbreds, James Tsoutsouras, Joshua Tuohey

This big impressive Stratum Star Gelding stands at 16.1h. He has already had 2 pre-training preparations including a jump out.  We anticipate he to be a Spring 3YO Miler plus type horse.

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Foaled 4th October 2018

SireStratumRedoute's ChoiceDanehill
STRATUM STAR (AUS) BourgeoisLuskin Star
2011Purely SpectacularPinsSnippets
  Vanilla SkyO'Reilly
DamPentireBe My GuestNorthern Dancer
VEXATION (NZ) Gull NookMill Reef
2010Sky TristSir TristramSir Ivor
  Northern SisterGregorian

STRATUM STAR (AUS) (Chestnut 2011-Stud 2017). 8 wins from 1300m to 2200m, A$2,450,460, MRC Sir Rupert Clarke S., Gr.1, WATC Kingston Town Classic, Gr.1, MRC Peter Young S., Gr.2, David Jones Cup, Gr.3, VRC Poseidon S., L, MRC Gothic S., L, 2d MRC Futurity S., Gr.1, 3d VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, MRC Memsie S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Prague (ATC Canonbury S., Gr.3) and SP Serenade. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

VEXATION, by Pentire. Unraced. Half-sister to Skyt. This is her fourth foal. Dam of two foals to race, inc:-

Enlist (g. by Sepoy). Winner at 1000m in 2020-21 in Aust.


2nd dam

SKY TRIST, by Sir Tristram. 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 3200m, A$272,010, VRC Queen's Cup, Gr.3, VATC Super Communications H., MVRC Great Western H., VATC Basha Felika H., 2d VRC Roy Higgins Quality H., QTC St Leger, VRC Australian Rules H., VATC Poseidon H., Bore Head H., Captain Peri H., 3d VRC Duke of Norfolk S., L, Bagot H., L-twice, QTC Metropolitan H., L, VRC Magnifique H., Stegbar H., VATC Melbourne Storm & Mick Moore Giddy Up H., 4th VRC St Leger, Gr.3. Half-sister to Dancing Success. Dam of 12 foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Skyt (Nicconi). 2 wins at 2050m, 3100m, A$82,610, to 2020-21, 2d Tasmanian Derby, L, MRC Ladbrokes Back Yourself H.

Sly Romance. 5 wins from 1600m to 4000m, A$193,735, MRC Connect Tel P., Tixstar Marathon Final H., MVRC John Paraskevas H., Art Series Hotel Group H., MRC (Mornington) Window Warehouse H., 2d MVRC Inglis Melbourne Premier Sale H., SAJC Alberton Hotel H., 3d VRC Living Legend Efficient H., MVRC TSols Tips H., Ipswich TC Channel 7 Ipswich Cup Race Day H.

Tornado Gal. 4 wins from 1400m to 1800m, A$97,450, ATC TAB Rewards H.

Diadem Trist. 2 wins at 1350m, 1400m, BRC Glenlogan Park P., 2d BRC Trade Coast Legal H., 3d BRC Mount Franklin 3YO H., Lindsay Australia H., Mt Olivet Cup. Producer.

Magnastar. 3 wins from 2050m to 3350m, 3d MRC Lucknow H.

Planet Watcher. Winner at 2400m, 2d VRC Australian Lamb Company H., 3d MRC Journal H.


3rd dam

Northern Sister, by Gregorian. 5 wins-2 at 2-from 6½f to 8½f, US$140,952, 3d Woodbine Hendrie H., L, Woodbine Breeders' Cup H., L. Half-sister to Barzana (dam of GRAY NOT BAY), Eranos (dam of MARATHON). Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

SKY TRIST (Sir Tristram). 4 wins. See above.

Dancing Success (Success Express). 4 wins from 1400m to 1600m, ARC Haunui Farm H., 2d CJC Warstep S., L, Waikato Stud H., Hawkes Bay Cadbury H., 3d Matamata RC New World H., ARC DB Draught Juvenile H. Dam of-

Dancing Ten. 4 wins at 1400m, 1700m, Kokura Aso S.

Shedad. 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1450m, SAJC Frederick McGregor Brock Welter H., Port Adelaide Cricket Centenary H., Ocean Cloud 2YO H., Johnnie Walker Red H., Oriental Ruler S., 2d SAJC Noble Peer H., 3d VRC Panorama Restaurant Welter H., Stradbroke H., SAJC Reckless Welter H., VATC Ian G Miller H., Special Olympics P. Sire.


4th dam

NATIVE ERA, by Victorian Era. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to NATIVE VICTOR, half-sister to NORTHERN DANCER, BORN A LADY (dam of ARROWTOWN), REGAL DANCER, Northern Native, Nostrum, Tai, Arctic Dancer (dam of LA PREVOYANTE), Raise the Standard (dam of COUP DE FOLIE). Dam of 9 foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Northern Sister (Gregorian). 5 wins. See above.

Barzana. Winner at 1400m in France. Dam of-

GRAY NOT BAY (Procida). 5 wins, US$105,660, River Downs Second Wind S., L, 2d Ellis Park Cumberland S., L.

Eranos. Raced once. Dam of-

MARATHON (Runnett). 10 wins from 1600m to 2800m in Denmark, Norway and Sweden, Taby Skandialopning, L, Ovrevoll Peugeot Pokallop, L-twice. Producer.

Godsrun. Placed at 2 in GB. Dam of-

THANKSGIVING (Riyahi). 4 wins from 1600m to 2400m in India, Indian Oaks, L, 2d Classic Indian Turf Invitation Cup, L. Dam of-

Arks Angel. 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m in India. Dam of-

MARMADUKE (Decado). 12 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m in India, Chennai Guindy Grand Prix, L, Madras Gold Vase, L.

Always Above. Winner at 1400m in India. Dam of-

MIGHTY SQUAW (Twist and Turn). 20 wins from 1200m to 2400m in India, Guindy Gold Cup, L.

TARASCA (Excalibur's Lake). 6 wins to 1400m in India, Hyderabad Darley Arabian S., L, 3d Hyderabad Alcock Barb S., L.

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