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STARMAN

2022 fee: €17,500

 

STARMAN

CARTIER CHAMPION SPRINTER 

 

Starman was a sprinter of the highest order. 

Trained by Ed Walker for breeder David Ward, Starman broke the track record at Doncaster on his second run followed by a victory in the Listed Garrowby Stakes at York.

 

Starman returned this year with an impressive comeback win in the Group 2 Duke Of York Stakes at York in May before breaking through at top level with a clear-cut success in the Group 1 July Cup at Newmarket.

 

He also ran third in the Group 1 Prix Maurice de Gheest at Deauville, and was then beaten just a short head in Group 1 Betfair Sprint Cup at Haydock on what turned out to be his final run.

 

As the winner of five races and earnings of over £476,000 in prize money Starman retires as the top-rated sprinter in Europe.

Accordingly, he was crowned the CARTIER CHAMPION SPRINTER OF 2021

"He’s certainly the best I’ve ever trained.” - Ed Walker

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2017 b h Dutch Art - Northern Star

To stud 2022

2022 fee: €17,500

''He's going to Tally-Ho and I know them well. My first horse was by Kodiac and I feel he's going to the right place. I feel proud and blessed to have bred him and hopefully it's just the next chapter for him."

David Ward, owner and breeder of Starman