News About 2011 Kings Stand Stakes

Star Witness Comes up Short at Royal Ascot

Star Witness Comes up Short at Royal Ascot

Danny O’Brien’s Star Witness has finished a gallant second in the King’s Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot overnight.

Star Witness finished a gallant second in the King's Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot

After being fractious in the gates before the race, Star Witness missed the kick by a couple of lengths, and despite finishing off the race strongly, he could ...

Star Witness Shortening Ahead Of Kings Stand

Star Witness Shortening Ahead Of Kings Stand

Star Witness has scored barrier 18 in the Kings Stand Stakes ensuring he’ll have the best possible chance at Royal Ascot.

While the outside gate may not seem ideal, the Kings Stand is a 1000m trip down the straight meaning he’ll be advantaged by the firmer less used turf along the outside fence.

It has increased his popularity with punters ...

Star Witness to Retire After English Campaign

Star Witness to Retire After English Campaign

Star Witness will not be seen in Australia again after trainer Danny O’Brien confirmed that the colt would be retired to stud after his English campaign.

Star Witness won two Group One’s in Australia, the Coolmore Stud Stakes and the Blue Diamond Stakes, but O’Brien appreciates how important the English campaign will be in establishing the stud career of ...

Sprinting Duo To Fly Aussie Flag At Royal Ascot

Sprinting Duo To Fly Aussie Flag At Royal Ascot

Australia’s sprinters have been overshadowed all year by Black Caviar and as a result some of them are having to look overseas to try and find their glory.

With Ascot in England almost ready to spring to life with one of the world’s best carnivals, two Aussie chargers will be boarding a plane next week.

Star Witness for Danny O’Brien ...