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Piper Star & Redoute's Colt At Magic Millions National Sale
Dual group-winning mare Piper Star (Kaapstad-Te Akau Star, by Shining Finish) & her weanling colt by champion Arrowfield Stud sire Redoute's Choice are also entered (by Kitchwin Hills) for the Magic Millions National Sale at the Gold Coast (May 28-June 15). Piper Star (a half sister to Gr2-winner & Gr1 Derby-Gr1 Oaks placed mare Melora) won 6 races (from 1100-2000m, including the Gr2 Carlyon Cup at Caulfield & Gr3 Matriarch Stakes at Flemington) for over $300,000 prize-money; & her twice-group-placed dam Te Akau Star is a sister to the triple-group-winner & Gr1 Flight Stakes runner-up Shinkima. Piper Star's initial 2 foals have sold for $720,000 (a colt by Coolmore shuttler Danehill Dancer) & $520,000 (a filly by Vinery shuttler Red Ransom) as yearlings at Magic Millions Gold Coast sales. Piper Star is being offered in-foal to Arrowfield sire Hussonet.