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First Winner For Champion Sea The Stars
Champion sire Galileo's half-brother Sea The Stars (Cape Cross-Urban Sea, by Miswaki) has sired his first winner. Represented by his first runner in June when Juvenile Lead finished down the field at Leicester, 6-time Gr1 winner Sea The Stars got off the mark overnight at Ayr when his juvenile colt Stars Over The Sea (Sea The Stars-Exciting Times, by Jeune Homme) scored from two other rivals over 7 furlongs. A US$55,000 yearling at the 2012 Keeneland September Sale, Stars Over The Sea is trained by Mark Johnston and is a half-brother to US Gr1 Beverley D. Stakes French-bred heroine Gorella, also placed at Gr1 level three times in the US and France.