Kingdom racehorse sire
racehorse Star Kingdom was foaled in 1946 and was by Stardust out of the
mare Impromptu (by Concerto)
was named Star King in Ireland and was re-named Star Kingdom when
imported to Australia.
only was he a champion racehorse, he was a champion sire and a sire
of champion sires and probably one of the most influential horses
in Australian breeding in the last 100 years.
just 16 starts, he had 9 wins and three placings and won £12293.
main wins were in the Gimcrack Stakes (GB,6f), Richmond Stakes (GB,6f),
Stud Produce Stakes (GB,5f), Coronation Stakes (GB,6f), Greenham Stakes
(GB,7f), Jersey Stakes (GB,7f), Hungerford Stakes (GB,7F), Sorrel
Stakes, (GB,6f) and Manton Maiden Stakes (GB,5f).
Australian breeding he was Champion Australian sire 5 times and Champion
Australian Sire of two year olds seven times. He stood at Baramul
Stud for 16 years and died in 1967.
Breeder : Richard Ball, Cloghran Stud, County
Cost 3100 guineas as a yearling,
Owner : Wilfred Harvey & Claude Leigh
Trainer : JC Waugh, then Fred Templeman
Raced as Star King in the U.K. Principal
1948 Richmond Stakes (2yo) 6f
1948 Gimcrack Sks (2yo) 6f
1949 Greenham Sks (3yo) 7f
1949 Jersey Stakes (3yo) 7f
1949 Hungerford Stakes 7f