Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Racing
Star Witness/Taylor's Command '19
Star Witness/Taylor's Command '19
Star Witness/Taylor's Command '19

Lot 871 - Star Witness/Taylor's Command '19

This pairing of sire and dam has never let us down with this colt's full sisters both competing on Magic Millions Day and in black type races. Swift Witness has plenty more to offer and this colt just looks like he will gallop the same.




Chestnut colt       Foaled 11th September 2019 

STAR WITNESS Starcraft (NZ)Soviet Star (USA)Nureyev
Flying FlooziePompeii Court (USA)
Leone ChiaraLion HunterDanehill (USA)
ChiaraLast Tycoon (Ire)
CommandsDanehill (USA)Danzig
Cotehele House (GB)My Swanee
Pristine Kristine (USA)Spinning WorldNureyev
Blue SageCure the Blues

STAR WITNESS (AUS) (Chestnut 2007-Stud 2011). 4 wins-3 at 2, VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1. Sire of 574 rnrs, 355 wnrs, 19 SW, inc. Global Glamour (ATC Flight S., Gr.1), Graff, Star Turn, Mella Maria, Fuhryk, Threeood, Crown Witness, Explosive Witness, Our Crown Mistress, Stellar Collision, Aim, Cosmic Alert, Handle the Truth, Lord Balmoral, Lycurgus, Magic Alibi, Pearl Star, The Barrister - High Volatility (H.K.), Well Sprung, SP Swift Witness, etc.


1st dam

TAYLOR'S COMMAND, by Commands. Winner at 1100m, 2d MVRC Cameron Boyd 21st H., Simpson Constructions H. Half-sister to SO PRISTINE, RESTORED,  Pristino (dam of DIJON BLEU). This is her sixth foal. Dam of 4 foals to race, 3 winners-

Swift Witness (f by Star Witness) Winner at 2, A$166,650, in 2020-21, GCTC Gold Pearl 2YO H., 2d ATC Reisling S., Gr.2, 3d Wyong Magic Millions 2YO Classic, RL.

Terminology (f by Star Witness) 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$284,760, GCTC Magic Millions P., ATC Australian Turf Club H., 2d Gosford Guineas, L, GCTC Aquisfarm on Twitter 2YO H., ATC Total Canteen H., 3d ATC 2YO H., 4th Wyong Magic Millions 2YO Classic, RL.

 Rubick's Command (g by Rubick) Winner at 1300m in 2020-21 in Aust.

 Taylor's Dream (f by Rubick) Placed at 2 in 2019-20 in Aust.


2nd dam

PRISTINE KRISTINE (USA), by Spinning World. Placed at 2 in U.S.A. Half-sister to LONG GONE BLUES,  Blusazul (dam of EL BULUBU). Dam of 8 named foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

SO PRISTINE (f Zabeel) 7 wins from 1400m to 2200m, NZ$118,000, A$132,500, SAJC Queen of the South S., Gr.2, Waikato RC UDC Finance H., ARC Dunstan Feeds Championship Final, Avondale JC Loan Market Highland Park H., Counties RC Ezygo Golfcarts H., 2d Cambridge JC Presland Tocker Insurance H., Te Aroha JC CRV Ambreed NZ H., 3d Manawatu Cup, Gr.3, Waikato RC New Zealand Bloodstock H., Ashford Lodge H., Echuca Cup, 4th Marton Cup, L. Dam of-

 So Wicked. 4 wins at 1600m, 1900m to 2020-21, ATC Hyland Race Colours H.-twice, ARC Auckland Co-Op Taxis H., 2d Waikato RC Lodge Body Corporate H., 3d ATC Sky Racing Active H., Bowermans Furniture H.

RESTORED (g Red Ransom) 4 wins from 1600m to 2000m, NZ$3,750, S$428,386 in NZ and Singapore, Singapore TC Queen Elizabeth II Cup, L, MRA Cup, Novice H., 2d Singapore TC Progressive H., Class 4 H.-twice, 4th Singapore TC Chairman's Trophy, L.

 Italian Queen. 3 wins to 1400m, 2d Ipswich TC Enjoy Sirromet Wines H.

 Taylor's Command. Winner. See above.

 Pristino. Unraced. Dam of 5 winners-

DIJON BLEU (f Burgundy) NZ Bloodstock Filly of the Year in 2017-18. Top filly on the 2017-18 3YO Free H. (1200m-1600m). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 2000m, NZ$307,700, Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2, Hawkes Bay Gold Trail S., Gr.3, WRC Desert Gold S., Gr.3, ARC Soliloquy S., L, Wanganui JC O'Learys S., L, Manawatu RC Mills Reef Winery 2YO S., 2d New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3.

Passione (f Proisir) Winner at 1400m in 2020-21, 3d WRC Desert Gold S., Gr.3.

Prosecco (f Stravinsky) 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$82,445, Manawatu RC Bennett Currie H., Seales Winslow H., 2d CJC Great Easter S., L, WRC Vernon Vazey Truck Parts H., Marton JC Winston Peters Cup.

 Super Pursuit. 4 wins at 1200m, 1300m in 2020-21, ARC Vertical Logistics H., Stella Artois Championship Qualifier, Barfoot & Thompson H., 2d ARC Auckland Co-Op Taxis H.


3rd dam

BLUE SAGE, by Cure the Blues. Unraced. Half-sister to THEATRICAL, TAIKI BLIZZARD,  North of Eden (dam of FORBIDDEN APPLE, PARADISE CREEK, WILD EVENT, I'M VERY IRISH). Dam of 12 foals, 11 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

LONG GONE BLUES (f Sovereign Dancer) 4 wins-2 at 2-at 7f, 8½f, US$109,578, Calder Tropical Park Oaks, L, 2d Calder Office Queen H., L, 3d Calder Karla's Enough H., L, Noble Royalty H., L, Miramar S., L, 4th Gulfstream Park Herecomesthebride S., L, Calder Toga Toga S., L, Singular Bequest H., L. Producer.

 Blusazul. 2 wins in Argentina. Dam of 7 winners-

EL BULUBU (c Latiendo) 2 wins at 2000m in Argentina, San Isidro Clasico Tresiete, L.

Blues for Me (c Missionary) 3 wins at 2000m, 2400m in Argentina, San Isidro Handicap Jorge H Iglesias, 2d San Isidro Clasico Progreso, Gr.3, 3d San Isidro G.P. Copa de Oro, Gr.1, 4th San Isidro Clasico General Pueyrredon, Gr.2, Palermo Clasico Ayacucho, Gr.3, San Isidro Clasico Cocles, L.

Data Provided by Arion Pedigrees
Star Witness
Taylor's Command
Sep 11, 2019
Sale Info:
Lot 871 at Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale 2021
Purchase Price:
$280,000  (Price is exclusive of GST and does not include current costs)

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