Sol Witness

Sire: Star Witness

Dam: Balmoral Belle

Colour: Bay

Gender: Mare

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Oct 31st, 2012

Country: Australia

Silks: Green, Black Sash, Striped Cap


T Kehoe, J Vitek, A C S Guinda & I Morrisey





Bay mareFoaled in 2012

SireStarcraftSoviet StarNureyev
STAR WITNESS (AUS) Flying FlooziePompeii Court
2007Leone ChiaraLion HunterDanehill
  ChiaraLast Tycoon
DamZabeelSir TristramSir Ivor
BALMORAL BELLE (NZ) Lady GiselleNureyev
2002GarddSheikh AlbadouGreen Desert
  Welsh GardenWelsh Saint

STAR WITNESS (AUS) (2007). 4 wins-3 at 2-to 1200m, VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1. Sire of 342 rnrs, 201 wnrs, 14 SW, inc. Global Glamour (ATC Flight S., Gr.1), Star Turn, Mella Maria, Fuhryk, Graff, Crown Witness, Stellar Collision, Our Crown Mistress, Lord Balmoral, Lycurgus, Magic Alibi, Pearl Star, The Barrister - High Volatility (H.K.), Well Sprung, SP Kimberley Star, Serenade, Berkshire Lady, She's Our Star, Alta Stella, Rare Occurrence, etc.


1st dam

BALMORAL BELLE, by Zabeel. Raced once. Sister to SCOUTING WIDE, half-sister to Cadre Noir - Great Guy (H.K.). Dam of five named foals, four to race, all winners, inc:-

LORD BALMORAL (c. by Star Witness). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, R369,681, to 2017-18, Kenilworth Sophomore Sprint H., L, Greyville Blomeyers Electrical H., 2d Durbanville Betting World H.

Sonic Blast (g. by Charge Forward). Winner at 2, ATC TJ's Champagne Bar P.

Sol Witness (f. by Star Witness). 3 wins. See below.

Booboisie (f. by Stratum). 3 wins from 1600m to 2100m in Aust.


2nd dam

GARDD, by Sheikh Albadou. Winner at 1m in Ireland. Half-sister to MOLESNES, CELTIC HEIR, SUBJECTIVE, Bio Master, Celtic Assembly (dam of CHEROKEE ROSE, KELTOI), Be Yourself (dam of SPIN AROUND - BETTER BOY (H.K.)). Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

SCOUTING WIDE (Zabeel). 4 wins at 1800m, 2400m, A$382,455, STC Christmas Cup, L, WJ McKell Cup, L, AJC Hayai P., STC Sole Saviours H., 2d BRC Brisbane Cup, Gr.2, STC Premier's Cup, L, Mounties Group H., AJC Sharp H., ATC Schweppes H., STC Mounties Group H., Grand Pavilion H., Supershow H., Freeway Hotel Trivia H., 3d ATC Tony & Manera Lahood H., AJC Brave Prince P., Super Impose H., 4th Murrumbidgee TC Wagga Gold Cup, L.

Cadre Noir - Great Guy (H.K.) (Black Minnaloushe). 4 wins from 1400m to 1650m, NZ$15,825, HK$4,180,950, HKJC Cumberland H., Hitachi Trophy, Tung Lung Chau H., Caring for the Elderly H., 2d Matamata RC Slipper S., L, HKJC Tuen Mun H., Somerset H., 3d ARC Champagne S., L, Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby Trial, L, HKJC New York H., Johannesburg H., Flamingo H., Lincoln H., University Hall Alumni Association H., Sir Cecil's Ride H.

Rhiannon. Winner at 2100m in 2016-17, 3d Rangitikei RC Rat Hole Bulls H.


3rd dam

WELSH GARDEN, by Welsh Saint. Top filly on The 1975 Irish 2YO Free H. 5 wins at 2, Gowran Park Waterford Crystal Nursery H., L. Half-sister to GALAXY LIBRA, GARDEN OF HEAVEN, Home and Away (dam of GOOD RETURN). Dam of 15 foals, 14 to race, all winners, inc:-

MOLESNES (Alleged). 6 wins from 2400m to 4000m, Longchamp Prix du Cadran, Gr.1, Deauville Prix Kergorlay, Gr.2, Longchamp Prix Vicomtesse Vigier, Gr.2, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix de Barbeville, Gr.3, Evry Prix Belle de Nuit, L, 3d Deauville Prix de Pomone, Gr.2. Producer.

CELTIC HEIR (Czaravich). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$96,350, Newbury Horris Hill S., Gr.3, VRC Stubby H., Seymour Cup, 2d VATC TS Carlyon Cup, Gr.2, Fosters Lager Welter H., 3d VRC Chester Manifold S., L, Ercildoune H., 4th VATC Elders Mile H., Gr.1, CF Orr S., Gr.2. Sire.

SUBJECTIVE (Secretariat). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 8½f in GB and U.S.A, Garden State Iris S., L, Suffolk Downs Breeders' Cup H., L, 2d Laurel Lady Baltimore S., L, Meadowlands Weber City Miss S., L, Pimlico Wistful H., L, Meadowlands Dottie's Doll S., L, 3d Belmont Tanya S., L. Dam of-

Royal Subject. Unplaced. Dam of-

JUST MAMBO - NITTAN'S CROWN (Mac.) (Danehill Dancer). 5 wins from 1000m to 1800m, A$217,650, M$2,618,825 in Aust. and Macau, STC Phar Lap S., Gr.2, Macau Gold Cup, L, Macau Cup, L, Macau Golden Group Fat Choy Cup, 2d STC Todman Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, AJC Breeders' P., L, NSW Tatt's RC Ming Dynasty H., L, Macau Directors' Cup, L, 3d Macau Directors' Cup, L, 4th STC Apollo S., Gr.2.

Bio Master (Strolling Along). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, 96,170,000¥, Nakayama Sotobo S., Sunrise S., 2d Hanshin Arlington Cup, L, 3d Nakayama Asahi Hai Sansai S., L, Tokyo Shimbun Hai, L. Sire.

Celtic Assembly (Secretariat). Winner at 10½f, 2d Goodwood Lupe S., L. Dam of-

CHEROKEE ROSE (Dancing Brave). 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, £72,160, 1,355,000fr., Deauville Prix Maurice de Gheest, Gr.1, Haydock Sprint Cup, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix du Palais Royal, Gr.3, Prix de la Porte Maillot, Gr.3, 2d Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp, Gr.1, Deauville Prix du Calvados, Gr.3, 3d Longchamp Prix de Montretout, L, Saint-Cloud Prix Solitude, L, 4th Evry Prix Isola Bella, L. Dam of-

BOWMAN (Irish River). 4 wins from 1600m to 2200m, £22,910, €87,855, 9,200fr., 140,600Dhs in GB, France and U.A.E, Longchamp Prix de Fontainebleau, Gr.3, Goodwood On the House S., L, Abu Dhabi Championship S., 3d Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Poulains, Gr.1, Jebel Ali Mile S., L.

Hint of Spring. Winner at 8¼f in GB. Dam of-

TULIPS (Pivotal). 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, €115,885, Fontainebleau Prix Ceres, L, Chantilly Prix de la Remise des Lilas, 2d Deauville Prix de Meautry, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix du Palais-Royal, Gr.3.

Moyesii. Winner at 1700m in France. Dam of-

KIRKLEES (Jade Robbery). Champion 2YO Colt in Italy in 2006. 8 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 2400m, £196,074, €147,840, A$75,000, 460,000Dhs in GB, Italy and U.A.E, Milan Gran Criterium, Gr.1, York S., Gr.2, Kempton September S., Gr.3, Sandown Gala S., L, Goodwood Foundation S., L, Doncaster S., Nad al Sheba Xpress 2000 H., 2d Newmarket James Seymour S., L, 3d Ascot Royal Lodge S., Gr.2, Goodwood Vintage S., Gr.2, Newmarket Darley S., Gr.3, Nad al Sheba Al Rashidiya S., L, 4th York Champagne S., Gr.2, Nad al Sheba Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3, Gr.2.

MASTERY (Sulamani). Champion 3YO Stayer in Great Britain in 2009 & Champion 3YO in Italy in 2009 (Long). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1700m to 2950m, £381,159, €524,420, US$49,500, HK$7,980,000, 1,104,000Dhs, The St Leger, Gr.1, Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Vase, Gr.1, Rome Derby Italiano, Gr.2, Kempton Floodlit S., L, 2d York Great Voltigeur S., Gr.2, 3d Longchamp Grand Prix de Paris, Gr.1, Royal Ascot Queen's Vase, Gr.3, Newmarket Darley S., Gr.3, Breeders' Cup Marathon S., L, Newmarket Houghton 2YO S. Sire.

Magic Tree. Raced once. Dam of-

MUKHADRAM (Shamardal). 5 wins from 1m to 10½f, £738,431, €30,000, 7,340,000Dhs, Sandown Eclipse S., Gr.1, York S., Gr.2, Sandown Brigadier Gerard S., Gr.3, Newmarket Wood Ditton S., 2d Meydan Dubai World Cup, Gr.1, Royal Ascot Prince of Wales's S., Gr.1, Newmarket Portland Place Properties S., 3d Ascot King George VI & Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, Sandown Eclipse S., Gr.1, 4th Leopardstown Irish Champion S., Gr.1, York International S., Gr.1, Royal Ascot Prince of Wales's S., Gr.1, Tercentenary S., Gr.3. Sire.

Artisti. Unraced. Dam of-

MAGIC ARTIST (Iffraaj). Champion Older Horse in Germany & Italy in 2015 (Int.). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1300m, 2000m, €159,830, US$40,000, A$90,000 in Italy and Germany, Milan Premio Ambrosiano, Gr.3, Munich Bavarian Classic, Gr.3, 2d Rome Premio Presidente della Repubblica, Gr.1, Baden-Baden Oettingen Rennen, Gr.2, Zukunfts Rennen, Gr.3, 3d Frankfurt Fruhjahrspreis des Bankhauses Metzler, Gr.3.

Rose de France. Placed at 3 in France. Dam of-

CABLE BAY (Invincible Spirit). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 7f, £320,677, €5,625, Newmarket Challenge S., Gr.2, Haydock John of Gaunt S., Gr.3, 2d Newmarket Dewhurst S., Gr.1, Challenge S., Gr.2, Goodwood Richmond S., Gr.2, Newmarket Somerville Tattersall S., Gr.3, 3d Ascot Summer Mile, Gr.2, Doncaster Champagne S., Gr.2, Curragh Gladness S., Gr.3, 4th York Gimcrack S., Gr.2.

(MISTER) SEA WOLF (Amadeus Wolf). 8 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, £20,371, €117,455, A$262,100, to 2018-19 in GB, Ireland and Aust, ATC Winter Challenge H., L, 2d ATC Festival S., Gr.3, Newcastle JC Newmarket H., Gr.3, 3d ATC Doncaster Prelude H., Gr.3.

INDIGO BALANCE (Invincible Spirit). 2 wins at 2 in 2018, Curragh S., L, Curragh Tally Ho Stud 2YO S., 4th Curragh Phoenix S., Gr.1.

Cara Bella. Placed at 3, 3d Newmarket Cecil Boyd Rochfort H. Dam of-

BELLO (Exceed and Excel). 8 wins-2 at 2-to 1500m, A$614,200, OR1,548, 36,700Dhs, Newcastle JC Newmarket H., Gr.3, ATC Rosebud 2YO Males Preview H., Jackie McIlrick H., 2d ATC Tramway S., Gr.3, Rosebud H., L, MRC Weekend Hussler S., L.

EMBLEMS (Shamardal). 6 wins at 1150m, 1200m, A$319,230, Gosford RC Takeover Target S., L, ATC Project Ten H., International Animal Health H., 3d Scone RC Luskin Star S., L.

TRENCHANT (Medaglia d'Oro). 2 wins at 2, A$151,450, VRC Taj Rossi Series Final H., L, Bay & Ranges 2YO H., 3d MVRC Friends of Epworth 2YO H., ATC Bowermans Furniture H.

KELTOI (Soviet Star). 9 wins from 1600m to 2000m in GB and U.A.E, Jebel Ali S., L, Newbury Crookham S., 2d Jebel Ali S., L.

Volksraad (Green Desert). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 7f, Ascot Clarence House S., Newmarket Red Lodge 2YO S., 3d Newmarket Challenge S., Gr.2. Champion sire.

Congress. Winner at 2 in GB. Dam of-

ROYAL INTRIGUE - ON SHAN BRAVE (H.K.) (Royal Applause). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1500m to 2000m, Roscommon Lenebane S., L, HKJC Parkes H., 3d Leopardstown Eyrefield S., L, Tipperary El Gran Senor S., L.

Serra Negra. Winner at 7¾f, 2d Sandown Bonusphoto H. Dam of-

NOORDHOEK FLYER (Pivotal). 4 wins at 1600m, 1800m, R1,274,500, Kenilworth Cape Guineas, Gr.1, Greyville KRA Guineas, Gr.2, 2d Kenilworth Cape Derby, Gr.1, Selangor Cup, Gr.2, 4th Greyville Daily News 2000 S., Gr.1. Sire.

Promessa. Winner at 6f in GB. Dam of-

Duty Bound. Winner at 1600m, 2d ATC Inglis H., BRC H. Dam of-

RUBIRA (Lope de Vega). Winner at 2 in 2017-18, Counties RC Champagne S., L.

Conga. Unraced. Dam of-

CONTAT (Diktat). 9 wins from 1200m to 1600m, €194,495 in Germany, Baden-Baden Benazet Rennen, Gr.3, Cologne Silberne Peitsche, Gr.3-twice, 2d Baden-Baden Goldene Peitsche, Gr.2, Cologne Silberne Peitsche, Gr.3, 3d Hoppegarten Benazet Rennen, Gr.3, Hamburg Jaxx Pokal, Gr.3. Sire.

In Unison. Winner at 1m in GB, 4th Milan Premio Alberto Zanoletti di Rozzano, L. Dam of-

SIRINGAS (Barathea). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 8½f, £32,351, US$246,665, Woodbine Nassau S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Brownstown Stud S., L, Gulfstream Park Allowance, 2d Belmont Athenia H., Gr.3, Monmouth Matchmaker H., Gr.3, 4th Curragh Desmond S., Gr.3. Producer.

CASTLE QUEST (Grand Lodge). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1m, Leopardstown Brownstown Stud S., L, Curragh Peter Byrne April Fillies' H., 2d Curragh Desmond S., Gr.3, Silver S., L. Producer.

Be Yourself. 2 wins in U.S.A. Dam of-

SPIN AROUND - BETTER BOY (H.K.) (Spinning World). 11 wins from 1400m to 3200m, NZ$1,089,325, A$4,000, HK$2,479,850, Auckland Cup, Gr.1, Avondale Gold Cup, Gr.1, Counties Cup, Gr.2, CJC Winter Classic, L, ARC Ecolab Excelerate H., Swiss Deli H., Waikato RC Lodge Real Estate H., HKJC Huang He H., Changchun H., Cho Yiu H., Prosperity H., 2d ARC Nathans Memorial H., 3d ARC City of Auckland Cup, Gr.2, Marton JC Metric Mile, Gr.3, 4th Auckland Cup, Gr.1-twice.

Bird Dancer (Hennessy). 11 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1800m, A$633,740, MRC Century H., 2d VRC Emirates S., Gr.1, MRC Victoria H., Gr.3, VRC Paris Lane S., L.

Dabbing. Winner in U.S.A. Dam of-

New Trumps (Cadeaux Genereux). 6 wins from 1000m to 1600m, HK$6,459,365, HKJC Wong Cup, Panasonic Digital World H., Kwangtung Cup, 2d HKJC Chairman's Trophy, L. Sire.

Parliament House. Winner at 6f in U.S.A. Dam of-

Mixsterthetrixster (Alleged). 9 wins-2 at 2-from 7f to 22½f, Wetherby Wensleydale Juvenile Hurdle, Haydock Stanley Racing S., 3d Pontefract Silver Tankard S., L, 4th Ascot Royal Lodge S., Gr.2.

Althing. 3 wins at 6f, 6½f in U.S.A. Dam of-

COMMON WEALTH (Cat Thief). 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m in India, Bangalore Fillies Championship S., L, 2d Bangalore Super Mile Cup, L, Chennai South India One Thousand Guineas, L, 3d Mumbai Breeders' Multi-Million, L.

Exocet. Winner at 6f in U.S.A. Dam of-

SPINOLA (Spinning World). 2 wins at 2, Newmarket Cherry Hinton S., Gr.2, Goodwood Chichester City 2YO S., 4th Newbury Dubai Duty Free Cup, L. Dam of-

DORCIA (Henrythenavigator). Champion 3YO Filly in Scandinavia in 2017. 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 2400m to 2017 in Sweden, Bro Park Stockholm Cup International, Gr.3, Jagersro Svenskt Derby, Svenskt Oaks, 2d Bro Park Stockholm Fillies & Mares S., L, 4th Saint-Cloud Prix de la Porte de Madrid, L, Baden-Baden Preis der Baden-Badener Hotellerie & Gastronomie, L.

KIRKINOLA (Selkirk). 3 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 1650m, Craon Criterium de l'Ouest, L, Chantilly Prix de Pontpoint, 2d Deauville Midi Prix Miss Satamixa, L. Producer.

SHOT TO FAME (Quest for Fame). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 8¼f, £107,037, Ascot Silver Trophy, Gr.3, Kempton Jubilee H., 2d Windsor Midsummer S., L, Chester Warwick International H., 3d Royal Ascot Britannia H., 4th Goodwood On the House S., L.

Exotic Mix. Placed at 3 in France. Dam of-

MAUREEN (Holy Roman Emperor). 3 wins-2 at 2-to 7f, £108,016, €3,000, Ascot Princess Margaret S., Gr.3, Newbury Fred Darling S., Gr.3, Pegasus Pumps 2YO Fillies' S., 2d Newmarket Cherry Hinton S., Gr.2, 4th Royal Ascot Coronation S., Gr.1, Newmarket Rosemary S., L.


Race Record: 37 Starts 3-1-2 A$39,500.

3 wins from 1200m to 1600m to 2017-18 in Aust.