Star Witness - Dinkum Diamond Bay 2015 16.0 HH
Sire: Star Witness
Dam: Dinkum Diamond (Keep The Faith)
Wins: 1st San Domenico (Gr3) - 1st Caulfield Sprint (Gr2) - 1st Clarendon Stakes (L) - 2nd Run To The Rose (Gr2) - 3rd Golden Rose (Gr1) - 4th Newmarket Handicap (Gr1) - 4th Black Caviar Lightning (Gr1)
Service Fee: $13,200
Undefeated at 2, Brilliant at 3
- A Group 2 winning, Group 1 placed, top class Sprinter!
- Earnings of $1.3 million.
- Graff’s explosive turn of foot saw him defeat 15 individual Group 1 winners of 36 group races.
- Won his first 2 starts as a 2 year old leaving him undefeated & demonstrating his brilliance as a juvenile.
- Won the Group 3 San Domenico Stakes at his first start as a 3 year old (previous winners include Pariah, Star Turn, Anders, Exceedance)
- Won Group 2 Caulfield Sprint last season, proving his tenacity.
- 2nd Group 2 Run To The Rose
- Finished a length to the colt of his generation The Autumn Sun in the Group 1 Golden Rose
- Finished a length off them in the Group 1 Lightning Stakes
- Finished 0.9 of a length off them in the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap
- Graff is by the same sire as Star Turn, with remarkably similar credentials
- An Alan Bell yearling purchase
- An outcross! – allowing him to unleash the most prolific sire line in Australia – Danehill!
"He's the best colt I've had anything to do with"
“The way he finished in both the Newmarket and the Lightning really proves that he was a proper Group 1 Weight For Age colt”
“If you think The Autumns Sun’s win in the Group 1 Golden Rose was impressive – watch Graff’s run, simply brilliant!"