Sire: Astronomer Royal

Colour: Bay

Dam: Myxaar

Sex: Gelding

Age: 7

Foaled: Sep 17, 2012

Country: Australia

Silks: Green And Gold Checks, Purple Sleeves, Gold Cap

Owners: G J Burns & Mrs K M Burns

Career:
31: 4 - 2 - 1
Wins: 12.9%
Place: 9.7%
Prizemoney:$143,500.00

 

 ASTRO CASTRO (AUS)

 

Bay GeldingFoaled in 2012

SireDanzigNorthern DancerNearctic
ASTRONOMER ROYAL (USA) Pas de NomAdmiral's Voyage
2004SheepscotEasy GoerAlydar
  Escrow AgentEl Gran Senor
DamXaarZafonicGone West
MYXAAR (AUS) MonroeSir Ivor
2001MyrrhNassipourBlushing Groom
  San Pauli GirlWestern Symphony

ASTRONOMER ROYAL (USA) (Bay 2004-Stud 2009). 3 wins-1 at 2, Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Poulains, Gr.1. Sire of 298 rnrs, 157 wnrs, inc. SW Weary (ATC Expressway S., Gr.2), Stellar Path, Wolfendale, Madiba, Table Ronde, SP Royal Style, Gravitational, Luen on Star, Montaigne, Kloud Gate, Tiger, Iteration, Monsieur le Grand - Satellite Boy (Sing.), Plaisanciere, Royal Sun and of Astro Castro, Banneker - Blaze Stamina (H.K.), Burcan, Mistiness, etc.

 

1st dam

MYXAAR, by Xaar. Unraced. Half-sister to HEROIC VALOUR, TRIPLE HONOUR. Dam of seven named foals, six to race, five winners, inc:-

Astro Castro (g. by Astronomer Royal). 4 wins. See below.

Beer Belly (g. by Shinzig). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1150m to 1650m, TRC James Boags P., 2d TTC Launceston Skoda H., Carrick P.

Tangier Sun (g. by Desert Sun). 2 wins at 1050m, 1200m, SAJC TDR Electrical H., 2d SAJC Drink Driving? Grow Up H., James Boag's H., 3d SAJC Medallion Homes H.

Timber Cat (f. by Timber Country). 2 wins at 1600m, 2d MRC (Mornington) Slickpix H.

Neurotic Princess (f. by Delago Brom). Winner at 1500m, 3d VRC Tudor Peak 2YO H.

Sophie Emma (f. by Delago Brom). Unraced. Dam of-

Em for Miranda. Winner at 1600m in 2017-18 in Aust.

 

2nd dam

MYRRH, by Nassipour. Winner at 1600m, 3d VATC Silvermoor H. Dam of 13 foals, 12 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

TRIPLE HONOUR (Honours List). 7 wins-3 at 2-from 1100m to 2200m, A$2,221,960, AJC Doncaster H., Gr.1, BRC Eagle Farm Cup, Gr.2, STC Premiere S., Gr.2, AJC Sydney Childrens Hospital Foundation Sprint H., STC De Bortoli Wines 2YO H., Retirement Show 2YO H., 2d AJC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, Randwick Guineas, Gr.1, Chelmsford S., Gr.2, Warwick S., Gr.2, STC Hill S., Gr.2, AJC Liverpool City Cup, Gr.3, BRC Members' H., L, Coca-Cola Amatil H., 3d ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1, BRC Doomben Cup, Gr.1, AJC Chelmsford S., Gr.2, STC Theo Marks H., Gr.2, AJC Craven P., Gr.3, 4th VRC Patinack Classic, Gr.1, BTC Doomben Cup, Gr.1, STC Golden Rose S., Gr.2, WATC CB Cox S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Chelmsford S., Gr.2.

HEROIC VALOUR (Fastnet Rock). 4 wins-3 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, NZ$351,325, A$25,000, ARC Diamond S., Gr.1, Matamata RC Slipper S., L, Whangarei RC Northland Breeders S., L, 2d ARC Darley P., Gr.3, Gold Coast Guineas, Gr.3, ARC Karaka 3YO Mile, RL, WRC Lightning H., L, Ashburton RC John Grigg S., L, ARC Ray White NZ H., John Deere Agrowquip S., 3d New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Hawke's Bay Guineas, Gr.2, Counties Bowl H., L, 4th Waikato Sprint, Gr.1, Manawatu RC Flying H., L.

Enormous Honour. 6 wins from 1400m to 1650m, A$137,770, HK$4,929,250, to 2017-18, ATC Big Sports Breakfast H., Declaration of War at Coolmore H., Testa Rossa at Vinery P., HKJC Hung Hom H., Hibiscus H., Lancashire H., 2d ATC Vinery Yearlings H., HKJC Wangfujing H., Big Profit H., Garden Road H., Fakei Cup, Chevalier Property Development H., Wang Chau H., Kranji H., Hanshin H., 3d ATC Membership on Sale P., HKJC JCI Hong Kong Senate Cup H., Lugard H., HKU Faculties of Dentistry & Education H., Serving the Community H., New York H.

Strong Gain. 6 wins to 1550m, A$50,375, HK$2,008,700, STC Jacob's Creek H., HKJC Chek Lap Kok H., Kowloon City H., World Bar Conference Cup H., 2d STC Rosehill Gardens Event Centre H., HKJC Kwai Shing H., Songhua Jiang H., Mastermind H., 3d HKJC Victoria Racing Club Trophy H.

Disciple. 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$345,130, ATC Turf Club H., Blackwoods H., Catholic Trade Training Centres H., Brad Tonks H., 2d ATC Membership on Sale H., Theraces.com.au H., Nova 969 Fitzy & Wippa H., Gaypak & United Fruit H., Pirtek Fluid Transfer Solutions H., Coffs Harbour Cup, 3d ATC Sydney Markets Filante H., Shoot Out H., Pluck at Vinery H., Membership on Sale Now H., McGrath Estate Agents H., Greg Carmody H., 4th ATC Civic S., L.

Heart of Courage. Winner at 1200m in 2019, 2d Singapore TC Kranji S., Scotiabank Cup.

 

3rd dam

SAN PAULI GIRL, by Western Symphony. 4 wins from 1000m to 1600m, NZ$3,100, A$91,700, SAJC Sedgwick Classic S., Gr.2, Lullaby of Broadway H., Lockley's Tradition H., Lakes International H., 2d SAJC Malaysia Airlines H., Euclase H., 3d Avondale JC Cambridge Stud Sir Tristram Juvenile H., SAJC Get a Piece of Action H., Gold Coast Seagulls S., Straight Up H. Half-sister to CAPADAN. Dam of 10 named foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Absent Friend. Winner at 1350m, BTC Rose of Kingston H.

 

Race Record: 29 Starts 4-2-1 A$142,100.

4 wins to 1500m, A$142,100, to 2017-18, VRC Recognition H., MVRC Ascend Sales Trophies H., 2d MRC Mypunter.com H.