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Kauto Star

Kauto Star
Kauto Star.jpg
Kauto Star in April 2012 at Sandown.
Sire Village Star
Grandsire Moulin
Dam Kauto Relka
Damsire Port Etienne
Sex Gelding
Foaled (2000-03-19)19 March 2000
Died 29 June 2015(2015-06-29) (aged 15)
Country France
Colour Bay
Breeder Mrs Henri Aubert
Owner Clive D. Smith
Trainer Serge Foucher Paul Nicholls
Record 41: 23-7-4
Earnings £3,775,883
Major wins
Tingle Creek Chase (2005, 2006) Old Roan Chase (2006) Betfair Chase (2006, 2007, 2009, 2011) King George VI Chase (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011) Aon Chase (2007) Cheltenham Gold Cup (2007, 2009) Ascot Chase (2008) JNwine.com Champion Chase (2008, 2010)
Awards
Timeform rating: 191 Stayers Chase Triple Crown (2006/07) National Hunt Order of Merit (2006/07, 2007/08) Top rated steeplechase horse (2006/07, 2008/9, 2009/10, 2011/12)
Date Racecourse Distance Race Jockey Weight Going Odds Field Result Margin
01 Mar 03 Bordeaux 1m 6½f Prix Bournosienne (Hurdle) F Barrao 10-3 Good N/A 5 2nd Short Head
14 Apr 03 Enghien 1m 7f Prix Du Brevent (Hurdle) F Barrao 10-1 V Soft N/A 11 1st 5 lengths
4 May 03 Auteuil 1m 7f Prix Go Ahead (Hurdle) F Barrao 10-4 V Soft N/A 9 1st Head
27 Sep 03 Auteuil 2¼ miles Prix Robert Lejeune (H) Lstd J Guiheneuf 10-4 V Soft N/A 6 1st ¾ length
11 Oct 03 Auteuil 2¼ miles Prix Georges De Roy (H) G2 J Guiheneuf 10-6 V Soft N/A 8 Fell
02 Nov 03 Auteuil 2¼ miles Prix Cambaceres (H) G2 J Guiheneuf 10-4 V Soft N/A 11 2nd 10 lengths
07 Mar 04 Auteuil 2¼ miles Prix Jacques d’Indy (H) G3 J Guiheneuf 10-10 Soft N/A 12 3rd 10 lengths
27 Mar 04 Auteuil 2¼ miles Prix De Pepinvast (H) G3 J Guiheneuf 10-8 V Soft 11/2 10 5th 19 lengths
24 Apr 04 Auteuil 2m 3½f Prix Amadou (Hurdle) G2 J Guiheneuf 10-6 V Soft 11/1 8 3rd 19 lengths
30 May 04 Auteuil 2m 3½f Prix De Longchamp (H) G3 J Guiheneuf 10-4 V Soft 36/1 9 1st 8 lengths
29 Dec 04 Newbury 2m 2½f Novice Chase R Walsh 10-7 Gd-Sft 2/1jf 8 1st 9 lengths
31 Jan 05 Exeter 2m 1½f Novice Chase R Walsh 11-4 Soft 2/11f 3 2nd Short Head
01 Nov 05 Exeter 2m 1½f Haldon Gold Cup Chase G2 R Walsh 10-9 Gd-Sft 3/1 11 2nd 4 lengths
03 Dec 05 Sandown 1m 7½f Tingle Creek Chase G1 M Fitzgerald 11-7 Soft 5/2jf 7 1st 1½ lengths
15 Mar 06 Cheltenham 2 miles Champion Chase G1 R Walsh 11-10 Good 2/1f 12 Fell
22 Oct 06 Aintree 2½ miles Old Roan H’cap Chase G2 R Walsh 11-10 Good 1/1f 5 1st 21 lengths
18 Nov 06 Haydock 3 miles Betfair Chase G1 R Walsh 11-7 Gd-Sft 11/10f 6 1st 17 lengths
02 Dec 06 Sandown 2 miles Tingle Creek Chase G1 R Walsh 11-7 Soft 4/9f 7 1st 7 lengths
26 Dec 06 Kempton 3 miles King George VI Chase G1 R Walsh 11-10 Gd-Sft 8/13f 9 1st 8 lengths
10 Feb 07 Newbury 3 miles Aon Chase G2 R Walsh 11-10 Soft 2/9f 6 1st Neck
16 Mar 07 Cheltenham 3m 2½f Cheltenham Gold Cup G1 R Walsh 11-10 Gd-Sft 5/4f 18 1st 2½ lengths
28 Oct 07 Aintree 2½ miles Old Roan H’cap Chase G2 R Walsh 11-10 Good 11/10f 4 2nd 1½ lengths
24 Nov 07 Haydock 3 miles Betfair Chase G1 S Thomas 11-7 Soft 4/5f 7 1st ½ length
26 Dec 07 Kempton 3 miles King George VI Chase G1 R Walsh 11-10 Gd-Sft 4/6f 7 1st 11 lengths
16 Feb 08 Ascot 2m 5½f Ascot Chase G1 R Walsh 11-7 Good 4/11f 9 1st 8 lengths
14 Mar 08 Cheltenham 3m 2½f Cheltenham Gold Cup G1 R Walsh 11-10 Gd-Sft 10/11f 12 2nd 7 lengths
03 Apr 08 Aintree 3m 1f Totesport Bowl Chase G2 R Walsh 11-10 Good 4/7f 5 2nd Nose
01 Nov 08 Down Royal 3 miles JNWine Champion Chase G1 R Walsh 11-10 Soft 2/5f 5 1st 11 lengths
22 Nov 08 Haydock 3 miles Betfair Chase G1 S Thomas 11-7 Gd-Sft 2/5f 6 UR
26 Dec 08 Kempton 3 miles King George VI Chase G1 R Walsh 11-10 Good 10/11f 10 1st 8 lengths
13 Mar 09 Cheltenham 3m 2½f Cheltenham Gold Cup G1 R Walsh 11-10 Gd-Soft 7/4f 16 1st 13 lengths
21 Nov 09 Haydock 3 miles Betfair Chase G1 R Walsh 11-7 Soft 4/6f 7 1st Nose
26 Dec 09 Kempton 3 miles King George VI Chase G1 R Walsh 11-10 Gd-Sft 8/13f 13 1st 36 lengths
19 Mar 10 Cheltenham 3m 2½f Cheltenham Gold Cup G1 R Walsh 11-10 Good 8/11f 11 Fell
06 Nov 10 Down Royal 3 miles JNWine Champion Chase G1 R Walsh 11-10 Soft 4/7f 7 1st 4 lengths
15 Jan 11 Kempton 3 miles King George VI Chase G1 A P McCoy 11-10 Gd-Sft 4/7f 9 3rd 19 lengths
18 Mar 11 Cheltenham 3m 2½f Cheltenham Gold Cup G1 R Walsh 11-10 Good 5/1 13 3rd 11 lengths
4 May 11 Punchestown 3m 1f Punchestown Gold Cup G1 R Walsh 11-10 Good 10/11f 8 PU
19 Nov 11 Haydock 3 miles Betfair Chase G1 R Walsh 11-7 Gd-Sft 6/1 6 1st 8 lengths
26 Dec 11 Kempton 3 miles King George VI Chase G1 R Walsh 11-10 Gd-Sft 3/1 7 1st 1¼ lengths
16 Mar 12 Cheltenham 3m 2½f Cheltenham Gold Cup G1 R Walsh 11-10 Good 3/1 14 PU
Pedigree of Kauto Star, bay gelding, 2000
Sire Village Star ch. 1983 Moulin ch. 1976 Mill Reef b.1968 Never Bend
Milan Mill
High Fidelyty b. 1968 Hautain
Paladrina
Glitter b. 1976 Reliance b. 1962 Tantieme
Relance
Glistening b. 1968 Aureole
Causerie
Dam Kauto Relka b. 1993 Port Etienne b.1983 Mill Reef b.1968 Never Bend
Milan Mill
Sierra Morena ch. 1973 Canisbay
Saigon
Kautoretta b.1981 Kautokeino b. 1967 Relko
Cranberry
Verdurette ch. 1971 Lionel
Tyrolina
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