Star of Cozzene

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Star of Cozzene
Sire Cozzene
Grandsire Caro
Dam Star Gem
Damsire Pia Star
Sex Stallion
Foaled 1988
Country United States
Colour Dark Bay
Breeder Double J Farm
Owner 1) Clover Racing Stables
2) Team Valor
3) Tomaeato Farm (9/1993)
Trainer 1) D. Wayne Lukas,
2) Mark A. Hennig
Record 37: 14-8-5
Earnings US$$2,308,923
Major wins
Kelso Handicap (1991)
Arlington Million (1993)
Caesars International Handicap (1993)
San Gabriel Handicap (1993)
Manhattan Handicap (1993)
Man o' War Stakes (1993)
San Marcos Stakes (1993)
Last updated on March 22, 2010

Star of Cozzene (foaled 1988 in Kentucky) is a retired American Thoroughbred racehorse who won on both dirt and turf.

A descendant of Nearco through both his sire and his dam, he won the 1991 Kelso Handicap at New York's Belmont Park. In 1992 his owners, Clover Racing Stables, sent him to trainer Francois Boutin to race in France and England. There, his best result in five starts was a second in the Group 3 Prix du Chemin de Fer du Nord at Chantilly Racecourse.[1]

Star of Cozzene returned to race in the United States in September 1992 where he raced once, finishing ninth in the Arlington Million. The following year, under owner Team Valor and trainer Mark Henning, five-year-old Star of Cozzene had his best year in racing when he won six events including the Arlington Million, as well as defeating 1993 American Horse of the Year Kotashaan in three races in late 1992 and early 1993.[2] In late September 1993, he was sold for $3 million to Tomaeato Farm, owners of breeding farms in Japan. Star of Cozzene was retired from racing in August 1994 with earnings in excess of US$2.3 million. He was sent to stand at stud in Japan.[3]


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