Connections of Alpine Star are trying ahead to seeing what subsequent season holds for the top-class filly following her slender defeat on Arc weekend in Paris.
Successful on two of her three begins as a juvenile, the daughter of Sea The Moon made a spectacular begin to her three-year-old marketing campaign with a superb victory within the Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot beneath Frankie Dettori.
Jessica Harrington’s cost has since been touched off within the French Oaks at Chantilly, the Prix Jacques le Marois at Deauville and Prix de l’Opera at ParisLongchamp, most lately happening by a brief neck to a fellow Irish raider in Dermot Weld’s Tarnawa.
Alpine Star will now take pleasure in a winter break earlier than being introduced again for extra top-level targets in 2021.
Alan Cooper, racing supervisor for house owners the Niarchos household, mentioned: “She ran one other blinder within the Opera. She’s a tricky, trustworthy and really high-class filly.
“We’ll put her away now and produce her again for a four-year-old marketing campaign subsequent season. She’s very constant and hopefully there will be extra Group One races for her.
“It can be fascinating to see what Jessie decides relating to journey subsequent yr. She appears equally succesful over a mile and a mile and 1 / 4 in the mean time, which may be very thrilling.”