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  • Shirocco Star

  • Age: 4 (Foaled February 4th, 2009)
  • Sex: Bay Filly
  • Breeding: Shirocco - Spectral Star (Unfuwain)
  • Trainer: H Morrison
  • Owner: Helena Springfield Ltd

News Clippings

Shirocco Star retired after picking up an injury

September 22nd, 2013

Dual Oaks runner-up Shirocco Star has been retired after picking up an injury on her latest visit to Ireland.

Shirocco Star likely to head for French test

August 9th, 2013

The Prix Jean Romanet at Deauville is the likely next port of call for Hughie Morrison's top-class mare Shirocco Star.

Morrison retains faith in Shirocco Star

July 2nd, 2013

Hughie Morrison feels star filly Shirocco Star may well have won the Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday if conditions had been in her favour.

Morrison outlines Star options

May 8th, 2013

Hughie Morrison is anticipating significant improvement from Shirocco Star following her below-par return to action at Newmarket last weekend.

Shirocco Star could start off this campaign in the Dahlia Stakes at Newmarket

April 22nd, 2013

Shirocco Star, so often the bridesmaid in big races last season, could start off this campaign in the Dahlia Stakes at Newmarket's Guineas meeting.

Morrison ponders Champion date

October 12th, 2012

Shirocco Star may bid for a first Group-race win in the Qipco British Champions Fillies' And Mares' Stakes at Ascot on Champions Day.

Dalkala sees off Star

October 6th, 2012

Alain de Royer-Dupre's Dalkala held on from Hughie Morrison's Shirocco Star in the Qatar Prix de Royallieu at Longchamp on Saturday.

French test for Shirocco Star

September 4th, 2012

Hughie Morrison could drop Oaks runner-up Shirocco Star slightly in grade in a bid to get her head in front for the first time this campaign.

Morrison pair in York mix

August 16th, 2012

Hughie Morrison's high-class fillies Coquet and Shirocco Star both remain in contention for the Darley Yorkshire Oaks next week.

Morrison charts Star's route

July 23rd, 2012

Hughie Morrison is keen to find a suitable opening for his Epsom Oaks second Shirocco Star who filled the same position at the Curragh on Sunday.

Star shooting for glory

July 17th, 2012

Hughie Morrison's Epsom Investec Oaks second Shirocco Star is all set to travel to Ireland for Sunday's Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh.

Shirocco's Oaks option

July 4th, 2012

Shirocco Star could continue what has already been a most productive season in the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh on July 22.

Morrison looks to Oaks stars

June 5th, 2012

Coquet and Shirocco Star both ran fine races in the Investec Oaks and their trainer, Hughie Morrison, is now weighing up future running plans.

Star set for Epsom trip

May 23rd, 2012

All roads lead to the Investec Oaks at Epsom for Hughie Morrison's Shirocco Star after her narrow comeback defeat at Newbury.