FOURSTARDAVE (USA) ch. G, 1985
DP = 7-3-12-0-0 (22) DI = 2.67 CD = 0.77 - 99 Starts, 21 Wins, 18 Places, 16 Shows Career Earnings: $1,636,560
Owner: Richard Bomze Breeder: Richard M. Bomze State Bred: NY Winnings: 99 Starts: 21 - 18 - 16, $1,636,560
At 2 - Won Empire S., Aspirant S.
2nd NY Stallion S., NY Breeders Futurity.
At 3 - Won St. Paul Derby (G2), Albany S.
2nd New York Derby
3d Laurel Dash S., Montauk S., Joe Palmer S.
At 4 - Won Poker S. (G3), West Point H
Career Notes & Highlights:
~Won a race at Saratoga for eight straight years.
~Retired the leading New York-bred money-earner.
~Won the 1990 Daryl's Joy (Gr. IIIT) in 1:38 4/5 for the 1 1/16 miles, the fastest time at the distance on any surface in the history of New York racing.
~Through the Baruch in which Fourstardave was injured, his record was 9-for-18 (and 3 seconds) at Saratoga, 12-for-77 elsewhere, including his 0-for-21 record at Aqueduct.
~Won the Daryl's Joy S (Gr. III) twice; St. Paul Derby (Gr. II); Poker Stakes (Gr. III); and 13 other stakes. Placed or finished third in 23 other stakes.
~Was honored with an edible key to the city in 1994.
~Saratoga named a race in his honor, the Fourstardave, which is on the Travers undercard.
Died of a heart attack while jogging on the track before a parade he was to be in, October 15, 2002. Buried at Saratoga.