18 Starts - 13 Wins - 2 Placings
Group 1 Winner - $309,163
Group 1 Western Australia Derby
Gloucester Park, 19th April 2013
Group 2 3YO Western Gateway Pace
Gloucester Park, 12 April 2013
A precocious Two-Year-Old, winner of his first four starts in New Zealand, Alta Christiano showed his immense talent from the first time he was put in the sulky.
Alta Christiano continued to impress as a Three-Year-Old when he travelled across the ditch to the West where he won first up in the Group 2 Western Gateway Pace. He then went on to win the Group 1 Western Australian Derby against Australia's classiest Three-Year-Olds.
With a total of Ten starts in Australia the Colt was only narrowly beaten on one occasion.
Sadly, injury forced an early retirement for the horse who Trainer Gary Hall Snr expected would go on to go all the way to the top.
In his shortened racing career Alta Christiano showed he was capable of accelerating at both ends and maintaining high speed for long distances.
Although he never reached his full potential it is clear Alta Christiano was a force to be reckoned with on the race track.