Walter trained champion Tie the Knot for the Tait family, owners of this filly, a winner of three races and $574,100 from seven starts.
Her success provided the classic double for Coolmore, the Derby 1-2-3 by sires on its roster. But as is Starcraft's sire, Soviet Star, Spectrum is an ex-shuttler.In fact, four of the six Derby/Oaks placegetters are by sires no longer shuttling including Prized.Daggers Drawn (by Diesis) is the exception.Spectrum commuted from Ireland to Segenhoe Stud in 1997. When that farm was sold to Vinery the following year, he relocated to Yarraman Park, where he worked until 2002.In six southern seasons Spectrum has left three gr. I winners, the others Spectatorial and Barkada.
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