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Redstar Gold Corp.: Drilling at Newman Todd Intersects High-Grade Gold; 26.40 g/t Gold over 0.5m within 1.0 Metres of 17.86 g/t Gold

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/03/13 -- Redstar Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE: RGC) ("Redstar" or the "Company") is pleased to announce final high-grade gold results from the 2013 winter diamond drill program at the Newman Todd property in Red Lake, Ontario.

The final two holes NT-149 and NT-150 were drilled on section 1600NW (see Figure 1). Both intersected high grade gold mineralization within the Newman Todd Structure ("NTS"). The NTS is a zone of intense iron-carbonate alteration with gold mineralization. The high grade gold mineralization is associated with silicification, sulphide and magnetite replacement of the iron-carbonate alteration. In addition to replacement style mineralization, recent drilling has identified lithologically controlled gold zones. Section 1975NW (Figure 2) highlights gold associated with a felsic volcanic unit termed "Fv1".

To view Figure 1 and Figure 2 accompanying this press release, please visit the following link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/884394.pdf

Drilling during the 2013 winter phase of drilling has focused on a 375 meter corridor within the NTS termed the Hinge Zone. The entire strike length of the drilled area of the NTS is approximately 1.8 km and this strike remains untested for an additional 400 metres to the south-west.

Highlights from final 2 holes: (see Table 1 for significant results)-- NT-149 intersects 1.0 metres of 17.86 g/t gold including 0.5 metres of 26.40 g/t gold-- NT-150 intersects 1.5 metres of 8.14 g/t gold including 0.5 metre of 12.80 g/t gold



Discussion of Results:

The 2013 winter drill program was successful in identifying some of the widest high grade zones drilled on the property to date (Hole NT-148 intersected 7.0 metres of 32.57 g/t gold). Drilling has also provided key geological information about distribution of high grade gold zones which will be used in on-going 3D modeling. The next phase of drilling will focus on testing the continuity of these gold zones in order establish a concrete high grade model.

R. Bob Singh, P.Geo., President of Redstar, states, "The 2013 winter drilling program was successful in testing some of the key concepts with respect to the controls to gold mineralization in the NTS. Although we have previously identified lithologically controlled mineralization on the property, it has always been on a scale of several meters rather than the 10s of meters we see in section 1975. Continuing to drill for targets that aid in determining both controls to and orientations of the high grade gold will be crucial for the future advancement of the project."

Table 1: Significant Results---------------------------------------------------------------------------HoleID From (m) To (m) Width (m) Au (g/t)---------------------------------------------------------------------------NT-149 76.0 77.5 1.5 3.04---------------------------------------------------------------------------NT-149 and 84.0 86.0 2.0 3.29---------------------------------------------------------------------------NT-149 and 104.0 113.5 9.5 2.42---------------------------------------------------------------------------NT-149 including 109.0 113.5 4.5 4.53---------------------------------------------------------------------------NT-149 and including 112.5 113.5 1.0 17.86---------------------------------------------------------------------------NT-149 and including 112.5 113.0 0.5 26.4---------------------------------------------------------------------------NT-150 136.0 136.5 0.5 7.89---------------------------------------------------------------------------NT-150 and 143.5 145.0 1.5 8.14---------------------------------------------------------------------------NT-150 including 143.5 144.0 0.5 12.8---------------------------------------------------------------------------NT-150 and 190.0 191.0 1.0 3.88---------------------------------------------------------------------------NT-150 and 195.0 197.0 2.0 2.28---------------------------------------------------------------------------Width is calculated as core length and does not imply true width of thezone. Weighted average gold intervals apply a 0.20 g/t lower cut-off.Internal dilution within reported intervals does not exceed core lengths of3 metres unless otherwise indicated.



Exploration work at the Newman Todd project is funded by the operator, Confederation Minerals Ltd. ("Confederation"). Pursuant to an option agreement with Redstar, Confederation can earn a 50% interest in the project by spending $5.0 million on exploration, paying Redstar a total of $250,000, and issuing Redstar 500,000 shares by November 2013. To date Confederation has spent in excess of $5.0 million on exploration on the project, paid Redstar $175,000 and issued Redstar 350,000 shares. Confederation can earn an additional 20% interest by producing a Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) by November 2016.

Andrea Diakow, P.Geo., is the qualified person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 and has reviewed the technical content related to the disclosed drill results in this news release. Core samples from the program were cut in half using a diamond cutting saw and were sent to Activation Laboratories Ltd. in Red Lake, Ontario, an accredited mineral analysis laboratory. All samples were analyzed for gold using standard Fire Assay-AA techniques. Samples returning over 3.0 g/t gold were analyzed utilizing standard Fire Assay-Gravimetric methods. Certified gold reference standards, blanks and field duplicates were routinely inserted into the sample stream as part of Confederation's quality control/quality assurance program.

About Redstar

Redstar has 11 gold projects in Nevada, the Unga project in Alaska and the Newman Todd project in the Red Lake District, Ontario. In Nevada, several projects are undergoing active exploration by partners including Newmont Mining and others. The Unga project in Alaska includes the high-grade Shumagin gold deposit, the Centennial disseminated bulk-tonnage gold deposit and the Apollo-Sitka high-grade gold vein system, which produced approximately 150,000 oz. of gold in the early 20th century.

On Behalf of the Board,

Redstar Gold Corp

R. Bob Singh, P.Geo., President & CEO

Forward-Looking Information: This release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements". All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, that address events or developments that Redstar Gold Corporation (the "Company") expects to occur, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the words "expects", "plans", "anticipates", "believes", "intends", "estimates", "projects", "potential" and similar expressions, or that events or conditions "will", "would", "may", "could" or "should" occur. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include market prices, exploitation and exploration successes, and continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market or business conditions. Investors are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, estimates and opinions of the Company's management on the date the statements are made. Except as required by applicable securities laws, the Company undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements in the event that management's beliefs, estimates or opinions, or other factors, should change.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.



Contacts:
Redstar Gold Corp.
Tim Mikula
Business Development
604.488.0051
604.488.0053 (FAX)
tmikula@redstargold.com
www.redstargold.com



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