steed Kia Ora Stud Farnanvia Not a single doubt welcomed her first pony, a pony ahead of Longines Golden Slipper (G1) winner 2020. At age 3, Farnan also won Inglis Silver Slipper Stakes (G2) and UNSW Todman Stakes (G2). ) with coaches Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott.
The Kia Ora returned to the top spot last year, with Farnan leading the list alongside the group 3 winner. Prague.
The first pony is over Insta Erma (via Pioneer of the Nile ). He is the third foal of the mares, purchased by Kia Ora for AU$800,000 (US$619,355) from Newgate consignment at the 2021 Magic Millions Gold Coast Broodmare National Broodmare Sales.
“It is fitting that Kia Ora’s first pony of the season belongs to our champion Farnan, 2 years old. He is a great guy, good size, plenty of range, quality, clean limbs and very athletic. I’m completely smitten with him,” said Shane Wright of Kia Ora.
Farnan, winner of group 3 Animal fat via Street Cry whom she herself took The Mittys Vanity (G3) in 2010, was purchased from the Vinery Stud draft at the 2019 Phoenix Thoroughbreds II / Aquis Farms Magic Millions January Gold Coast Sale for $392,700.