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Shannon was one of the top horses bred at Kia-Ora Stud

The Kia-Ora Stud is a Thoroughbred horse stud situated near Scone in the Hunter Region, New South Wales. Percy Miller purchased the cattle property Kia-Ora from the established Segenhoe Stud in 1914 and from there developed the Kia-Ora Stud.

By 1917, the stud was able to offer two yearlings at the Sydney Easter Sales; the start of a sustained and most remarkable breeding record. At the 1941 Sydney Easter Sales, 105 yearlings were offered on behalf of the stud. The total of yearlings presented for sale between 1917 and 1949 was 2,862.

The Kia-Ora Stud has produced foals which have won seven Melbourne Cups. Among the many horses that have been born and reared here are: Amounis, Evening Peal, Shannon, Delta, Hydrogen and Windbag. The stud sold the A$2 million Redoute's Choice-Procrastinate yearling at the Inglis Easter sale in 2007.

Some of the stallions that stood there were the Australian champions: Baguette, Gunsynd, Midstream and Delville Wood.[1]

Kia-Ora had a series of owners, including Percy Miller and his family (until c.1959), George Ryder and John Clift before being sold again in 2000.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kia-Ora Retrieved on 28 April 2009



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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 04:03:28 -0800

Voodoo Lad, winner of two of his three starts, hasn't raced since his brilliant Scone Inglis 2yo Challenge win back in May but Northam said the young sprinter is primed for his comeback in the Kia Ora Stud Handicap (1100m). “Voodoo Lad is coming up ...

Sydney Morning Herald

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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:52:30 -0700

It's for horses like this and it's a huge thrill to be partners with Kia-Ora [Stud] and Mr [stud owner Ananda] Krishnan." It hasn't always been easy with Deep Field, who was kicked at the track by another horse earlier in his career and has had ...
 
The Australian (blog)
Sun, 03 Aug 2014 07:09:03 -0700

... the celebrated classic and stamina duo Delville Wood and Midstream wrote a colourful era in the post-World War II decade for the Kia Ora Stud (a property, incidentally, which runs but a few furlongs away from the Arrowfield Stud in the NSW Hunter ...
 
Sydney Morning Herald
Fri, 27 May 2011 06:38:26 -0700

In 2000 Krishnan acquired the historic Kia Ora stud situated on the outskirts of Australia's horse-flesh capital, the Upper Hunter town of Scone. Kia Ora, established nearly a century ago, claims to have produced six Melbourne Cup winners over the ...
 
The Australian
Sun, 10 Aug 2014 07:07:02 -0700

... the 2013-14 stallion statistics highlighted the Arrowfield Stud quinella for champion sire Redoute's Choice and his son Snitzel — the first one-two for the same stud since Delville Wood and Midstream achieved a quinella for the Kia Ora Stud 60 ...
 
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Mon, 04 Nov 2013 16:56:15 -0800

Inglorious, Canada's champion 3-year-old filly of 2011, sold to Kia-Ora Stud Australia for $1.35 million on Monday during the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky fall selected mixed sale. The 5-year-old Hennessy mare, who was retired earlier this year, was offered ...
 
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 05:01:49 -0700

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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 03:52:27 -0800

DANSILI has been chosen as the first mating for Group 1 heroine and former South African horse of the year Igugu. She will be covered by the son of Danehill in the coming weeks. Bred in Australia by Kia Ora Stud, Igugu was sold to her co-owner Andre ...
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