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Inglis Easter Day-2: $400,000 King's Best Colt
Iskander Racing paid $400,000 for a King's Best colt (the 7th foal from Danehill mare Danendri) consigned by Scone-based Kia Ora Stud as agent. The 5-time winner (from 1000-2400m) Danendri was 1996-97 champion 3YO filly & earned $1,109,240 with victories in the Gr1 AJC Oaks, Gr1 Ansett Stakes & Gr2 Wakeful Stakes (plus runner-up in the Gr1 VRC Oaks, Gr1 AJC Derby, Gr2 Kewney Stakes, Listed fernhill Handicap & Listed Geelong Oaks trial, & 3rd-placing in the Listed wiggle Quality). From 4 foals to race, Danendri has 3 winners, including 7-time victor (from 2000-2400m) & $268,500-earner Zingam (winner of the Gr3 Chairman's Handicap, Listed AJC Services Memorial Cup & Listed Lord Mayor's Cup).