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HH The Aga Khan & Arrowfield Announce Breeding Venture
HH The Aga Khan's Studs & Arrowfield Stud announced the commencement of a breeding venture whereby a number of young mares owned by leading European breeder HH The Aga Khan will be sent to Arrowfield Stud to be bred to their stallions. The commencement of the program this year will include 6 mares whose resultant progeny will be offered for sale at Australian select yearling sales. The mares, already in quarantine in Australia, include Zarakiysha (an unraced half-sister to Zarkava, the Champion European 2YO filly in 2007 and unbeaten triple Gr1 winner whose victories include the Gr1 Prix Marcel Boussac as a 2YO, Gr1 Poule d'Essai des Pouliches and the Gr1 Prix de Diane) & Vadsalina - a stakes winning 2YO half-sister to Group winners Vadawina (winner of the Gr1 Prix Saint-Alary) and Vadapolina (winner of the Gr3 Prix Cleopatre and Gr3 Prix de Psyche).