Daily News Archive

Search nearly 75,000 unique Daily News articles.

Daily News Subscription

Arrowfield Shuttlers Join Locals Ahead Of Parades

Monday, 21st August 2017

Meanwhile, all of Arrowfield's 2017 shuttle stallions have now arrived at the Hunter Valley farm, ready to parade for guests and visitors at next week's Open House. Champion European 2YO colt Shalaa arrived first from Haras de Bouqeutot in France, while last week’s arrivals are Animal Kingdom, soon to serve his fourth Australian book; Real Impact, making his second trip south; and newcomers Maurice & Mikki Isle. Fittingly, dual Gr1 winner Real Impact arrived only a few days after his first Arrowfield foal was born – out of the Flying Spur mare Laissez Faire from the family of Colorado Claire (dam of Gunnison), Lunaspur (dam of Moonovermanhattan) and Bubble Below (dam of Lucky Bubbles). Japan's 2015 Horse of the Year Maurice and 2016 Champion Sprinter-Miler Mikki Isle complete Arrowfield's triumvirate of Japanese superstars and will serve their first Australian mares this Spring. Real Impact & Mikki Isle are the only sons of Japanese super-sire Deep Impact standing in Australia. Arrowfield Stud’s stallion parades feature its 12-stallion roster headed by Champion Sires Redoute's Choice & Snitzel during morning and afternoon sessions over three days, as follows:

FRIDAY 25 AUGUST: 9am – 12 noon (full stallion parade at 9.30am) & 2pm – 4pm 

SATURDAY 26 AUGUST: 9am – 12 noon (full parade at 9.30am) & 2pm – 4pm

SUNDAY 27 AUGUST: 9am – 12 noon (full parade at 9.30am); no afternoon session.

Mikki Isle

Mikki Isle has arrived from Japan
« Previous
Return to
21st August 2017 News
Next »