Kia Ora looks to Excel

Kia Ora Stud was the winning bidder for the South African Grade 1 winner Queen Supreme (Ire) (Exceed And Excel), paying US$900,000 (AU$1.2 million) for the 5-year-old mare, who was offered by Bluewater Sales and is headed to Australia. A half-sister to [...]

November 11th, 2021|

True Professionals

A brand new five star stallion barn and the support of leading breeders ensures these two stallions are getting every opportunity this spring. Respected thoroughbred nursery Kia Ora Stud took the bold step to stand stallions at their beautifully appointed [...]

October 9th, 2021|

Kia Ora 3YO making moves

The hopes of a bright future ahead for talented three-year-old, Nadaraja were further heightened following a 5.6 length demolition at Scone this week. Drawn out wide in barrier 11, he jumped well and led throughout, easing up at the line [...]

September 9th, 2021|

Kia Ora Virtual Stallion Parade

As we prepare to write an exciting new chapter in Kia Ora's illustrious history books, our team couldn't be more excited about the future that awaits our freshman stallions Farnan and Prague. We hope you enjoy our inaugural virtual stallion [...]

August 20th, 2021|

Kia Ora secure Jennifer Eccles

High-profile race mare Jennifer Eccles (NZ) has fetched $800,000 to the bid of Scone’s Kia Ora Stud on Gavelhouse Plus. The four-year-old daughter of the high-class Galileo son Rip Van Winkle was an emphatic winner of the NZB Filly of the Year [...]

July 24th, 2021|

Prague Retired to Kia Ora Stud

The 3-year-old colt, a $1.6 million Magic Millions yearling, retires from the racetrack after victories in the Group III Canonbury Stakes and the Group III Pago Pago Stakes. Having campaigned as 2-year-old under the care of Ciaron Maher and David [...]

May 22nd, 2021|
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