Prague Stallion Kia Ora Stallions

Prague is the highest-priced 2YO Group-winning son of Redoute’s Choice to retire to stud in Australia, ever.

He won the G3 Pago Pago and G3 Canonbury Stakes at two and followed up with formidable G1 sprint performances at three.

2022 Fee $16,500 inc GST
*Payment on live foal terms

“The epitome of an Australian racehorse – a good-sized, strong, well-made precocious type. You can see why he sold for $1.6 million.”

Shane Wright, Breeding & Bloodstock Manager

Prague stallion Kia Ora Stud

Won the G3 Canonbury, like proven G1 sires Not A Single Doubt, Sebring and Hinchinbrook and cemented his status as one of Australia’s best 2YO’s with a victory in the G3 Pago Pago and second in the G1 Sires’ Produce.

At three, he was fourth in the G1 Newmarket, running the fastest 600m and rounded out his career with a dominant display in the G1 All Aged Stakes, where he was the first colt and 3YO home, beating six G1 winners.

2 6 3 1 $358,700
3 6 2 $210,450
Total 12 3 1 2 $569,150


AT 2
1st Pago Pago Stakes, G3 (1200m)
1st Canonbury Stakes, G3 (1100m)
1st Canterbury League Club 2YO Handicap (1200)
2nd Sires’ Produce Stakes, G1 (1400m)

AT 3
3rd Eskimo Prince Stakes, G3 (1200m)
3rd Arrowfield 3YO Sprint, G2 (1200m)
4th Newmarket Handicap, G1 (1200)
4th All Aged Stakes, G1 (1400m)

A Redoute’s Choice three-quarter brother to multiple G1 winner Stratum Star, from the family of G1 Sires’ winner Virage de Fortune, tracing back to Horse of the Year, Emancipation – a winner of seven G1 races.

Danzig Northern Dancer
Razyana His Majesty
Shantha’s Choice
Canny Lad Bletchingly
Dancing Show Nijinsky
Snippets Lunchtime
No Finer Kaoru Star
Vanilla Sky
O’Reilly Last Tycoon
Principation Prince Echo


REDOUTE’S CHOICE (AUS) (Bay 1996–Stud 2000).
5 wins–2 at 2, MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1. Champion Sire in Aust. 3 times. Sire of 1508 rnrs, 1167 wnrs, 178 SW, inc. Miss Finland (STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1), Lankan Rupee, Melito, Master of Design, Redoute’s Dancer, Stratum, The Autumn Sun, Samantha Miss, Majmu, Fashions Afield, Musir, Danceteria, Nadeem, Mustaaqeem, God’s Own, Lotteria, Wylie Hall, Gallica, King’s Legacy, King’s Rose, Snitzel, etc.​


1st DAM

PURELY SPECTACULAR (NZ), by Pins. Placed at 2, 2d MVRC Inglis Series 2YO P. Sister to RAID (dam of NIGHT RAID), three-quarter-sister to Pinstripe Lane, Look Sharpish, half-sister to Cruising Speed. Dam of 6 named foals, 5 to race, all winners, inc:

STRATUM STAR (c by Stratum) 8 wins from 1300m to 2200m, A$2,450,460, WATC Kingston Town Classic, Gr.1, MRC Sir Rupert Clarke S., Gr.1, Peter Young S., Gr.2, David Jones Cup, Gr.3, VRC Poseidon S., L, MRC Gothic S., L, GCTC Magic Millions Trophy H., 2d MRC Futurity S., Gr.1, Sandown Guineas, Gr.2, MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, VRC Carbine Club S., Gr.3, MRC Sandown S., Gr.3, William Hill P., 3d VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, MRC Toorak H., Gr.1, Memsie S., Gr.1, VRC Blamey S., Gr.2, BRC QTC Cup, Gr.2, VRC CS Hayes S., Gr.3, SCTC Glasshouse H., L, MRC Schweppes H., 4th VRC Australian Cup, Gr.1.

PRAGUE (c by Redoute’s Choice) 3 wins. See below.

Serenade (f by Star Witness) 2 wins–1 at 2–at 1200m, A$197,400, ATC Happy Australia Day 2YO H., 2d BRC Bright Shadow H., L, 3d MVRC Champagne S., Gr.3, ATC Inglis 2YO Classic, RL, SAJC HC Nitschke S., L, 4th ATC Magic Night S., Gr.2.


2nd DAM

VANILLA SKY, by O’Reilly. 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m in NZ. Half-sister to Masterful Lad, Hamlets Ghost – Jackpot Delight (H.K.). Dam of 12 named foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:

RAID (f Pins) 5 wins–1 at 2–at 1150m, 1200m, NZ$263,560, Rotorua RC Lion Red P., L, ARC Bidvest Foodservice 3YO H., Countdown to Karaka Million 2YO H., Waikato RC Crombie Lockwood H., 2d ARC Diamond S., Gr.1, Avondale JC Integrated Print Solutions H., BOP RC Morton Estate Sparkling H., Waikato RC Legacy Lodge 3YO H., Esker Lodge Juvenile S., 3d Matamata Breeders’ S., Gr.2, ARC Karaka Million, RL, 4th ARC Soliloquy S., L, Counties Bowl, L. Dam of 5 winners:

NIGHT RAID (f Vancouver) 3 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$172,575, in 2020–21, MVRC Atlantic Jewel S., L, SAJC Matrice S., L, 4th MRC Thousand Guineas Prelude, Gr.2.

Mujallad (c Redoute’s Choice) 3 wins–2 at 2–to 1400m, R283,828, Turffontein Book for Classic Day in April H., Book for Met in Jozi in Jan Juvenile P., WSB July in Jozi Juvenile P., 3d Turffontein Spring Spree S., Gr.3, Vaal Meet the Celebrities S., 4th Scottsville Godolphin Barb S., Gr.3.

Tarismo – Chromium Alloy (Mac.) (g Testa Rossa) 7 wins at 1200m, 1500m to 2019–​20 in Aust. and Macau, 2d Macau Lisboa Challenge Final, L, ATC TAB Early Quaddie P., Mossman at Vinery H., 3d Macau Grand Lisboa Palace Cup.

Cruising Speed (f Savabeel) 5 wins to 1400m, A$142,100, Qld Tatt’s RC Stav, Abby & Matt With Osher’s P., Tattersall’s P., BRC Moet & Chandon Chairman’s H., Sky Thoroughbred Central H., Mulcahy Plumbing H., 2d Qld Tatt’s RC Tattersall’s Mile H., L, GCTC Neca Electrical Apprenticeship P., 3d VRC Owner.racing.com H., 4th Qld Tatt’s RC Memorial Classic, L.



Race Record: 12 Starts 3–1–2 A$569,150.

Won ATC Pago Pago S., G3 (1200m), Canonbury S., G3 (1100m), Canterbury League Club Maiden 2YO H. (1200m), 2nd ATC Sires’ Produce S., G1, 3rd ATC Arrowfield 3YO Sprint S., G2, Eskimo Prince S., G3, 4th VRC Newmarket H., G1, ATC All Aged S., G1, VRC Danehill S., G2.

Three wins at two, including a pair of G3s and a G1 second. At three, he ran the fastest final 1000m in the G2 Arrowfield and a significantly faster final 600m in the G1 Newmarket.

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