Updated: Mar 24
Kadabra had only limited in Australia as a stallion, with eight winners from just 13 starters.
Val Gardena was the stand-out, winning 12 races with 17 minor placings from 45 starts for $122,000.
Bred by Yabby Dam Farming, she had a fine two-year-old season.
She started her career in New South Wales and after a second in the listed Breeders Challenge made the trip to Victoria and produced a first-up third in the group 1 Vicbred Super Series final.
Val Gardena also finished third in the group 1 Vicbred Super Series finals in her three-year-old and four-year-old seasons.
Her most significant win came in the group 2 Breeders Crown Championships for four-year-old mares.
Val Gardena is all-American bred, being out of Andover Hall US mare LETS BE HAPPY US, which won two races in an extensive Australian racing career.
She has left another four winners, all bred by Yabby Dam Farms – ENDSIN PARTY (Pegasus Spur US) 7 wins, VERBIER (Dream Vacation US) 4 wins, MENEWA (Muscle Hill US) 4 wins and group 3-placed CHATEAUBRIANT (Used To Me Fr) 3 wins.
This is Val Gardena’s second foal.
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