Australian Group winners for Frankel and Kingman
Taken from the Thoroughbred Daily News Australia New Zealand, 28th November 2021:
Frankel mare Steinem continued the strong run of success for her sire's progeny bred in Australia, following on from Champion three-year-old filly Hungry Heart. Steinem went into the Gr.3 Summoned Stakes as favourite and prevailed by a short head in a head to head battle to the line with runner-up Quantum Mechanic.
From Dansili mare Thai Noon, the four-year-old mare was a $400,000 purchase by Ciaron Maher Bloodstock from the 2019 Inglis Easter Yearling Sale from the draft of Esker Lodge. Thai Noon was bred to Frankel on Southern Hemisphere time once again, having a colt that made $500,000 at the Inglis Easter Yearling Sale in 2020.
Doing a good job finding winning form at just his second local outing, Sinawann (Kingman) made it a good Sandown day for Juddmonte stallions, surging clear to win the Gr.3 Kevin Heffernan Stakes by three-quarters of a length.
Already a Group winner in Europe, Sinawann was bred by His Highness The Aga Khan's Studs out of the stakes-placed Simawa and was having only his second run for his new connections.