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Kazzia (GER)

Age
19
Foal date
12/04/1999
Gender
Mare
Colour
Bay/Brown
Sire
Zinaad (GB)
Dam
Khoruna (GER)
Breeder
Mrs R Grunewald
Official rating
Career earnings
$1,102,085.53
Starts7Wins5Placed0
Kazzia (GER) Zinaad (GB) Shirley Heights (GB) Mill Reef (USA)
1968
1975 Hardiemma (GB)
1969
1989 Time Charter (GB) Saritamer (USA)
1971
1979 Centrocon (GB)
1973
1999 Khoruna (GER) Lagunas (GB) Ile De Bourbon (USA)
1975
1981 Liranga (GB)
1973
1991 Khora (GER) Corvaro (USA)
1977
1984 Kandia (GER)
1972
Having secured the Group 3 Premio Dormello on an easy surface in Italy for German-based handler Andreas Wohler as a juvenile, the daughter of Zinaad proved a revelation for Saeed bin Suroor, staying on strongly to win the Group 1 1,000 Guineas at Newmarket, allaying fears that she'd find the trip and quick ground against her; breeding suggested she wouldn't come into her own until tackling middle-distances and so it proved, as she gained a memorable all-the-way success in the Group 1 Epsom Oaks; having overcome a foot abscess which ruled her out of the St Leger, she bounced back to her brilliant best in taking the Grade 1 Flower Bowl Invitational Stakes at Belmont Park in September 2002; after retiring to the paddocks, she produced Group 1 winner Eastern Anthem; she died at the age of 14