|Promising young stallion Kenvain is heading to his
third state after being sold to Western Australia.
Toorak Thoroughbreds' Daniel Clarken confirmed the sale of the grey stallion
which would see him relocated to a stud in WA.
Currently Clarken is unaware of which stud the stallion would
be based in that state.
Kenvain won six races during a short career on the track and
is best known for his track record breaking win in the Group One Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at
In the breeding barn as a sire Kenvain registered his sixth
stakes winner when Ken Cheval scored a comprehensive win in the Group Three Christmas
Handicap at Cheltenham on Boxing Day.
Clarken, who also stands the proven sire Al Khawaaneeg, is
unsure at this stage whether a replacement stallion would fill Kenvain's empty barn for
The sale is another blow for the South Australian breeding
industry which recently lost shuttler General Monash after a tragic accident at Lindsay
However, it is great news for WA breeders who are hoping for
as much luck with this fellow as they have with former SA sires including Don't Say Halo
Breeders in Western Australian recently lost the services of
the evergreen Serheed, the sire of champion galloper Northerly.