Million Dollar Babies (3)
In this series we profile twelve of the millionaires that have been proudly bred and reared in the Southern region.
Sokyola – Soky’s Atom – Maudola (Maiden Chiola Hanover mare)
Breeder: GL McCulloch
Province of Origin: Southland
Lifetime: 161-78-29- 13 $1,890,990
Biggest win: $550,000 2004 Miracle Mile
Number of Group One wins: 1
Longest winning streak: 12
- Started his career with Gore trainer Merv Todd. Had four starts for a win before being bought by Lance Justice.
- In his first 36 starts in Australia he won 25 and was placed second or third in the other 10.
- Was bought back to New Zealand for the Interdominions winning once and placing fourth twice in the lead up. He led and compounded in the final won by Elsu.
- Won the 2004 Miracle Mile
- Won the $300,000 2004 Victoria Cup (Group One)