CHIP CHASE SADAQA, Bay Stallion, *1977 (Cherokee Mecca/Silala).
Breeder: Pam and John Roydhouse. Owner: Peter Toft, Toft Endurance.
Strain: Kehailan Rodan (Rodania, 1869).
The Arabian Horse Society of Australia is pleased to announce that the very well-deserved winner of their 2008 WAHO Award is the 32-year-old Purebred Arabian stallion Chip Chase Sadaqa, bred by Pam and John Roydhouse, campaigned by Peter Cole, and now owned by Toft Endurance. He won the famous endurance ride The Quilty Cup in 1983, was placed second with Ron Males riding, in 1987, and has gone on to be a superb and prolific endurance stallion acknowledged as one of the great world-ranked endurance sires.
Chip Chase Sadaqa with Ron Males
photo credit: Jo Hamilton-Branigan