THE STORY OF THE PHARA ARABIAN
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BUILDING A DYNASTY
After acquiring Golden Pharao, Annette set out to find a small nucleus of mares. "It was providence to purchase the Sun God look-alike mare Aazkafra (Aaraf x Aazkara), a Ben Hur-bred mare, from Heritage Hills Arabians in 1967," she marvels. With phenotype that matched her genotype, she is described as having an extremely beautiful head with classic type and extreme action, all qualities she inherited from her champion parents. 
Phara Foundation Mare: Aazkafra

Left: Golden Pharao, the stallion that "made things happen" for Annette in the Arabian business.

Center: The superior broodmare Aazkafra produced outstanding "Golden Cross" foals with Golden Pharao.

Right: Golden Reflection, Phara Farm's first foal from their new breeding program (Golden Pharao x Aazkafra)

However, Aazkafra's physical qualities paled in comparison to her superior breeding abilities. Her outstanding foals with Golden Pharao became known as the "Golden Cross." The first born of that mating, Golden Reflection, who was, incidentally, also the first foal for Phara Farm's new breeding program, went on to sire 41 registered purebred foals himself.
Phara Foundation Mare: SunGod Heiress

Sun God Heiress (Lewisfield Sun God x Tailormade Binta), Lewisfield Sun God's most beautiful offspring

Bottom Center: Sun God Heiress with her colt The Midnight Sun by Golden Reflection

While photographing horses at Lewisfield Farms, Polly Knoll found the second one of the triage mares who would build Annette's dynasty - a fabulous, yearling filly. Although she wasn't for sale at the time, Annette put her name on the list and, in 1970, at the age of 3, the exquisite mare Sun God Heiress (Lewisfield Sun God x Tailormade Binta) was hers.
Described as Sun God's most beautiful offspring, Heiress, in time, produced three outstanding colts for Phara Farm including Sungod Reflection and The Midnight Sun, both by Golden Reflection, and Eclipse ofthe Sun, sired by Heiress' own son Sungod Reflection.

Sungod Reflection

Golden Reflection x Sun God Heiress

The Midnight Sun

Golden Reflection x Sun God Heiress

Eclipse ofthe Sun

Sungod Reflection x Sun God Heiress

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