Salomeja is a typey and athletically-gifted Arabian mare, tracing to past and modern-day Arabian nobility in every line of her distinguished pedigree, exhibiting a splendid combination of world-renowned Straight Egyptian and Polish blood lines. Saloméja’s dam, Sariene is daughter of European and Polish National Champion, *EMIGRANT. Imported to the U.S. in 2008, Emigrant’s international-champion get include the lovely Pustynna Róża (out of Aldebaran’s broodmatron: *Pustynna Tarcza) marked amongst the ten elite broodmares of the Polish State Stud, Michaløw. Saloméja’s granddam *Sari (grey, 1987) led an accomplished track career (14 money earning places from 19 starts), stemming from the extremely successful Sarabanda racing family, a dynasty established by prized foundation broodmare SABDA, in which six consecutive generations have won the Derby and Oaks.
BEHIND THE NAME
Polish for ‘Peace’. Named after Lithuanian Poetess Salomėja Nėris (1904)
who was awarded the State Literature Prize in 1938.