MIA’S ATHENA is a filly by Lancaster Bomber, out of the Strike Smartly mare Tinder Box. Purchased by the Hollywood Syndicate at the BSA National Yearling Sale 2022, she was bred by Golden Touch Thoroughbreds.

Named By: Candiese Lenferna – KZN Photographer
Name Meaning: My youngest daughter Mia is quite academic and she is obsessed with Greek Mythology! She has followed the champion mare War Of Athena as that is her favourite Greek goddess, so thought this may be fitting for her!
Sex: Bay Filly
Sire: Lancaster Bomber (USA)
Dam: Tinder Box
Damsire: Strike Smartly (CAN)
DOB: 25 September 2020
Breeder: Golden Touch Thoroughbreds
Pedigree: See Here
Trainer: Duncan Howells
Record: 1-0-1

UPDATES – Mia’s Athena

February 8th, 2023
Raced over 1000m at Hollywoodbets Scottsville. Finished 2nd out of 9 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good first up run, she will come on a lot from the run.

April 28th, 2022
The Hollywood Syndicate purchased Highly Explosive who is a Lancaster Bomber bay filly out of the dam Tinder Box (by Strike Smartly) at the BSA National Yearling Sale 2022 (Lot 222). She is bred by Golden Touch Thoroughbreds.