Hedges Avenue wins Albion Park 9.3.19

Hedges Avenue wins Albion Park 9.3.19

 

Hedges Avenue 5yo mare (Rock N Roll Heaven/Presidential Night) Presidential Ball 51-8-10-6 $38,697 BWMR 1:56:1

 

MR: 1:56:1 LH: 59:4

 

Breeders: Benstud Standardbreds

 

Owners: A I Mabbott & I T Mabbott.

 

Trainer: Ian Mabbott Driver: K Dawson

 

Having the visitors draw of 11, the mare was able to land 1 out 2 back where she sat for a majority of the race. When the sprint came on at the 500m she was able to drop behind the leaders and use the sprint lane. In the run for the line with 5 spread across the straight she was able to hold on for a well deserved win.

 

Hedges Avenue (Rock N Roll Heaven/Presidential Night) Presidential Ball 39-4-8-4 $26,026

Presidential Night is a half-sister of some nice $100k+ winners. They include, The Quiet Village ($424K), Maggies Son ($368K), October Son ($158K), Bold Nello ($128K) all by grandam Nightline.

Dating back to the 80-90’s they have Jungle Habits ($157K) and Shadow Maker ($222K), they are both out of broodmare Kalitara.

 

Hedges Avenue was to be sold in the APG 2014 Melbourne sale but was withdrawn have been sold before the sale.