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1st 2YO Trial Winner For Freshman Husson Lightning
WA Hytesbury Stud’s resident freshman sire Husson Lightning (Hussonet -Snip Snip, by Snippets) recorded his first 2YO trial winner at Perth’s Belmont Park yesterday with a 600m win for leading Perth trainer Trevor Andrews by 2YO colt Tempestuous Strike (Husson Lightning-La Lollabrigida, by Dauberval). Husson Lightning (whose yearlings have sold to $95,000) won the Gr3 Maribyrnong Plate over 1000m at Flemington, and his 6 placings included runner-up on debut in 2006's Listed Breeders Plate over 1000m at Randwick, plus 2007 runner-ups in the Magic Millions Classic over 1200m at the Gold Coast, Gr2 International Animal Health Silver Slipper Stakes over 1100m at Rosehill, Gr3 Skyline Stakes over 1200m at Randwick & Listed Concept Sports Stakes over 1410m at Flemington). Husson Lightning is standing the 2011 season for $5,500.