A champion retires and a new star is born – The Barn

A champion retires and a new star is born - The Barn

A champion retires and a new star is born - The BarnThe month of March marks the retirement of Australia’s pre-eminent trotter tornado valley and the arrival of a new group 1 star mampyasthabills,

tornado valleyAldebaran Park resident’s son who earns the biggest stake skyvalley And the Australian-bred Trotter, the ninth richest ever, dropped out on 26 February after finishing third in Melton.

The 10-year-old won a total of 39 races – 10 at Group 1 level – with 37 placings from 112 starts for $1,033,977 in prize money.

His major successes were the 2018 Inter Dominion Grand Final and the 2020 and 2021 Great Southern Star Finals, all in Melton.

mampyasthabills, the three-year-old filly by SkyValley, took full advantage of a sweet trip down a smart field at the Group 1 $50,000 Aldebaran Park Wickbread Platinum Homegrown Classic in Melton. Of a Yankee Paco mare, the filly was bred and raced by Brad, David and Barkley Barnes. It was his second success in seven starts.

Other recent winners of SkyValley have been visible sky (T 1:58.2, 17 wins, $162,430) at Menangal, Kyavallihanibani Bred in Bendigo and Aldebaran Park Aldebaran Sundown (East Aldebaran Sunset), who crossed the 20-metre barrier in Pinjara, Western Australia.

Aldebaran Park also gives birth to Shepparton Trotting winner abbey (Majestic Son-Aldebaran Peggy) and Gloucester Park Pacing Winner JasperwellaBeach (1:56.8, 13 wins, $221,167, somewhere out of Aldebaran Bromack).

Aldebaran Alisa (Muscle Hill—October Rain, T 1:57.7, 11 wins, $58,262.00), a five-year-old mare owned by Aldebaran Park, won twice at Globe Derby Park in South Australia in March.

rain mist and musselOwned by Aldebaran Park and trained by Michelle Wallis and Bernie Hackett, she was named the New Zealand 4YO Trotting Mare for 2021. During the season the mare recorded five wins and six placings in 32 bets for $68,878.

During this, classy soulA mare from Illian Donnan, whose semen was available at Aldebaran Park for several seasons, made her sixth success in Melton.

For more information visit www.aldebaranpark.com. We are “hot to trot” at Aldebaran Park.