Exciting First Winner for Heroic Valour

Tara Madgwick - Saturday October 2

Raheen Stud have a lot of faith in their young Fastnet Rock stallion Heroic Valour and as a Group I winning two year-old it was no surprise to see him post his first race winner at Doomben on Saturday with Heroic Son making a perfect start to his career.

Trained by Peter and Will Hulbert at Eagle Farm, Heroic Son showed good talent in two previous barrier trials and delivered the goods on raceday when it counted.

He hit the line hard to win the 1050m scamper by a length and a quarter to the great delight of his connections.

“We’re one step closer to the Magic Millions!,” declared Will Hulbert.




Son was a $50,000 Magic Millions Book 2  purchase for his trainers from the Kenmore Lodge draft and is the first foal from Pirelli Princess, a winning daughter of stakes-winner Princess Margaret and half-sister to the dam of stakes-winner Over Exposure.



Heroic son was a $50,000 Magic Millions purchase.

Heroic Valour has received good opportunity covering over 300 mares in his first three seasons and strong results at the sales earlier this year has ensured ongoing support this spring.

Heroic Valour had four yearlings average $102,500 at the Magic Millions Book 2 Yearling Sale and across the board he had 40 yearlings sell at an average just shy of $50,000, a fabulous return on his $7,700 service fee.

Given the track record of success for Fastnet Rock sire sons, who include the likes of much missed Hinchinbrook as well as proven Group I sires Smart Missile and Foxwedge there is every reason for optimism as regards Heroic Valour.

Heroic Valour is on the board with his first winner!

Heroic Valour stands at $7,700 this spring.



Race Result - Pierata At Aquis Plate 1050m

Doomben Track: Soft(6) Time: 1:03.31
Heroic Son
T: P & W Hulbert J: Adin Thompson 57
2c Heroic Valour (AUS) x Pirelli Princess (AUS) (Show A Heart (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale Book 2 $50,000
V:Kenmore Lodge, Wyreema, Qld
B: Hulbert Racing
Honkytonk Diva
T: K M Schweida J: J Byrne 55
2f Under The Louvre (AUS) x Dulacca Diva (AUS) (Lion Hunter (AUS))
T: Sharryn Livingstone J: Corey Bayliss 57
2g Bel Esprit (AUS) x Di Maria (AUS) (Not A Single Doubt (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale Book 3 $25,000
V:Carrington Park Stud, Carrington Falls, NSW
B: Shane Dowling
Primed For Victory
T: Chris Munce J: Justin Huxtable 57
2g Better Than Ready (AUS) x Hull City (AUS) (Hold That Tiger (USA))
Mishani Persuasion
T: L G Ross J: James Orman 57
2g Heroic Valour (AUS) x Persuades (AUS) (Commands (AUS))
T: Kacy Fogden J: Ryan Maloney 57
2c Spieth (NZ) x Chinchilla (AUS) (Exceed And Excel (AUS))
MM Gold Coast National Yearling Sale $4,000
V:Grandview, Peak Crossing, Qld
B: Mitchell Bloodstock (FBAA)
The Missionary
T: L G Ross J: M Cahill 55
2f The Mission (AUS) x Red Rhonda (AUS) (General Nediym (AUS))
MM Gold Coast March Yearling Sale $8,000
V:Noralla Stud, Gladfield, Qld
B: Michael Hocking
Guru Class
T: Melissa Taylor J: Boris Thornton 55
2f Spill The Beans (AUS) x Desert Rush (AUS) (Golden Archer (AUS))
T: L G Ross J: Sheriden Tomlinson 55
2f Top Echelon (AUS) x Old Time Waltz (AUS) (St Averil (USA))
MM Gold Coast March Yearling Sale $15,000
V:L & J Roche, Warwick, Qld
B: Les G Ross Racing
Ninetynine Not Out
T: K M Schweida J: Ron Stewart 55
2f Spirit Of Boom (AUS) x One For The Ton (AUS) (Gonski (AUS))
MM Gold Coast March Yearling Sale $90,000
V:Kenmore Lodge, Wyreema, Qld
B: Kelly Schweida Racing
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