Hellbent Again! 12th Winner and First in NZ

Tara Madgwick - Thursday July 21

Yarraman Park’s Hellbent extended his hot winning streak into New Zealand on Thursday with a debut victory at Hastings for promising filly Tantrums.

Trained by Simon and Katrina Alexander, Tantrums made light of the heavy 10 conditions to win the 800m scamper by a length.


Tantrums was bred in Australia by Dr Richard McClenahan of Mullaglass Stud and was snapped up for just $15,000 by Stanton Thoroughbreds from the 2021 Inglis Digital March (early) Sale as a yearling.

She is the first foal of Layo Layo, a winning Encosta de Lago daughter of stakes-winner Tantra from the family of $3.7million earning Champion 2YO Filly Away Game.

Dr Richard McClenahan also bred and sold her sire Hellbent as a yearling, so he will no doubt take great satisfaction from breeding a smart winner by the Group I winning  son of I Am Invincible.

The first runner and first winner for her sire in New Zealand, Tantrums is the 12th first crop winner for Hellbent and is his eighth this month!

Hellbent, click for more information.

Hellbent stands at a fee of $22,000 this spring.




Race Result - Farmers Transport 2yo 800m

Hastings Track: Heavy(10) Time: 0:50.51
T: S & K Alexander J: S R Weatherley 55
2f Hellbent (AUS) x Layo Layo (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
Written Up
T: D L Howard J: M Mudhoo 55
2c Wrote (IRE) x Muchado (NZ) (Mastercraftsman (IRE))
The Diviner
T: Craig & Shaun Phelan J: K L Hannan 53
2g Darci Brahma (NZ) x Prospect (NZ) (Falkirk (NZ))
Shez Shamus
T: P W Lock J: J Kamaruddin 54
2f Shamus Award (AUS) x Waterberg (NZ) (Tavistock (NZ))
T: Peter Didham J: R J Hannam 55
2f Contributer (IRE) x Dawn Ghost (NZ) (Pyrus (USA))
Platinum Fury
T: Ms L Latta J: C Dell 55
2f Burgundy (NZ) x Platinum Zana (AUS) (Noverre (USA))
Je Swey
T: L W Somervell J: L Sutherland 51.5
2f Sweynesse (AUS) x Happyto Keepa (NZ) (Keeper (AUS))
T: P W Lock J: J J Fawcett 55
2f Sooboog (AUS) x Satsang (AUS) (Show A Heart (AUS))
T: J G Bary J: D L Turner 57
2g Spill The Beans (AUS) x Enduring (AUS) (Ad Valorem (USA))
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