Wednesday, 4 July 2012
: Henny Hughes, once regarded as the fastest horse in the world, will stand in Western Australia when he shuttles from Kentucky this spring.
| Hurricane Henny wins at Rosehill|
Photo by Racing and Sports
The son of Hennessy will stand his fifth season in Australia at Rangeview Stud after four seasons shuttling to NSW.
Henny Hughes commenced stud duties in the US in 2007 and his oldest Northern Hemisphere progeny are now four-year-olds while his first Australian crop is racing this season.
From 16 Australian runners to date he has sired seven winners and four placegetters to be equal second on the First Season Sires table by winners.
Among his Australian runners are the stakes placed Moonee Valley winner Lil Red Corvette and recent Rosehill winner Hurricane Henny.
He has sired six stakeswinners and 17 black type performers in the northern hemisphere among a total of 104 individual winners from 165 runners.
Henny Hughes is by renowned speed source Hennessy, a proven Northern Dancer outcross, and will be the most accomplished sprinter to ever stand in WA
He won six of his 10 starts including the G1 Vosburgh Stakes, G1 King's Bishop Stakes and G2 Saratoga Special and was placed in the G1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile, G1 Belmont Champagne Stakes and G1 Saratoga Hopeful Stakes.
Henny Hughes will stand at Rangeview Stud with the well established sire Key Business, the sire of 13 stakeswinners including boom sprinter Barakey, So Secret, a young son of Danetime) whose first crop are rising two.
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