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Consistency brings reward for Oaks-bound Hiyaam

  • Wed, 11 Apr 2018
  • John Richardson
Hiyaam, a dark brown in the mould of so many descendants of legendary broodmare Eight Carat, races away with the Gr. 1 Vinery Stud Stakes.

Hiyaam, a dark brown in the mould of so many descendants of legendary broodmare Eight Carat, races away with the Gr. 1 Vinery Stud Stakes.

The ups and down of the (NZ) and (AUS) suffixes may not always work in this country’s favour, but for once we came out on top when HIYAAM skated home in splendid fashion to win the Gr. 1 Vinery Stud Stakes at Rosehill. The New Zealand-bred filly was never headed in the hands of the young Kiwi Michael Dee, who is rapidly attaining high ranking among Australia’s best jockeys. The race, which is officially registered as the Storm Queen Stakes, has been known by a variety of names in …
 

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