When the 5yo trotting mare Naked Ambition won at Saturday night’s Bendigo Cup meeting she rated a slick 1:56.7 for the 1650 metres and gave Aldebarn Lodge a double reason to celebrate.
Aldebaran Lodge have Lot 115 in the 2022 Nutrien Victorian Yearling Sale and this colt is named Aldebaran Ada. He is the second foal from the well-performed Zhenya tr,3,2:02.0 $108,499 which won 13 races before becoming a broodmare.
Her first foal which would have been a 2yo in 2022 died and Aldebaran Adam is her second foal and he is by Father Patrick tr,3,1:50.4 $2,558,133.
Zhenya is a half-sister to Naked Ambition and to the Group Two Keystone Del Trotters Cup winner War Dan Destroyer tr,1:53.8 $181,262.
A full-sister to War Dan Destroyer, and therefore a half-sister to Naked Ambition and Zhenya, is Naked Majesty tr,1:59.7 $56,051 whose second foal will be offered as Lot 205 in the Melbourne Sale.
Aldebaran Lodge have named this colt Aldebaran Marcus and he is a son of Southwind Frank tr,3,1:52.2 $1,950,887.
Already a successful sire in North America, Southwind Frank’s first Southern Hemisphere foals will race in 2022 as 2yos.
Naked Majesty won nine races including a heat of the 2yo Australasian Breeders Crown and she finished fourth in the final that year.
Both colts are being prepared for the Victorian Sale by Melinda and Danny Thackeray from Aldebaran Park and they would love to arrange pre-sale inspection if you call them on 0458 477 486.
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