Henny Hughes

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Henny Hughes
Sire Hennessy
Grandsire Storm Cat
Dam Meadow Flyer
Damsire Meadowlake
Sex Stallion
Foaled 2003
Country United States
Colour Chestnut
Breeder Liberation Farm
Owner Zabeel Racing International
Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin
Record 10: 6-3-0
Earnings $1,124,820
Major wins

Tremont Stakes (2005)

Saratoga Special Stakes (2005)
King's Bishop Stakes (2006)
Jersey Shore Breeders' Cup Stakes (2006)
Vosburgh Stakes (2006)
Last updated on November 4, 2006

Henny Hughes is a thoroughbred race horse. A foal of 2003, he was a contender for the Triple Crown in 2006. He was taken off the Triple Crown trail in March 2006, then recorded three sprint victories in stakes races before failing in the Breeders' Cup Sprint, finishing 14th and last. He was retired to stud at the end of the 2006 racing season. His best-known offspring is the champion mare Beholder.

Connections[edit]

Henny Hughes is owned by Zabeel Racing International and was originally trained by Patrick Biancone but was later transferred to Kiaran McLaughlin. He has been ridden by Gary Stevens, Edgar Prado, Joe Bravo, and John Velazquez. The horse was bred in Kentucky by Liberation Farm, Trackside Farm & CHO, LLC.

Breeding[edit]

Henny Hughes is the son of Hennessy out of the mare Meadow Flyer. His sire is a son of Storm Cat. His pedigree includes such notable horses as Secretariat and Bold Ruler.

Retirement[edit]

It was announced on November 6, 2006, that Henny Hughes would not race as a four-year-old and would be retired to stud. He stood at Darley Stable at an initial stud fee of $40,000.

Racing career[edit]

Date Race Track Location Distance Surface Condition Finish
June 17, 2005 Maiden Monmouth Park Oceanport, New Jersey 5 fur. Dirt Fast 1st
July 4, 2005 Tremont Stakes Belmont Park Elmont, New York 5​12 fur. Dirt Fast 1st
July 28, 2005 Saratoga Special Stakes Saratoga Race Course Saratoga Springs, New York 6 fur. Dirt Fast 1st
August 27, 2005 Hopeful Stakes Saratoga Race Course Saratoga Springs, New York 7 fur. Dirt Fast 2nd
October 8, 2005 Champagne Stakes Belmont Park Elmont, New York 1 mi. Dirt Fast 2nd
October 29, 2005 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Belmont Park Elmont, New York 1​116 mi. Dirt Fast 2nd
July 1, 2006 Jersey Shore Breeders' Cup Stakes Monmouth Park Oceanport, New Jersey 6 fur. Dirt Fast 1st
August 26, 2006 King's Bishop Stakes Saratoga Race Course Saratoga Springs, New York 7 fur. Dirt Fast 1st
October 7, 2006 Vosburgh Stakes Belmont Park Elmont, New York 6 fur. Dirt Fast 1st
November 4, 2006 Breeders' Cup Sprint Churchill Downs Louisville, Kentucky 6 fur. Dirt Fast 14th

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