August 10, 2016Smart Sepoy Winner Havildar Sold by Newhaven

Smart Sepoy Winner Havildar Sold by Newhaven

August 10 – Opening his account with a dominant win at Sandown on Wednesday beating older rivals was progressive Sepoy colt Havildar, a $250,000 Magic Millions purchase for Ciaron Maher Racing from the Newhaven Park draft.

Spelled after finishing midfield in the Listed VRC Talindert Stakes at his second start, the Ciaron Maher trained colt was third at Caulfield when resuming on July 16 and stripped much fitter for this assignment.

He travelled well for Nick Hall and dashed clear down the running to win the 1300 metre maiden against all comers by more than a length.

“He’s a nice horse and they have a good opinion of him,” said Hall.

“He put them away easily.”

Havildar is the first foal of good metropolitan winning Domesday mare Zigzag, a half-sister to Group III winner Detours.

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