Son Of Mahler Gains Maiden Hurdle Win
Bumper winner Holerday Ridge (7g Mahler - Deep Lilly, by Glacial Storm) got off the mark over hurdles in Saturday’s maiden hurdle at Newton Abbott.
The Claire Hitch owned and trained gelding won his bumper at the track last year and was ridden by William Kennedy to make it third time lucky over hurdles. Racing towards the back of the field, he was shaken up to make good headway on the turn for home and produced a strong challenge after the second last. Asserting before the final flight, he was ridden out to beat the favourite by a length and a half.
The son of Mahler was bred by Lisa Pyne.