ASH Reg: 158066, 2001-2011 15.2hh
Service Fee: Frozen Semen $POA (Limited)
Sire: Haydon Drawn
Dam: Haydon Nightlight (by Haydon Never Doubt)
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Haydon Nightwatch was a brown stallion with a star and thin blaze. He stood15.2hh, was a very athletic horse with good temperament and proven at polo. He was retained by the stud as a replacement stallion for his renowned sire Haydon Drawn. He is bred on the same successful cross of Haydon Drawn/Haydon Never Doubt as Haydon Angel Jewel, Haydon Celestial, Haydon Rosecup, Haydon Blush, etc and his full sisters Haydon Moonlight and Haydon Dawnlight.
His full sister Haydon Moonlight was a unique mare. She was a classic type and so trainable that she excelled as a three old winning the Champion Novice at Scone in 2000 before playing overseas.
Her other full sister Haydon Dawnlight, again a very good looking mare was retained as a broodmare.
Nightwatch’s half sister Haydon Night Beam was the top priced filly at the ASH National Yearling Sale before going on to be very successful in futurities and in the show ring with Maxine Brooks.
Nightwatch is from one of the proven old performance Bloomfield families with Haydon Nightlight’s half brother Haydon Dancer the winner of the Nat Buchanan Trophy in 1997.
Haydon Nightwatch has an exceptional pedigree combining Haydon Drawn with the proven playing lines of Haydon Never Doubt, Sundown and Young Valais.
Haydon Nightwatch progeny include the very special polo and polocrosse gelding Haydon Tartan, Haydon Apollo winner of his first polocrosse award in 2011 at his 2nd carnival and won Rookie Horse of the Year, going onto play four Nationals, BPP award winner Haydon Kylie sold to WA, the playing mares Haydon Raindrop, Haydon Night Breeze, Haydon Pandora, Haydon Roseleaf, Haydon Secret Night, Haydon Silent Night, Haydon Magdalena. nd others Haydon Night Symphony, Haydon Night Rose, etc
Six of his colts were sold at 2011 colt sale – Haydon Endeavour and Haydon Orbital (both full brothers to Haydon Satellite), Haydon Saturn, Haydon Maestro, Haydon Night Stream and Haydon Tartan’s full brother Haydon Blackwatch.
Top priced colt Haydon Orbital and Haydon Saturn, Colt Sale 2011
Haydon Endeavour and Haydon Blackwatch, 2013 Nationals.
Haydon Apollo played by Sally McGrath
His progeny show a special quality with good conformation, temperament and above all ability.
Haydon Nightwatch was shaping up to be an even better stallion than his illustrious sire Haydon Drawn as he also has the benefit of the Never Doubt influence and the long line of the Thora Family females.
Tragedy struck during a summer storm in December 2011 when Haydon Nightwatch was under a she oak when it was hit by lightning. He had established himself as a top sire already by the age of ten and he was unable to continue to fulfil his destiny.