Emerging French-bred stallion Used To Me has been named the 2020 Haras des Trotteurs Victorian 2yo Trotting Sire of the Year by Harness Breeders Victoria.
The Australian-based Haras des Trotteurs roster member had a crop-to-winner strike rate of almost 21 per cent, with Dont Care the stand-out performer.
Dont Care won the group 1 Vicbred Super Series 2yo trotting colts/geldings final at Melton after finishing a close second in the group 1 Breeders Crown final.
Bred by Yabby Dam Farms and trained by Kate Hargreaves, Dont Care finished the season with five wins, a second and third from 12 starts for $87,855 in stakes.
Dont Care is from Used To Me’s third crop.
Used To Me (Nuage de Lait Fra-North Lane Fra) had 10 two-year-olds race last season, for five winners:
+ Dont Care - 5 wins
+ My Used To Me – 4 wins
+ She Sailz – 3 wins (including group 3 Vicbred Super Series 2yo Silver Trot)
+ Champagne Charley -1
+ Surprise To Me – 1