Aymond

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This article is about the Ontario racehorse. For Roman Catholic Archbishop of New Orleans (appointed 2009), see Gregory Michael Aymond.
Aymond
Sire Roselyon
Grandsire Sunstar
Dam Ablaze
Damsire Tony Bonero
Sex Gelding
Foaled 1927
Country Canada
Colour Bay
Breeder James Heffering
Owner Ryland H. New
Trainer Jack Hutton
Record 132: 20-?-?
Earnings Can$33,010
Major wins
Canadian Classic Race wins:
King's Plate (1930)

Aymond (foaled 1927 in Ontario) was a Canadian Thoroughbred racehorse best known for winning the 1930 King's Plate.

Bred by Whitby, Ontario's James Heffering, he was out of the mare, Ablaze, and sired by Roselyon, a son of the 1911 Epsom Derby winner and British Horseracing Hall of Fame inductee, Sunstar. Aymond was first purchased by Frank O'Connor who subsequently sold him in a 1929 dispersal for $1,025 to Toronto businessman Ryland New who had won the 1927 King's Plate with Troutlet.

Trained by Jack Hutton, Aymond's best result at age two was a third-place finish in the Coronation Futurity Stakes. At age three, he won the seventy-first running of the King's Plate, the most prestigious race in Canada. Sent off at 14:1 odds, eighteen-year-old jockey Henry Little aboard Aymond took the lead at the start and never relinquished it as he held off the heavy favorite Whale Bone to win the 1⅛ mile event by a full length.

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