Heavens Trend wins Oaks heat

Heavens Trend wins Oaks heat

The Group One winning filly Heavens Trend (Rock N Roll Heaven) claimed the opening heat of the Victorian Oaks at Melton on Friday night. (Replay)

Crossing to the front after a few hundred metres, Heavens Trend had a comfortable time in front before sprinting home in 55.3 to hold off the fast finishing Dancingwithsierra.

The mile rate was a slick 1:56.8 and the win was Heavens Trend's eighth from twelve starts.

Bred by Kevin and Kay Seymour's Solid Earth Pty Ltd, Heavens Trend is now owned by Bruce Edward and she has won $154,753.