FIRST RUNNERS FOR ERUPTDecember 3, 2021
Maine Chance Farms’ dual G1 winning sire Erupt is set to be represented by his first runners this weekend.
The son of Dubawi has two runners entered for the first race to be run at Hollywoodbets Scottsville this Sunday -the Download The Race Card Online www.goldcircle.co.za Maiden Juvenile Plate (800m).
Trainer Robbie Hill sends out the colt Paris Pike (Erupt x Love Unlimited), with this Moutonshoek bred two-year-old set to be ridden by Anton Marcus on debut.
Seismic Event (Erupt x Sugar Frosted) is a gelding trained by Michael Miller, and he will be ridden by Khanya Sakai in Sunday’s dash.
One of 48 G1 winners for his outstanding sire, Erupt (pictured above) was a top-flight racehorse, whose five wins included triumphs in the 2015 G1 Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris and the following year’s G1 Pattison Canadian International.
Erupt, who is out of G3 winner Mare Nostrum (herself a daughter of champion sire Caerleon), is from the same female line as champion sires Encosta De Lago, Flying Spur and Holy Roman Emperor as well as former high-class stallion Night Shift.