20/21 GR 1 REVIEWS

JET DARK

GR1 Champions Cup (2000m), Greyville | July 31, 2021

 

Breeding: 3yo Colt | Trippi (USA) x Night Jet, by Jet Master
Trainer: Justin Snaith
Jockey: S’manga Khumalo
Owner: Messrs C T Crowe & N Jonsson

Sale: 2019 Bloodstock South Africa Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale | R200,000
Vendor: Drakenstein Stud

PEARL OF ASIA

GR1 Mercury Sprint (1200m), Greyville | July 31, 2021

 

Breeding: 4yo Gelding | Pathfork x Asiatic Pearl, by Tiger Ridge
Trainer: R & S Hill
Jockey: Serino Moodley
Owner: Mr G C Kalil

Sale: 2018 Bloodstock South Africa KZN Yearling Sale | R35,000
Vendor: Riverton Stud

GOOD TRAVELLER

GR1 Pemiers Champion Stakes (1600m), Greyville | July 31, 2021

 

Breeding: 2yo Gelding | Visonaire x Skylar Lane, by Western Winter
Trainer: Glen Kotzen
Jockey: Grant van Niekirk
Owner: Estate Late Mr B A Schwegmann & Mr H F Schwegmann

Sale: 2020 Bloodstock South Africa National Yearling Sale | R200,000
Vendor: Lammerskraal Stud

RAIN IN HOLLAND

GR1 Thekwini Stakes (1600m), Greyville | July 31, 2021

 

Breeding: 2yo Filly | Duke Of Marmalade x Imvula, by Aqlaam
Trainer: Sean Tarry
Jockey: Lyle Hewitson
Owner: Drakenstein Stud (Nom: Mrs G A Rupert)

Sale: N/A
Breeder: Drakenstein Stud (Nom: Mrs G A Rupert)

ZARINA

GR1 Garden Province (1600m), Greyville | July 03, 2021

 

Breeding: 3yo Filly | What A Winter x Mamalushka, by Kitalpha
Trainer: Candice Bass-Robinson
Jockey: Keagan de Melo
Owner: Greenacres Trust (Nom: Mr N M Shirtliff), Messrs I W Longmore & Bryn Ressell

Sale: 2016 Bloodstock South Africa Cape National Yearling Sale | R200,000
Vendor: Oldlands Stud

KOMMETDIEDING

GR1 Vodacom Durban July (2200m), Greyville | July 03, 2021

 

Breeding: 3yo Colt | Elusive Fort x Adorable, by Captain Al
Trainer: Harold Crawford and Michelle Rix
Jockey: Gavin Lerena
Owner: Mr Ashwin Reynolds

Sale: 2019 Klawverlei Farm Sale | R55,000
Vendor: Klawervlei Stud

RAINBOW BRIDGE

GR1 Gold Challenge (1600m), Greyville | June 12, 2021

 

Breeding: 6yo Gelding| Ideal World x Halfway to Heaven, by Jet Master
Trainer: Eric Sands
Jockey: Luke Ferraris
Owner: Mr & Mrs Rattay

Sale: 2016 Bloodstock South Africa Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale | R300,000
Vendor: Wilgerbosdrift Stud

BATTLE FORCE

GR1 Golden Horse Shoe (1200m), Scottsville | June 6, 2021

 

Breeding: 3yo Gelding | Act of War x Mataaib, by Elusive City
Trainer: Paul Matchett
Jockey: Craig Zacey
Owners: Mr R S Wentzel & Dr R E Waterman-Wentzel

Sale: 2019 Bloodstock South Africa KZN Yearling Sale | R130,000
Vendor: Summerhill Stud

SINGFORAFA

GR1 South African Fillies Sprint (1200m), Scottsville | June 6, 2021

 

Breeding: 4yo Mare | Potala Palace x First Whistle, by Whistling Wood
Trainer: Corne Spies
Jockey: Ryan Munger
Owners: Xavier Spies

Sale: N/A
Breeder: Mr Swart

AMBIORIX

GR1 Gold Medallion (1200m), Scottsville | June 6, 2021

 

Breeding: 2yo Colt| Vercingetorix x Darling Moon, by Indigo Magic
Trainer: Vaughan Marshall
Jockey: Luke Ferraris
Owners: Burns Racing (Nom: Mr David Allan)

Sale: 2020 Cape Thoroughbred Sales Cape Premier Yearling Sale | R250,000
Vendor: Oldlands Stud

UNDER YOUR SPELL

GR1 Allan Robertson (1200m), Scottsville | June 6, 2021

 

Breeding: 2yo Filly | Capetown Noir x Deceptive Charm, by Kingmambo
Trainer: Sean Tarry
Jockey: Calvin Habib
Owners: Sean Tarry Racing (Pty) Ltd & Mrs BMA Lahoud & Messrs M A Currie, C N Francis, A Lahoud, Jarryd Lahoud, Allan F Peters, Larry Pogir & Craig Zoghby

Sale: N/A
Vendor: Summerhill Stud

LINEBACKER

GR1 Daily News 2000 (2000m), Greyville | May 29, 2021

 

Breeding: 3yo Colt | Captain Of All x Think Red Line, by Redoute’s Choice
Trainer: Vaughan Marshall
Jockey: Grant Van Niekerk
Owners: Mesdames C L Gabler & Jane Truter & Mr K P Truter

Sale: 2019 Cape Thoroughbred Sales Premier Yearling Sale | R425,000
Vendor: Klawervlei Stud

WAR OF ATHENA

GR1 Woolavington 2000 (2000m), Turffontein | May 29, 2021

 

Breeding: 3yo Filly | Act Of War x Qaphela, by Requiem
Trainer: Paul Matchett
Jockey: Muzi Yeni
Owners: Mr R S Wentzel & Dr R E Waterman-Wentzel

Sale: 2019 Bloodstock South Africa Ready To Run Sale | R30,000
Vendor: Summerhill Stud

GOT THE GREENLIGHT

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GR1 Champions Challenge (2000m), Turffontein | May 1, 2021

 

Breeding: 4yo Colt | Gimmethegreenlight x Command Chi, by Commands
Trainer: Joey Soma
Jockey: Muzi Yeni
Owner: Messrs D Chinsammy, H Adams & J A Soma

Sale: 2018 Cape Thoroughbred Sales April Yearling Sale | R110,000
Vendor: Nadeson Park Stud

RIO QUERARI

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GR1 Computaform Sprint (1100m), Turffontein| May 01, 2021

 

Breeding: 4yo Gelding | Querari x Arctic Breeze by Windrush
Trainer: Justin Snaith
Jockey: Grant van Niekerk
Owner: Messrs R D Edmondson & Bryn Ressell & Dr J A Warner

Sale: 2018 Cape Thoroughbred Sales Ready To Run Sale | R625,000
Breeder: Normandy Stud

SUMMER PUDDING

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GR1 Empress Club Stakes (1600m), Turffontein| April 17, 2021

 

Breeding: 4yo Mare | Silvano x Cherry On The Cake, by Strike Smartly
Trainer: Paul Peter
Jockey: Warren Kennedy
Owner: Mauritzfontein (Pty) Ltd (Nom: Mrs J B Jell)

Sale: N/A
Breeder: Wilgerbosdrift & Mauritzfontein

MALMOOS

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GR1 South African Derby (2450m), Turffontein | April 3, 2021

 

Breeding: 3yo Colt | Captain Al x Justthewayyouare, by Fortwood
Trainer: Mike de Kock
Jockey: Luke Ferraris
Owner: Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid al Maktoum

Sale: 2019 Bloodstock South Africa Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale | R4,000,000
Vendor: Varsfontein

GET THE GREENLIGHT

Image: JC Photos

GR1 H F Oppenheimer Horse Chestnut Stakes (1600m), Turffontein | April 3, 2021

 

Breeding: 4yo Colt | Gimmethegreenlight x Command Chi, by Commands
Trainer: Joey Soma
Jockey: Muzi Yeni
Owner: Messrs D Chinsammy, H Adams & J A Soma

Sale: 2018 Cape Thoroughbred Sales April Yearling Sale | R110,000
Vendor: Nadeson Park Stud

MALMOOS

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GR1 South African Classic (2000m), Turffontein | March 6, 2021

 

Breeding: 3yo Colt | Captain Al x Justthewayyouare, by Fortwood
Trainer: Mike de Kock
Jockey: Luke Ferraris
Owner: Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid al Maktoum

Sale: 2019 Bloodstock South Africa Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale | R4,000,000
Vendor: Varsfontein

WAR OF ATHENA

Image: JC Photos

GR1 South African Fillies Classic (2000m), Turffontein | March 6, 2021

 

Breeding: 3yo Filly | Act Of War x Qaphela, by Requiem
Trainer: Paul Matchett
Jockey: Muzi Yeni
Owners: Mr R S Wentzel & Dr R E Waterman-Wentzel

Sale: 2019 Bloodstock South Africa Ready To Run Sale | R30,000
Vendor: Summerhill Stud

LINEBACKER

GR1 Cape Derby (2000m), Kenilworth | February 27, 2021

 

Breeding: 3yo Colt | Captain Of All x Think Red Line, by Redoute’s Choice
Trainer: Vaughan Marshall
Jockey: Grant Van Niekerk
Owners: Mesdames C L Gabler & Jane Truter & Mr K P Truter

Sale: 2019 Cape Thoroughbred Sales Premier Yearling Sale | R425,000
Vendor: Klawervlei Stud

GR1 Cape Town Met (2000m), Kenilworth | January 30, 2021

 

Breeding: 6yo Gelding| Ideal World x Halfway to Heaven, by Jet Master
Trainer: Eric Sands
Jockey: Luke Ferraris
Owner: Mr & Mrs Rattay

Sale: 2016 Bloodstock South Africa Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale | R300,000
Vendor: Wilgerbosdrift Stud

RUN FOX RUN

GR1 Cape Flying Championship (1200m), Kenilworth | January 30, 2021

 

Breeding: 5yo Mare | Foxwedge x Victory Cry, by General Nediym
Trainer: Brett Crawford
Jockey: Anton Marcus
Owner:  Ridgemont (Nom: Mr Wayne Kieswetter)

Sale: 2017 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale | A$420,000
Vendor: Mill Park Stud

CAPTAIN’S RANSOM

GR1 Majorca Stakes (1200m), Kenilworth | January 30, 2021

 

Breeding: 3yo Filly | Captain Al x Cinnas Ransom (GB), by Red Ransom
Trainer: Snaith Racing
Jockey: Richard Fourie
Owner: Mrs Suzette Viljoen

Sale: 2019 Bloodstock South Africa Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale | R225,000
Vendor: Moutonshoek

GR1 Queen’s Plate (1200m), Kenilworth | January 9, 2021

 

Breeding: 3yo Colt | Trippi (USA) x Night Jet, by Jet Master
Trainer: Justin Snaith
Jockey: Grant van Niekerk
Owner: Messrs C T Crowe & N Jonsson

Sale: 2019 Bloodstock South Africa Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale | R200,000
Vendor: Drakenstein Stud

QUEEN SUPREME (IRE)

GR1 Queen’s Plate (1800m), Kenilworth | January 9, 2021

 

Breeding: 5yo Mare | Exceed And Excel (AUS) x Call Later (USA), by Gone West (USA)
Trainer: Mike de Kock
Jockey: Keagan de Melo
Owner: Mauritzfontein (Pty) Ltd (Nom: Mrs J B Jell) & Messrs M F de Kock, L M Nestadt, J R van der Linden & Mrs N P Malherbe

Sale: 2017 Goffs Orby Yearling Sale | €130,000
Vendor: Monksland Stables

GR1 Cape Guineas (1600m), Kenilworth | December 19, 2020

 

Breeding: 3yo Colt | Pomodoro x Elisium, by Proclamation
Trainer: Dean Kannemeyer
Jockey: Grant Behr
Owner: Messrs I W Longmore, Bryn Ressell & N M Shirtliff

Sale: 2019 Bloodstock South Africa Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale | R200,000
Vendor: Riverton Stud

CAPTAIN’S RANSOM

GR1 Cape Fillies Guineas (1600m), Kenilworth | December 12, 2020

 

Breeding: 3yo Filly | Captain Al x Cinnas Ransom (GB), by Red Ransom
Trainer: Snaith Racing
Jockey: Richard Fourie
Owner: Mrs Suzette Viljoen

Sale: 2019 Bloodstock South Africa Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale | R225,000
Vendor: Moutonshoek

SUMMER PUDDING

GR1 Summer Cup (1800m), Greyville | November 28, 2020

 

Breeding: 4yo Mare | Silvano x Cherry On The Cake, by Strike Smartly
Trainer: Paul Peter
Jockey: Warren Kennedy
Owner: Mauritzfontein (Pty) Ltd (Nom: Mrs J B Jell)

Sale: N/A
Breeder: Wilgerbosdrift & Mauritzfontein

GOLDEN DUCAT

GR1 CHAMPION CUP (1800m), Greyville | August 29, 2020

 

Breeding: 4yo Gelding | Philanthropist x Halfway To Heaven, by Jet Master
Trainer: Eric Sands
Jockey: Donovan Dillion
Owner: Mr & Mrs M L P Rattray

Sale: N/A
Breeder: Wilgerbosdrift & Mauritzfontein

VAN HALEN

GR1 MERCURY SPRINT (1200m), Greyville | August 29, 2020

 

Breeding: 5yo Gelding | Oratoio x Rock Concert, by Lecture
Trainer: Corne Spies
Jockey: Craig Zackey
Owner: Messrs F van Wyk, R P Macnab, A Pawson, X Spies & Corne Spies Racing (Pty) Ltd

Sale: 2017 Cape Thoroughbred Sales Premier Yearling Sale | R100,000
Vendor: Klipdrif Stud

SENTBYDESTINY

GR1 PREMIERS CHAMPION STAKES (1600m), Greyville | August 29, 2020

 

Breeding: 3yo Filly | Master Of My Fate x Princess Tobu, by Badger Land
Trainer: Candice Dawson
Jockey: Diego De Gouveia
Owner: Mr V C Veeramootoo

Sale: 2019 Bloodstock South Africa National 2YO Sale | R80,000
Vendor: Varsfontein Stud

ANYTHING GOES

GR1 THEKWINI STAKES (1600m), Greyville | August 29, 2020

 

Breeding: 3yo Filly | Var x Dance Domain, by Parade Leader
Trainer: Stuart Pettigrew
Jockey: Diego De Gouveia
Owner: Messrs I F M van Schalkwyk & A D Marx

Sale: 2019 Bloodstock South Africa Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale | R275,000
Vendor: Varsfontein Stud