FIFTH G1 WIN FOR HAWWAAM HALF-BROTHER

Wilgerbosdrift’s exciting new stallion Hawwaam gained a notable update to his pedigree on Saturday when his brilliant half-brother Rainbow Bridge captured the G1 Hollywoodbets Gold Challenge (1600m) at Hollywoodbets Greyville. Under Luke Ferraris, the ever-green six-year-old powered home to account for progressive three-year-old Catch Twentytwo by a long neck, with former G1 Tsogo Sun Sprint Read more about FIFTH G1 WIN FOR HAWWAAM HALF-BROTHER[…]

Flower Alley grandson lands Shoemaker Mile

Top-class four-year-old Smooth Like Strait, whose dam Smooth As Usual was sired by Wilgerbosdrift’s successful sire Flower Alley, picked up his first G1 win when he landed Monday’s G1 Shoemaker Mile Stakes at Santa Anita.In the process, the Midnite Lute colt earned an automatic berth into this year’s G1 Breeders’ Cup Mile. Sent off at Read more about Flower Alley grandson lands Shoemaker Mile[…]

Monday double for Soft Falling Rain

Fresh off supplying Saturday’s impressive G2 4Racing SA Fillies Nursery winner Heavens Girl, Wilgerbosdrift’s late sire Soft Falling Rain was once again to the fore, when responsible for two more winners at Kenilworth on Monday. His two-year-old son African Rain caught the eye when romping home to land Monday’s first race at Kenilworth, the Welcome Read more about Monday double for Soft Falling Rain[…]

SA Fillies Nursery success for Soft Falling Rain

Wilgerbosdrift’s much missed G1 SA Nursery winning sire Soft Falling Rain enjoyed a notable, posthumous success at Turffontein on Saturday.His Paul Peter trained daughter Heavens Girl showed her class when accounting for the blue blooded Wilgerbosdrift & Mauritzfonten bred filly Desert Miracle to claim the G2 4Racing SA Fillies Nursery (1160m) on Champions Day. Under Read more about SA Fillies Nursery success for Soft Falling Rain[…]

Flower Alley filly shines in Umzimkhulu Stakes win

Wilgerbosdrift’s Travers Stakes winning sire Flower Alley looks to have a top-class three-year-old filly in the form of Princess Calla.The latter showed her class when romping home to a brilliant win in Sunday’s G3 Umzimkhulu Stakes (1400m) at Scottsville racecourse and the Adam Marcus trained Princess Calla looks on course for an exciting KwaZulu-Natal winter Read more about Flower Alley filly shines in Umzimkhulu Stakes win[…]

Appalachian Stakes success for Fire Away relative

Wilgerbosdrift’s blue blooded young War Front horse Fire Away gained a further boost to his impressive pedigree when his close relative Jouster won the G2 Appalachian Stakes presented by Japan Racing Association (1600m) at Keeneland on Saturday. A three-year-old daughter of Noble Mission, Jouster made all the running to capture the Appalachian Stakes by an Read more about Appalachian Stakes success for Fire Away relative[…]

Impressive debut winner for Flower Alley

Wilgerbosdrift’s successful sire Flower Alley came up with an eye catching two-year-old winner, when his daughter Bathing Beauty won on debut at Turffontein on Tuesday. Trained by Paul Peter, Bathing Beauty was quickly sent to the front in Tuesday’s Maiden Juvenile Plate (Fillies) (1000m), and she stayed in front. Under Warren Kennedy, the Wilgerbosdrift & Read more about Impressive debut winner for Flower Alley[…]