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Cyclone Varlet!

Varlet - 2009 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale
(Photo : Backworth Stud)

VARLET (SAF)
Var (USA) - Miss Unimac (AUS) by Bellotto (USA)

The Brian Wiid-trained Varlet returned to winning form Saturday at the Vaal under jockey Gavin Lerena when winning an Open FM 87 Handicap (F & M) by 1.25 lengths in good company.

This win takes the Backworth-bred 5-year-old mare’s career record to 5 wins and 12 places from 26 starts with earnings of R341,600. Congratulations to owners Mr.G. Hodges, Mr. B.O. Wiid and Dr. K. Whiffler.

Varlet is a graduate from the Backworth draft of the 2009 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale.

SOCCER 10 OPEN FM 87 HANDICAP (F & M)
Vaal, Turf, 1800m
5 January 2013

Win Time : 109.16

# LBH Horse Kg MR Dr Jockey Trainer
1 0.00 VARLET 58.5 84 4 G Lerena Brian Wiid
2 1.25 CYCLONE MICHELLE 54.5 76 5 P Strydom Wallace Tolmay
3 2.50 TAWAKUL (IRE) 53.5 77 1 R Simons Mike de Kock
4 4.25 ELODIE 55.5 78 8 K Zechner Ormond Ferraris
5 6.50 HIMALAYAN HILL 60.0 87 2 D David Alec Laird
6 7.50 PHI 54.0 75 3 *J Greyling Kumaran Naidoo
7 14.00 QIN WEI 54.5 88 6 R Danielson Mike de Kock
8 18.00 ALESSANDRIA 57.5 83 7 R Fradd Geoff Woodruff

MAC THE DANCER OFF THE MARK FOR ALEC LAIRD

Mac The Dancer and Anthony Delpech

Mac The Dancer
(Photo : Gold Circle)

MAC THE DANCER (SAF)
Joshua Dancer (USA) - Miss Unimac (AUS) by Bellotto (USA)

Mac The Dancer broke his maiden Tuesday at Scottsville over 1400m, posting an impressive 4.75 length win under the guidance of jockey Anthony Delpech for trainer Alec Laird.

Mac The Dancer is a half brother to Varlet with 4 wins, Private Collection with 5 wins, Macfire with 5 wins, Chic Happens with 3 wins and Mac Mufti with 6 wins. He is from the family of Lotkas Star (AUS), joint 3rd top rated three-year-old female over a mile in Australia as well as 9-time Gr 3 winner Windjammer and sire Force Ten - winner of the Gr 1 B&H Metropolitan Stakes and Gr1 Champion Stakes.

The 3-year-old bay colt takes his career record to 1 win and 2 places from 4 starts. Congratulations to owner Mr Winston Chow.

Mac The Dancer is a graduate from the Backworth draft of the 2011 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale.

BACK 2 PACK PACKAGING MAIDEN PLATE
Scottsville, Turf, 1400m
14 August 2012

Win Time : 86.25

# LBH Horse Kg MR Dr Jockey Trainer
1 0.00 MAC THE DANCER 57.0 73 4 A Delpech Alec Laird
2 4.75 MOUNTAIN THUNDER 60.0 65 6 R Danielson Paul Lafferty
3 6.00 PICADOR 60.0 65 3 S Randolph James Goodman
4 9.75 NO WORRIES 57.0 0 13 B Lerena Gavin van Zyl
5 10.75 PATRIOT 60.0 59 5 L Africa Wendy Whitehead
6 11.75 ROMAN LEGION 57.0 70 7 S Veale Duncan Howells
7 13.25 STONE REEVES 60.0 65 11 C Taylor Adam Kethro
8 18.00 BOBBY MCGEE 60.0 46 2 I Sturgeon Des Egdes
9 19.25 MIESQUES BALLOT 60.0 0 12 A Forbes Colin Scott
10 20.25 MUHTARAC 57.0 0 1 C Orffer Mark Dixon
11 23.25 SERVICE OF SILENCE 60.0 67 8 S Cormack Dennis Drier
12 33.75 MIESQUE’S CRITIC 60.0 53 10 K Latham Wendy Whitehead
13 99.99 MAHABALI 60.0 67 9 A Marcus Wendy Whitehead

Extracts from KZN Breeders

MAC MUFTI SURGES TO RAOUL RIVET CUP VICTORY

Mac Mufti wins the Raoul Rivet Cup at Champ de MarsMac Mufti (SAF) wins the Raoul Rivet Cup
(Photo and Footage : Mauritius Turf Club)

MAC MUFTI (SAF)
Al Mufti (USA) - Miss Unimac (AUS) by Bellotto (USA)

The Raoul Rivet Cup over 1500m at Champ de Mars Racecourse in Mauritius on Saturday was won by the effervescent Backworth-bred 8-year-old, Mac Mufti (SAF) (Al Mufti (USA) - Miss Unimac (AUS)).

Italian Lakes (BRZ) (Mark of Esteem (IRE)) set the pace up front, while Mac Mufti followed on the rails at the rear of the pack under jockey Sunil Bhundoo. Entering the home straight, Ntandane (SAF) (Parade Leader (USA)) looked the winner under jockey Brandon Morgenwood but Mac Mufti surged strongly to narrowly edge out the Alain Perdrau Stable’s representative. The Money Is Yours (SAF) (In The Money (IRE)) took third spot ahead of Jack Sparrow (SAF) (Fort Wood (USA)).

Congratulations to trainer Vincent Allet.

Mac Mufti’s career record stands at 6 wins and 25 places from 55 starts with earnings of R829,818.

THE RAOUL RIVET CUP
Champ de Mars, Turf, 1500m
24 March 2012

Win Time : 92.67

# LBH Horse Kg Dr Jockey Trainer
1 0.00 MAC MUFTI 56.0 1 S Bhundoo Vincent Allet
2 0.02 NTANDANE 58.5 3 B Morgenrood Alain Perdrau
3 0.95 THE MONEY IS YOURS 58.5 2 C Segeon Patrick Merven
4 1.20 JACK SPARROW 61.0 5 S Bussunt Rameshwar Gujadhur
5 2.30 SO RAVEN 61.0 4 Y Emamdee Shailesh Ramdin
6 3.25 MADE OF MONEY 59.5 6 D Mansour Serge Henry
7 5.30 ITALIAN LAKES (BRZ) 60.5 7 M Neisius Raj Ramdin

VARLET MAKES THE DIFFERENCE AT TURFFONTEIN

Varlet by VarVarlet - National Yearling Sale 2009
(Photo : Backworth Stud)

VARLET (SAF)
Var (USA) - Miss Unimac (AUS) by Bellotto (USA)

Backworth-bred Varlet (Var - Miss Unimac) won impressively at Turffontein Saturday, in the J&B Met Made Different MR70 Handicap (F&M) over 1800m, for trainer Brian Wiid, with jockey Gavin Lerena up.

The four-year-old chestnut filly takes her career record to 2 wins and 5 places from 13 starts.

Varlet is a graduate from the Backworth draft of the 2009 National Yearling Sale.

J&B MET MADE DIFFERENT FM 70 HANDICAP (F & M)
Turffontein Inside, Turf, 1800m
14 January 2012

Win Time : 113.90

# LBH Horse Kg MR Dr Jockey Trainer
1 0.00 VARLET 58.5 68 5 G Lerena Brian Wiid
2 1.25 GOLDEN HANDSHAKE 54.5 59 4 S Brown Leon Erasmus
3 2.75 HEYOUNEVERKNOW (BRZ) 52.0 52 3 JP van der Merwe Corne Spies
4 3.75 BIBBETY BOBBETY 57.5 66 10 A Delpech Ormond Ferraris
5 4.25 SEA PASSAGE 57.0 64 7 D Mansour St John Gray
6 5.50 SACRED TEMPLE 58.5 79 12 P Strydom Tyrone Zackey
7 6.00 ELEGANT MODEL 60.0 71 1 C Little Sean Tarry
8 6.25 CAPTURED TIME 52.0 42 6 M Yeni Erico Verdonese
9 10.50 MOTHER’S EYES 59.5 70 11 G Wrogemann Robbie Sage
10 17.00 DANCEWITHTHESTARS 52.0 53 9 J Soll Grey & Karen Anthony
11 19.50 ROSALIND 52.0 46 8 L Nhlapo Leon Erasmus
12 21.75 HUNTING DANCE 52.0 45 2 T Appie Chris Erasmus


Late Scratching




13 0.00 SWEET BALLENTINE 59.0 69 3 * J Greyling (1.5) Craig Mayhew

VARLET WINS ON DEBUT FOR BRIAN WIID

Varlet by Var out of Miss UnimacVarlet - National Yearling Sale 2009
(Photo : Backworth Stud)

VARLET
Var (USA) - Miss Unimac (AUS) by Bellotto (USA)

Varlet won first time out on Saturday in a Maiden Plate over 1450m at the Vaal.

Backworth congratulates trainer Brian Wiid.

Varlet is a graduate from the Backworth draft of the 2009 National Yearling Sale. 

 

 

 

UK Soccer 6 Maiden Plate (F & M)
For Maiden Fillies and Mares
Turffontein, Turf, 1450m
Win Time : 89.52

Trainer : Brian Wiid
Jockey : D Yeo
Owners : Messrs G Hodges, B O Wiid and Dr K Whiffler
Breeder : Backworth Stud

# LBH Horse Kg MR Dr Jockey Trainer
1 0.00 VARLET 60.0 0 1 D Yeo Brian Wiid
2 0.50 HIGH LAKE (ZIM) 60.0 0 4 G Lerena Spike Lerena
3 4.00 ALL FUN 60.0 0 13 F Herholdt Roy Magner
4 4.50 BINT OWEE 60.0 0 8 JP v’d Merwe Michael Azzie
5 6.25 SOULJA GAL (AUS) 60.0 0 5 S Brown Greg and Karen Anthony
6 6.50 SABRINA’S BABY 60.0 0 3 N Qaule Lucky Houdalakis
7 8.75 IDYLL 60.0 0 6 A Marcus Michael Azzie
8 11.00 SILVA PEARL 60.0 10 M Mienie Paul Matchett
9 11.25 WESTA (AUS) 60.0 0 12 A Delpech Greg and Karen Anthony
10 12.75 LARF 60.0 0 11 G Wrogemann Ernie Anderson
11 13.50 MISS PERDITA 60.0 0 2 R Simons Greg and Karen Anthony
12 13.75 MOTHER SUPERIOR 60.0 0 7 M Odendaal St John Gray
13 17.25 POWER BALL 60.0 9 D David Brian Wiid

HALF SISTER TO LOT 359 MISS KITTY, WINS AT GREYVILLE

chic happens horse

CHIC HAPPENS
Mogok (USA) - Miss Unimac (AUS) by Bellotto (USA)

Chic Happens is now a 2 time winner, after winning Race 9 over 1400m at Greyville on Friday evening, 16 April 2010.

Chic Happens is a half sister to bay filly LOT 359 MISS KITTY, on offer at the 2010 Emperors Palace National Yearling Sale.

R60,000 UK Soccer 6 MR 72 Handicap
For Fillies and Mares
Greyville, 1400m, Night, Turf

Owners : Messrs Colin Scott and RT Scott

Position LBH Horse Kg MR Dr Jockey Trainer
1 0.00 CHIC HAPPENS 58.5 69 4 M Yeni Colin Scott
2 0.10 SALISHAN 53.0 58 1 *J Jordaan Dylan Cunha
3 0.35 LUCY BROWN 54.5 61 6 L Africa Ivan Moore
4 1.60 MADAM COUNCELLOR 61.0 74 3 A Forbes Dennis Drier
5 3.60 PICK OF THE BUNCH 59.5 71 9 B Fayd’Herbe Alyson Wright
6 3.70 EMPRESS OF ASIA (AUS) 60.0 77 5 *O Sola Duncan Howells
7 3.80 FIRST ‘N FAST (AUS) 56.0 64 11 *R Curling Duncan Howells
8 7.30 CLEMATIS 57.5 67 7 D Daniels Glen Kotzen
9 8.05 LAMORNA 58.5 74 2 S Randolph Michael Roberts
10 9.05 JOYFUL DREAMER 60.5 78 10 *A Mgudlwa Pat Lunn
11 9.55 THE LUCKY CAT 58.0 68 8 A Delpech Kumaran Naidoo