Brian Wiid

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

VARLET THRILLS AT THE VAAL

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 a thrilling MR 89 Handicap over 1600m Thursday at the Vaal, charging from the back of the field under jockey Gavin Lerena to fight out stride for stride the final 200 meters with the lightly weighted Express View (Captain Al - Solar Express) and getting up to win by a short head.

This win takes the Brian Wiid-trained 4-year-old chestnut filly’s career record to 4 wins and 6 places from 16 starts. 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.

RUGBY 5 FM 89 DIVIDED HANDICAP (F&M)
Vaal, Turf, 1600m
26 April 2012

Win Time : 96.45

# LBH Horse Kg MR Dr Jockey Trainer
1 0.00 VARLET 56.5 82 5 G Lerena Brian Wiid
2 0.05 EXPRESS VIEW 52.5 74 1 C Maujean Lucky Houdalakis
3 1.50 ONLY ACHIEVER 60.0 89 8 * J Greyling Geoff Woodruff
4 2.00 LIZZIE ARDEN 57.5 84 9 JP v’d Merwe Alec Laird
5 2.25 DANISH 52.0 73 6 S Khumalo St John Gray
6 2.75 END OF SEASON 58.0 85 7 M V’Rensburg St John Gray
7 10.00 KNOCK AND ANNOUNCE 52.5 74 4 G Hatt St John Gray
8 18.00 PURE SILVER 58.0 85 2 R Fradd Ormond Ferraris
9 20.00 STORMY COAST 57.5 84 3 S Brown George Scott

VARLET PICKING UP STEAM

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 at the Vaal Thurday making it an impressive 2 from 2 for the four-year-old chestnut filly, in just over 2 weeks.

This win takes Varlet’s career record to 3 wins and 5 places from 14 starts for trainer Brian Wiid.

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

SASCOC TRIPLE CROWN HOSPITALITY PACKAGE FM 72 HANDICAP (F & M)
Vaal, Turf, 1700m
2 February 2012

Win Time : 102.97

# LBH Horse Kg MR Dr Jockey Trainer
1 0.00 VARLET 59.5 71 2 G Lerena Brian Wiid
2 0.10 EXPRESS VIEW 56.0 64 7 M Mienie Lucky Houdalakis
3 4.00 GOLDEN HANDSHAKE 53.5 59 8 JP van der Merwe Leon Erasmus
4 4.10 SMANYO 53.5 59 11 * DS Lembethe (2.5) Romeo Francis
5 4.25 CAT POWER 58.0 78 5 * N Qaule (2.5) Alec Laird
6 5.25 SCHOONER 60.0 82 4 R Fradd Sean Tarry
7 5.30 HLAMBA 57.5 67 14 P Strydom Louis Goosen
8 5.75 CYCLONE MICHELLE 58.0 68 12 * N Juglall Wallace Tolmay
9 6.00 SLEEK SHEIKH 60.0 72 6 S Chambers Coenie de Beer
10 6.10 RARE DISTINCTION (ARG) 56.5 65 3 E Pheiffer Roy Magner
11 6.20 QUEEN JOSEPHINE 57.5 67 1 M van Rensburg Dominic Zaki
12 6.20 MAIKO MAGIC 57.5 67 9 F Herholdt Stephen Moffatt
13 6.30 ELEGANT STRIDE 54.5 61 10 C Maujean Ian Jayes
14 6.50 IMOGEN 54.0 60 13 S Brown Leon Erasmus


Late Scratchings




15 0.00 ROSE FOR ROSSINI 52.0 55 13 n/a Romeo Francis
16 0.00 ALAMEIN 52.0 52 16 n/a Mike Azzie

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

COURT DRESS BLASTS TO DEBUT WIN FOR BRIAN WIID

Court DressCourt Dress (SAF) - 2009 National Yearling Sale
(Photo : Backworth Stud)

COURT DRESS (SAF)
Al Mufti (USA) - Royal Pardon by Dominion Royale (GB)

Court Dress (SAF) made no mistakes on debut at Turffontein on Wednesday evening as the colt blasted to an almost 2 length win over fancied Torman (SAF) (Toreador (IRE) - Shamu) and third placed Admirals Cup (SAF) (Makaarem (USA) - Odalisque).

Congratulations to trainer and owner Brian Wiid as well as to partners Dr K Whiffler and Mr G Hodges.

COME AND SEE THE BEST JOCKEYS IN THE WORLD MAIDEN PLATE
Turffontein Standside, Turf, 1000m
8 November 2011
# LBH Horse Kg MR Dr Jockey Trainer
1 0.00 COURT DRESS 60.0 0 5 * J P van der Merwe Brian Wiid
2 1.75 TORMAN 60.0 64 2 * N Juglall Clinton Binda
3 2.50 ADMIRALS CUP 59.0 62 7 S Brown Leon Erasmus
4 5.00 SACRED CHAYYIM 59.0 74 8 * J Greyling (1.5) Craig Mayhew
5 7.25 SIR SWAYZE 59.0 76 9 F Naude Dianne Stenger
6 7.50 CAPTAIN JOE 59.0 0 4 M Mienie Ormond Ferraris
7 7.75 THAT’S THE WAY 60.0 49 11 G Wrogemann Heather E Adamson
8 7.80 BRIAN’S WAGER 60.0 61 1 M Van Rensburg Clinton Binda
9 9.25 BURNING ROMANCE 59.0 0 3 S Chambers Ian Jayes
10 9.50 TOP PRIORITY 59.0 0 10 M Malherbe Coenie de Beer
11 10.25 FLAVOUR KING 60.0 50 12 B Dean Romeo Francis
12 10.50 BILLYGEE 59.0 59 6 * T Appie Paul Matchett


Late Scratchings




14 0.00 SHARP DESIGN 59.0 0 8 G Lerena Ormond Ferraris

WHAT'S YOU FAVOURITE INDULGENCE?

Top Of The Chocs, Vriometer, Varlet and ChocoliciousClick to enlarge…

TAKE YOUR PICK… IT’S BOUND TO BE A WINNER!

We are thrilled and proud to have two 2 Year Olds, and one 3 Year Old, win their debut races.

Top Of The Chocs at Clairwood for Herman Brown, Variometer at the Vaal for Louis Goosen and Varlet at Turffontein for Brian Wiid.

Congratulations to all the winning connections.

TOP OF THE CHOCS Miesque’s Approval - Candy Box For Herman Brown
VARIOMETER Var - Lady Electric For Louis Goosen
VARLET Var - Miss Unimac For Brian Wiid
CHOCOLICIOUS Kahal - Candy Box Third in Dubai UAE 1000 Guineas

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