Backworth-bred Colour Of Courage (Judpot - Exclusive Honour) opened his winning account in Mauritius Saturday for trainer Gilbert Rousset with Mauritian jockey Reehaze Hoolash up.
CHAMP DE MARS
10 August 2014
Backworth-bred Top Of The Chocs, half-brother to the Grade 1 Allan Robertson Fillies Championship victress Chocolicious, turned on the speed Sunday over 1000m at Champ de Mars to cement a confident third in the Supertote Trophy for trainer Hughes Maigrot with jockey Gerald Avranche up.
The 5 year-old gelding is by Breeders’ Cup winner Miesque’s Approval out of the Exclusive Patriot mare, Candy Box, who recorded 4 wins in her career, including the Grade 3 Strelitzia Stakes and the Listed Juvenile Stakes, and four places including a 3rd in the Grade 1 Allan Robertson Fillies Championship.
THE SUPERTOTE SMS BETTING TROPHY
|1||MIGHTY MARS||L Currie||A Allet|
|2||RAINBOW MAN||J Bardottier||R Gujadhur|
|3||TOP OF THE CHOCS||G Avranche||H Maigrot|
|4||HUNTING TIME||B Woodworth||Hurlywood|
|5||MONSIEUR DANE||S Bussunt||R Gujadhur|
|6||MO ICHI DO||B Sooful||S Henry|
|7||FIRE CURTAIN||C Segeon||P Merven|
|8||VARDASHIAN||R Mullen||JM Henry|
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
|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|