Golden Handshake

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