The Ridgemont Highlands based Canford Cliffs looks to have produced a well above average sort in the form of Australian galloper Jolly Sailor.
The latter landed his third win from four career starts, leading throughout to claim the Bagot’s Cowshed Handicap at Flemington on Saturday.
Lightly raced Jolly Sailor has continued his rise through the ranks with an impressive all-the-way victory at Flemington.
The Henry Dwyer-trained three-year-old notched his third win from four career starts with his victory in the Bagot’s Cowshed Handicap on Saturday.
Having earlier scored aboard Creedence for Matt Cumani, apprentice Michael Poy guided Jolly Sailor, the favourite, to a 1-3/4 length win from Alburq with Barbie’s Fox a nose away third.
Jolly Sailor is out of the Elvstroem mare Rechichi-a direct descendant of the influential mare Noble Lassie.
His five time Gr1 winning sire Canford Cliffs will be represented by his first South African yearlings in 2021.
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Ridgemont Highlands’ five-time G1 winning stallion Canford Cliffs looks to have come up with a very smart filly indeed in the form of Jin Jin who remained unbeaten when winning the Gr3 Prix Perth at Saint-Cloud.
Ridgemont Highlands’ five time Gr1 winning sire Canford Cliffs enjoyed a big payday on Saturday afternoon, when his four-year-old daughter Jin Jin captured the Gr3 Prix Perth at Saint-Cloud.
Wayne Kieswetter, for many years a leading investor in South African racing and breeding was acknowledged with an appropriate accolade for his overall contribution to racing in the Western Cape, when recently crowned the province’s champion owner of last season.
The powerful Ridgemont Highlands broodmare band has been boosted by the acquisition of another accomplished racemare. Dual stakes winner Freedom Charter is yet another top-class mare set to visit multiple Grade 1 winner Canford Cliffs this season.
Miss Florida, the beautifully-bred 2019 Gr1 Allan Robertson Championship winner and Cape Champion Juvenile Filly of her year, has joined the powerful Ridgemont Highlands broodmare band and will visit the top farm’s multiple Grade 1 winning stallion Canford Cliffs this season.