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Rafeef’s Runners Continue To Shine

Ridgemont Highlands’ prominent young stallion Rafeef had a great Sunday afternoon, with the G1-winning son of Redoute’s Choice supplying two winners at Hollywoodbets Greyville.

Rafeef’s first winner on the card was the well bred filly Our Emily, who got off the mark in fine style when capturing Sunday’s first race at Greyville.

Making just her second start, having finished fifth on debut, the Michael Roberts trained three-year-old kept finding more in Sunday’s Call Now! Or play online. www.trackandball.co.za Maiden Plate (F&M) (1200m) to win by half a length.

Our Emily, who was ridden to victory by rising star Rachel Venniker, was bred by Moutonshoek.

The Rafeef daughter is out of Captain Al’s stakes winner daughter Only Emily.

Rafeef’s second success on Sunday came when his gelded son Pashtunwali won the third race for trainer Justin Snaith and jockey Anton Marcus.

Runner up in his two previous starts, the Rafeef sired three-year-old kicked on smartly to land Sunday’s Soccer Any15 Maiden Plate (1400m) by just over half a length.

 Just once out of the placings thus far, Pashtunwali is out of the Silvano mare Home Safe.

Rafeef has made a tremendous start to his stud career – not only was the G1 Computaform Sprint winner South Africa’s Leading First Season Sire of 2020-2021, he is also South Africa’s Leading Second Season Sire of 2021-2022.

Images: Candiese Lenferna, Videos: Gold Circle Racing

Further Aussie Succcess For Canford Cliffs

Ridgemont Highlands’ five time G1 winning sire Canford Cliffs looks to have come up with yet another well above average performer in the form of Duchess Of Dorset.

Canford Cliffs Strikes Down Under.

Ridgemont Highlands’ five time G1 winning sire Canford Cliffs enjoyed success in both Ireland and Australia over the past 24 hours, with Canford Cliffs’ son Hurricane Alex winning at Dundalk on Friday, and his daughter Paul’s Regret scoring at Cranbourne the following day.

World Class Miler’s First Crop To Hit The Ground Running!

Ridgemont Highlands’ five-time G1-winning stallion Canford Cliffs was truly an exceptional racehorse, the facts simply tell the story. A brilliant group winner at Royal Ascot three years running, the Hannon trained star is officially rated one of the best milers to grace the turf this century.

Candleford Romps Home

The Barnane Stud bred and owned gelding Candleford stormed home to win impressively at Kempton on Wednesday

Capitana Game In Laisserfaire Stakes Win

The Ridgemont Highlands bred and owned Capitana showed her courage with a hard-fought win in Saturday’s Listed Laisserfaire Stakes (1100m) at Kenilworth for Brett Crawford and Anton Marcus.

Warrior Shocks July Winner In Cape Mile Triumph

The Ridgemont Highlands bred and sold G3 Variety Club winner Warrior (Futura) resumed with an exciting victory in the #ThisIsRacing Cape Mile (1600m) at Kenilworth on Saturday afternoon.

Boomps A Daisy’s Brother Provides Pedigree Update

Expensive, blue-blooded 2yo colt Brereton, the full brother to Ridgemont Highlands Boomps A Daisy won the G3 Maribyrnong Plate at just his second start.

Exciting Maurice Filly Maintains Unbeaten Run

Japanese champion, and six time G1 winner, Maurice looks to have a really smart prospect to his name in the form of Whoa Whoa Whoa. The latter made it two wins from two starts when running out a ready winner of the final race at Kenilworth on Saturday.

Canford Cliffs – A True Champion In Every Sense of The Word

Ridgemont Highlands’ five-time G1-winning stallion Canford Cliffs was truly an exceptional racehorse, the facts simply tell the story. A brilliant group winner at Royal Ascot three years running, the Hannon trained star is officially rated one of the best milers to grace the turf this century.

Snitzel Siblings Impress At Kenilworth For Ridgemont Highlands

Trainer Brett Crawford, Ridgemont Highlands and jockey Anton Marcus teamed up to win with the Snitzel siblings Stiptelik and Real Gone Kid at Kenilworth on Wednesday, with both horses winning impressively, and both appear on track for a big season this year.