Ridgemont Highlands, who bred the first three home in Saturday’s Bloodstock SA Sales Cup (C&G), had a Saturday to remember, with the Robertson farm also enjoying notable success in Mauritius this weekend.vThe Ridgemont Highlands bred Bag Of Tricks (Dynasty) provided his breeders with more success when he captured Saturday’s local G1 Mauritius Derby Cup at Champ De Mars.
Ridgemont Highlands’ late, great sire Dynasty had a notable double at Kenilworth on Saturday, with his daughter Sacha landing Saturday’s fifth race and son One Way Traffic victorious in the penultimate race on the card.
Former champion trainer Mike de Kock sent out just one runner at Hollywoodbets Greyville on Saturday but de Kock made it count when his charge Desert Miracle (Dynasty) outclassed some promising rivals to win the G2 Zulu Kingdom Explorer Golden Slipper (1400m).
The Ridgemont Highlands bred and sold Crimson King ran out comfortable winner of Saturday’s G3 World Sports Betting Pocket Power Stakes (2400m), the final leg of the Becoming Champions Winter Series, at Kenilworth racecourse.
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.
Dynasty’s Blossom bounced back to her best form with a win in Saturday’s Gr3 Gold Vase over 3000m at Greyville for trainer Brett Crawford.
Dynasty proved the stallion star of the Vodacom Durban July weekend with no fewer than four stakes winners including July winner Belgarion.
Ridgemont Highlands’ deceased top sire Dynasty enjoyed further black type success when his daughter, Sing Out Loud, won the Listed River Jetez Stakes.
Ridgemont Highlands’s grand legend Dynasty sired four stakes winner on the weekend, with Belgarion winning the Gr1 Vodacom Durban July.