PURPLE WARRIOR was purchased by the Hollywood Syndicate at the 2019 KZN Yearling Sale. He is a colt by Flower Alley, out of the Fort Wood mare Alliance One. He was bred by Daytona Stud.

Name: Purple Warrior
Sex: Chestnut Colt
Foaled: 31/08/2017
Sire: Flower Alley
Mare: Alliance One (Fort Wood)
Breeder: Daytona Stud
Trainer: Clinton Binda
Purchased: 2019 KZN Yearling Sale
Pedigree: View here

A beautifully balanced colt by Flower Alley, all the angles were in the right places and he moves with good intent. He originates from a strong family, with his mother being the own sister to BIG BAD JOHN, half-sister to DISCO QUEEN, Redoubtable (dam of FRENCH NAVY, Resolution), Mkushi Gold (dam of ULTIMATE DOLLAR, KONKOLA, MIYABI GOLD).

UPDATES – Purple Warrior

August 24th, 2020
After showing some useful work over the past few months, he is now ready to step out for his debut effort after a solid recent grass gallop. See the final field below, for his career opener on Thursday 27th August.

Race-4 (Turf) – R60 000
1450m – 14:45 
TAB PAYS THE FULL DIVIDEND, NO LIMITS MAIDEN PLATE (3-year-old C & G)
For Maiden 3-year-olds
1 9 The Eighth Lord 60 81 A C Zackey Corne Spies
2 6 Marrakech 60 77 BA D De Gouveia Stuart Pettigrew
3 12 Playboy Prince 60 75 A J Greyling Kobus Roux
4 8 Astrant 60 0 A *K Matsunyane Paul Matchett
5 1 Man Of Property 60 0 A C Maujean Paul Peter
6 7 No Brainer 60 0 A *J R Syster -2.5 Phillip Labuschagne
7 5 Oliver’s Mount Scratched 60 0 A C Storey Stuart Pettigrew
8 2 Prized Gift 60 0 A B Nyawo Ashley Fortune
9 4 Purple Warrior 60 0 A C Habib Clinton Binda
10 10 Ramoan 60 0 A S Brown Romeo Francis
11 11 SierraDeltaSierra 60 0 A M Yeni Heather E Adamson
12 3 Ultimate Warrior 60 0 A D Schwarz Candice Dawson

August 14th, 2019
Doing nicely, he is not going to be an early contender, but the spring will bring him on nicely. Here is a recent photo of him.

July 8th, 2019
He has made his way back to Gauteng where he will be spelled and broken in by Clinton Binda.