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
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.
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.