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2023/24 SA SEASON

RUNS: 752
WINS: 100
2NDS: 121
3RDS: 73
Lifetime Syndicate Winners: 547

(Last updated 24th May 2024)


MAY 2024 HIGHLIGHTS

May 2024 – WINNERS
24/05 – JADE’S CABERNEIGH
24/05 – CATCH YOUR BREATH
23/05 – KHETHIWE’S DESTINY
15/05 – ZINIKELE
14/05 – JADE’S CABERNEIGH
11/05 – HITHEMHARDSUNSHINE
05/05 – VOORLOOPERTJIE
04/05 – ICY ELEANOR
02/05 – IL ETAIT TEMPS (Gr1 at Punchestown)


May 15th, 2024
NEWS – The Hollywoodbets Life After Racing programme featured in an article in the Weekend Witness newspaper and website this past week. Kayla Shaw interviews talks to our stable manager Nicole Wille, and how the programme works, as well as about our new facilities at Ashburton. Read more here.

May 15th, 2024
545 – ZINIKELE brings up the Syndicate’s 97th winner for the 2023/2024 season. She finished strongly over 1400m on the Hollywoodbets Greyville polytrack under Gavin Lerena. The daughter of Gimmethegreenlight is now a five-time winner and is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Gareth van Zyl. She is bred by Lammerskraal Stud. Race Replay / Interview.

May 14th, 2024
544 – JADE’S CABERNEIGH showed good guts and determination to win Race 6 over 1000m on the Fairview polytrack this afternoon. The daughter of Gimmethegreenlight was ridden to victory by Craig Zackey and is now a two-time winner. She is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Gavin Smith and is bred by Cheveley Stud. Race Replay and Interview.

May 11th, 2024
543 – HITHEMHARDSUNSHINE finished strongly to win Race 9 over 1000m on the Hollywoodbets Greyville turf track. He was given a perfect ride by Rachel Venniker and is now a four-time winner. The son of What A Winter is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Alyson Wright and is bred by Wilgerbosdrift and Mauritzfontein. Race Replay.

May 5th, 2024
542 – VOORLOOPERTJIE wins Race 8 over 1800m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth this afternoon. Turning for home he was settled just behind the favourite Allez Moris, and when he was asked to quicken, the response was instant. He was ridden to victory by Craig Zackey and is now a two-time winner. The son of Vercingetorix is trained by Eric Sands and is bred by Maine Chance Farms. Race Replay / Interview.

May 4th, 2024
541 – It is a special victory for Hollywoodbets family as ICY ELEANOR wins first time out over 1000m at Hollywoodbets Greyville this afternoon. The daughter of What A Winter was given a well-timed ride by Sporting Post-sponsored Jockey Tristan Godden. She is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Peter Muscutt and is bred by Wilgerbosdrift and Mauritzfontein. Race Replay / Interview.

May 2nd, 2024
INT – IL ETAIT TEMPS upstages stable companion Gaelic Warrior to land a third Grade 1 of the season winning the Barberstown Castle Novice Chase victory at Punchestown Racecourse. This horse has so much courage and so much heart. Going into the last hurdle it could have been any of the three Mullins horses. But he went eye-ball to eye-ball with Gaelic Warrior and threw down the hammer when it mattered most. It’s a privilege being a part of this horse’s career. wins the Grade 1 Barberstown Castle Novice Chase at Punchestown. Race Replay.


APRIL 2024 HIGHLIGHTS

April 2024 – WINNERS
30/04 – GREAT CAT
28/04 – ASIYE PHAMBILI (Gr3 Poinsettia Stakes)
28/04 – THE SHEPHERD
20/04 – STARS IN HEAVEN
11/04 – IL ETAIT TEMPS (Gr1 at Aintree)
03/04 – IMPERIOUS DESTINY
03/04 – EVENTIDOR
02/04 – LION RAMPART
01/04 – PHUTULICIOUS


April 30th, 2024
540 – GREAT CAT closed off the meeting over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth this afternoon. She was ridden to victory by Sporting Post-sponsored Jockey Luyolo Mxothwa and is now a three-time winner. The daughter of Dynasty is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Brett Crawford and she is bred by Ridgemont. Race Replay / Interview.

April 28th, 2024
539 – ASIYE PHAMBILI wins the Grade 3 Dennis Drier Poinsettia Stakes with ease and gives the Hollywood Syndicate a double at Hollywoodbets Scottsville. The daughter of What A Winter was ridden to victory by Rachel Venniker and is now a six-time winner. She is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Duncan Howells and is bred by Hemel ‘n Aarde Stud. Well Done Team. Race Replay / Interview.

April 28th, 2024
538 – THE SHEPHERD wins Race 3 over 1400m at Hollywoodbets Scottsville with Bowie completing the exacta. He was ridden to victory by Winning Form-sponsored Richard Fourie and he is now a three-time winner. The son of Captain Of All is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Peter Muscutt and is bred by Klawervlei Stud. Race Replay / Interview.

April 20th, 2024
537 – STARS IN HEAVEN showed good guts and determination to win Race 5 over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth this afternoon. He was given a well-timed ride by JP van der Merwe. The son of Danon Platina is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Gareth van Zyl and is bred by Limsestone Thoroughbred Trust. Race Replay and Interview.

April 11th, 2024
INT GROUP 1 – Incredible day for the Hollywood Syndicate as IL ETAIT TEMPS wins his third Grade 1 with victory at Aintree in the Gr1 Close Brothers Manifesto Novices’ Chase. He won going away on the run-in to score by nine lengths. He was ridden to victory by Paul Townend, and is trained by Willie Mullins. A massive well done to our partners Barnane Stud and the Hollywood Syndicate! This little grey with a big heart is special! Race Replay. Read more.

April 3rd, 2024
536 – IMPERIOUS DESTINY went from start to finish to give the Syndicate a double at Hollywoodbets Greyville this afternoon. She was given a well-timed ride by Sporting Post-sponsored Jockey Athandiwe Mgudlwa and is now a three-time winner. The daughter of Visionaire is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Alyson Wright and is bred by Lammerskraal Stud. Race Replay / Interview.

April 3rd, 2024
535 – EVENTIDOR returned to winning ways in Race 2 on the Hollywoodbets Greyville polytrack over 1600m. He was given a confident ride by Rachel Venniker who brings up her 50th winner for the season. The son of Elusive Fort is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Alyson Wright and is bred by Mr G J Armitage. Race Replay / Interview.

April 2nd, 2024
534 – LION RAMPART showed his class and won Race 3 over 1100m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth this afternoon. He was given a confident ride by Winning Form-sponsored Jockey Richard Fourie and is now a two-time winner. The son of One World is trained by Vaughan Marshall and is bred by Ridgemont. Race Replay / Interview.

April 1st, 2024
533 – PHUTULICIOUS finished strongly to win Race 7 over 1400m at Hollywoodbets Scottsville this afternoon. He was given a perfect ride by Sporting Post-sponsored Jockey Athandiwe Mgudlwa and is now a two-time winner. The son of Fire Away is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Alyson Wright and is bred by Wilgerbosdrift and Mauritzfontein. Well Done to Brand Ambassador Robert Marawa who named him. Race Replay / Interview.


MARCH 2024 HIGHLIGHTS

March 2024 – WINNERS
31/03 – SHAMPOMPO SHAMPIZI
23/03 – VOORLOOPERTJIE
22/03 – CONCERTO
20/03 – ISIVIVANE
16/03 – WISSA’S ON FIRE
13/03 – SYX HOTFIX
13/03 – PHAKA IMALI
09/03 – QHAWEKAZI
09/03 – POORLITTLERICHGIRL
07/03 – PRIZED PLATINUM
05/03 – KAAPSE KLOPSE


March 31st, 2024
532 – SHAMPOMPO SHAMPIZI wins Race 4 over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Greyville this afternoon. The son of Var was ridden to victory by Winning Form-sponsored Jockey Richard Fourie and is now a five-time winner. He is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Alyson Wright and is bred by Mr and Mrs CF de Vos. Race Replay / Interview.

March 23rd, 2024
531 – VOORLOOPERTJIE won Race 5 over 1600m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth yesterday. The blinkers did the trick on the son of Vercingetorix and he won with ease under jockey Morne Winnaar. He is trained by Eric Sands and is bred by Maine Chance Farms. Voorloopertjie is named after the leaders of the Kaapse Klopse minstrel groups who dress up with face paint and act extravagantly. They lead the troops in the carnival. Race Replay and Interview.

March 22nd, 2024
530 – CONCERTO closed off the meeting over 1400m at Fairview Racecourse on Friday afternoon. The daughter of Canford Cliffs was ridden to victory by Winning Form-sponsored Jockey Richard Fourie and is now a two-time winner. She is trained by Alan Greeff and is bred by Ridgemont. Race Replay and Interview.

March 20th, 2024
529 – ISIVIVANE won Race 2 over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Scottsville in style. The son of Erupt was ridden to victory by Craig Zackey. He is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Peter Muscutt and is bred by Narrow Creek Stud. In isiZulu, isivivane literally means pile of stones, which acts as a monument. Travellers add a stone out of respect for the past, for protection on their journey, and for good fortune in the future. At the Hollywoodbets Sharks, whenever someone joins the Sharks Rugby Union, they add their stone to the pile (which is located at the Legacy Wall at the entrance of Hollywoodbets Kings Park). Race Replay / Interview.

March 17th, 2024
FEATURE – Robert Marawa joined the Hollywood Syndicate at Hollywoodbets Scottsville today to watch the horse he named, PHUTULICIOUS. The Fire Away gelding ran a courageous 4th for his first run out of the maidens. This is what Robert had to say, “FINALLY got to meet Phutulicious at Hollywoodbets Scottsville today!! An incredible and happy moment for me personally and getting to interact with the CHAMP straight after the race was incredible!! Thank you Purple Family for the opportunity. @Anthony Delpech was great to see you again! On to the next race…”

March 16th, 2024
528 – WISSA’S ON FIRE wins Race 2 over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth this afternoon. The son of Captain Of All was ridden to victory by Craig Bantam. He is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Trainer Gareth van Zyl and is bred by Klawervlei Stud. He was named by Brentford FC. A play on Freed From Desire, which is a song sung by the Brentford fans after their striker Yoane Wissa scores a goal. Race Replay / Interview.

March 13th, 2024
527 – PHAKA IMALI closes off the meeting over 1200m on the Hollywoodbets Greyville polytrack this afternoon. Benni In The Area finished third with Purple Operator in fourth. He was ridden to perfection by Winning Form-sponsored Jockey Richard Fourie and is now a four-time winner. The son of Var is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Gary Rich and is bred by Clifton Stud. Race Replay / Interview.

March 13th, 2024
526 – SYX HOTFIX wins Race 3 over 1800m on the Hollywoodbets Greyville Polytrack this afternoon. He was ridden to victory by Rachel Venniker and is now a seven-time winner. The son of Flower Alley is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Alyson Wright and is bred by Moutonshoek. Race Replay / Interview.

March 9th, 2024
525 – QHAWEKAZI was given a well-timed ride by Winning Form-sponsored Jockey Richard Fourie to win Race 7 over 1400m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth. The daughter of William Longsword is now a two-time winner. She is trained by Harold Crawford and Michelle Rix and is bred by Daytona Stud. Race Replay and Interview.

March 9th, 2024
524 – POORLITTLERICHGIRL wins Race 3 over 2000m at Turffontein this afternoon. Trois Trois Quatre completed the exacta for the Hollywood Syndicate. The daughter of Dynasty was ridden to victory by Sporting Post-sponsored Jockey Athandiwe Mgudlwa and she is now a three-time winner. She is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Brett Crawford and is bred by Ridgemont. Race Replay and Interview.

March 7th, 2024
523 – PRIZED PLATINUM showed good guts and determination to win Race 4 at the Vaal over 1000m this afternoon. He was ridden to victory by apprentice Siyanda Sosibo and is bred by Maine Chance Farms. Well done to Hollywoodbets-sponsored Trainer Clinton Binda who has trained 100 winners for the Hollywood Syndicate. Race Replay and Interview.

March 5th, 2024
522 – KAAPSE KLOPSE was allowed to use his action and held on where it matters most to win Race 4 over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth this afternoon. He was ridden to victory by Sean Veale and is trained by Eric Sands. Well done to the breeders Narrow Creek Stud. Kaapse Klopse is the name of the Cape Minstrel Troops. The society not only celebrates the culture and heritage of the coloured people in the Western Cape but has played a significant role in addressing social challenges like crime, drug abuse, and aids. Race Replay / Interview.


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