CLIFF TOP is a colt by Canford Cliffs (IRE) out of the dam Baqueira (Western Winter). He was bred by Ridgemont Highlands. He has been leased to the Hollywood Syndicate.

Name: CLIFF TOP
Sex: Bay Colt
Foaled: 07 August 2019
Sire: Canford Cliffs (IRE)
Mare: Baqueira (Western Winter)
Breeder: Ridgemont Highlands
Trainer: Peter Muscutt
Previous Trainer: Alan Greeff
Record: 23-6-12
First Run For Hollywood Syndicate: 01/04/2022
Record For Hollywood Syndicate: 21-5-11

UPDATES – CLIFF TOP

June 1st, 2024
Raced over 1200m in the Golden Horse Sprint (Grade 1) at Hollywoodbets Scottsville. Finished 15th out of 16 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He travelled well in the contest, but in the final third he never found a yard.

May 11th, 2024
He has relocated to Peter Muscutt Racing Stables for the KZN Champions Season.

May 3rd, 2024
Raced over 1200m at Fairview on the polytrack. Finished 2nd out of 9 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good second, the winner was just to good.

April 12th, 2024
Raced over 1000m at Fairview on the polytrack. Finished 4th out of 10 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He ran on from the back. He may need a break. He has had a lot of racing lately.

March 22nd, 2024
Raced over 1200m at Fairview on the turf. Finished 3rd out of 11 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: I feel he is doing too much in the beginning of his races. He had to stop going at that pace.

February 13th, 2024
Raced over 1000m at Fairview on the polytrack. Finished 3rd out of 7 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He didn’t come out the gates well and was given a chance. I feel he was over-racing a little. Not a bad run, especially trying new tactics, to teach him to relax during a race.

December 29th, 2023
Raced over 1200m at Fairview on the polytrack. Finished 7th out of 10 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: I feel Richard made too much use of him in the race. He needs to learn to be given a chance, so he can finish his race off better.

November 5th, 2023
Raced over 1200m at Fairview on the turf. Finished 7th out of 13 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Richard Fourie felt that he wasn’t himself and there could be something worrying him.

October 6th, 2023
469 – CLIFF TOP
showed his good natural gate speed and kept finding to win the Non-Black Type Betway Insurebet Cradock Place Stakes over 1200m on the Fairview polytrack yesterday. The son of Canford Cliffs was ridden to victory by Winning Form-sponsored Jockey Richard Fourie. He is trained by Alan Greeff and is bred by Ridgemont.
Race Replay and Interview.

August 25th, 2023
Raced over 1000m at Fairview on the Polytrack. Finished 2nd out of 13 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good second. He looked a winner.

June 30th, 2023
Raced over 1000m at Fairview on the Polytrack. Finished 2nd out of 8 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good honest run. He is very consistent.

April 14th, 2023
417 – CLIFF TOP wins the Non-Black Type Fairview Flying Five with ease this afternoon. He showed good speed under Winning Form-sponsored jockey Richard Fourie and notches up his fifth career victory. He is trained by Alan Greeff and is bred by Ridgemont Highlands.

March 24th, 2023
Raced over 1200m at Fairview on the turf track in the Listed East Cape Sprint Cup. Finished 3rd out of 7 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He had every chance in the race and was a bit disappointing when finishing third.

March 3rd, 2023
Raced over 1000m at Fairview on the turf track. Finished 2nd out of 9 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good run, just found one too good on the day.

 

December 23rd, 2022
381 – CLIFF TOP was ultra-impressive as he won Race 3 at Fairview today in fine style. He was given a confident ride by Winning-Form sponsored jockey Richard Fourie and was brought to the course in fantastic condition by trainer Alan Greeff. The son of Canford Cliffs is now a 3-time winner. Well done to the breeders Ridgemont Highlands. A great way to start the festive weekend, well done team.

October 28th, 2022
Raced over 1100m at Fairview on the turf. Finished 5th out of 11 runners.
Richard Fourie post-race comment:

October 7th, 2022
Raced over 1200m at Fairview on the turf in the Non-Black Type Cradock Place Stakes. Finished 2nd out of 11 runners.
Richard Fourie post-race comment:

 

September 16th, 2022
Raced over 1200m at Fairview. Finished 4th out of 14 runners.
James Rich post-race comment: He needed his first run as a gelding. He will come on a lot from the run.

August 18th, 2022
Doing well since gelding.

July 20th, 2022
Has been gelded, has recovered well and is back is back in full work.

June 4th, 2022
Raced over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Scottsville in the Grade 1 Gold Medallion. Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Very poor run. Chatted to Greg Cheyne and Alan Greeff after the race and thought its best to geld him. It will help to settle him down.

April 22nd, 2022
294 – CLIFF TOP wins the Listed East Cape Nursery over 1200m at Fairview Racecourse this afternoon. He was settled in behind the leaders and quickened up well under Greg Cheyne. The son of Canford Cliffs is trained by Alan Greeff.

April 1st, 2022
Raced over 1200m at Fairview. Greg Cheyne post-race comment:

March 9th, 2022
CLIFF TOP has been leased to the Hollywood Syndicate by Ridgemont Highlands. He will race for the first time in the Hollywood Syndicate colours on Friday 1st April 2022 at Fairview. He comes with a record of two runs, 1 win, and 1 second. His win came in the SUMMER JUVENILE STAKES (Listed) at Kenilworth in January 2022.