GRIFFIN PARK is a gelding by Querari (GER), out of the Pivotal (GB) mare Pin Turn (GB). Purchased by the Hollywood Syndicate at the BSA National Yearling Sale 2022, he was bred by Drakenstein Stud.

Name: GRIFFIN PARK
Named By: Brentford FC
Name Meaning: Brentford’s old stadium.
Sex: Bay Gelding
Sire: Querari (GER)
Dam: Pin Turn (GB)
Damsire: Pivotal (GB)
DOB: 05 October 2020
Breeder: Drakenstein Stud
Pedigree: See Here
Trainer: MJ Odendaal
Previous Trainer: Mike de Kock
Record: 10-2-1

UPDATES – Griffin Park

May 22nd, 2024
Raced over 1000m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on the polytrack. Finished 5th out of 8 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: We tried to give him a chance In the race as he was going to quick in his last 2 starts. However, I wasn’t expecting the jockey to sit that far back. We only wanted one horse to lead him. It was not a bad run considering.

April 18th, 2024
Raced over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Scottsville. Finished 8th out of 10 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: The jockey went way too fast. He had to stop.

March 17th, 2024
Raced over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on the Polytrack. Finished 13th out of 13 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: I feel he is better on the poly. He pulled hard in the early stages and had to stop.

February 27th, 2024
518 – GRIFFIN PARK showed good speed to win Race 2 over 1000m on the Hollywoodbets Greyville Polytrack this afternoon. Purple Powahouse finished his race off strongly to complete the exacta for the Syndicate. Winning Form-sponsored Jockey Richard Fourie was aboard the son of Querari and he is now a two-time winner. He is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored MJ Odendaal and is bred by Drakenstein Stud. Race Replay / Interview.

February 7th, 2024
Raced over 1000m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on the Polytrack. Finished 2nd out of 7 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: A good first run out of the maidens. He may be better over 1200m.

January 22nd, 2024
504 – GRIFFIN PARK gives Hollywoodbets-sponsored Trainer MJ Odendaal his first winner for the Hollywood Syndicate on the Hollywoodbets Greyville Polytrack this afternoon. He showed good speed under Sean Veale over 1200m and he kept finding all the way to the line. Well done to the breeders Drakenstein Stud who bred the son of Querari. Griffin Park is named after Brentford’s old stadium. Race Replay / Interview.

December 11th, 2023
He has moved to trainer MJ Odendaal.

December 4th, 2023
He has arrived at Hollywoodbets Life After Racing for a break.

November 25th, 2023
Raced over 1160m at Turffontein on the Standside track. Finished 7th out of 16 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: I felt he ran a better race. He will be moving to Durban this week where it is weaker.

October 10th, 2023
He was gelded today.

September 26th, 2023
Raced over 1000m at Turffontein on the Inside track. Finished 6th out of 8 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Was a disappointing run. They tried a tongue tie for the first time, and he could not have enjoyed it.

August 31st, 2023
Raced over 1200m at the Vaal. Finished 5th out of 9 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He over race in the early part of the race, he definitely needs to go back to a 1000m as he shows lots of speed and should be allowed to use it.

July 23rd, 2023
Raced over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Scottsville. Finished 6th out of 16 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good run, he needed the run and will come on a lot from the race.

April 28th, 2022
The Hollywood Syndicate purchased Spirit’s Looking who is a Querari bay colt out of the dam Pin Turn (by Pivotal) at the BSA National Yearling Sale 2022 (Lot 98). He is bred by Drakenstein Stud.