IMPERIOUS DESTINY was purchased by the Hollywood Syndicate, at the BSA National Yearling Sale 2021. Bred by Lammerskraal Stud, she was sired by Visionaire and is out of the mare Imperious Star (Navarone).

Name: IMPERIOUS DESTINY
Name Meaning: The name plays off the Dam and Grand Dam’s name. Anthony Delpech rode the Grand Dam IMPERIOUS SUE to victory in the 1998 J&B Met.
Named By: Owen Heffer
Sex: Chestnut Filly
Sire: Visionaire (USA)
Dam: Imperious Star
Damsire: Navarone (USA)
DOB: 15 August 2019
Breeder: Lammerskraal Stud
PedigreeSee Here
Trainer: Alyson Wright
Record: 15-3-7

UPDATES – IMPERIOUS DESTINY

June 19th, 2024
Raced over 1600m on the Hollywoodbets Greyville on the polytrack. Finished 2nd out of 9 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: She missed that start and that did not help her chances. But considering the way the winner won, I feel she ran a good 2nd.

June 5th, 2024
Raced over 1600m on the Hollywoodbets Greyville on the polytrack. Finished 2nd out of 9 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: A very gusty run. Good second, just beaten.

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.

March 10th, 2024
Raced over 1400m on the Hollywoodbets Greyville on the turf. Finished 12th out of 13 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: She missed the start slightly. Still, a disappointing run.

January 29th, 2024
Raced over 1600m on the Hollywoodbets Scottsville. Finished 6th out of 7 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: A disappointing run. She came back blowing heavily, it looks like she was badly in need of the run.

December 20th, 2023
Raced over 1600m on the Hollywoodbets Greyville on the turf. Finished 6th out of 9 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: She missed the start and then over-raced behind the leaders. She is better off striding along in front. She came back with her nose bleeding as she hit it against the starting stall before they jumped.

November 6th, 2023
Raced over 1600m on the Hollywoodbets Greyville on the turf. Finished 2nd out of 8 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good second. This is more her distance. I feel she could be better over even further.

October 18th, 2023
Raced over 1400m on the Hollywoodbets Greyville on the polytrack. Finished 7th out of 10 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: I feel that she wants more ground. So she will be stepping up in trip on her next run.

October 1st, 2023
Raced over 1200m on the Hollywoodbets Greyville on the turf. Finished 5th out of 9 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: I feel the trip was too short for her. She should step up in trip to a 1400m where she will be more competitive.

September 6th, 2023
Raced over 1400m on the Hollywoodbets Greyville Polytrack. Finished 2nd out of 11 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Great run, just found one better on the day.

July 16th, 2023
442 – IMPERIOUS DESTINY wins Race 2 over 1400m on the Hollywoodbets Greyville polytrack this afternoon with fellow Syndicate runner Shanta’s Pride finishing second. The daughter of Visionaire is now a two-time winner and was ridden to victory by Winning Form-sponsored jockey Keagan de Melo. She is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Alyson Wright and is bred by Lammerskraal Stud.

Race Replay: https://youtu.be/o2K4YR3AhF0
Race Interview: https://youtu.be/x-e8jMDQvfw

May 24th, 2023
Raced over 1600m on the Hollywoodbets Greyville Polytrack. Finished 4th out of 8 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: She wasn’t given the best ride. After missing the break, Tristan Godden should have rather given her a chance from behind. Instead, he chased her around the field into second. He made to much use of her, she had to stop.

May 1st, 2023
422 – IMPERIOUS DESTINY went from gun to tape to win the first race over 1400m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on the polytrack today. She was given a perfect ride by Sporting Post-sponsored jockey Tristan Godden and was brought to the course in perfect condition by Hollywoodbets-sponsored trainer Alyson Wright. She is bred by Lammerskraal Stud.

March 22nd, 2022
Imperious Destiny finished 4th at Hollywoodbets Scottsville over 1200m in a fillies and mares Maiden Plate.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: The distance was too short for her, good run. She should win soon over the right trip.

August 23rd, 2022
She galloped at HW Greyville on the 15th. Aiming to run her on the 25th September, but will monitor her well being.

April 15th, 2021
The Hollywood Syndicate purchased North Star Lady who is a chestnut filly by Visionaire out of the dam Imperious Star (by Navarone) at the BSA National Yearling Sale 2021 (Lot 63). She is bred by Lammerskraal Stud.

Breeding

By VISIONAIRE (USA) (2005 – Stud USA 2010, Imp. 2011), Champion Freshman sire in 2015 in SA. 5 wins, at 1300 – 1700m, inc. King’s Bishop S, Gr.1, Gotham S, Gr.3, 3rd Risen Star S, Gr.3, Northern Dancer S, Gr.3, etc. Sire in USA of SW BACOPA BREEZE. Leading First Season Sire in 2014-15. Leading Second Season Sire in 2015-16. Sire in SA of wnrs TAKINGTHEPEACE (Gr.1), HEAPS OF FUN, ROYAL PLEASURE, AFRICA RISING, THE THINKER, Visuality (Gr.1/p), Lala (s/p), Vilakazi (s/p), Spiritofthegroove (s/p), Fantasy Quest (s/p), In Cahoots (s/p), Blonde Vision (s/p), Breakfast Club, Crazy Vision, Supercilios, etc.

The dam IMPERIOUS STAR, 5 wins, R687,880, at 3, 1200 – 2000m, inc. Woolavington 2000, Gr.1, Umzimkhulu Stakes, Gr.3, placed 4 times, inc. 2nd Garden Province Stakes, Gr.1, Half sister to BLUE HEATHER (dam of Big Cat); dam of 4 previous foals; 3 runners; 3 winners inc.:
Double Appeal (13 c. by Trippi (USA)): winner, R224,450, at 2, 1160m, placed 6 times, inc. 3rd SA Nursery Gr.1.
Celestial Prince (15 c. by Duke Of Marmalade (IRE)): 2 wins, R150,950, 1900 – 2400m, placed 4 times.
Imperious Duke (16 c. by Duke Of Marmalade (IRE)): winner, R52,500, at 4, 2200m, placed twice.
Imperious Light (18 c. by Gimmethegreenlight (AUS)): 2-y-o unraced