TIRPITZ is a gelding by Silvano out of the dam Exotic (Galileo). He was bred by Ridgemont Highlands. He has been leased to the Hollywood Syndicate.

Name: TIRPITZ
Sex: Chestnut Gelding
Foaled: 11 August 2018
Sire: Silvano
Mare: Exotic (Galileo)
Breeder: Ridgemont Highlands
Trainer: Alan Greeff
Previous Trainer: Brett Crawford
Record: 18-3-9
First Run For Hollywood Syndicate: 10/05/2022
Record For Hollywood Syndicate: 18-3-9

UPDATES – TIRPITZ

June 7th, 2024
Raced over 1200m at Fairview on the Polytrack. Finished 11th out of 11 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: The trip was way too short for him. He will improve a lot from the run when stepping up in distance.

March 25th, 2024
He has moved to Alan Greeff Racing Stables.

March 9th, 2024
Raced over 1600m at Turffontein on the Standside track. Finished 6th out of 10 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: I feel he should come to Durban, as his last win here was very impressive. He will enjoy the weaker company. I will chat to Craig about him.

February 10th, 2024
Raced over 1600m at Turffontein on the Standside track. Finished 4th out of 9 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: A good run. I feel the 1600m is just too far for him.

January 25th, 2024
Raced over 1450m at Turffontein on the Inside track. Finished 2nd out of 7 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Running on strongly at the finish. I feel he may need a pair of blinkers to help him concentrate in the early part of the race.

December 30th, 2023
Raced over 1400m at Turffontein on the Standside track. Finished 6th out of 9 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: A disappointing run. He is better than that performance.

December 17th, 2023
491 – TIRPITZ got the upper hand late to win Race 6 over 1400m at Turffontein Racecourse this afternoon. He was ridden to victory by Winning Form-sponsored Jockey Kabelo Matsunyane and is now a three-time winner. The son of Silvano is trained by Brett Crawford and he was bred by Ridgemont. Race Replay and Interview.

October 14th, 2023
Raced over 1500m at Turffontein on the Inside track. Finished 7th out of 10 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He ran below his ability. On Sunday, James Crawford said that he pulled up unsound, the reason for his poor performance.

June 8th, 2023
Raced over 1600m at Vaal Classic course. Finished 4th out of 12 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good run, I feel that the jockey should have waited for a run on the inside rail and he would have won.

May 6th, 2023
425 – TIRPITZ closes off the meeting at Hollywoodbets Greyville over 1600m this afternoon. He quickened up well at the top of the lane and drew clear of the opposition under Winning Form-sponsored jockey Kabelo Matsunyane. The son of Silvano is now a two-time winner. He is trained by Brett Crawford and is bred by Ridgemont Highlands.

March 2nd, 2023
Raced over 1450m at Turffontein on the Inside course. Finished 4th out of 8 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He was given too much to do. He is not far from winning given a better ride.

December 27th, 2022
Raced over 1450m on the Vaal Classic course. Finished 2nd out of 10 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: I feel he was given too much ground to make up. He should have won.

November 17th, 2022
Raced over 1600m on the Vaal Classic course. Finished 2nd out of 9 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good run, he may be better over a bit shorter.

October 27th, 2022
Raced over 1500m on the Vaal Classic course. Finished 5th out of 12 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good run, came from a long way back. He will be hard to beat next time from a good draw.

May 26th, 2022
Raced over 1400m at the Vaal. Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good first run out the maidens.

May 10th, 2022
307TIRPITZ wins Race 3 at the Vaal Racecourse with ease over 1200m. He was settled behind the leaders, quickened up well and drew clear of the field. He was ridden to victory by Winning Form-sponsored Kabelo Matsunyane and is trained by Brett Crawford. Well done to the breeders Ridgemont Highlands.

April 4th, 2022
He left for Jhb last week Wednesday, James is very pleased with how he has settled in. He has taken his gelding well and is definitely better for it
I have attached some pics of him working just before he left last week. – Brett Crawford

April 1st, 2022
TIRPITZ has been leased to the Hollywood Syndicate by Ridgemont Highlands. He comes with a record of two runs for one fourth-place finish.