EL CAPITAN is a colt by Rafeef (AUS), out of the Western Winter (USA) mare Baqueira. Purchased by the Hollywood Syndicate at the 2023 Cape Premier Yearling Sale Powered by Tattersalls, he was bred by Ridgemont.

Named By: Ridgemont
Sex: Bay Colt
Sire: Rafeef (AUS)
Dam: Baqueira
Damsire: Western Winter (USA)
DOB: 22 August 2021
Breeder: Ridgemont
Pedigree: See Here
Trainer: Gareth van Zyl
Record: 2-0-1

UPDATES – El Capitan

February 24th, 2024
Raced over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth. Finished 3rd out of 14 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good 3rd. He has shown good improvement and looks like he needs more ground and will improve further with time.

December 16th, 2023
Raced over 1000m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth. Finished 9th out of 11 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He was very green and outpaced in the early part of the race. He will improve a lot from this run.

January 12th, 2023
The Hollywood Syndicate purchased El Capitan who is a Rafeef bay colt out of the dam Baqueira (by Western Winter) at the 2023 Cape Premier Yearling Sale (Lot 117). He is bred by Ridgemont.