HOPE IS POWER is a colt by Soft Falling Rain, out of the Kahal mare Sarasota. Bred by Wilgebosdrift, he was purchased by the Hollywood Syndicate at the 2020 BSA National Yearling Sale.

Name: Hope Is Power
Named By: CSI Team
Sex: Colt
Sire: Soft Falling Rain
Dam: Sarasota
Damsire: Kahal
DOB: 20/10/2018
BreederWilgerbosdrift 
Sale: 2020 BSA National Yearling Sale
Trainer
: Clinton Binda
PedigreeSee Here
Record: 4-1-1

A smart Soft Falling Rain colt out of the Kahal mare SARASOTA, he will be placed with Clinton Binda and should be one of the more forward 2 year old colts for the upcoming season.

UPDATES – Hope Is Power

May 18th, 2021
He took his place in a Juvenile Plate over 1200m at the Vaal. He was returning from a 10-week break and showed signs of needing the outing. He will come on from the run and should show good improvement next time.

February 3rd, 2021
Our Gauteng Operations team travelled to Clinton Binda’s facility today, to handover these well deserved cheques and trophy’s for our 200th winner – Hope Is Power. Jockey Jason Gates, groom  Tinanshe Nasho and trainer Clinton Binda with assistant trainer Clinton Naude, were all on hand to receive their well deserved prizes.

February 2nd, 2021
Hope Is Power rounds up winner number 200 for the Hollywood Syndicate. Jason Gates gave this son of Soft Falling Rain a perfect ride to win on debut. Well done to trainer Clinton Binda and breeders Wilgerbosdrift. As part of the well publicized 200th winner incentive, the Hollywood Syndicate will be handing over a cheque of R10 000 to both trainer and jockey, as well as R2 000 to the groom Tinanshe Nasho.

February 1st, 2021
Hope Is Power steps out for the first time at the Vaal, on Tuesday 2nd February. See more about what we are expecting here.

Tuesday 2 February 2021
Vaal Racecourse

Race 2 – 13:05
1000m – Guineas Day 6 February Maiden Juvenile Plate

1 – Hope Is Power
Trainer: Clinton Binda
Jockey: Jason Gates
Wgt: 60.0kg
Draw: 6 (7 Runners)
Predicted Betting: 7/1

He appears to be a nice 2-year-old who comes into this race on the back of a good grass gallop last week. If he doesn’t need the experience too much, he is fit enough to finish in the first 3.

Winning Form Comment: Brother to:*FLORIDA KEYS 3f ( 4: 1, 0). *Soft Falling Rain gelding (Cost R360 000).

August 14th, 2020
He has arrived in the Western Cape to be spelled by Sally Bruss on her new establishment.