KAAPSE KLOPSE is a gelding by Rafeef (AUS), out of the Tiger Ridge (USA) mare Jin-go-lo-ba. Purchased by the Hollywood Syndicate at the BSA National Yearling Sale 2022, he was bred by Narrow Creek Stud.

Name: KAAPSE KLOPSE
Name Meaning: Kaapse Klopse is the name of the Cape Minstrel Troops. The society not only celebrates the culture and heritage of the coloured people in the Western Cape but has played a significant role in addressing social challenges like crime, drug abuse, and aids.
Sex: Bay Gelding
Sire: Rafeef (AUS)
Dam: Jin-go-lo-ba
Damsire: Tiger Ridge (USA)
DOB: 04 September 2020
Breeder: Narrow Creek Stud
Pedigree: See Here
Trainer: Eric Sands
Record: 10-1-5

UPDATES – Kaapse Klopse

April 30th, 2024
Raced over 1100m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth. Finished 10th out of 11 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: The jockey made no effort riding him in the race. I did chat to Eric afterwards and he was very disappointed with the ride.

March 26th, 2024
Raced over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth. Finished 9th out of 13 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He over raced in the early part of the race. I feel his a horse that prefers to stride along in front. His better than that performance.

March 5th, 2024
522 – KAAPSE KLOPSE was allowed to use his action and held on where it matters most to win Race 4 over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth this afternoon. He was ridden to victory by Sean Veale and is trained by Eric Sands. Well done to the breeders Narrow Creek Stud. Kaapse Klopse is the name of the Cape Minstrel Troops. The society not only celebrates the culture and heritage of the coloured people in the Western Cape but has played a significant role in addressing social challenges like crime, drug abuse, and aids. Race Replay / Interview.

February 12th, 2024
Raced over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth. Finished 5th out of 11 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He may have needed the run, this being his first run after gelding. It looks like he needs more ground.

December 6th, 2023
He has been gelded.

December 2nd, 2023
Raced over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth. Finished 3rd out of 16 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He was pulling too hard in the early stages of the race, a good race considering him over-racing. I feel he needs to be gelded to settle down.

November 4th, 2023
Raced over 1250m at Hollywoodbets Durbanville. Finished 2nd out of 10 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: A good run. He just found one too good on the day. He should win soon.

October 7th, 2023
Raced over 1250m at Hollywoodbets Durbanville. Finished 2nd out of 13 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good run. He was much more relaxed, and finished his race off well.

September 13th, 2023
Raced over 1250m at Hollywoodbets Durbanville. Finished 9th out of 13 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He was dropped out to back of the field from a bad draw. He pulled very hard throughout the turn. I feel you can forgive him for the poor run.

August 19th, 2023
Raced over 1250m at Hollywoodbets Durbanville. Finished 4th out of 11 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: I believe he would have been better off striding along in front rather than being forced to settle. Great run under the circumstances.

July 22nd, 2023
Raced over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth. Finished 4th out of 13 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good first run, he will improve a lot from that run.

April 29th, 2022
The Hollywood Syndicate purchased Pincher who is a Rafeef bay colt out of the dam Jin-go-lo-ba (by Tiger Ridge) at the BSA National Yearling Sale 2022 (Lot 447). He is bred by Narrow Creek Stud.