KITCHAKAL is a gelding by Master Of My Fate out of the Fort Wood (USA) mare, Daphne Garland. He was bred by Wilgerbosdrift and Mauritzfontein. He was purchased by the Hollywood Syndicate at the August Two Year Old Sale 2021.
Named By: Photographers Anneke Akal Kitching And Anita Akal
Meaning: (pronounced kitch-ah-kill) This name is made up of half of Anneke’s surname (Kitching), and her mom’s surname (Akal).
Sex: Bay Gelding
Sire: Master Of My Fate
Mare: Daphne Garland (Fort Wood)
Breeder: Wilgerbosdrift And Mauritzfontein
Trainer: Duncan Howells
Purchased: August Two Year Old Sale 2021
Pedigree: View Here
Previous name: Logan Lake
The Dam, DAPHNE GARLAND, unraced; Own sister to QUEEN’S BAY (dam of Royal Utopia), Draw Bridge, Bay Tree (dam of BOUQUET-GARNI); dam of 3 previous foals; 2 runners; 2 winners inc.:
Viburnum (14 c. by Ideal World (USA)): 2 wins, R139,725, 1600 – 1800m, placed twice, from 5 starts.
Jaimala (17 c. by Flower Alley (USA)): 2 wins, R78,000, at 3, 1400 – 1800m, placed, from only 6 starts.
UPDATES – Kitchakal
July 24th, 2022
322 – KITCHAKAL wins the first race at Hollywoodbets Scottsville and he brings up the Syndicate’s 99th winner for the season. He was given a confident ride by Winning Form-sponsored Keagan de Melo and was brought to the course in perfect condition by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Duncan Howells. The son of Master Of My Fate is named by on course photographers Anneke Kitching and Anita Akal.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Very good win, he looks like a smart horse. Keagan de Melo said he is still very immature and has lots of improvement to come.
June 22nd, 2022
Raced over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Scottsville. Finished 3rd out of 15 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good first run, lots of improvement to come. Jockey JP van der Merwe said he is a nice horse with some quality.
May 6th, 2022
Comment from Duncan Howells:
Kitchakal: Very nice sort. Not far off racing. Forward and strong in himself and showing some nice work.
March 25th, 2022
Logan Lake is renamed to KITCHAKAL. The horse is named by horse racing photographer Anneke Akal Kitching. She is the daughter of Anita Akal, course photographer in KZN for more than 50 years. The name is a combination of their surnames Kitching and Akal – Kitchakal.
LOGAN LAKE was purchased by the Hollywood Syndicate at the August Two Year Old Sale 2021 – Lot 294. This bay gelding is by Master Of My Fate out of the dam Daphne Garland (Fort Wood). He was bred by Wilgerbosdrift And Mauritzfontein.