KUUMA is a gelding by Lance, out of the National Emblem mare Second Bite. He was bred by Summerhill Stud. He is in training with Sean Tarry.

Name: KUUMA
Sex: Bay Gelding
Foaled: 03/10/2018
Sire: Lance
Mare: Second Bite (National Emblem)
Breeder: Summerhill Stud
Trainer: Sean Tarry
Record: 18-3-8
First run for Hollywood Syndicate: 30/10/2021
Record for Hollywood Syndicate: 10-1-1
Previous Owner: Chris van Niekerk

UPDATES – Kuuma

April 25th, 2022
Raced over 1400m on the polytrack at Hollywoodbets Greyville.

April 4th, 2022
Raced over 1600m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on the polytrack. Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good run. I felt that Warren let the leader get away at the 600m, especially after a slow run race.

March 26th, 2022
Raced over 1160m at Turffontein on the Standside course. Anthony Delpech post-race comment: The trip was too short for him and he will come on from the run.

February 14th, 2022

274 – He showed good guts to win Race 7 and give the Syndicate a treble at Hollywoodbets Greyville. It was an excellent race for the Syndicate with Ralph The Rascal in second and Purple Nkanyezi in third. The son of Lance was ridden by Warren Kennedy and is trained by Sean Tarry. Well done to the breeders Summerhill Stud.

Anthony Delpech post-race comment: It was a good gutsy win and he enjoys the surface.

February 7th, 2022
Raced over 1400m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on the polytrack. Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Muzi Yeni believes he needs to drop a bit more in the ratings to be competitive and also needs blinkers.

 

January 22nd, 2022
Raced over 1450m at Turffontein on the Inside course. Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Sean Tarry said that he needs to come down in the ratings and he will look for a race for him on the polytrack in Durban.

December 18th, 2021
Raced over 1400m at Turffontein. Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Gavin Lerena said that we need ride him more positive and let him lead as his not giving of his best from behind.

November 13th, 2021
Raced over 1160m at Turffontein on the Standside course. Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He did not find much in the finish and it was a disappointing run.

October 30th, 2021
Raced in the Grade 3 Graham Beck Stakes over 1400m at Turffontein. Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Sean Tarry was disappointed with the way Raymond Danielson rode. He thought that he could have made more of an effort in the straight.

October 8th, 2021
KUUMA was acquired by the Hollywood Syndicate from Sean Tarry, following the withdrawal of owner Chris van Niekerk from the sport.