Magwinya is a gelding by William Longsword, out of the Sail From Seattle mare Seattle Lady. Purchased by the Hollywood Syndicate at the BSA August Two Year Old Sale 2021, he was bred by Bush Hill Stud.
Name Meaning: This horse is named after little Clinton, Clinton Binda’s training assistant. This nickname was given to him by his fellow grooms. Magwinya is the traditional word for Vetkoek, a favourite of Little Clint’s!
Sex: Bay Colt
Sire: William Longsword
Mare: Seattle Lady
Damsire: Sail From Seattle (CAN)
Breeder: Bush Hill Stud
Trainer: Clinton Binda
Previous Name: Execution Style
Purchased: BSA August Two Year Old Sale, 2021
Pedigree: View here
The dam, SEATTLE LADY, 4 wins, R475,800, at 3 to 5, 1000 – 1200m, placed 14 times, Half sister to WOODLAND CITY; dam of 1 previous foal
Jazz City (18 c. by Ideal World (USA)): 2-y-o unraced
UPDATES – Magwinya
August 26th, 2022
He has been disappointing, but pulled up lame after his last start. He is sounder now.
July 26th, 2022
Raced over 1200m at the Vaal. Finished 9th out of 9 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Very disappointing run. It’s his worst run so far. He should be improving but looks like he’s gone backwards. Clinton Binda did say that the horse is lame this morning.
July 7th, 2022
Raced over 1200m at the Vaal. Finished 6th out of 11 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He looks like he is looking for more ground.
June 23rd, 2022
Raced over 1000m on the Vaal Classic course. Finished 7th out of 10 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Very green and will improve from the run.
May 31st, 2022
Raced over 1000m at the Vaal. Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Very green and he needed the run. He will improve from the experience.