MVELELO is a colt by What A Winter, out of the Silvano mare Orchid Island. Purchased by the Hollywood Syndicate at the BSA August Two Year Old Sale 2022, he was bred by Wilgerbosdrift.
Name Meaning: Mvelelo is a Tshivenda name that means “continuous growth”. It symbolizes the growth of the Hollywood group.
Sex: Bay Colt
Sire: What A Winter
Dam: Orchid Island
Damsire: Silvano (GER)
DOB: 25 August 2020
Pedigree: See Here
Trainer: Mike de Kock
UPDATES – Mvelelo
May 23rd, 2023
Raced over 1450m on the Turffontein Inside course. Finished 8th out of 8 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He did not settle in the early stages against winners. A disappointing run.
May 9th, 2023
Raced over 1200m on the Vaal Classic course. Finished 8th out of 10 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: A very disappointing first run. Mike de Kock said that his work at home is way better this outing.
August 26th, 2022
The Hollywood Syndicate purchased Winter Island who is a What A Winter bay colt out of the dam Orchid Island (by Silvano) at the BSA August Two Year Old Sale 2022 (Lot 45). He is bred by Wilgerbosdrift.