Qhawe Lami is a gelding by Duke Of Marmalade, out of the Var mare Vice Versa. Purchased by the Hollywood Syndicate at the CTS Farm Sale 2022, he was bred by Ridgemont Highlands.
Name: Qhawe Lami
Named By: Lwazi Phakathi (Marketing)
Name Meaning: My Hero
Sex: Chestnut Gelding
Sire: Duke Of Marmalade
Dam: Vice Versa
DOB: 20 August 2020
Breeder: Ridgemont Highlands
Trainer: Clinton Binda
UPDATES – Qhawe Lami
August 29th, 2023
456 – QHAWE LAMI was an easy winner in the Non-Black Type Farm Sale Stakes over 1200m on the Turffontein Inside course today. He was given a confident ride by Muzi Yeni and is now a three-time winner. The son of Duke Of Marmalade is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Clinton Binda and is bred by Ridgemont.
Race replay and interview.
August 6th, 2023
Raced over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Scottsville. Finished 2nd out of 7 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: A good run in second. The winner was just too good.
July 11th, 2023
Raced over 1000m at the Vaal Classic track. Finished 3rd out of 4 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: A bit disappointed with the run. However, sometimes in a small field you don’t get cover, which I believe he needed.
June 30th, 2023
438 – QHAWE LAMI closed off the meeting over 1000m at Turffontein this afternoon. He was given a confident ride by Calvin Habib and is now a two-time winner. He is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Clinton Binda and is bred by Ridgemont.
May 23rd, 2023
430 – QHAWE LAMI showed good guts to win Race 4 over 1000m on the Turffontein Inside course this afternoon. The son of Duke Of Marmalade gave jockey Calvin Habib his first win back on South African soil. Well done to Hollywoodbets-sponsored trainer Clinton Binda and the breeders Ridgemont. Qhawe Lami means My Hero and he was named by Lwazi Phakathi. Well Done Team.
March 25th, 2023
Raced over 1100m at Turffontein in the Grade 3 Protea Stakes. Finished 5th out of 6 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Disappointing run, needs to go back to maiden company.
February 26th, 2023
Raced over 1000m at Turffontein in the Listed Storm Bird Stakes. Finished 3rd out of 6 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good run, he looks like he needs further. He should win soon over the right distance.
January 5th, 2022
Raced over 800m on the Vaal Classic course. Finished 3rd out of 8 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good first run over a distance too short for him.