SyX Hotfix is a colt by Flower Alley, out of the Jallad mare Kiss For Kate. Purchased by the Hollywood Syndicate at the 2020 BSA National 2-Year Old Sale, he was bred by Ridgemont Highlands.
Name: SyX Hotfix
Named By: BET Software
Sex: Bay Colt
Sire: Flower Alley (USA)
Dam: Kiss For Kate
DOB: 27 August 2018
Trainer: Alyson Wright
Breeder: Ridgemont Highlands
Pedigree: See Here
The Dam, Kiss For Kate, was a 3-time winner, earning R348,625, at the age of 2 to 4, over 1000 – 1200m, placed 7 times, inc. 2nd Allan Robertson Fillies Championship, Gr.1, Magnolia Handicap, Gr.3, Acacia Handicap, Gr.3, 3rd Golden Slipper Gr.1; dam of 4 previous foals; 3 runners; 3 winners including:
KISSABLE (14 f. by Antonius Pius (USA)): 6 wins, R534,900, at 2 to 3, 800 – 1000m, including Umngeni Handicap, Listed, placed 6 times, including a 3rd in the Magnolia Handicap Gr.3.
Thrust (11 c. by Toreador (IRE)): 6 wins, R375,925, at 4 to 5, 1000 – 1160m, placed 4 times.
Spanish Kiss (12 f. by Toreador (IRE)): 2 wins, R157,625, at 3, 1000m, placed 4 times.
Updates – SyX Hotfix
March 26th, 2023
Raced over 2200m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on the turf. Finished 6th out of 8 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Very one paced and hanging badly up the straight. He could be better on the polytrack.
March 13th, 2023
Raced over 1800m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on the Polytrack. Finished 6th out of 8 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He was never balanced when turning into the straight. He hung in badly up the straight and never looked comfortable.
February 13th, 2023
397 – SYX HOTFIX showed great guts and determination to win Race 4 over 2000m. Winning Form-sponsored jockey Keagan de Melo set his own fractions up front and the son of Flower Alley fought back well. Well done to Hollywoodbets-sponsored trainer Alyson Wright and the breeders Moutonshoek.
November 14th, 2022
363 – SYX HOTFIX ran on strongly to win Race 4 over 1700m at Hollywoodbets Greyville this afternoon. He was given a perfect ride by Winning Form-sponsored Keagan de Melo and is now a three-time winner. He is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Alyson Wright and is bred by Moutonshoek.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good win after a 10-week break. He looks like he has some more wins in him.
August 23rd, 2022
There is a MR75 1600m at HW Greyville on the 5th September, but I feel he is also not 100% himself so will nominate him and then decide if he should run.
August 5th, 2022
Raced over 1600m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on the turf. Finished 6th out of 8 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Disappointing run, he may be a better horse on the poly.
May 25th, 2022
Raced over 1800m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on the polytrack. Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Had the run of the race, but never found anything up the straight. I feel it’s a flat run and he is better than that performance.
April 18th, 2022
Raced over 1800m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on the polytrack. Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He wasn’t given the best of ride. He was told to follow one horse and he ended up 5 lengths back, he should have won.
April 4th, 2022
289 – SYX HOTFIX showed a good turn of foot to win the fourth race at Hollywoodbets Greyville over 1600m. He has now won two races from six starts and there should be more to come. He is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Alyson Wright and was ridden to victory by Winning Form-sponsored Serino Moodley.
February 7th, 2022
269 – SYX HOTFIX makes it a double for the Syndicate, winning Race 2 over 1900m at Hollywoodbets Greyville. He was settled near the rear of the field and finished his race off strongly. The son of Flower Alley was ridden to victory by Keagan de Melo and trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Alyson Wright.
January 3rd, 2021
Raced over 2000m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on the turf. Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He is still very immature and will get better with more racing.
December 16th, 2021
Raced over 1900m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on the turf. Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He stayed on well. Anton Marcus said that he is still immature and will improve with racing.
November 7th, 2021
Raced over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on the turf. Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He needs more ground as he doesn’t quicken. He is very one paced, very weak and immature.
October 10th, 2021
He made his debut over 1400m on the Hollywoodbets Greyville turf track. He was green in running, but stayed on nicely to finish fourth. The son of Flower Alley will come on with the run under his belt and should have plenty of improvement to come in his next outing. See the replay here
February 22nd, 2021
Recently finished with his spelling career, he has now joined up with the Alyson Wright stable where he has settled in well and will now begin with a more intense training schedule to help him strengthen up.
November 25th, 2020
Recently purchased at the 2020 BSA National 2-Year Old Sale, he has joined up with Sally Bruss in the Western Cape where he will be placed for the remainder of his spelling career before he goes into full training early next year. Seen below during the sale.