Umthombo Wolwazi is a colt by Elusive Fort, out of the Kahal mare Konfessional. Purchased by the Hollywood Syndicate at the 2021 BSA Cape Yearling Sale, he was bred by Black Swan Stud.
Name: UMTHOMBO WOLWAZI
Name Meaning: This is the name of the library we opened at Ottawa Primary School in early 2021. It means Well of Knowledge (or Fountain of Knowledge). This school is where Hollywoodbets brand ambassador Mike Procter volunteers his time with the children, and teaching them sport and physical education.
Sex: Bay Colt
Sire: Elusive Fort
Damsire: Kahal (GB)
Breeder: Black Swan Stud
Trainer: Clinton Binda
Purchased: 2021 BSA Cape Yearling Sale
Pedigree: View here
The Dam, KONFESSIONAL, 2 wins, R105,200, at 3 to 4, 1000m, placed 4 times; dam of 3 previous foals;2 runners; 2 winners inc.:
Encryption (16 f. by Elusive Fort): 3 wins, R153,500, at 3 to 4, 1200 – 1600m, placed.
Cyber Security (17 f. by Elusive Fort): winner, R42,750, at 3, 1600m, placed 3 times, from 8 starts.
18konfessional (18 c. by Elusive Fort): 2-y-o unraced.
UPDATES – Umthombo Wolwazi
June 1st, 2022
Raced over 1400m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on the polytrack. Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Very poor run. Jockey Calvin Habib said that he did not move well behind.
May 12th, 2022
Raced over 1000m on the Vaal Classic course. Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Showed good early speed, looked like he needed the run and will improve from the outing. Jockey Calvin Habib chatted to me after the races, he was very happy with the run and says he will be a hard horse to beat next time.