VOORLOOPERTJIE is a gelding by Vercingetorix, out of the Kahal (GB) mare Khonza. Purchased by the Hollywood Syndicate at the 2022 Cape Racing Ready To Run & 2YO Unbroken Sale, he was bred by Maine Chance Farms.

Name: VOORLOOPERTJIE
Name Meaning: The name of the dancers and entertainers at the front of the Kaapse Klopse troupes. They paint their faces in bright colours and glitter and embody the energy of the event.
Sex: Bay Gelding
Sire: Vercingetorix
Dam: Khonza
Damsire: Kahal (GB)
DOB: 13 October 2020
Breeder: Maine Chance Farms
Pedigree: See Here
Trainer: Eric Sands
Record: 7-2-2

UPDATES – Voorloopertjie

May 5th, 2024
Raced over 1800m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth. Finished 1st out of 10 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: An easy winner. He looks like he could be a decent horse.

May 5th, 2024
542 – VOORLOOPERTJIE wins Race 8 over 1800m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth this afternoon. Turning for home he was settled just behind the favourite Allez Moris, and when he was asked to quicken, the response was instant. He was ridden to victory by Craig Zackey and is now a two-time winner. The son of Vercingetorix is trained by Eric Sands and is bred by Maine Chance Farms. Race Replay / Interview.

April 13th, 2024
Raced over 1800m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth. Finished 2nd out of 11 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: A good second on his first run out the maidens. He carried a big weight for a 3-year-old against older horses.

March 23rd, 2024
531 – VOORLOOPERTJIE won Race 5 over 1600m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth yesterday. The blinkers did the trick on the son of Vercingetorix and he won with ease under jockey Morne Winnaar. He is trained by Eric Sands and is bred by Maine Chance Farms. Voorloopertjie is named after the leaders of the Kaapse Klopse minstrel groups who dress up with face paint and act extravagantly. They lead the troops in the carnival. Race Replay and Interview.

February 17th, 2024
Raced over 1600m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth. Finished 7th out of 7 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: A disappointing run.

January 13th, 2024
Raced over 1600m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth. Finished 6th out of 10 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: I feel he needs to step up to 2000m as he has no early speed. Going over future he will be able to travel during the early part of the race. He will improve.

December 6th, 2023
Raced over 1400m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth. Finished 4th out of 16 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Ran on strongly at the finish, still very green. He will improve a lot from the run. He will take a lot of beating next time over a bit further.

July 22nd, 2023
Raced over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth. Finished 10th out of 13 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Very green and in need of the run. He will come on a lot for the run. He is a horse that needs further.

October 29th, 2022
The Hollywood Syndicate purchased Khorma who is a Vercingetorix Bay colt out of the dam Khonza (by Kahal) at the 2022 Cape Racing Ready To Run & 2YO Unbroken Sale (Lot 79). He is bred by Maine Chance Farms.