YANNAKIS is a gelding by Erupt (IRE), out of the Silvano (GER) mare Arissa. Purchased by the Hollywood Syndicate at the CTS Farm Sale 2022, he was bred by Maine Chance Farms.

Name: YANNAKIS
Named By: Tyson Heffer
Name Meaning: YANNAKIS is a Greek name which means “God Is Gracious.”
Sex: Bay Gelding
Sire: Erupt (IRE)
Dam: Arissa
Damsire: Silvano (GER)
DOB: 27 September 2020
Breeder: Maine Chance Farms
Trainer: Gary Rich
Record: 6-1-3

UPDATES – Yannakis

May 8th, 2024
Raced over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on the polytrack. Finished 7th out of 8 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He bleed during the race. He is on a 2 month suspension from racing.

January 24th, 2024
506 – YANNAKIS won a good race over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Scottsville this afternoon. He showed good pace, found a nice kick and kept finding all the way to the line. The son of Erupt is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Gary Rich and is bred by Maine Chance Farms and Jagessar Ltd. Yannakis was named by Tyson Heffer. It is a Greek name which means “God Is Gracious.” Race Replay / Interview.

November 8th, 2023
Raced over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on the polytrack. Finished 2nd out of 8 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: A much improved run. Gary Rich said that he needed the run. He should be a hard horse to beat next time.

July 23rd, 2023
Raced over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Scottsville. Finished 13th out of 16 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Very disappointing run. The jockey said he never enjoyed being given a chance.

June 17th, 2023
Raced over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Scottsville. Finished 3rd out of 12 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good run, he should win soon.

May 22nd, 2023
Raced over 1000m at Hollywoodbets Scottsville. Finished 3rd out of 9 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good first up run, he will improve a lot from the run.

June 19th, 2022
The Hollywood Syndicate purchased Alexis Zorba who is a Erupt Bay colt out of the dam Arissa (by Silvano) at the CTS Farm Sale 2022 (Lot 77). He is bred by Maine Chance Farms.