ZIYASHA is a gelding by Rafeef, out of the Kingmambo mare Kelly’s Olympics. Purchased by the Hollywood Syndicate at the BSA National Yearling Sale 2022, he was bred by Ridgemont Highlands.

Named By: Comrades – CMA Partner
Name Meaning: This is the 2023 Comrades Marathon slogan. It is Zulu for “it’s happening, there’s excitement, and it’s going to be on fire!”
Sex: Bay Gelding
Sire: Rafeef (AUS)
Dam: Kelly’s Olympics (USA)
Damsire: Kingmambo (USA)
DOB: 28 August 2020
Breeder: Ridgemont Highlands
Pedigree: See Here
Trainer: Clinton Binda
Record: 1-0-0

UPDATES – Ziyasha

March 9th, 2023
Raced over 1000m on the Vaal Classic course. Finished 5th out of 11 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good first up run, still very green. He should improve a lot from the run.

April 28th, 2022
The Hollywood Syndicate purchased Spread Your Wings who is a Rafeef bay colt out of the dam Kelly’s Olympics (by Kingmambo) at the BSA National Yearling Sale 2022 (Lot 5). He is bred by Ridgemont Highlands.