KINGS ROAD was sired by Vercingetorix, out of the Danehill mare, Kimberley Coast. Bred by Main Chance Farms, he is based in Gauteng under the watchful eye of trainer, Clinton Binda.
Name: KINGS ROAD
Sex: Bay Gelding
Mare: Kimberley Coast (AUS)
Damsire: Danehill (USA)
Breeder: Maine Chance Farms
Trainer: Clinton Binda
Updates – Kings Road
November 10th, 2022
Raced over 1000m at Turffontein on the Inside course. Finished 8th out of 8 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Clinton Binda believes we should retire him as his last 5 runs have been very poor and there is a problem with him.
October 8th, 2022
Raced over 1000m on the Turffontein Inside course. Finished 8th out of 8 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Showed a lot of speed and never went on with it.
August 30th, 2022
Raced over 1200m at the Vaal. Finished 5th out of 7 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Fair comeback run. He will come on from the outing.
March 10th, 2022
Raced over 1000m on the Vaal Classic course. Anthony Delpech post-race comment: I feel he is tired and he will be having a break.
February 16th, 2022
Raced over 1000m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on the polytrack. He over raced from the start and faded in the straight. Warren Kennedy suggested we remove the blinkers. Anthony Delpech suggested his previous race took a lot out of him and that this was a flat run.
February 8th, 2022
Raced over 1000m at Turffontein in the Grade 3 WSB Live Blackjack Tommy Hotspur Stakes. Anthony Delpech post-race comment: The company was too strong for him.
January 11th, 2022
265 – KINGS ROAD wins Race 7 over 1000m. He showed good speed under a confident ride by Calvin Habib and won with ease. He is now a seven-time winner.
November 17th, 2021
Raced over 1200m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on the polytrack. Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He over raced in the early part of the race and it may be too far for him.
November 14, 2021
He won the seventh race over 1000m at Hollywoodbets Greyville today. He showed good speed under Craig Zackey and kept finding all the way to the line. He is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Clinton Binda. He is now a six-time winner and well done to the breeders Maine Chance Farms.
October 3rd, 2021
He made it a lovely double for the Syndicate at Hollywoodbets Greyville this afternoon. It was a great training feat from Hollywoodbets-sponsored Clinton Binda who also saddled the son of Vercingetorix. He has notched up his fifth career victory under Richard Fourie. Well done to the breeders Maine Chance Farms. See the replay here.
September 2nd, 2021
He ran a decent race when finishing fourth over 1000m on the Turffontein Inside course this afternoon. He is in a good space and always gives of his best.
August 26th, 2021
He raced over 1200m on the Vaal Classic course this afternoon. He showed good speed and stayed on nicely to finish third. He is carded to race on the Turffontein Inside course over 1000m, next week Thursday. He gets the services of a 4kgs claiming apprentice and must be followed.
July 25th, 2021
He always gives of his best and was not disgraced when finishing fifth, just over two lengths behind the winner over 1000m at Hollywoodbets Scottsville today. He is in a good space and it should not be long until he fights out another finish.
June 16th, 2021
He ran a creditable race finishing fourth over 1000m at Hollywoodbets Scottsville today. He always gives of his best and continues to remain consistent. See the replay here.
April 15th, 2021
He showed good guts and determination to notch up his fourth career victory under a confident ride by apprentice Kyle Strydom. Well done to trainer Clinton Binda and his team. Also, a big well done to breeders Maine Chance Farms.
February 28th, 2021
Another honest performance by this son of Vercingetorix today. He was unfortunately caught further back that we would’ve liked but stayed on strongly for 2nd. See the replay here.
February 21st, 2021
He gave a very good account of himself today, finishing 3rd against some useful opposition. He will now remain in KZN and is due to run in 7 days time where he should just about win. Seen below on the left being led into the 3rd box, alongside Spydas Corner, followed by the replay.
January 27th, 2021
Kings Road picks up his 3rd career win, showing a clear affinity for the Hollywoodbets Greyville circuit. It took a peach of a ride under the circumstances by apprentice Gabriel Pieterse, after finding traffic late. Well done to trainer Clinton Binda and breeders Maine Chance Farms. See the replay here.
November 8th, 2020
Kings Road picks up his 2nd career win when winning the 8th and final race on the card at Hollywoodbets Greyville today. Well done to trainer Clinton Binda, Anton Marcus for solid ride and Maine Chance Farms for breeding him. See the replay here.
September 24th, 2020
Nice run to finish 2nd behind stable companion Phinda Mzala today. Pictured below, on the far side, he looked a winner 300m out and stayed on nicely to make it a Hollywood Syndicate exacta.
February 9th, 2020
He did it the hard way to win his maiden. The son of Vercingetorix raced awkwardly and almost missed the turn, but he dug down deep to stay on in the closing stages. Well done to Jason Gates for getting the job done, the entire Clinton Binda team and breeders Maine Chance Farms.
December 23 rd, 2019
Back in Gauteng after that disappointing effort last time out, when making his course debut on the Hollywoodbets Greyville Poly. That was just his second start and he was clearly green under the lights. He lines up in the 1st race at the Vaal, on Tuesday 24th December 2019.
December 6th, 2019
A bit of a disappointing run by this son of Vercingetorix tonight. He was clearly green in running and far better than that. See the replay of his run here: