PURPLE WARRIOR was purchased by the Hollywood Syndicate at the 2019 KZN Yearling Sale. He is a colt by Flower Alley, out of the Fort Wood mare Alliance One. He was bred by Daytona Stud.

Name: Purple Warrior
Named By: Hollywoodbets Three Rivers Branch
Sex: Chestnut Colt
Foaled: 31/08/2017
Sire: Flower Alley
Mare: Alliance One (Fort Wood)
Breeder: Daytona Stud
Trainer: Clinton Binda
Purchased: 2019 KZN Yearling Sale
Pedigree: View here
Record: 6-0-0
Status: Retired

A beautifully balanced colt by Flower Alley, all the angles were in the right places and he moves with good intent. He originates from a strong family, with his mother being the own sister to BIG BAD JOHN, half-sister to DISCO QUEEN, Redoubtable (dam of FRENCH NAVY, Resolution), Mkushi Gold (dam of ULTIMATE DOLLAR, KONKOLA, MIYABI GOLD).

UPDATES – Purple Warrior


December 21st, 2020
Purple Warrior was retired by the Hollywood Syndicate on the 21st December 2020. He had six unplaced starts.

January 2nd, 2020
Purple Warrior steps out in the 2nd race at Turffontein today. He has been disappointing in his career thus far. He gets the tongue tie fitted for this outing and we are hoping for some improvement. Details below:

Race 2 – 13:05
1400m – Happy New Year Maiden Plate

 7 – Purple Warrior
Trainer: Clinton Binda
Jockey: Jason Gates*
Wgt: 59.0kg
Draw: 5 (12 runners)
Predicted Betting: 80/1

August 24th, 2020
After showing some useful work over the past few months, he is now ready to step out for his debut effort after a solid recent grass gallop. See the final field below, for his career opener on Thursday 27th August.

Race-4 (Turf) – R60 000
1450m – 14:45 
For Maiden 3-year-olds
1 9 The Eighth Lord 60 81 A C Zackey Corne Spies
2 6 Marrakech 60 77 BA D De Gouveia Stuart Pettigrew
3 12 Playboy Prince 60 75 A J Greyling Kobus Roux
4 8 Astrant 60 0 A *K Matsunyane Paul Matchett
5 1 Man Of Property 60 0 A C Maujean Paul Peter
6 7 No Brainer 60 0 A *J R Syster -2.5 Phillip Labuschagne
7 5 Oliver’s Mount Scratched 60 0 A C Storey Stuart Pettigrew
8 2 Prized Gift 60 0 A B Nyawo Ashley Fortune
9 4 Purple Warrior 60 0 A C Habib Clinton Binda
10 10 Ramoan 60 0 A S Brown Romeo Francis
11 11 SierraDeltaSierra 60 0 A M Yeni Heather E Adamson
12 3 Ultimate Warrior 60 0 A D Schwarz Candice Dawson

August 14th, 2019
Doing nicely, he is not going to be an early contender, but the spring will bring him on nicely. Here is a recent photo of him.

July 8th, 2019
He has made his way back to Gauteng where he will be spelled and broken in by Clinton Binda.