Recent Highlights – September 2023

The Hollywood Syndicate had 8 winners in September 2023, continuing our good start to the new 2023/24 season. Learn more about the winners below, and the latest news to happen during the month.


September 2023 Winners: 8
06/09 – SYX HOTFIX


September 28th, 2023
466 – CAPSAICIN showed great determination to win Race 7 over 1600m at the Vaal Racecourse this afternoon. Jockey Philasande Mxoli set his own fractions and the son of Canford Cliffs fought back well to notch up his second career victory. He is trained by Mike and Adam Azzie and is bred by Ridgemont.

September 25th, 2023
465 – YOU DESERVE IT wins a good race over 1600m on the Hollywoodbets Greyville Polytrack this afternoon. Winning Form-sponsored jockey Kabelo Matsunyane set his own fractions in front and she found more to bring up her fifth career victory. The daughter of Pathfork is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Gary Rich and is bred by Ridgemont.

September 23rd, 2023
464 – SONG OF MYSELF wins going away in Race 3 over 1250m at Hollywoodbets Durbanville this afternoon. Fellow Syndicate runner, Qhawekazi was doing her best work late to give the Syndicate the exacta. The daughter of Canford Cliffs was ridden to victory by Aldo Domeyer and is trained by Candice Bass-Robinson. She is bred by Ridgemont.

September 16th, 2023
wins Race 2 over 1200m on the Turffontein Inside course this afternoon. She was ridden to victory by apprentice Siyanda Sosibo and is trained Hollywoodbets-sponsored Clinton Binda. The daughter of Canford Cliffs was bred by Ridgemont.

September 15th, 2023
462 – IQEMBULABESIFAZANE wins a good race over 1300m on the Fairview polytrack this afternoon. She was given a confident ride by Muzi Yeni and is now a two-time winner. She is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Gavin Smith and is bred by Mr Rick Achmat.

September 10th, 2023
461 – ASIYE PHAMBILI wins Race 7 over 1600m at Hollywoodbets Scottsville with ease. She tracked the leader around the turn, quickened up smartly and was geared down under Sean Veale. The daughter of What A Winter is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Duncan Howells and is bred by Hemel ‘n Aarde Stud.

September 6th, 2023
460 – SYX HOTFIX closes off the meeting at Hollywoodbets Greyville over 1600m this afternoon. He was given a well-timed ride by jockey Muzi Yeni and is now a six-time winner. The son of Flower Alley is trained by Hollywoodbets-sponsored Alyson Wright and is bred by Moutonshoek.

September 2nd, 2023
459 – The Hollywood Syndicate brought up its 11th winner for the season today with TROIS TROIS QUATRE blowing away his opposition by 5.50 lengths at Turffontein over 1800m. The son of Rafeef was ridden to victory by JP van der Merwe, trained by Mike de Kock, and bred by Wilgerbosdrift and Mauritzfontein. This victory brought up the geldings third win in a row, and we will be hoping there are many more to come.

September 1st, 2023
AWARDS – The 2022/23 season was a watershed one for the Hollywood Syndicate, where we shed our Grade 1 maiden tag, and broke our personal record for most wins in a season, with 124 victories. You need the horses to achieve that, and we were blessed to have our stars acknowledged over the various racing awards across the country. See our winners below. Read more here.

2023 Equus Awards (National)
Champion Sprinter (1000-1200 Metres, Age/gender Immaterial)
Winner: Isivunguvungu

2023 Cape Racing Awards
Champion 3yo Filly
Winner: Make It Snappy

2023 Highveld Feature Season Awards
Champion three-year-old colt/gelding – Anfields Rocket
Champion sprinter – Isivunguvungu – Isivunguvungu

2023 KZN Racing Awards
KZN Champion Sprinter
Winner: Isivunguvungu


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