Afropolitan is a colt by Master Of My Fate, out of the Captain Al mare Als Secret. Purchased by the Hollywood Syndicate at the 2020 BSA National 2-Year Old Sale, he was bred by Sandown Stud.
Named By: Hollywoodbets Gauteng Team
Sex: Bay Colt
Sire: Master of My Fate
Dam: Als Secret
Damsire: Captain Al
DOB: 28 October 2018
Breeder: Sandown Stud (G.J. Armitage)
Trainer: Clinton Binda
Pedigree: See Here
The Dam, ALS SECRET, was unplaced in 4 starts at 3 years old. She is the dam of 3 previous foals, 2 runners, 1 winner including:
My Secret (15 f. by Ashaawes (USA)): winner, R59,000, at 4, 1800m, placed twice.
All Over Again (17 f. by Twice Over (GB)): 3-y-o unraced.
UPDATES – Afropolitan
December 29th, 2021
Afropolitan was retired by the Hollywood Syndicate on 28th December. He had two unplaced starts.
December 23rd, 2021
Raced over 1200m at the Vaal. Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He has shown no improvement after 2 runs. Clinton Binda said we should retire him.
November 25th, 2021
Raced over 1400m at the Vaal. Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He showed speed for 400m and went backwards after that. Finished a long way back.
February 8th, 2021
This colt seems to be coming along nicely and should be due to have a grass gallop in the next few weeks. That will give us a good idea of where he is in his preparation for a debut thereafter. Pictured below, after his workout this morning.