SPLENDID NIGHT was a colt by Lambent Light (USA) out of the Quick Turnover (USA) mare Silken Splendour. Splendid Night was the first horse owned by the Hollywood Syndicate, and first winner!

Sex: Bay Colt
Foaled: 1998
Sire: Lambent Light (USA)
Mare: Silken Splendour
Dam Sire: Quick Turnover (USA)
Breeder: Mr G D E Kahan
First Trainer: Paul Lafferty
Second Trainer: Barend Botes
Record: 39-7-17

UPDATES – Splendid Night

March 13th, 2002
1 – On the 13th March 2002, the Hollywood Syndicate recorded their first ever winner when SPLENDID NIGHT won at Greyville Racecourse. The horse was ridden to victory by jockey Sean Cormack, and trained by Paul Lafferty. Matthew “Magic” Lips was the nominee for the Syndicate at the time. The interview is done by Deez Dayanand with the late Clyde Becker, who was the manager for the Hollywoodbets Park branch in Springfield Park, Durban, as well as one of the Hollywoodbets customers Vishnu Kistnasamy.

This colt Splendid Night would go onto have 7 wins and 17 places from 39 outings, with his last run coming on 16th November 2004.

Thank you to Tellytrack for the footage.

February 1st, 2003
2 – SPLENDID NIGHT secures winner number two for the Hollywood Syndicate at Turffontein on the 1st February 2003. The colt was trained by Barend Botes and ridden to victory by Willie Uys. Interview for Tellytrack done by Joey Soma.