Trois Trois Quatre (meaning Three Three Four in French) is a Rafeef gelding out of the Ideal World mare Badger Creek. Bred by Mauritzfontein, he was purchased by the Hollywood Syndicate at the BSA 2021 August Sale.

Name: TROIS TROIS QUATRE
Pronunciation: Twah-Twah-Cut
Named By: Anthony Delpech, Hollywoodbets Brand Ambassador
Name Meaning: The name is French for three three four (334), which is the record number of wins by a jockey in a SA racing season, which is held by Anthony Delpech. The words have been translated to French, going back to Anthony’s roots from his birth and upbringing in the Seychelles.
Sex:
Bay Gelding
Foaled: 12/10/2019
Sire: Rafeef (AUS)
Mare: Badger Creek
Damsire: Ideal World (USA)
Breeder: Mauritzfontein
Trainer: Mike de Kock
Previous Name: Lord Brooktree
Purchased:
BSA August Two Year Old Sale, 2021
Record: 20-3-11

UPDATES – Trois Trois Quatre

May 2nd, 2024
Raced over 1800m at Turffontein on the Inside course. Finished 4th out of 11 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He missed the start slightly and ended up too far back. He still ran on to finish 4th , but was too far back to have had a winning chance.

April 9th, 2024
Raced over 1800m at the Vaal Classic track. Finished 4th out of 11 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He moved up like a winner, but never went on with it. I feel he may have had one run to many.

March 23rd, 2024
Raced over 2000m at Turffontein on the Standside course. Finished 6th out of 10 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: I feel he is a better horse over a bit shorter.

March 9th, 2024
Raced over 2000m at Turffontein on the Standside course. Finished 2nd out of 6 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: A good second. I feel the weight got to him over the last 200m.

February 17th, 2024
Raced over 1800m at Turffontein on the Standside course. Finished 2nd out of 10 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: A great run, finding just one better on the day.

January 25th, 2024
Raced over 2000m at Turffontein on the Inside course. Finished 5th out of 7 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: A very disappointing run. He is better than that performance.

January 4th, 2024
Raced over 2000m at Turffontein on the Standside course. Finished 3rd out of 10 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: A good run, holding his form well.

December 28th, 2023
Raced over 1800m at the Vaal Classic track. Finished 2nd out of 8 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good run, just found one too good on the day.

December 14th, 2023
Raced over 2000m at the Vaal Classic track. Finished 2nd out of 7 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: A good second, he was giving the winner 6,5 kg.

November 25th, 2023
Raced over 1800m at Turffontein on the Standside course. Finished 8th out of 11 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He came from too far back with top weight.

October 28th, 2023
Raced over 2400m at Turffontein on the Standside course. Finished 9th out of 9 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Mike de Kock said that he doesn’t stay, and he was not up to this class.

September 16th, 2023
Raced over 2000m at Turffontein on the Inside course. Finished 3rd out of 7 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good run in the company he took on, being out at the weights. I felt he wasn’t given the best of rides having just 50kg and sitting in last position in the race.

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.
Race Replay & Interview

August 10th, 2023
453 – TROIS TROIS QUATRE followed up his maiden win with another courageous victory over 2000m at the Vaal, this afternoon. He quickened up well and kept finding all the way to the line under JP van der Merwe. He is trained by Mike de Kock and is bred by Wilgerbosdrift and Mauritzfontein.
Race Replay & Interview

July 19th, 2023
446 – TROIS TROIS QUATRE wins Race 4 over 1950m at Hollywoodbets Scottsville this afternoon. He was settled near the rear of the field, quickened up well and won easier than the margin suggests. The son of Rafeef was given a confident ride by JP van der Merwe and is trained by Mike de Kock. Well done to the breeders Wilgerbosdrift and Mauritzfontein. Well done to Brand Ambassador and Syndicate manager, Anthony Delpech who named Trois Trois Quatre. The name is 334 which is the record number of wins by a jockey in a SA racing season, which is held by Anthony Delpech. The words have been translated to French going back to Anthony’s roots from his birth and upbringing in the Seychelles.
Race Replay – https://youtu.be/RA16_pPU5Ik
Race Interview – https://youtu.be/HrWWIcXEBI8

June 21st, 2023
Raced over 1400m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on the Polytrack. Finished 3rd out of 9 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good run after a long break. Richard Fourie said that he needs more ground and should be hard to beat next time.

December 24th, 2022
Raced over 2400m at Turffontein on the Standside course. Finished 5th out of 7 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: I feel it was too far for him. Mike has asked me to send him to the farm for a spell as he is better than what he is showing. He may need to mature.

December 6th, 2022
Raced over 1600m at Turffontein on the Standside course. Finished 4th out of 11 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He missed the start and was too far back.

November 22nd, 2022
Raced over 1600m at Turffontein on the Inside course. Finished 3rd out of 10 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: He came from too far back and went for his run between the horses, rather than coming out for a run as he could have. I felt that affected his chance of finishing closer.

October 1st, 2022
Raced over 1450m on the Turffontein Inside course in the Non-Black Type Bloodstock SA Sales Cup (C & G). Finished 6th out of 13 runners.
Anthony Delpech post-race comment: Good first run, very green and will improve a lot from the run.

August 20th, 2021
LORD BROOKTREE is purchased by the Hollywood Syndicate at the BSA 2021 August sale. He will be trained by Mike de Kock. His name is changed to TROIS TROIS QUATRE.