Backworth Stud: 10 Winners For The Season


 

Backworth-bred Black Agate, a son of Kahal out of Blue Lace Agate gives Backworth Stud their 10th winner for the season on Friday night at Greyville, from the Dean Kannemeyer Racing Stable. Image: Gold Circle
Backworth-bred Black Agate, a son of Kahal out of Blue Lace Agate gives Backworth Stud their 10th winner for the season on Friday night at Greyville, from the Dean Kannemeyer Racing Stable. Image: Gold Circle

Backworth Stud’s progeny have been frequenting the winners enclosure recently with an impressive 10 winners from 25 runners for the new season with 17 places in hand.

Backworth Stud are a boutique stud farm in Eston standing approximately 30 superbly-bred broodmares and investing heavily in top class stallions country wide, the results are always seen at the sales and the track.

Four of the winners are by KZN’s Champion Sire Kahal, the deceased son of Machiavellian currently placed third on the National Sires Log.

Amongst the 10 winners, two pairs are half-siblings out of mares Blue Lace Agate (by Rakeen) and Linda Grandeza (by Grand Lodge).

Black Agate, out of Blue Lace Agate by Kahal, is trained by Dean Kannemeyer and owned in partnership with Mrs IM Rudden. He deadheated with Dilerious Nomad at Greyville on Sunday afternoon over 1600m, although Black Agate was carrying 2kgs more under jockey Anthony Delpech. The five year old gelding has placed seven times previously and seems to particularly enjoy the Greyville track since relocating from the Cape.

The beautifully-bred three year old gelding Ice Run by Western Winter out of Blue Lace Agate has won once and placed three times from just five starts for owners Mrs Mary Liley and Mr E Cassim, from the stable of Tony Rivalland. Winning by almost three lengths under jockey Anton Marcus, Ice Run looks a very exciting sort for Champions Season in 2016.

Tony Rivalland has produced another two winners for Backworth with the beautiful Humidor and the smart filly Kadeze.

Kadeze looked a carbon copy of Backworth’s Gr1 winner Chocolicous at the National Yearling Sale, out of Grand Lodge mare Linda Grandeza. She is now a two-time winner who has also placed for owner Mary Liley.

Ian Todd and Keith Russon of Backworth Stud honoured at the KZN Breeders Awards for outstanding Breeders Achievement, after reaching a winners to runners percentage of 53% for the 2012 season.
Ian Todd and Keith Russon of Backworth Stud honoured at the KZN Breeders Awards for outstanding Breeders Achievement, after reaching a winners to runners percentage of 53% for the 2012 season.

Linda Grandeza also had another winner with Backworth-bred Bella Miesque on 14 November, a three year old daughter of Miesque’s Approval who has yet to be out of the money from five starts and won her last time out for Wendy Whitehead.

Aptly named Humidor is a smashing looking individual, an exciting four year old son of Miesque’s Approval out of Lewinsky’s Lover who has just had two starts for the Rivalland yard, placing on debut and winning by a length in his second start at Greyville by a length.

His half-sister Scandal (by Muhtafal) is racing in Gauteng for Corne Spies, has won and plac ed three times – her last start saw her finishing third in a well-bred field of horses on 14 November.

 

2012 saw Keith Russon and Ian Todd rewarded with KZN Breeders Achievement Award after achieving an impressive 53% winners to runners percentage.

Backworth has produced amongst their Group winners the likes of Gr1 Allan Robertson Championship winner Chocolicious, who has foaled a filly by Fastnet Rock in Australia this year – whilst her Frankel yearling will certainly be an attraction in the future.

Backworth Stud will have another top drawer crop of yearlings in 2016 available by the likes of Oratorio, Var, Gimmethegreenlight, Byword, What A Winter, Irish Flame, Judpot, Kahal, Golden Sword, Crusade, Await The Dawn and Toreador.

Congratulations to the team at Backworth Stud!

 

 

 

 

 


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