Backworth Stud: Congratulations and Celebrations

Backworth Stud: Congratulations and Celebrations

Backworth Stud celebrates a magnificently successful March, and recognises the passion of trainers and commitment of owners whose support has taken Backworth to an enviable position on the Breeders Log.

Taking Sporting Post’s Top 50 Breeders as of 1st of April, with just 30 runners Backworth are now in 30th position, and command 1st position Winners to Runners with 53%, and 1st position Places to Runners with 34%.

Achieving 8th position on Average Earnings per runner (R48 091), we have shown we can compete with the big boys with a small but notable band of horses. Size doesn’t count. It’s what you do with it that matters.

Winning Wishes go to:


13/3 VARIOMETER – Bauhinia Handicap (Listed) – Louis Goosen
16/3 GOLD FLIGHT – All To Come Maiden Plate – Gavin Van Zyl
24/3 MAC MUFTI – Raoul Rivet Cup – Vincent Allet
27/3 MONEY TREE – Maiden Plate (F&M) – Gavin Van Zyl
27/3 RAISE THE BAR – Nkosazana Stakes (Listed) – Paul Matchett


GLITTER STAR, 2nd, 2nd – Lucky Houdalakis
SUGAR RUSH, 4th – first time out – Tony Rivalland
GO AGAIN, 2nd – first time out – Herman Brown / Frank Robinson
RAISE THE BAR, 2nd – Paul Matchett
BLINGLE BELLS, 3rd, 4th – Leon Erasmus
COUNT ME LUCKY, 3rd – Joey Ramsden
CHIC HAPPENS, 3rd – Colin Scott

It is most gratifying to meet racing expectations of respected industry role players.

See you at the National Yearling Sale, where we invite you to be part of our success.

Thank You

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