Keivan Stud bred Machete Man by Act Of War won the World Sports Betting East Cape Listed for trainer Justin Snaith and owner Mr Kesavan Naidoo.
Out of Var mare Amazing Var, from the family of Tomorrow’s Miss and Naan Khaatay, the chestnut gelding sold for R200 000 off the August 2YO Sale of 2022.
The gelding ridden by Luyolo Mxothwa has won his last three starts in a row, and is a four time winner in total.
Machete Man becomes Act Of War’s fourth individual Stakes Winner, amongst War Of Athena, Battle Force and Rollwiththepunches. His wins have come over distances of 1800m -2200m.
Act Of War by Dynasty stands at Summerhill Equestrian, and is boasting a winners to runners percentage of 42.9% with two Black Type wins for the season and an impressive Average Earnings Per Runner of R65 283.
Act Of War has 11 yearlings on offer headed to the KZN Yearling Sale, including a half brother to recent Gr3 winner, Cliff Hanger.
Vanessa William’s Keivan Stud is on 35% winners to runners for the season and an AEPR of R68 000.
Congratulations to all concerned.