Everything you need to know about 2022 Hollywoodbets Durban July runner, HOEDSPRUIT. The four-year-old gelding ran sixth in the 2022 WSB Cape Town Met and is set to carry just 53.5 kilo's in the July.
3) HOEDSPRUIT 14/1
HOEDSPRUIT is a son of 2014 Durban July winner Legislate and comes in off a fairly low-key prep of few fireworks. He was returning from a four-month break post the Cape Town Met last time, and was in clear need of the run. The Gr2 Glorious Goodwood Premier Trophy winner has often been on the fringes of the action, but tries the 2200m for the first time and should relish the challenge – provided by Sporting Post.
Jockey: Craig Zackey
Trainer: Justin Snaith
Owner: Mrs S Viljoen
Breeder: Wilgerbosdrift & Mauritzfontein
Dam: Londalozi by Trippi (USA)
Merit Rating: 116
Career Record: 17 runs (6 wins, 6 places)
Stakes Won: R655 975
Runs at Hollywoodbets Greyville: 1 (1 place)
Runs at 2200m Distance: 0
3rd in the 2022 Daily News Media Pinnacle Stakes 1600m
1st in the 2022 Glorious Goodwood Premier Trophy (Gr 2) 1800m
1st in the Nelson Mandela Bay Racing Algoa Stakes (Listed) 2000m
1st in the 2021 WSB Legal Eagle Stakes (Gr 3) 1800m
Trainer Comments:“I think we’ve prepped him correctly, by bringing him into the race fresh. Perfect draw at 3”, Justin Snaith.
Winning Form Comments: 2nd run after rest. Best MR:116. Needed latest. Handy galloping mass will help.
2022 Hollywoodbets Durban July
Saturday 2 July 2022 – 2200m – Grade 1
|Draw||Horse||Odds||WGT||MRR||Jockey||Trainer||10||Safe Passage||4/1||54.5||122||M Yeni||M de Kock||4||Linebacker||5/1||58.5||126||G v Niekerk||V Marshall|
|8||Pomp And Power||7/1||53||118||R Fourie||J Snaith|
|1||Aragosta||7/1||53||118||W Kennedy||M de Kock|
|2||Do It Again||10/1||58.5||126||A Domeyer||J Snaith|
|12||Sparkling Water||10/1||53.5||116||S Khumalo||M de Kock|
|13||Kommetdieding||25/2||60||129||G Lerena||H Crawford / M Rix|
|3||Hoedspruit||14/1||53.5||116||C Zackey||J Snaith|
|9||Jet Dark||16/1||60||129||B Fayd'Herbe||J Snaith|
|7||Waterberry Lane||20/1||53||117||K de Melo||D Kannemeyer|
|11||Belgarion||25/1||59.5||128||P Strydom||J Snaith|
|6||Airways Law||25/1||53||108||TBA||A Nel|
|16||Al Muthana||33/1||58||125||C Murray||M de Kock|
|14||Red Saxon||40/1||53||118||S Moodley||J Soma|
|15||Second Base||40/1||54.5||118||K Matsunyane||J A Janse v Vuuren|
|18||Flying Carpet||40/1||53.5||116||C Habib||S Tarry|
|5||Puerto Manzano||66/1||55.5||120||R Danielson||J A Janse v Vuuren|
|17||Astrix||66/1||56.5||122||JP v'd Merwe||P Peter|
|SCR||SCR||53||118||L Mxothwa||B Crawford|
Betting correct as of 08:04 on Friday 1 July.