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2022 Hollywoodbets Durban July – Horse Profile – Waterberry Lane

Everything you need to know about 2022 Hollywoodbets Durban July runner Waterberry Lane.

WATERBERRY LANE
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Everything you need to know about 2022 Hollywoodbets Durban July runner, WATERBERRY LANE. This three-year-old gelding wasn't disgraced when finishing fourth in the Daily News 2000. Winning Form-sponsored jockey Keagan de Melo will be in the irons.

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7) WATERBERRY LANE 20/1

WATERBERRY LANE will get the services of Winning Form-sponsored jockey Keagan de Melo in the Hollywoodbets Durban July. Dean Kannemeyer, a three-time winner of this race will be quietly confident that the son of Soft Falling Rain will produce a big run. He recently finished fourth in the Daily News 2000 behind the likes of Safe Passage, Pomp and Power and Aragosta and will need to be at his best to challenge come the big day. 

WATERBERRY LANE

Jockey: Keagan de Melo
Trainer: Dean Kannemeyer
Owner: Mesdames C L Gabler & Jane Truter & Mr K P Truter

Breeder: Wilgerbosdrift & Mauritzfontein
Sire: Soft Falling Rain
Dam: Gain Ground by Fort Wood (USA)

Age: 3
Colour: Bay
Sex: Gelding
Merit Rating: 117

Weight: 53
Draw: 7

Career Record: 12 runs (5 wins, 4 places)
Stakes Won: R528 625

Runs at Hollywoodbets Greyville: 9 (3 wins, 2 places)
Runs at 2200m Distance: 0

Notable Runs:

4th in the 2022 Daily News 2000 (Gr 1) 2000m
1st in the 2022 Byerley Turk (gr 3) 1400m
1st in the 2021 Durban Golden Horseshoe (Gr 2) 1400m

Trainer Comments:‘Myself and Keagan are very happy with Waterberry Lane. Gallop was impressive and his prep has been great – he is in great shape. Draw of 7 is ideal. He can be placed anywhere. We are ready!’

Winning Form Comments: Gelded 2022.01.12. Best MR:117. Finished off his race well in the Grade 1 Daily News 2000. Watch.

2022 Hollywoodbets Durban July
Saturday 2 July 2022 – 2200m – Grade 1
R5 Million
Hollywoodbets Greyville

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
res Nebraas TBA 54.5 118 Reserve S Tarry
SCR Zapatillas SCR 53 118 L Mxothwa B Crawford

Betting correct as of 08:04 on Friday 1 July. 

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