Ridgemont Highlands’ five time G1 winning sire Canford Cliffs has been in good form over the past few days, and the star miler was again to the fore at Hollywoodbets Scottsville on Wednesday.
Canford Cliffs’ two-year-old daughter Totally Rocks, a member of her sire’s exciting first South African crop of runners, made it back to back wins when running out a comfortable winner of the first race on the Scottsville card.
Under Sean Veale, Totally Rocks was always going well in Wednesday’s Download The Race Card Online www.goldcircle.co.za Juvenile Plate (Fillies) and, when asked the question, bounded clear in the closing stages to win by over a length and three-quarters.
Trained by Dennis Drier, the Ridgemont Highlands bred filly had impressed when winning her maiden last time out by over two and three-quarter lengths.
Out of the Kildonan mare Beach Goddss, Totally Rocks has now won or been placed in four of her five starts.
Canford Cliffs also went close to enjoying success at Kenilworth a day earlier, when his promising daughter Body Electric finished second in a juvenile plate for fillies over 1000 metres, while four days earlier, Canford Cliffs’ daughter Tabby Kat caught the eye when scoring at Turffontein.
Well clear on the Leading First Season Sires list in South Africa for the 2021-2022 season, Canford Cliffs has 11 lots on offer at this year’s August Two Year Old Sale, including a colt (Lot 87) out of a G2 winning half-sister to dual G1 Summer Cup winner Master Sabina, a colt (Lot 169) whose stakes placed dam is a half-sister to G1 winners Front And Centre and Potala Palace, and a half-sister (Lot 230) to G2 KRA Fillies Guineas winner Maybe Yes and promising Listed TAB Perfect Promise Sprint queen Who Do You Love.
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