Canford Cliffs’ Son Game At Kenilworth

Ridgemont Highlands’ inform stallion Canford Cliffs came up with his 15th winner from his first South African born crop when his son Canford Lights ran out a game winner at Kenilworth on Saturday.

Fourth at his previous start, the Candice Bass-Robinson trained colt showed the benefit of experience when scoring a thrilling win in Saturday’s Elcarbo Industrial Supplies Maiden Juvenile Plate (1500m).

Under the inform Aldo Domeyer, Canford Lights, ran on strongly to get up close home and prevail, in a ding-dong tussle, by a long neck.

Bred by Ridgemont Highlands, Canford Lights was produced by the National Emblem mare Diamond Emblem.

His five time G1 winning sire Canford Cliffs has made a superb start to his stud career with his 15 two-year-old winners thus far placing him above the such stellar sires as Vercingetorix, Trippi and Var on South Africa’s Leading Sires of 2YOs premiership for 2021-2022.

Image: Chase Liebenberg