Ridgemont Highlands’ G1 winning sire Potala Palace was the toast of Singapore when his talented son Katak scored at Kranji on Saturday. The talented Katak kicked off 2022 with his first Singapore victory as he scored a relatively comfortable win over 1400m at Class 2 level.
Cape Winter Series star Katak has joined Listed Umngeni Handicap winner Celtic Voyager in quarantine en route to an exciting new racing career in Singapore.
Katak by Potala Palace, remained unbeaten from five starts winning the Grade 3 Pocket Power Stakes and the Cape Winter Series Triple Crown.
Katak became only the third horse to win all three legs of the Cape Winter series, the other two being Pocket Power and African Night Sky.
Katak joined African Night Sky and Pocket Power as winner of the Cape Winter Series romping home to win in the Grade 3 99c Pocket Power Stakes.
The Ridgemont Highlands-bred son of Potala Palace was crowned Cape Winter Series Triple Crown King when winning the Gr3 Pocket Power Stakes for trainer Piet Steyn.
Piet Steyn’s exciting Potala Palace colt Katak bids for the R200,000 Cape Winter Series bonus in Sunday’s Gr3 Pocket Power Stakes (Winter Derby) at Kenilworth.
Katak, by Potala Palace, increased his tally to four wins from four starts winning the Gr3 Abe Bloomberg Legal Eagle Stakes over 1800m at Kenilworth.