Drakenstein Stud’s resident sire Trippi, who is enjoying another great season in 2015-2016, had a smart mid-week double at Turffontein.
Trippi’s Thursday double saw his sons Miracle Bureau and Trip To Troy score in races one and three respectively to give their sire a 100% winners to runners on the day.
The Klawervlei Stud bred Miracle Bureau scorched home to break his maiden over 1200m, while his Normandy Stud bred paternal half brother, Trip To Troy, landed his first race when romping home by four and a quarter lengths over a mile.
Their sire Trippi will be strongly represented at Turffontein on Classic Day this Saturday, where his runners will include African Ruler and Dolphin (G3 Man O’ War Sprint), Flying Myth (G3 Protea Stakes), and Afrikaburn (G1 HF Oppenheimer Horse Chestnut Stakes).
Trippi’s eight individual stakes winners this season (he is SA’s joint second leading sire of black type winners this season) include G1 Klawervlei Majorca Stakes winner Inara, G2 Victory Moon Stakes winner and G1 Sansui Summer Cup runner up Deo Juvente, brilliant sprinters Triptique and Trip To Heaven and Listed Storm Bird Stakes winner Flying Myth.
He has five lots on offer at April’s Emperors Palace Select Yearling Sale, with Trippi’s draft including a filly out of G2 Tibouchina Stakes winner Fragrant Al (Lot 55), a colt out of Street Cry’s G3 winning daughter Hollywoodboulevard (Lot 70), and a full sister to G2 Premier Trophy hero Paterfamilias (Lot 91).
Trippi also has a tremendous draft on offer at the National Yearling Sale, which takes place in Germiston from April 27th to April 29th. His nine strong National draft includes a colt out of G2 winner Hawker Hunter (Lot 129), a full brother to triple G1 winner Inara (Lot 224), a colt out of Fillies Guineas winner Rememberance (Lot 286) and a colt out of a daughter of Sadler’s Wells and Irish G1 winner Necklace (Lot 301).