Big weekend for Ideal World | Cape Breeders Club

Big weekend for Ideal World

28th May 2018

Mauritzfontein’s increasingly successful resident sire Ideal World had another big weekend this week, with his progeny putting up bold showings in two major feature races.


Ideal World is the sire of unbeaten Cape 3yo Rainbow Bridge, who made it three wins from as many outings when landing Saturday’s G3 Highlands Stud Winter Classic, over 1800m at Kenilworth, by a length over Selangor Cup winner Rocket Countdown.

Bred by Wilgerbosdrift/Maurizfontein, the Eric Sands trained gelding had previously triumphed in the Winter Guineas by 1.25 lengths.

Rainbow Bridge, a R300 000 buy from the 2016 National Yearling Sale, is now likely to be supplemented for the 2018 Vodacom Durban July.

Ideal World, whose son Dark Moon Rising ran a smashing second in the recent G2 World Sports Betting 1900, is also sire of high-class 2yo filly Inverroche. Winner of the recent G3 Strelitzia Stakes, Inverroche went close to giving her sire a graded double on Saturday when she finished a close up third in the G1 Allan Robertson Championship.

Another by Ideal World, My World, ran third in Friday’s Listed Glenlair Trophy beaten just over half a length by Desert Wisdom.

The blue blooded Ideal World, a son of outstanding sire Kingmambo and Breeders’ Cup winning champion Banks Hill, is also closely related to Saturday’s impressive Listed Netbet Android Download The App Tapster Stakes winner Mirage Dancer.
That 4yo son of Frankel romped home to a three length win in the Tapster Stakes for trainer Sir Michael Soute and owner-breeders Juddmonte Farms.

Mirage Dancer

Mirage Dancer, who has now won or placed in five of seven outings, holds an entry in the G2 Hardwicke Stakes. He is out of G1 winner Heat Haze –a half-sister to Ideal World’s champion dam Banks Hill.

Ideal World has eight lots on the 2018 KZN Yearling Sale –a sale which has produced the Ideal World stars Hermoso Mundo and Inverroche.

Share on Social Media