Maine Chance Farms’ bang inform stallion Querari supplied his fourth South African two-year-old winner of the current season, when his Maine Chance Farms bred son Arnhem Land ran out an impressive winner of the first race at Hollywoodbets Greyville on Wednesday afternoon.
Trained by Mike Miller, the gelded Arnhem Land showed good improvement on a sixth on debut to put daylight between himself and his chasing rivals in Wednesday’s Download The Race Card Online www.goldcircle.co.za Maiden Juvenile Plate (1400m).
Under Ashton Arries, Arnhem Land (15-4) was always travelling well, and he bounded past fading front runner Catch The Tune (11-2) to score a near one and three-quarter length win at the expense of tote favourite Honokalani (5-2).
Arnhem Land races for Justin Vermaak in partnership with Maine Chance Farms and Pound Bloodstock.
Wednesday’s first race was a fine one for Maine Chance Farms and Pound Bloodstock, who are not only involved in owning the winner but also own runner up Honokalani (a son of Maine Chance’s boom sire Vercingetorix).
Arnhem Land is out of the twice winning Silvano mare Adhira -whose own dam Alteza was a half-sister to G1 winners Al Nitak (The Merchants, Golden Horse Sprint) and The Sheik (Cape Derby, SA Guineas, sire).
Extract from TSA News www.tsanews.co.za