Holly Slams The Boys

A daughter of Gimmethegreenlight

Glen Kotzen pulled a fairer sex ace out of the hat at Hollywoodbets Durbanville on Sunday when his Gimmethegreenlight daughter Blue Holly, the only filly in the line-up, won the R200 000 Need For Speed Sprint in fine style.

Blue Holly charges clear under Raymond Danielson (Pic – Chase Liebenberg)

Ridden by Winning Form-sponsored Raymond Danielson for Mesdame Mardon and Matthysen, Blue Holly went off at 7-1 and held on well to beat Captain Arrow (16-1) by 0,75 lengths in a time of 57,86 secs.

The runner-up’s more fancied stablemate Future Variety (9-2) was 0,20 lengths further back in third, with the favourite Yamadori (5-4) hanging on the turn and running a well-beaten fourth.

Bred by Ndoro Stud, Blue Holly is a daughter of Gimmethegreenlight (More Than Ready) out of the Captain Al mare, Allora.

A R150 000 National Yearling Sale buy, Blue Holly has won 3 of her 9 starts with 3 places for stakes of R337 580.

It was a good effort from Blue Holly after a 24 week break and she could pay to follow.

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