Zandvliet Stud

Double For The Hooker

A triple Gr1 runner-up in her career so far, Hammie’s Hooker has just been one of those horses loaded with talent, but born in the wrong year

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Dan de Wet

Last of the Summer Wine

Not too many studs can boast a Met win to their credit. Zandvliet has five. As well as a trophy from just about every other feature race in South Africa. On hearing the recent news that the farm is being sold, we caught up with Dan de Wet and had a look at the history of this illustrious stud.

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Bass And Prawns – The Big Winners

Hammie’s Hooker, a Gr2 winner, has had the misfortune to bump the likes of Rumya and Beach Beauty on her well worn path in competing against the very best of her sex and in her quest in her, as yet, unrealised goal to register a Gr1 victory.

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In The Front Row

Precocity in racehorses is often marked by an inability to train on. But Hammie’s Hooker has bucked the trend and looks to be getting better as she matures, despite her mid career slump

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Louis Is The King

Promising speedster shows that his mind is now on the job as he outsprints some talented contemporaries to win his first stakes race

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Front Row Forward

Mike Bass has a top-class juvenile on his hands in the daughter of Trippi, Hammie’s Hooker. She won the Gr3 Kenilworth Fillies Nursery in style

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