Here is a man who had hardly arrived at Summerhill, he was introduced to the meaning of “first-class”, when he acquainted himself with Basil Marcus outstanding runner, Majestic Sun in his very first season here at the farm.
Thokozani is obviously a man with an eye for a good looking filly, as he’s gone for the Kahal daughter of the Northern Guest mare Valkyrie Queen, whose Muhtafal filly, Green Africa, followed up with another victory at the Gold Cup meeting a few weeks ago. Remember, Kahal on Northern Guest is a “lethal” recipe: witness Emperor Napoleon, Bold Ellinore, Evening Attire, Bhekinkosi and “Rising Star”, Galant Gagnant
His choice of the colts is another Slew The Red out of the Group placed mare Power Steering she’s by the top sire Golden Thatch. This is an interesting blend of Classic stamina and brute speed, and is it is revealing that Thokanzi has gone for this one at this stage.