Fancy Footwork winning her maiden for trainer Mike de Kock
Fancy Footwork winning her maiden for trainer Mike de Kock

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FANCY FOOTWORK

2010 SUMMERHILL READY TO RUN GRADUATE

Mpumalanga-based engineer Nivesh Sirputh enjoyed the rare pleasure of leading in his first winner when 9-20 favourite Fancy Footwork ran out a 3.25-length victress of a Maiden Juvenile Plate over 1600m at Clairwood on Sunday, capably handled by Muzi Yeni.

Nivesh owns Fancy Footwork  in partnership with Moneyweb journalist Hilton Tarrant (a first for him too), the “Italian Boertjie” Giancarlo Filomeno, Brett Parker and John Finlayson.

The filly by Solskjaer from Radiant Lass, by Northern Guest, was sent to Mike de Kock’s stables as a replacement for the partnership’s first purchase, Desire, who as Mike succinctly put it, “had no desire to run!”

Mike added: “This was a wonderful gesture by Mick Goss of Summerhill Stud. The guys put their money down, suffered a quick disappointment but have now been rewarded for their patience. More breeders should follow Mick’s example. If you’re good to your clients, they will come back again with  more support.”

Fancy Footwork is an improving type by a stallion who is making a big impression with his second crop and Mike said: “She’s improving and there was a lot to like about the way she beat the draw and kicked on for an easy win. She didn’t beat much, but looks like she has a few more wins coming.”

Fancy Footwork was secured for the partnership by Charl Pretorius’ Freeracer Bloodstock.

FANCY FOOTWORK (Solskjaer (IRE) - Radiant Lass by Northern Guest (USA))

DOB 2008-10-25

2 Year Old Bay Filly

Owners : Messrs Nivesh Sirputh, G Filomeno, J E Finlayson, B K Parker and H M Tarrant

Trainer : Mike de Kock

Jockey : Muzi Yeni

Breeder : Summerhill Stud

Win Time : 99.38

Career Record : 1 Win, 1 Place, 2 Starts

Career Earnings : R52,000

Fancy Footwork is a graduate from the Summerhill draft of the 2010 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale.

PLAY AN ALL TO COME BET MAIDEN JUVENILE PLATE

Clairwood, Turf, 1600m

15 May 2011

#

LBH

Horse

Kg

MR

Dr

Jockey

Trainer

1

0.00

FANCY FOOTWORK

58.0

0

9

M Yeni

Mike de Kock

2

3.25

NINTH SYMPHONY

58.0

0

3

A Forbes

Dennis Drier

3

3.30

TASTE OF HONEY

58.0

0

1

K Neisius

Sean Tarry

4

4.30

MISS HONEY COMB

58.0

0

5

I Sturgeon

Bart Rice

5

5.30

TACALOOCHEE

58.0

0

2

C Orffer

Michael Miller

6

5.80

DRUM BEATER

58.0

0

6

A Domeyer

Kumaran Naidoo

7

5.90

RUNNING RIVER

58.0

0

8

* J P van der Merwe

Paul Lafferty

8

7.15

FIRST BREAK

58.0

0

7

D Mansour

Duncan Howells

9

13.40

DO OR DYE

58.0

0

4

K Shea

Paul Lafferty

10

23.90

QUEEN OF DRACONIA

58.0

0

10

K Zechner

Kumaran Naidoo

Late Scratchings

11

0.00

BALLADRY

58.0

0

2

A Marcus

Paul Lafferty

12

0.00

ORANGE SUNRISE

58.0

0

11

Yadav Singh

13

0.00

RED BOOK

58.0

0

5

R Danielson

Gavin van Zyl

Extract from Mike de Kock Racing

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