20 September 2021

Drakenstein Stud’s four time G1 winning stallion What A Winter, the Leading Sire of 2YOs in South Africa in 2020-2021, had another fine weekend when the multiple champion sprinter supplied a quartet of winners.

Not only did What A Winter supply winners at both Durbanville and Turffontein on Saturday, the son of Western Winter came up with two more winners at Hollywoodbets Scottsville the following day.

Scottsville racecourse saw What A Winter’s newly turned three-year-old son One Too Many made a winning debut when he captured Sunday’s first race, the tabGold-The Intelligent Bet! Maiden Plate (1000m) in convincing style.
Under Serino Moodley, the Cheveley Stud bred gelding stayed on strongly to win first time out by just over half a length.

Trained by Michael Roberts, One Too Many is out of the Danzig mare Theas Dance.

What A Winter’s second success at Scottsville on Sunday came when his Boland Stud bred son Princekresh stayed on strongly to beat his paternal half-brother Winter Flight in the seventh race -the Top-Up Your Account With The tabGold App Mr 94 Handicap (1000m).
Under S’Manga Khumalo, the Gareth Van Zyl trained gelding stayed on strongly to claim his third win in a row (and fifth overall) by just over three-parts of a length.

The inform What A Winter also came up with two winners on Saturday when his Paul Peter trained daughter Icy Night broke her maiden at Turffontein, with the sire’s Paul Reeves trained daughter Arctic Ice getting off the mark with a front running score at Durbanville on the same day.

The sire of G1 winners Clouds Unfold, Warrior’s Rest and champion Russet Air, What A Winter has eight lots on the 2021 CTS Ready To Run Sale.

Original article written by Cape Breeders Club