Vercingetorix (saf)

Vercingetorix Race Record

Won 7 races, 3-5 years, (1400-2000m), in South Africa and Dubai. Timeform 124.

(in South Africa, Hong Kong, U.A.E.)

Age Runs 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
3 4 4 Dhs549,445
4 4 2 1 1 Dhs5,379,340
5 2 1 Dhs462,420
Totals: 10 7 1 1 Dhs6,391,205


WON MAIDEN PLATE over 1400m at Vaal by 5¼ lengths from Dontstopmenow.

WON GRADUATION PLATE over 1600m at Greyville by 1¾ lengths from Rock Cocktail.

WON KOREA RACING ATHORITY GUINEAS G2 over 1600m at Greyville by a nose from Capetown Noir.

WON DAILY NEWS 2000 G1 over 2000m at Greyville by a nose.

WON FORD TAURIS TROPHY over 1800m at Meydan, Dubai by ½ length from Code Of Honor.

WON JEBEL HATTA G1 over 1800m at Meydan, Dubai by 1¾ lengths from Vancouverite.

2ND DUBAI DUTY FREE G1 over 1800m at Meydan, Dubai, beaten 6¼ lengths by Just A Way.

3RD QEII CUP G1 over 2000m at Sha Tin, Hong Kong, beaten 2 lengths by Designs On Rome.

WON AL RASHIDIYA G2 over 1800m at Meydan, Dubai by 2 lengths from True Story.

6TH JEBEL HATTA G1 over 1800m at Meydan, Dubai.

Age, Sex, Colour 6 b h (24 Sep 2009)
Trainer M. F. de Kock, South Africa
Owner Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum
Master Rating Flat 124
Very smart performer: champion 3-y-o in South Africa, winning all 4 races in 2013, including Grade 1 Daily News
Greyville 2,000 at Greyville: also won first 2 starts at Meydan in 2014, including Jebel Hatta (by 1¾ lengths from
Vancouverite): placed after in Dubai Duty Free on same course (6¼ lengths second to impressive Just A Way) and
Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Sha Tin (good 2¼ lengths third to Designs On Rome): made winning return in Al Rashidiya
at Meydan in January, beating True Story comfortably by 2 lengths, travelling strongly, leading 1f out and forging
clear: 1/2 favourite, sixth to Hunter’s Light in Jebel Hatta there last time: stayed 1¼m: raced only on good/good to
firm ground: retired.

Vercingetorix Tabulated Pedigree

Vercingetorix Extended Pedigree

VERCINGETORIX: Equus Champion 3YO Colt/Gelding in 2013, 4 wins, 3 wins in UAE, at 3 to 5, incl Daily News 2000 G1, Jebel Hatta G1, KRA Guineas G2, Al Rashidiya G22nd Dubai Duty Free G1; 3rd QEII Cup G1, from only 9 starts.
1st Dam

National Vixenby National Assembly5 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, R261,592, 2d Kenilworth Champagne S., Gr.3, Ladies Mile, L, Olympic Duel S., L, 3d Kenilworth Sceptre S., Gr.2, Kannemeyer Racing Stables Midwinter S., 4th Kenilworth Sceptre S., Gr.2, Durbanville Diana S., Gr.3, Kenilworth Prix du Cap, L. Half-sister to Lady Camilla (dam of CHARLIES ISLAND). Dam of ten foals, nine to race, all winners, inc:-

VERCINGETORIX (c. by Silvano). Subject horse.

TRINITY HOUSE (f. by Captain Al). 5 wins-4 at 2-to 1400m, R573,360, Kenilworth Fillies Nursery, Gr.3, Scottsville Umzimkhulu S., Gr.3, Kenilworth Perfect Promise H., L, 2d Kenilworth Cape Fillies Guineas, Gr.1, Sceptre S., Gr.2, Choice Carriers Championship, Gr.2. Producer.

Never Forever (g. by Captain Al). 8 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, R534,543, Fairview Glendore Sprint, Rugby 5 S., Arlington Rugby 5 S., Charity Will Win Big H., 2d Clairwood Milano Noorde Freight P., UK Soccer 6 P., 3d Scottsville Umkhomazi S., Gr.2, Greyville Mua in Full Flight H., Fairview Melissa Allison of Idols Performing S., Clairwood KVN Shipping P., 4th Scottsville Gold Medallion S., Gr.1.

2nd Dam

ROYAL VIXEN, by Peacetime. Unraced. Half-sister to SCARLET LADYBOLD SLAMHappily ScarletOutswinger, Teenage Wonder (dam of STEAMING JUNGLEAGE OF GLORY). Dam of 11 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

National Vixen (National Assembly). 5 wins. See above.

Lady Camilla. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 3d Clairwood Egyptian Goose H. Dam of-

CHARLIES ISLAND (Lizard Island). 6 wins from 1100m to 1600m, R362,130, Clairwood Christmas H., Gr.3, Greyville Bold Ellinore H., Clairwood Bc Industrial & Engineering Suppliers H.

Jet Mistress (Jet Master). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, R160,110, 3d Greyville Flamboyant S., L.

3rd Dam
SCARTEEN, by Sweet Song. Unraced. Half-sister to The Whip, Masked Wonder (dam of EXTRA COVERPHANTOM EARL), Miss Fox (dam of HARRINGTON). Dam of 9 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

SCARLET LADY (Lords). Champion Older Sprinter in South Africa in 1980-81. 10 wins-3 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, Scottsville Natal Fillies Sprint S., Gr.2, Allan Robertson Fillies Championship, Gr.2, Gilbey’s S., Gr.3, Greyville Poinsettia S., L, Kenilworth Southern Cross P., L, 2d Scottsville Smirnoff P., Gr.3, Clairwood Rupert Ellis Brown Memorial P., 3d Turffontein South African Airways H.

BOLD SLAM (Lords). 2 wins at 2, Milnerton Western Province Nursery S., L, 2d Kenilworth Festival Juvenile H.

Outswinger (Lords). 9 wins-5 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, St Andrews Eastern Province Guineas, Fairview Eastern Province Colts Nursery, Milnerton Cape Trial H., 2d Fairview Hennessy Grand Prix, L. Sire.

Happily Scarlet (Lords). 6 wins to 1200m, 3d Gosforth Park Joseph Dorfman Memorial H., L.

Teenage Wonder. Placed in South Africa. Dam of-

STEAMING JUNGLE (Jungle Cove). 8 wins-3 at 2-to 1400m, R236,145, Scottsville Smirnoff Futurity, Gr.1, 2d Kenilworth Diadem S., Gr.3, 3d Clairwood JG Hollis Futurity P., Gr.3, Milnerton Gordon Kirkpatrick Memorial H., L.

AGE OF GLORY (Jallad). 6 wins-3 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, R246,565, Clairwood Nursery S., Gr.3, 4th Turffontein National 3YO Sprint H., Gr.3, Kenilworth Homberg S., Gr.3.

Gracie Slick. Winner at 1900m in South Africa. Dam of-

GOLDEN GRACE (Golden Thatch). 2 wins at 2, Scottsville New Year Fillies Juvenile S., L. Producer.

DAY OF GRACE (Sunny North). 2 wins at 2, Milnerton Saldanha S., L. Producer.

4th Dam

NOBLE VIXEN, by Royal Pardon5 wins, Milnerton Western Province Filles Nursery, Kenilworth Sceptre S. Half-sister to Refinery. Dam of 7 foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

The Whip (Persian Wonder). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 3d Milnerton Cape of Good Hope Nursery Futurity, Gr.1, Boland Breeders S., L.

Masked Wonder. Winner at 2 in South Africa. Dam of-

EXTRA COVER (Lords). Champion Older Sprinter in South Africa in 1984-85. 13 wins from 1200m to 1600m, Clairwood Natal Flying Championship S., Gr.1, Greyville Chairman’s S., Gr.2, Durban Merchants’ H., Gr.2, Scottsville Frank Lambert S., Gr.2, Greyville Durban Merchants’ H., Gr.3, 2d Clairwood Natal Flying Championship S., Gr.1, Turffontein Keith Hepburn Champion S., Gr.2, Greyville Concord S., Gr.3, 3d Clairwood Rupert Ellis Brown Memorial P., Gr.3, Kenilworth CTP S., Gr.3. Sire.

PHANTOM EARL (Lords). Champion 3YO Sprinter & Older Sprinter in South Africa in 1979-80 & 1980-81. 16 wins to 1400m, Greyville Chairman’s S., Gr.3, Gosforth Park Thorn Lighting Sprint H., L, 3d Gosforth Park Computaform Sprint S., Gr.1, Enterprise H., Gr.3. Sire.

Miss Fox. Placed at 2 in South Africa. Dam of-

HARRINGTON (Lords). 8 wins-3 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, Turffontein South African Airways H., Gr.3, Transvaal Tattersalls Bookmakers’ Association H., L, Clairwood Natal Free H., L, 2d Turffontein TAB Transvaal Flying H., L.

Foxy Lady. Winner at 1600m in South Africa. Dam of-

ST JOHNS WOOD (Lords). 11 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, R363,240 in South Africa and Mauritius, Milnerton Richelieu Guineas, Gr.1, Kenilworth Basil Starke S., L, 2d Scottsville Frank Lambert S., Gr.2, 3d Gosforth Park Germiston November H., Gr.1, 4th Greyville Chairman’s S., Gr.2, Nursery S., L.

Vercingetorix Best Progeny

Best progeny

MRS GERIATRIX (20f, Kahal, Model Man). 5 wins at 2 in 2022-23, R1,025,000, Scottsville Allan Robertson Championship S., Gr.1, Greyville Golden Slipper S., Gr.2, Turffontein South African Fillies Nursery S., Gr.2, Ruffian S., L.

COUSIN CASEY (19c, Casey Tibbs, Goldmark). Champion 2YO Colt in South Africa in 2021-22.5 wins-4 at 2-at 1400m, 1600m to 2022-23, R1,601,875, Greyville Premiers Champion S., Gr.1, Kenilworth Concorde Cup, Gr.2, Greyville Golden Horseshoe S., Gr.2, Gatecrasher S., L, Scottsville Juvenile P., 2d Kenilworth Cape Guineas, Gr.1, Greyville Byerley Turk S., Gr.3, 4th Greyville Daily News 2000 S., Gr.1, Greyville Guineas, Gr.2, Kenilworth Summer Juvenile S., L.

ALESIAN CHIEF (18c, Var, Complete Warrior). 5 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, R905,000, Scottsville Golden Horse Sprint, Gr.1, Turffontein Merchants H., Gr.3, Golden Loom H., L, 2d Vaal Betting Line S., H., 4th Turffontein Computaform Sprint, Gr.1.

POMP AND POWER (18c, Candy Stripes, Country Doctor). 5 wins-3 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m, R1,540,275, Kenilworth Cape Derby S., Gr.1, Concorde Cup, Gr.2, Langerman H., Gr.3, 2d Greyville Daily News 2000, Gr.1, Kenilworth Cape Guineas, Gr.1, 3d Kenilworth Cape Town Met, Gr.1, Greyville Guineas, Gr.2.

VERNICHEY (17f, Captain Al, Giant’s Causeway). 4 wins-3 at 2-to 1200m, R517,200, Scottsville Allan Robertson Championship, Gr.1, Strelitzia S., Gr.3, 2d Scottsville South African Fillies Sprint, Gr.1, Kwazulu-Natal S., L, 3d Turffontein Gardenia S., L, Greyville African Holly H.

AMBIORIX (18c, Indigo Magic, Dominion Royale). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m to 2022-23, R452,375, Scottsville Gold Medallion, Gr.1, Kenilworth Summer Juvenile S., L, Durbanville Cape Racing S., 2d Kenilworth Cape of Good Hope Nursery, Gr.3, 3d Greyville Newlands Now Open S., 4th Scottsville In Full Flight H., L.

ASTRIX (16c, Victory Moon, Fort Wood). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 2000m, R2,163,600, Turffontein Champions Challenge S., Gr.1, Sports Betting Graduation P., Old Forestonians Celebration P., 2d Turffontein Charity Mile, Gr.2, Victory Moon S., Gr.3, Betting World P., Computaform Online S., 3d Greyville Champions Cup, Gr.1, Turffontein London News S., Gr.3, Victory Moon S., Gr.3, 4th Turffontein Horse Chestnut S., Gr.1, Gauteng Guineas, Gr.2.

CHANSONETTE (18f, Querari, Mr. Greeley). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1600m, R782,000, Kenilworth Cape Fillies Guineas, Gr.1, 2d Kenilworth Paddock S., Gr.1, Majorca S., Gr.1, Western Cape Fillies Championship, Gr.2, Durbanville Diana S., Gr.3, 3d Kenilworth Summer Bowl.

SEEKING THE STARS (17c, Count Dubois, Wolf Power). 6 wins from 1200m to 1600m, R1,243,875, Kenilworth Green Point S., Gr.2, Scottsville Byerley Turk, Gr.3, Durbanville Matchem S., Gr.3, Kenilworth Cape Classic, Gr.3, Ready to Run S., 2d Greyville Guineas, Gr.2, 4th Kenilworth Queen’s P., Gr.1, Greyville Gold Challenge, Gr.1.

IKIGAI (16c, Al Mufti, Bletchley Park). 5 wins from 1000m to 1600m, R999,625, Turffontein Gauteng Guineas, Gr.2, Tony Ruffel S., Gr.3, Greyville Christmas S., L, Turffontein Betting World P., 2d Turffontein Old Forestonians Celebration P., Vaal Monateng Cafe P., 3d Vaal S., 4th Turffontein Merchants H., Gr.3.

BEREAVE (17c, Cataloochee, Restructure). 5 wins to 1400m to 2022-23, R744,075, Kenilworth Diadem S., Gr.2, Southeaster Sprint, L, 2d Kenilworth Cape Merchants, Gr.2, Cape Town Met on Saturday H., 3d Kenilworth Cape Merchants S., Gr.2, Champagne S., Gr.3, 4th Kenilworth Diadem S., Gr.2.

GLADATORIAN (19c, Dynasty, Badger Land). 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m to 2022-23, R625,438, Greyville Post Merchants S., Gr.2, Scottsville In Full Flight H., L, Kenilworth Cape Philharmonic Orchestra P., Scottsville Juvenile P., 2d Scottsville Godolphin Barb S., Gr.3.

AFRICAN WARRIOR (16c, Jet Master, Al Mufti). 4 wins at 2, R1,037,375, Greyville Umkhomazi S., Gr.2, Godolphin Barb S., Gr.3, KZN Yearling Sale Million.

VAL D’ORCIA (18c, Spectrum, Red Ransom). 5 wins to 1450m, R602,375, Greyville Post Merchants S., Gr.2, Turffontein Next Racemeeting Saturday H., Next Racemeeting Saturday S., 2d Turffontein Racehorse Owners Association H.-3 times, 3d Turffontein Spring Spree S., L.

PEACH DAIQUIRI (19f, Querari, Candy Stripes). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m to 2022-23, R428,375, Greyville Fillies Guineas, Gr.2.

RASCALLION (17c, Jet Master, Al Mufti). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1800m to 2022-23, R1,020,025, Kenilworth Premier Trophy, Gr.2, 2d Greyville Daily News 2000, Gr.1, Kenilworth Cape Derby, Gr.1, Thisisracing Cape Mile, 3d Kenilworth Cape Guineas, Gr.1, Greyville World Sports Betting 1900 S., Gr.2, Kenilworth Concorde Cup, Gr.2, Cape of Good Hope Nursery, Gr.3, Politician S., Gr.3, Cape Classic, Gr.3, 4th Greyville Champions Cup, Gr.1, Kenilworth Variety Club Mile S., Gr.3, Scottsville Sledgehammer H., L.

NEBRAAS (16c, Archipenko, Domedriver). Champion Stayer in South Africa in 2020-21.8 wins from 1800m to 3200m to 2022-23, R1,664,375, Greyville Gold Cup, Gr.3, Gold Vase, Gr.3, Turffontein Caradoc Gold Cup, Gr.3-twice, Gold Bowl S., Gr.3, Play Soccer S., 2d Kenilworth Cape Stayers, Gr.2, Turffontein Colorado King S., Gr.2, Derby Trial, L, S., Furious Room S., Play Soccer S., Highveld H., 3d Greyville Gold Cup, Gr.3, Turffontein Drum Star H., L.

MAJOR ATTRACTION (17f, Fort Wood, Western Winter). 6 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, R430,950, Kenilworth Champagne S., Gr.3, 2d Durbanville Diana S., Gr.3, Kenilworth Olympic Duel S., L, 3d Kenilworth Sceptre S., Gr.2, Prix du Cap S., Gr.3.

GALLIC PRINCESS (16f, Jallad, Elliodor). 6 wins-1 at 2-to 1450m, R752,875, Turffontein Tommy Hotspur H., Gr.3, Greyville Ethekwini Sprint, Vaal Joburg Prawn Festival H., 2d Turffontein Lebelo Sprint, Gr.3, Magnolia H., Gr.3, Tab Telebet S., Vaal Racing Association 3-Year-Old Fillies H., 3d Scottsville South African Fillies Sprint, Gr.1, Turffontein Senor Santa S., Gr.2, Racing Association H., 4th Greyville Mercury Sprint S., Gr.1, Flamboyant S., Gr.3.

PHEDRA (18f, Trippi, Western Winter). 8 wins at 1000m, 1200m to 2022-23, R634,901, Fairview Milkwood S., L, East Cape Breeders S., L, Cradock Place S., Tab Telebet H., 2d Fairview East Cape Sprint Cup, L, 4racing.Tv S., 3d Fairview Lady’s Pendant, L.

MOUNT ANDERSON (16g, Al Mufti, Dancing Champ). 7 wins from 1400m to 1800m to 2022-23, R704,000, Greyville Sledgehammer H., L, Christmas H., L, Fairview Friendly City S., Greyville Sea Cottage H., Fairview Tab 4racing App S., 2d Greyville World Sports Betting 1900, Gr.2, Cup Trial S., Gr.3, 3d Greyville Convention Centre H., 4th Greyville Kings Cup, L.

CAPE EAGLE (17c, Western Winter, Kenmare). 6 wins from 1200m to 1800m to 2022-23, R467,250, Greyville Kings Cup, L, Scottsville Michael Roberts S., L, Greyville Bright Future H., 2d Scottsville H., 3d Greyville Off the Rails H., 4th Greyville World Sports Betting 1900 S., Gr.2, Cup Trial S., Gr.3.

VIKING MOON (16c, Untouchable, Mighty Avalanche). 7 wins-3 at 2-to 1300m, R409,250, Fairview East Cape Nursery, L, Cradock Place S., Glendore Sprint, East Cape Poly Challenge 1200, 2d Fairview Speedsters S., 3d Fairview East Cape Poly Challenge 1400.

VASEEM (16c, Giant’s Causeway, Slip Anchor). 6 wins to 1200m, R1,384,325, Turffontein Spring Spree S., L, Gold Rush Sprint, Vaal S., 2d Greyville Umngeni H., L, Turffontein Secretariat S., L, Tab Telebet S., Vaal Play Soccer S., Tab Telebet S., 3d Turffontein Lebelo Sprint, Gr.3, Kenilworth The CTS 1200, Turffontein Next Racemeeting Sunday S., Tab Telebet S., 4th Turffontein Spring Spree S., L, Golden Loom H., L.

CELTIC VOYAGER (16c, Black Minnaloushe, Western Winter). 6 wins to 1200m to 2022-23, R304,376, 92,208Dhs, Greyville Umngeni H., L, Durban Dash.

ANCIENT EPIC (18f, Black Minnaloushe, Fairy King). 5 wins at 1000m to 2022-23, R455,250, Greyville Kwazulu-Natal S., L, Gold Circle Racing Channel H., Scottsville Landbro Plant & Civils H., 2d Greyville H.

LYRICAL DANCE (17f, Jallad, Royal Prerogative). 4 wins at 1600m, 1800m, R318,125, Greyville Scarlet Lady S., L, 2d Greyville Global Team Horse Racing H., 3d Greyville Flamboyant S., Gr.3.

HOOVES OF TROY (16c, Mogok, Jet Master). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m to 2022-23, R601,450, Fairview Dahlia P., L, 2d Fairview East Cape Nursery, L, East Cape Poly Challenge Fairview 1400, Greyville Off the Rails H., Box Seat Podcast H., 3d Greyville KZN Yearling Sale Million, Clifton Stud Kwazulu-Natal Breeders 1200, 4th Fairview Ibhayi S., L.

SEEHAAM (16f, Al Mufti, Fort Wood). 4 wins from 1400m to 1800m, R225,500, Turffontein Jacaranda H., L, 4th Turffontein Acacia H., Gr.3.

Padre Pio (16c, Jet Master, Western Winter). 8 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 1800m to 2023, R605,256, 342,000Rup, Champ de Mars Mauritius Derby Trial Cup, Greyville Convention Centre H., Gold Circle Podcast P., Inanda H., 2d Greyville Daily News 2000, Gr.1, Greyville Guineas, Gr.2, Champ de Mars Mauritius Derby Cup, Duchess of York Cup, 3d Champ de Mars Colonel Draper Cup.

Vercingetorix Sire Reference

SILVANO Horse of the Year in Germany in 2001. Champion Older Horse in Germany in 2001 (Intermediate). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2200m, US$700,000, 417,700Dm., A$110,000, S$652,500, HK$6,030,000, 732,000Dhs, HKJC Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup, Gr.1, Arlington Million S., Gr.1, Baden-Baden Grosser Preis der Wirtschaft, Gr.2, Köln Union Rennen, Gr.2, Singapore International Cup, L, 2000m-in track record time, 2d Belmont Man o’ War S., Gr.1, Köln Gerling Preis, Gr.2, 3d Nad al Sheba Dubai Sheema Classic, Gr.2, Hamburg IDEE Hansa Preis, Gr.2, 4th MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, Düsseldorf WGZ Bank Deutschland Preis, Gr.1, Deutsches Derby, Gr.1. He entered stud in Germany in 2002. Champion Sire in South Africa in 2012-13, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20 & 2021-22. Leading Sire by Winners in South Africa in 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18 & 2019-20. Champion Sire in Slovakia in 2007 . Sire of 1245 progeny to race, 881 winners (70.0%), earnings of over $43 million, 109 stakes winners, 94 stakes placegetters.