Gimmethegreenlight – Townsend (Captain AL)

Bay/ Dark 2020 – Height 16 hh
Fee Details: 2024 – R15,000 (R5k nom, R10k live foal)


Son of Dad Champion Sire Gimmethegreenlight


Equus Champion 2yo

Sales Statistics

in South Africa:
5 WINS, R2,324,750 in stakes, 1160-1800m, placed 6 times from 11 starts
Merit rated 123.

at 2 Equus Champion

  • 2nd Maiden Juvenile Plate
  • WON Juvenile Plate 1160
  • 2nd Juvenile Plate
  • WON GR2 Golden Horseshoe
  • WON GR1 Premiers Champion Stakes

at 3

  • 2nd GR3 Graham Beck Stakes
  • 3rd GR2 Dingaans
  • WON Gr2 Gauteng Guineas
  • 2nd Gr1 SA Classic
  • WON Gr2 Hawaii Stakes
  • 2nd Gr2 World Sports Betting Guineas

GIMMETHEGREENLIGHT 6 wins-4 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, R1,355,185, Kenilworth Queen’s P., Gr.1, Somerset P., L, Turffontein Soccer 6 P., 2d Kenilworth Selangor Cup, Gr.2, Cape Classic, Gr.3, 3d Kenilworth J&B Metropolitan H., Gr.1, Greyville Premier’s Champion S., Gr.1, 4th Kenilworth Cape Guineas, Gr.1, Greyville Golden Horseshoe S., Gr.1. He entered stud in South Af in 2012. Champion Sire in South Africa in 2020-21. Leading Sire of 3YOs in South Africa in 2020-21. Leading Sire of Winners in South Africa in 2020-21. Leading First Season Sire in South Africa in 2015-16. Sire of 551 progeny to race, 352 winners (63.0%), earnings of over $9.2 million, 44 stakes winners, 47 stakes placegetters, inc.

GOT THE GREENLIGHT (16c, Commands, Fusaichi Pegasus). Champion 2YO Colt in South Africa in 2018-19. Champion 3YO Colt & Middle Distance Horse in South Africa in 2019-20.8 wins-4 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, R3,410,500, Turffontein South African Classic, Gr.1, Champions Challenge, Gr.1, Horse Chestnut S., Gr.1, Greyville Premiers Champion S., Gr.1, Daily News 2000, Gr.1, Vaal All to Come Juvenile P., Turffontein Welcomes You Juvenile P., 2d Greyville Durban July, Gr.1, Turffontein Hawaii S., Gr.2, Vaal Book for Classic Day on 2 March Juvenile P., 3d Greyville Durban July, Gr.1, Turffontein South African Derby, Gr.1, Johannesburg Spring Challenge, Gr.2, 4th Scottsville Gold Medallion, Gr.1, Greyville Champions Cup, Gr.1, Turffontein South African Nursery, Gr.2, Tony Ruffel S., Gr.3.

YULONG PRINCE (14c, Diktat, Shirley Heights). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, A$1,212,150, R2,765,875, VRC Cantala S., Gr.1, Greyville Daily News 2000 S., Gr.1, Turffontein Tony Ruffel S., Gr.3, VRC Furphy P., L, Turffontein Secretariat S., L, Vaal Tellytrack Novice H., Supabets H., 2d Turffontein South African Classic, Gr.1, South African Derby, Gr.1, ATC Chelmsford S., Gr.2, Ajax S., Gr.2, Turffontein Gauteng Guineas, Gr.2, ATC Lord Mayor’s Cup, L, 3d ATC Winter Cup, L, 4th ATC Epsom H., Gr.1.

SHE’S A KEEPER (16f, Trippi, Fort Wood). 8 wins from 1200m to 2000m to 2021-22, R1,340,925, Greyville Garden Province S., Gr.1, World Sports Betting 1900, Gr.2, Gold Bracelet, Gr.2, East Coast Cup, L, Scottsville Scarlet Lady, L, 4th Scottsville Track & Ball Oaks, Gr.2.

GUNNER (13c, Captain Al, Elliodor). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1600m, R687,800, Greyville Premiers Champion S., Gr.1, Racing It’s a Rush H., Youtube Channel Playlist H., 2d Scottsville The White Horse Function Room H., 3d Greyville Golden Horseshoe, Gr.2, Delago Deluxe H.

BARAHIN (15c, Silvano, Fort Wood). 5 wins-3 at 2-from 1200m to 1800m, R1,844,375, Turffontein Charity Mile, Gr.2, Greyville Golden Horseshoe, Gr.2, Turffontein Jubilee H., Gr.3, Greyville Gatecrasher S., L, 2d Turffontein South African Classic, Gr.1, 3d Turffontein Gauteng Guineas, Gr.2.

SECOND BASE (17c, Fort Wood, Elliodor). 7 wins from 1200m to 2000m to 2021-22, R1,211,900, Turffontein Colorado King S., Gr.2, London News S., Gr.3, Sea Cottage S., Gr.3, 2d Turffontein South African Classic, Gr.1, Champions Challenge, Gr.1, Classic Day S., 3d Turffontein South African Derby, Gr.1, Computaform Online S., 4th Turffontein Gauteng Guineas, Gr.2.

GREEN PLAINS (14f, Jet Master, Sportsworld). 6 wins-3 at 2-to 1200m, R1,170,300, Turffontein South African Fillies Nursery, Gr.2, Camellia S., Gr.2, Pretty Polly S., Gr.3, Hans Grobler Memorial S., Racing Association S., 2d Scottsville Allan Robertson Championship, Gr.1, Turffontein Betting World S., Vaal Valentine’s Dinner Dance Book Now Juvenile P., Kenilworth City of Oaks Progress P., 3d Turffontein Camellia S., Gr.2, Man o’ War Sprint, Gr.3, Gardenia S., L, Bauhinia H., L.

COSMIC HIGHWAY (18c, Silvano, Elliodor). 4 wins-3 at 2-to 1400m to 2021-22, R747,950, Kenilworth Diadem S., Gr.2, Cape of Good Hope Nursery, Gr.3, Greyville Gatecrasher S., L, 2d Kenilworth Concorde Cup, Gr.2, 3d Kenilworth Cape Guineas, Gr.1, Scottsville Godolphin Barb S., Gr.3, Durbanville Matchem S., Gr.3, 4th Greyville Guineas, Gr.2.

NATIONAL PARK (15c, Camden Park, Royal Prerogative). 6 wins-2 at 2-at 1400m, 1600m, R1,370,400, Turffontein Gauteng Guineas, Gr.2, Graham Beck S., Gr.3, Fairview Betting World S., 2d Greyville KRA Guineas, Gr.2, Fairview Champion Juvenile Cup, L, 3d Turffontein South African Classic, Gr.1, 4th Turffontein Dingaans H., Gr.2.

THIRD RUNWAY (16f, Black Minnaloushe, Nashwan). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1400m, 1500m, R537,125, Kenilworth Western Cape Fillies Championship, Gr.2, Irridescence S., L, 2d Kenilworth Champagne S., Gr.3, 3d Kenilworth Cape Fillies Guineas, Gr.1, 4th Kenilworth Sceptre S., Gr.2.

GIMME SIX (13f, Mujadil, Persian Bold). 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, R1,146,800, Greyville KZN Fillies Guineas, Gr.2, Umzimkhulu S., Gr.3, Kenilworth Tab 1400 H., 2d Greyville Woolavington 2000, Gr.1, Gold Bracelet, Gr.3, Durbanville Diana S., Gr.3, Vaal Joburg Prawn Fest in April S., Kenilworth P., 3d Kenilworth Prix du Cap, Gr.3, 4th Greyville Garden Province S., Gr.1-twice.

GIMME DAT (18f, Western Winter, Dancing Champ). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m to 2021-22, R315,200, Kenilworth Sceptre S., Gr.2, Kenilworth Fillies Nursery, Gr.3.

LA BELLA MIA (14f, Jet Master, National Assembly). 8 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, R813,388, Greyville Post Merchants, Gr.2, Turffontein Arthur Havergal H., Save the Date 4 May P., Saturday Citizen H., Book for SA Classic in March H., 2d Greyville Ethekwini Sprint, Turffontein Book for Met in Jozi in Jan Juvenile P., 3d Turffontein Ruffian S., L, Greyville Gold Circle Racing S., Turffontein World Sports Betting S., 4th Turffontein Spring Spree S., Gr.3.

VIKRAM (15c, Western Winter, Pas de Quoi). 5 wins from 1200m to 1800m to 2021-22, R440,788, Kenilworth Cape Merchants, Gr.2, Fairview Founders Trophy, 3d Scottsville Blinkers Bar Graduation P., Kenilworth H., 4th Kenilworth Jet Master S., L.

ECSTATIC GREEN (17f, Ashtontown, Mistral Dancer). 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1450m to 2021-22, R425,625, Greyville Debutante S., Gr.2, Vaal Tab Telebet P., 2d Scottsville Allan Robertson Championship, Gr.1, Greyville Tibouchina S., Gr.2, 3d Vaal All to Come Juvenile P., 4th Greyville Golden Horseshoe, Gr.2, Turffontein Starling S., Gr.3, Ruffian S., L.

HACK GREEN (13c, Fort Wood, Bush Telegraph). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, R970,000, Greyville Umkhomazi S., Gr.2, Scottsville South Africa Million Sprint, Greyville Kas Govender Memorial S., 2d Scottsville Racing It’s a Rush P.

ROSE IN BLOOM (14f, Goldkeeper, Jallad). 5 wins-2 at 2-to 1500m, R881,025, Kenilworth Prix du Cap, Gr.3, Turffontein Gardenia S., L, Kenilworth Irridescence S., L, Turffontein Expro United Through Sport P., 2d Kenilworth Sceptre S., Gr.2, Prix du Cap, Gr.3, Sweet Chestnut S., L, Kenilworth Fillies Nursery, L, Durbanville Racing at Its Best Progress P., 3d Kenilworth Majorca S., Gr.1, Western Cape Fillies Championship, Gr.2, Perfect Promise Sprint, L, 4th Kenilworth Sceptre S., Gr.2, Greyville Poinsettia S., Gr.3.

GIMME ONE NIGHT (13c, Parade Leader, Priceless Asset). 6 wins from 2000m to 3200m, R864,175, Kenilworth Cape Summer Stayers H., Gr.3, Chairman’s Cup, Gr.3, H., 2d Greyville Betting World 2200, Gr.3, Lonsdale Stirrup Cup, Gr.3, Kenilworth Woolavington S., L, 3d Kenilworth Cape Summer Stayers H., Gr.3, Betting World H., Tab Telebet H., Durbanville Betting World H.

GREEN PEPPER (13f, Fort Wood, Model Man). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1150m, R790,375, Turffontein Magnolia H., Gr.3, Gardenia S., L, Vaal Sophomore 1000, Turffontein Guineas Day in March P., 2d Turffontein Man o’ War Sprint, Gr.3, Scottsville South Africa Million Sprint, Turffontein S., 3d Turffontein Senor Santa S., Gr.2, 4th Turffontein Camellia S., Gr.2.

LADY OF STEEL (16f, Western Winter, Priceless Asset). 7 wins from 1200m to 1600m, R516,300, Turffontein Acacia H., Gr.3, Book for Met in February H., 3d Turffontein Empress Club S., Gr.1, Greyville Woolavington 2000, Gr.1.

JOHNNY HERO (16c, Caesour, Best by Test). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m, R638,325, Turffontein Jubilee H., Gr.3, Juvenile P., 2d Turffontein London News S., Gr.3, Play Soccer S., 3d Turffontein S., Vaal Joburg Prawn Festival P., 4th Turffontein Summer Cup, Gr.1, Colorado King S., Gr.2.

FOLLOW ME (18f, Caesour, Free State). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m to 2022-23, R345,625, Turffontein Fillies Mile, Gr.3, Play Soccer S., 2d Turffontein Highveld Winter Juvenile Fillies S., 3d Turffontein Wsb Sign Up Now S., Vaal Play Soccer P., 4th Turffontein Starling S., Gr.3.

LIGHT SPEED (19c, Fort Wood, Golden Thatch). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1500m, 1600m to 2022-23, R254,875, Kenilworth Langerman H., Gr.3, Durbanville P.

UNIVERSAL (18c, Jet Master, Badger Land). 3 wins from 1200m to 1800m in 2021-22, R441,275, Kenilworth Politician S., Gr.3, 2d Kenilworth Cape Derby S., Gr.1.

GEE FOR GO (17f, Fort Wood, Western Winter). 3 wins from 1200m to 1600m, R218,000, Turffontein Fillies Mile, Gr.3, 2d Turffontein Starling S., Gr.3.

ONE NIGHT IN PARIS (18f, Jet Master, Candy Stripes). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m to 2021-22, R204,875, Turffontein Starling S., Gr.3, 3d Greyville Bloodstock SA Sales Cup.

GREEN LASER (16g, Parade Leader, Fort Wood). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1800m, R644,750, HK$248,400, Turffontein Sea Cottage S., Gr.3, 2d Turffontein South African Classic, Gr.1, Vaal Book for Champions Day Juvenile P., 3d Turffontein Gauteng Guineas, Gr.2, Protea S., Gr.3, Secretariat S., L, HKJC Flamingo H., Tai Ho H.

BEATABOUTTHEBUSH (13f, Badger Land, Royal Prerogative). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, R689,100, Fairview East Cape Paddock S., L-twice, Breeders Guineas, L, Tab Telebet S., Mobile Betting at Its Best H., 2d Fairview East Cape Breeders S., L, East Cape Oaks, L, Lady’s Bracelet, L, Betting World S., 4th Fairview East Cape Breeders S., L.

SIMONA (13f, Western Winter, Elliodor). Horse of the Year in Zimbabwe in 2017-18. Champion Older Horse in Zimbabwe in 2017-18.10 wins from 1200m to 1800m, R210,266, Borrowdale OK Grand Challenge, L-twice, 2d Borrowdale Republic Cup, L, Castle Tankard, L, 3d Borrowdale Ipi Tombe S., L, Breeders Champions Cup, L, 4th Borrowdale Republic Cup, L.

GIMME THE STARS (13c, Jet Master, Jungle Cove). 7 wins from 1400m to 1800m, R566,825, Fairview East Cape Guineas, L, Ibhayi S., L, Founders Trophy, 2d Fairview S.-twice, 3d Fairview Founders Trophy.

His sire sons include Yulong Prince, etc.

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Stud Master: Carl de Vos
PO 239, Paarl, 7620
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