Group 1 success in South Africa for Shadwell

Posted on: 17th Dec 2018

Soqrat: the son of Epaulette is a dual Group 1 winner

SOQRAT, who was bred down under at Shadwell’s Australian arm, landed his second race at the highest level on Saturday when scoring in the Group 1 Cape Guineas Classic at Kenilworth in South Africa.

Born and raised in the Hunter Valley at Yarraman Park, SOQRAT has always been a talented performer winning four of his six starts, three of which came during a stellar two-year-old campaign, after which he was crowned champion juvenile.

The Mike de Kock-trained three-year-old is a son of Darley stallion EPAULETTE and is the second winner out of ELZEEZA, a daughter of HUSSONET who hails from the family of top-class sprinter LUCKY BUBBLES as well as Group 1 winners GUNNISON, COLARADO CLAIRE, SELENIUM and MOONOVERMANHATTAN.

ELZEEZA has a two-year-old REDOUTE’S CHOICE filly named HAFAAWA who is training at Lindsey Park with the Hayes family and has a colt on the ground by SNITZEL.

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