Everything you need to know about 2022 Hollywoodbets Durban July runner, Astrix. The five-year-old gelding won't the 2022 Premier's Challenge at a big price and will look to repeat the feat at Hollywoodbets Greyville

 

 

 

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17)  ASTRIX

 

ASTRIX produced a stunning run to beat the likes of Sparkling Water and Kommetdieding in the 2022 TAB Premier’s Champions Challenge up in Gauteng. The son of Vercingetorix will take to the turf at Hollywoodbets Greyville looking to repeat the feat. This will be his third run after a rest, and if replicating that run from the Premier’s Champions Challenge he can spring a surprise

 

 

Jockey: JP van der Merwe
Trainer: Paul Peter
Owner: Mr G D Tooch & Hyperpaint Syndicate (Nom: Mr J T Peter)

 

Breeder: Riverton Stud
Sire: Vercingetorix
Dam: Victory Dance by Victory Moon

 

Age: 5
Colour: Chestnut
Sex: Gelding

 

Merit Rating: 122

Weight: 56.5
Draw: 17

 

Career Record: 32 runs (7 wins, 14 places)
Stakes Won: R2 007 850

 

Runs at Hollywoodbets Greyville: 2 (1 win, 1 place)
Runs at 2200m Distance: 0

 

Notable Runs:

1st in the 2022 Premier’s Champions Challenge (Gr1) 2000m
1st in the 2022 London News Stakes (Gr 3) 1800m
3rd in the 2021 Victory Moon Stakes (Gr 3) 1800m
2nd in the 2021 Allied Steelrode ONAMISSIONMILE (Gr 2) 1600m

 

 

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