Everything you need to know about 2022 Hollywoodbets Durban July runner, Waterberry Lane. This three-year-old gelding wasn't disgraced when finishing fourth in the Daily News 2000. Winning Form-sponsored jockey Keagan de Melo will be in the irons

 

 

 

Information courtesy of Winning Form, @Hollywoodbets and Sporting Post

 

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7) WATERBERRY LANE

 

WATERBERRY LANE will get the services of Winning Form-sponsored jockey Keagan de Melo in the Hollywoodbets Durban July. Dean Kannemeyer, a three-time winner of this race will be quietly confident that the son of Soft Falling Rain will produce a big run. He recently finished fourth in the Daily News 2000 behind the likes of Safe Passage, Pomp and Power and Aragosta and will need to be at his best to challenge come the big day. 

 

Jockey: Keagan de Melo
Trainer: Dean Kannemeyer
Owner: Mesdames C L Gabler & Jane Truter & Mr K P Truter

 

Breeder: Wilgerbosdrift & Mauritzfontein
Sire: Soft Falling Rain
Dam: Gain Ground by Fort Wood (USA)

 

Age: 3
Colour: Bay
Sex: Gelding

 

Merit Rating: 117

Weight: 53
Draw: 7

 

Career Record: 12 runs (5 wins, 4 places)
Stakes Won: R528 625

 

Runs at Hollywoodbets Greyville: 9 (3 wins, 2 places)
Runs at 2200m Distance: 0

 

Notable Runs:

4th in the 2022 Daily News 2000 (Gr 1) 2000m
1st in the 2022 Byerley Turk (gr 3) 1400m
1st in the 2021 Durban Golden Horseshoe (Gr 2) 1400m

 

 

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