Picture: Charles Dickens after winning the Gr 1 wfa L’Ormarins King’s Plate at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth on Saturday (Picture: Wayne Marks)
Charles Dickens’ syndication for stud was announced today and Kevin Sommerville, racing manager of Drakenstein Stud, revealed in mid-morning that the shares had all been taken already.
Such is the demand for the superstar racehorse by the superstar sire Trippi, upon whose success the Champion Stud farm has been built.
Somerville’s letter to thoroughbred breeders and other interested parties read:
Kind Regards Kevin
Robin Bruss has compiled the first of a two part article about Trippi entitled “Trippi And The Search For Greatness” in the Sporting Post, which underlines how important a stallion he has been to South Africa.