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Charles Dickens’ final run saw him winning the country’s most prestigious mile event, the Gr 1 weight for age L’Ormarins King’s Plate. It was his tenth career victory
Chase Liebenberg
“The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.” – Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens has officially retired, he will return to the place of his birth, Drakenstein Stud to take up Stud duties and follow in the footsteps of his sire Trippi.
It’s been an absolute honour and a privilege to be a part of your racing journey and to capture every moment.
Above and below are all ten of your scintillating wins, from your maiden to your crowning glory in the L’Ormarins King’s Plate (headline picture).
Time to wear your crown while a new journey unfolds.
April 13, 2022, Maiden Juvenile Plate over 1000m, Hollywoodbets Kenilworth  
June 5,2022, Listed TAB Somerset 1200, Hollywoodbets Kenilworth 
September 24, 2022, Hollywoodbets Bright Future Graduation Plate 1250m, Hollywoodbets Durbanville 
October 22, 2022, Gr 3 Cape Classic 1400m, Hollywoodbets Kenilworth
27 November, 2022, Allowance Plate 1400m, Hollywoodbets Kenilworth
17 December, 2022, Gr 1 Hollywoodbets Cape Guineas, Hollywoodbets Kenilworth
6 May, 2023, WSB Guineas, Hollywoodbets Greyville 
10 June, 2023, Gr 1 wfa Hollywoodbets Gold Challenge, Hollywoodbets Greyville
7 October, 2023, Gr 3 Hollywoodbets Matchem Stakes, Hollywoodbets Durbanville
6 January, 2023, Gr 1 wfa L’Ormarins King’s Plate, 1600m, Hollywoodbets Kenilworth