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Picture: Walk Of Fame being led in (Wayne Marks).


Sarah Whitelaw

Saturday’s racemeeting at Kenilworth proved a memorable one for descendants
of former Horse Of The Year Dynasty.

Not only did the latter’s champion son Legislate supply Saturday’s G3 Econorisk Final Fling Stakes winner So Flawless, but Dynasty’s daughter Walk Of Fame brought the house down when scoring an emotional win in Saturday’s G3
Western Province Nomads Champagne Stakes.

In the process, the four-year-old became her deceased sire’s 81st stakes winner.

Walk Of Fame, a R1 600 000 buy from the 2019 Cape Premier Yearling Sale, is one of five South African stakes winners to have emerged from Dynasty’s
current crop of four-year-olds. Other black type winners from this crop include G3 World Sports Betting Pocket Power Stakes winner Crimson King, Kenilworth Cup victor Salvator Mundi, Ormond Ferraris Oaks Trial heroine Aryaam, and the very exciting One Way Traffic. The latter made a big impression when running out a facile winner of the G3 Vodacom 2200 on
Hollywoodbets Durban July day earlier in the month.

While Dynasty will forever be remembered as the sire of such star males as Futura, Irish Flame, Legislate, Jackson and Act Of War, he has also enjoyed tremendous success as a sire of high-class fillies and mares. His list of
notable daughters include champions Beach Beach, Bela-Bela, Just Sensual and
Lady In Black, and fellow G1 winners Front And Centre and Lady Of The House

However, Walk Of Fame owes plenty of her ability not only to her sire, but also her dam and broodmare sire.

She is the second stakes winner produced by G3 Fillies Mile/G3 Three Troikas Stakes winner Hollywoodboulevard, who inflicted a memorable defeat on subsequent Horse Of The Year Igugu when victorious in the 2010 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Cup.

Also runner up, to Igugu,  in the G2 Gauteng Fillies Guineas,
Hollywoodboulevard, who won five of her 15 starts and over R1.314 million in stakes, is also dam of Listed In Full Flight Handicap winner On That
Boulevard (Trippi).

She was sired by G1 Dubai World Cup winner Street Cry -whose 130 plus stakes winners included such famed champions as Zenyatta, Winx, Street Sense and
South African Horse Of The Year Oh Susanna.

A son of outstanding sire and broodmare sire Machiavellian, the late Street Cry has become an important broodmare sire in his own right. Among the more
than 100 stakes winners produced by Street Cry mares are US champion, and G1
Breeders’ Cup Classic winner, Vino Rosso, Australian G1 winners Lyre, September Run and Farnan and G1 Jockey Club Gold Cup winner Diversify.

Hollywoodboulevard’s success is a true compliment to Street Cry, as neither of her first two dams won a race between them.