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Picture: Walk Of Fame just gets up to beat Major Attraction (Wayne Marks)

Klawervlei Stud’s Australian-bred broodmare Hollywoodboulevard (Street Cry) has one notable claim to fame that can never be taken away from her … she was the first horse to ever beat the Mike de Kock-trained superstar filly Igugu and ultimately was one of only two horses who ever beat Igugu in South Africa, the other being the top class Jet Master filly Ebony Flyer.
Igugu is the only filly in South African history to do the Durban July/Met double.
On Satuday, Hollywoodboulevard achieved her second claim to fame as she now has a Graded winner in the Brett Crawford-trained Dynasty filly Walk Of Fame.
She is Hollywoodboulevard’s second stakes winner, the first being the Listed In Full Flight Handicap winner On That Boulevard.
Walk Of Fame showed a lot of courage under Greg Cheyne to get up in Saturday’s Grade 3 Western Province Nomads Champagne Stakes over 1200m at Kenilworth after a ding-dong tussle with the favourite Major Attraction.
Walk Of Fame was bred by Klawervlei Stud and is owned by Ridgemont.  
Charles Laird trained Hollywoodboulevard and Guillermo “Willy” Figueroa brought the strapping filly from near the back in the 2010 R1,5 million Emperor’s Palace ready To Run Cup over 1400m.
She ran resolutely all the way to the line after being set alight at the top of the straight and Igugu was unable to reach after reacting to the move.
Hollywoodboulevard won by a length.