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Picture: Imilenzeyokududuma powers home at Hollywoodbets Scottsville on Sunday (Hollywood Syndicate). 
by Sarah Whitelaw
There were few better bred winners at Hollywoodbets Scottsville on Sunday than Imilenzeyokududuma.
The lightly raced four-year-old, who took his tally of wins to three from just seven starts with his win on Sunday, is a son of former top Cape sire Dynasty out of a dual stakes winning daughter of late prominent sire High Chaparral.
Dynasty, who died in 2019, was perhaps the unsung hero of the South African breeding industry last season.
Not only did Dynasty gelding One Way Traffic swoop to an impressive win in last season’s G3 Vodacom 2200, Dynasty’s daughter Desert Miracle captured the G3 Graham Beck Stakes before finishing second in the G1 WSB Cape Fillies Guineas and third in the G2 Wilgerbosdrift Gauteng Fillies Guineas.
Perhaps more notably, Dynasty made a real impact both as a sire of sires and broodmare sire last season.
HIs champion sons Futura and Legislate both fared well in the 2021-2022 South African season, with Futura coming up with the first two home in last season’s G2 Track And Ball Oaks, while Legislate was responsible for 4 stakes winners last season from just 29 runners. Legislate’s black type winners last season included the high-class pair of Airways Law (G3 Hollywoodbets Dolphins Cup Trial) and Hoedspruit (G2 Premier Trophy).
Another son of Dynasty, Act Of War, went close to having G1 success last season with Act Of War’s gelded son Bartholdi finishing second, beaten just over half a length, in the G1 Golden Horse Sprint.
Dynasty also had good success as a broodmare sire in 2021-2022, with his broodmare daughters responsible for no fewer than seven black type winners last season including G3 Track And Ball Derby hero Decorated and G2 Zulu Kingdom Explorer Golden Slipper/G3 Strelitzia Stakes victress Ameena.
His son Imilenzeyokududuma is out of the very talented racemare Chevauchee. That Australian bred won both the Listed Olympic Duel Stakes and Listed Ladies Mile, with Chevauchee’s three career wins coming from 1200m to 1600m.
She had a lot of speed for a daughter of the classically bred dual Derby winner High Chaparral, who was best known as a source of classic horses who were best over more than 1600 metres. Despite dying relatively young at the age of 15, High Chaparral left behind more than 130 stakes winners, with his more than 20 G1 winners including star Australian gallopers, and now successful sires, So You Think and Dundeel, Melbourne Cup winner Rekindling, and top miler Toronado. He also sired former South African champion stayer Enaad -who won both the G2 Gold Cup and G3 Gold Vase of 2016.
His daughter Chevauchee is equally well bred on the female side, with her Danehill sired dam Chevaleresse a daughter of Irish Oaks winner Knights Baroness. The latter, a daughter of Arc winner and outstanding broodmare sire Rainbow Quest, produced G2 Jockey Club Stakes winner and G1 Champion Stakes runner up Riyadian and the dam of high-class Hong Kong galloper Charles The Great. Knights Baroness traces back directly in female line to influential tap root mare Good Example -whose numerous high-class descendants include recent Listed Topbet Spring Spree Stakes winner Team Gold!