The great run enjoyed by Bloodstock South Africa sold thoroughbreds continued at Kenilworth on Saturday when BSA graduate Pomp And Power ran out a courageous winner of the G2 Concorde Cup over 1600 metres.
Under Grant Van Niekerk, the Maine Chance Farms bred three-year-old stamped himself a likely Guineas contender with a bold, front running win in Saturday’s R175 000 contest.
The Justin Snaith trained gelding kept finding more in the closing stages to hold off favourite Cosmic Highway by a long neck, with the Bloodstock South Africa sold champion Good Traveller another length and a half away in third spot.
Winner of the G3 Goals And Gallops Langerman at two, Pomp And Power has now won four of just six starts for earnings of R237 775.
The three-year-old knocked down to GMB Investments for R250 000 at the 2020 National Yearling Sale.
A son of champion, and former National Sale graduate, Vercingetorix, Pomp And Power races for Greg Bortz, Etienne Braun and Greenacres Trust (Nom:Mr N M Shirtliff).
Pomp And Power, a three-parts brother to triple graded stakes winner and G1 Vodacom Durban July runner up Punta Arenas, is out of the Candy Stripes mare Peru.