Jun 17, 2020

We appreciate positive comments in Turf Talk today on a very smart Elusive Fort colt indeed winning the Klawervlei Sales Race.

Here are excerpts:

Kommetdieding is by Elusive Fort, a stallion whose progeny has come to light in recent weeks with good showings over a range of distances…… [Michelle] Rix said: “My father likes the Elusive Forts, we also have Fort Agopian in the yard who has had setbacks and is temperamental, but he is a nice sort too.

TurfTalk - Elusive Fort Article 17Jun20 Kommetdieding

Turf Talk image by Wayne Marks

Kommetdieding was a beautiful yearling, classy with a good conformation. He was an attractive specimen despite his woolly farm coat at the time. “He’s grown into a beautiful horse…..That said, he still has much improvement to come. He needs to learn to race, he is green still”. [Sihle]Cele commented: “He was sluggish out, but he pulled me through and he quickened when I squeezed him. He’s a smart horse, I’ve stuck with him from day one. They’re going to have a lot of fun with him.”

Kommetdieding will be a nice feature contender for them, he will be aimed at the Langerman over 1500m, which should be no problem on pedigree. The handicapper has given Kommetdieding a 100 rating…..

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