Pocket Power has officially retired from racing, and so we pay homage to the end
of a magnificent era, and pay tribute to a horse that has changed the face of South
African horse racing history.
It has been said that longevity is the hall mark of the truest Champion. Well he
comes no bigger, We have been treated to six years of amazing racing which included
20 career victories, nine of which at group 1 level and shattered numerous records
along the way - The first horse to win the Winter Triple Crown; unbeaten in the
Gr2 Green Point Stakes from three starts; four consecutive Gr1 Queens Plate's and
three consecutive Gr1 J & B Mets, and who could forget the courageous Vodacom
Durban July dead heat with Dancer's Daughter.
Pocket Power only ever lost one race from 10 starts over the Kenilworth mile, the
last of which he placed 4th when attempting to equal Kelso's world record of 5 consecutive
grade 1 races in his last Queens Plate.He was placed on 17 occasions and only ever
finished out of the ......
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