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Trouble Again Defies Top Weight To Win

Roski-bred Trouble Again got his fourth win by half a length on the polytrack at Fairview, carrying a top weight of 60kgs - giving the second horse an incredible 6.5kg beating. Blue Horizon Bay (Classic Flag), Victor Silvester (Silvano) and Lite Approval (Miesque's Approval) placed respectively behind him over 2000m.

Trouble Again, by Kahal out of Ille Saint Marie by Braashee, has now won four times and placed 21 times, taking home a total stake of R272,425. Ridden by Luyo Mxothwa, he is trained by Grant Paddock and owned by Mrs J M Paddock & Mr M A Paddock. Trouble Again is a sibling to seven winners with 21 wins between them - including full brother Looks Like Trouble who placed in the Gr 3 East Cape Derby.

Ille Saint Marie, a winner herself, is out of a French mare Confettine by Stratege(USA), descended from a strong Bold Black type French dam-line. Trouble Again is a R150 000 National Yearling Sales graduate from 2009. Keep a look out for his full-brother Rascality who sold at the National Yearling Sales in April last year!

Trouble Again pictured winning at Clairwood in August 2011. Image: Gold Circle