Var’s daughter Via Africa, a South African Champion Sprinter and multiple Gr1 winner trained by Duncan Howells for owner and breeder Mr Andre Hauptfleisch, produced her first ever winner when Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling graduate Pleasant Endeavor won on debut at Sha Tin on Saturday.
South Africa’s Champion Sprinter of 2013/14, Via Africa won three Gr1’s amongst her ten victories from sixteen starts.
Pleasant Endeavor was an A$320,000 yearling purchase from Newhaven Park’s 2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling sale draft by James Moore and Summit Racing.
Via Africa has a filly by Coolmore Stud’s Vancouver on the 2021 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale.
Duncan Howells has a smart two year old half sister to Via Africa in training by William Longsword.