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Our "Purple Warrior"

Meet Odd Socks Havana: Our Spirited Hero of the Racecourse!


In the electrifying world of horse racing, where muscles ripple and the crowd roars, there's one name that's been galloping its way into the hearts of his supporters far and wide – Odd Socks Havana. This five-year-old gelding is not just another racehorse to his owners; he's a true warrior with a spirited heart. Let's dive into the thrilling journey of this remarkable horse, owned by the fabulous Purple Reins Racing.


Odd Socks Havana's Remarkable Racing Journey



With a name as quirky as his talent, Odd Socks Havana is so consistent and has a real zest for the track that's hard to match. In 2022, he blazed through an astonishing 15 races, leaving a trail of admirers in his wake. And in 2023, his passion for the sport still burns brightly, as he's already featured in 10 races and counting.


Odd Socks Havana is as versatile as he is consistent. His sweet spot ranges from 7 furlongs to 1 mile 2 furlongs. Within these distances, he's earned his stripes with an impressive five wins, amassing a grand total of £32,638 in career earnings. This gelding optimises what racing is all about and his team at home love him as much as the syndicate members.


A Break Well-Earned and an Exciting Future Ahead


But even champions need their rest. After his astounding feats, Odd Socks Havana has just come back into training after a well-deserved breather. It was a strategic pause to recharge his batteries, refresh his spirit, and prep for an epic autumn and winter comeback. We are aiming his comeback race to be at Newcastle on Friday the 8th December, followed by a stable visit to Howe Hills the following morning for owners and invited guests


Guiding this racing prodigy is the much skilled and celebrated trainer, Rebecca Menzies. Her confidence in Odd Socks Havana is rock-solid, and her dedication to his success is palpable. Here's what she has to say:



"He is a perfect, hardworking, genuine horse for the owners at Purple Reins Racing, and I'm delighted they have bought him so we can keep him in training at Howe Hills where he is one of the favourites amongst the team."


With Rebecca at the helm, Odd Socks Havana is poised for a comeback that's bound to get the racing world buzzing.




A Unified Purple Reins Racing Community


Odd Socks Havana isn't just a horse; he's a symbol of unity, camaraderie, and a shared passion for racing. He's the beating heart of Purple Reins Racing, and his journey echoes the true essence of the sport. The grit, the passion, and the unwavering pursuit of excellence are what set him apart.


This incredible journey isn't just about winning races; it's about a shared dream. Odd Socks Havana carries the hopes and dreams of Purple Reins Racing's tight-knit community. With each stride, he propels them toward victory, reminding everyone that dreams are achievable and the thrill of the track is best when shared.


Odd Socks Havana is more than just a racehorse; he's a hero to us all, a symbol of resilience, and a unifying force. As he charges ahead, we're all along for the ride, holding our breaths and cheering him on. This is what the world of racing is all about – the thrill, the heart, and the unbeatable spirit of champions like Odd Socks Havana.


Here is a video taken by our Racing Manager, Stuart Lewis, this morning (22nd October) at Rebecca Menzies yard. He is such a dude!


Ownership shares are still available in Odd Socks Havana for just £99. You can join one of the friendliest syndicates around and be an owner in time for his planned race at Newcastle in December.


Click here to be involved



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