Buthelezi is a 14 year old gelding and has raced from 2010 to 2017. He was sired by Dynaformer out of the Quiet American mare Ntombi. He was trained by Brian Ellison and has raced for Brian Ellison, Wayne Hawkes, and was bred in Kentucky, United States by Dr. John A. Chandler. Buthelezi has raced at Ascot-GB, Ayr-GB, Beverley-GB, Chester-GB, Doncaster-GB, Epsom-GB, Haydock-GB, Leicester-GB, Lingfield Park-GB, Musselburgh-GB, Newbury-GB, Newcastle-GB, Newmarket-GB, Newmarket (July)-GB, Wolverhampton-GB, Yarmouth-GB with wins at Ayr-GB, Doncaster-GB, Musselburgh-GB, Newmarket-GB, Yarmouth-GB. His stakes wins include wins in the 2015 Handicap, 2014 Handicap, 2011 Handicap, 2010 Nursery, and the 2010 Novice Stakes .