Viv Greybe: Gavin van Zyl-trained Blackball, who was back to top form in his last two outings, has a bright chance to make it two wins in a row with Warren Kennedy aboard at the Greyville Polytrack on Wednesday when contesting Race 4, a MR 90 Handicap over 2000m.
Mike Moon: Trainer Dorrie Sham has more than held her own since relocating from Port Elizabeth to the school of hard knocks on the Highveld. From her yard at the Vaal she has quickly built a reputation as a fine horsewoman with a record of consistency that pulls in new owners.
Viv Greybe: Former KwaZulu-Natal gelding Firefoot, who has yet to finish out of the money since joining Stephanie Miller’s stable, could be up to the task at Flamingo Park on Monday when teamed up with Wes Marwing and contesting Race 6, the Kimberley Classic (Non-Black Type) for three-year-olds over 1600m.
Bonginkosi Nkosi: There is absolutely no better jockey to follow on the Highveld circuit more than Gavin Lerena at the moment.
DOUBLEMINT(R) WINS PENINSULA HANDICAP
Viv Greybe: The focus will be on the running of the highly competitive World Sports Betting 1900 (Grade 2) on Saturday at Greyville where 12 runners will line up in a contest which is regarded as a pointer to the outcome of the forthcoming Vodacom Durban July.
Ken Nicol: After the sad passing of prominent owner Jack Mitchell on Monday, it would be fitting if the exciting Frankel colt General Franco he owned in partnership with daughter Nancy Hossack was able to bring home the bacon in Race 1 over 1200m at Kenilworth on Saturday.
Viv Greybe: Followers of champion jockey Lyle Hewitson could be in for a profitable time on Friday at Fairview where he has a strong book of rides at the Polytrack.
Ken Nicol: Thursday’s racing at the Vaal Classic track presents a card with quite a few open-looking contests, but Whitehaven in Race 6 over 1200m looks extremely well-weighted on his most recent effort.
Viv Greybe: Champion jockey Lyle Hewitson looks set to claim a fair share of the spoils at Scottsville on Wednesday when teamed up with some bright prospects on the eight-race card.