Oisin Murphy has denied ever taking cocaine after testing positive for the drug, which could see the UK Champion Jockey facing a lengthy ban, and has vowed to ‘fight to clear my name’.
Jack Milner: Dance Class will attempt to extend her win streak to seven when she lines up in Race 6, a Middle Stakes over 2400m on Thursday at the Vaal on the Classic course.
Jack Milner: Dean Kannemeyer-trained Track Attack has started to come to form and still looks to be ahead of the handicapper.
Jack Milner: Champion trainer Sean Tarry is getting his runners all warmed up for the summer season and Victoria Paige will begin her preparation for bigger things in Race 5 on the Vaal Classic course on Tuesday, a Graduation Plate for fillies and mares over 1600m.
Jack Milner: Candice Bass-Robinson makes the journey to Port Elizabeth on Monday with just two runners, and Turn It Up Harvey who contests Race 4, a Maiden Plate over 1600m, is likely to make the trip worthwhile.
Jack Milner: Priceless Ruler will be having his third run after a decent rest and has a lot going for him in Race 5 at Hollywoodbets Greyville on Sunday, a Pinnacle Stakes over 1400m on the turf track.
Jack Milner: Weight is reputed to “stop trains” but to what extent will it inhibit Gin Fizz in Race 5 at Turffontein on Saturday, a MR 102 Handicap over 1000m on the Inside track.
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Jack Milner: With Yvette Bremner calling it quits after the unrest of the grooms at her yard last week and all the horses having been moved to KwaZulu-Natal, Race 4 at Fairview today, the Racing Association Plate over 1400m on the Polytrack, has been well and truly decimated.
Jack Milner: There was a lot to like about Dan The Lad’s run last Saturday when finishing second behind Zouaves, beaten 1.40-length.
Jack Milner: Linear has been coming up against some stiff opposition in her last three starts but will take a drop in class in Race 6 at Greyville on Wednesday when she contests a MR 94 Handicap for fillies and mares over 1000m on the Polytrack.