Ken Nicol: Aldo Domeyer produced a brilliantly timed finish to win Race 4 at Kranji today, and bring Team SA right back into things in the PGI Jockeys Challenge.
Ken Nicol: On a day where a few favourites look good the standout of standouts at Durbanville on Tuesday is Trippi’s Express in Race 1.
Alyaasaat is a top colt and looks a cut above his opposition in Race 6 at Turffontein’s Inside track Heritage Day meeting on Monday.
Ken Nicol: Bernard Fayd’Herbe makes a rare foray to Gauteng on Saturday and is rewarded by the Mike de Kock yard with what looks a standout bet in Race 4 on the Turffontein Inside track.
JOHAN JANSE VAN VUUREN
Viv Greybe: Johan Janse van Vuuren-trained two-time winner Penny Royal could make it a winning debut on the Greyville Polytrack on Friday evening when teamed up with top-flight Anton Marcus and taking on six rivals in Race 6, the Jonsson Workwear MR 90 Handicap (F&M) over 1400m.
Yvette Bremner-trained Mangrove has struck top form at the Fairview Polytrack and has a bright chance to make it four wins in a row at the venue when stepping out on Friday with Ryan Munger aboard in Race 4, a Pinnacle Stakes over 2200m.
Ken Nicol: Despite a potentially disastrous fall at Scottsville on Sunday, Lyle Hewitson will be taking another step in his comeback from injury at the Turffontein Inside track on Thursday.
Viv Greybe: Though taking on male opposition, trainer Duncan Howells holds a strong hand with his two fillies, Neptune’s Rain and Fiorella, who contest Race 5, the top event at Scottsville on Wednesday – the Racing. It’s A Rush Pinnacle Stakes over 1200m.
Viv Greybe: Course and distance suited Emperors Tractor out of Corrie Lensley’s stable looks on target for a fifth career win at Flamingo Park on Monday.