KEAGAN DE MELO
Jack Milner: All Night Flight is holding form well and will give his supporters another good run for their money in Race 7 on the Vaal Outside track on Thursday, a MR 80 Handicap over 1000m.
THE CONGLOMERATE WINS 2016 JULY
Jack Milner: Leading owners Markus and Ingrid Jooste won their first Vodacom Durban July last year when The Conglomerate beat home Marinaresco.
RIBCHESTER (Pic: Sporting Life)
London – Ribchester is the biggest name among a stellar cast at Royal Ascot on Tuesday and it is difficult to envisage a scenario which will see him beaten in the Queen Anne Stakes.
LADY AURELIA (photo ex Racing Post)
Geoff Lester: London – You’ll find almost as much ice at Royal Ascot this week as you will in Antarctica as sweltering temperatures are expected to greet the 300,000 racegoers who will flock through the turnstiles for the best five days racing in the world.
Nicci Garner: Mr Winsome was a late entry for the Vodacom Durban July next month and will need to win the Track And Ball Derby (Grade 3) over 2400m on Sunday in order to secure a berth in the country’s most famous race.
Nicci Garner: It might pay punters to rely on the hot Sean Tarry-S’manga Kumalo combination in the main race on the Turffontein Inside track on Saturday, a MR 88 Handicap over 1450m.
Nicci Garner: Trainer Brett Crawford is riding the crest of a wave this month and Search Party could give him another feature-race win in the R400,000 Post Merchants (Grade 2) over 1200m.
PLEASE NOTE: THE RACE MEETING AT TURFFONTEIN ON THURSDAY WILL START AT 2.30PM DUE TO THE TAXI STRIKE.
IN OTHER WORDS
Nicci Garner: With more than R30 million already in the kitty, trainer Sean Tarry has far exceeded the record for stakes in South Africa – and there are still six weeks left in the 2016-17 racing season, which ends on 31 July.
Nicci Garner: It’s never easy to win three races in a row but Effortless Reward has lived up to her name in her last two starts and could deliver the goods again in Race 7 on the Inside track at the Vaal on Tuesday, a FM 89 Handicap over 1000m.