Jack Milner: Maximizer was an impressive winner of his second and third starts so it came as no surprise that he had his supporters in his fourth run, even though he was taking quite a jump in class.
IN OTHER WORDS
Jack Milner: Champion trainer Sean Tarry continues to churn out winners and has built up a substantial enough lead on this year’s log to indicate he is well on his way to earn his third successive title.
Jack Milner: It is holiday time at Turffontein on Tuesday and fans are in for some entertaining, yet competitive, racing. To add to the thrill, there is a Pick 6 carryover of R200,000 with the pool expected to reach R1.6 million.
Mike de Kock looks set to have two horses running on Dubai World Cup Night on Saturday – Mubtaahij in the Dubai World Cup and Fawree in the UAE Derby.
Patrick Nkosi: Saying veteran jockey Anton Marcus has been dominating the KZN racing scene of late is an understatement. Going through Sunday’s Greyville card one can’t help but foresee him scoring a couple more winners, making him the man to follow on the day.
Jack Milner: Some trainers who have bigger plans for the autumn season on the Highveld like to use the Listed Drum Star Handicap as a warm-up event for their horses.
Trevor Reid: A difficult card awaits punters at Friday night’s race-meeting on the Greyville Polytrack but it could be worth following Willowgrange in Race 4, a FM 62 Handicap over 1600m.
Jack Milner: Pivotal Pursuit flew late to get the better of African Ruler in a Pinnacle Stakes over 1160m at Turffontein last month, winning by 0.40 lengths.
Patrick Nkosi: Jockey Warren Kennedy has been riding exceptionally well but we may have to wait to see him in the winner’s enclosure at Scottsville on Wednesday.
JANOOBI (right) AND AL SAHEM
Both Janoobi and Smiling Blue Eyes, respective winners of the first leg of the SA Triple Crown and the Wilgerbosdrift SA Triple Tiara, are among the entries for the second leg at Turffontein on Saturday 1 April.