Headline News Here’s the Sun Met field

LAST WINTER

The field for the R5-million Grade 1 Sun Met at Kenilworth was announced on Monday. Marinaresco, the Durban July winner, and Legal Eagle, South Africa’s top-rated racehorse, are among the 20 hopefuls due to line up on 27 January.

Read More
Headline News Shock in the Diadem Stakes

GRANT VAN NIEKERK

Bishop’s Bounty caused a massive upset in the Grade 2 Khaya Stables Diadem Stakes at Kenilworth on Saturday, starting at 45-1 and scooting to a comfortable victory over a field of top-rated sprinters.

Read More
Headline News Bremner and Hewitson the combo to follow at Fairview

YVETTE BREMNER

Viv Greybe: Yvette Bremner-trained Veeipee Club has the right credentials to claim her first feature race win on Friday when teamed up with champion apprentice Lyle Hewitson on the Fairview Polytrack in Race 7, the R110,000 Aloe Handicap for three-year-old fillies over 1300m.

Read More
Headline News Tarry on superstar’s Met date

LEGAL EAGLE

Nicci Garner: Horse of the Year Legal Eagle “has taken the run well” after arguably his toughest race to date in last Saturday’s L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate at Kenilworth and it’s all systems go for the Sun Met celebrated with G.H. Mumm champagne in 2½ weeks’ time, says his trainer Sean Tarry.

Read More
Headline News Plattner set for three-timer

SABINE PLATTNER

Nicci Garner: Owner Sabine Plattner – currently third on the national log – and her private trainer Andre Nel look set to dominate at the eight-race meeting at Durbanville on Tuesday when they could have three winners, all ridden by Donovan Dillon.

Read More
Headline News Cascapedia impresses De Kock

CASCAPEDIA IN THE LONDON NEWS HANDICAP

Nicci Garner: Top-class filly Cascapedia scored another impressive win, her fifth in six starts, when trouncing a good field in the R250,000 London News Stakes (Grade 3) over 1800m at Turffontein on Sunday.

Read More
1 2 3 320