Jack Milner: The Grade 2 Selangor Cup has always been regarded as a pointer to the Grade 1 Cape Guineas in December as it is run over the same course and distance – 1600m on the Kenilworth Summer Course.
MIKE DE KOCK.
The draw for the Gauteng Sansui Summer Cup was made at a glittering event held in the newly adapted Racing.It’s A Rush lounge at Turffontein Racecourse on Wednesday evening.
ORCHID ISLAND - DREW AT NO 10.
Hermoso Mundo and Abashiri drew at Nos 18 and 19 for the R2-million Gauteng Sansui Summer Cup, to be run over 2000m at Turffontein on Saturday next week.
Jack Milner: Blow In The Box did not have the best of luck in his last start. He ended up too far back after having been squeezed out at the start but when he started to run on strongly he still looked as if he would win.
Nicci Garner: Champion jockey Anthony Delpech and trainer Mike de Kock look set to team up with three winners at the Vaal Classic meeting.
Nicci Garner: Abashiri has drifted in the betting for the R2-million Gauteng Sansui Summer Cup (Grade 1) over 2000m at Turffontein on Saturday 25 November and Hermoso Mundo is the new ante-post favourite at 8-1.
Viv Greybe: After participating in just two races at the Greyville Polytrack last Sunday and then being stood down by the medical officer due to dehydration, champion jockey Anthony Delpech looks set to repay his legion of followers this Sunday at the same venue where he will be aboard many bright prospects on the eight-race card.
Nicci Garner: Ruling champion trainer Sean Tarry has swept back into the most prominent place on the South African trainers’ table – first – and could notch up at least another win when racing is held on the Classic track at the Vaal on Saturday.
Viv Greybe: Eastern Cape champion trainer Alan Greeff had a rare blank day at Fairview last Friday when without the services of champion jockey Greg Cheyne, but the combination should come to light this Friday at the same venue.
Nicci Garner: Just two of the runners in Thursday night’s R400,000 Victory Moon Stakes are not entered for the Gauteng Sansui Summer Cup on 25 November and it stands to reason that the trainers of those horses most likely to get into that Grade 1 race will not be looking to win this Grade 3 race.