Legal Eagle connections
Jack Milner: For the second successive year Legal Eagle was named Equus Horse Of The Year at a gala banquet held at Emperors Palace last night.
CORRIE LENSLEY, MUZI YENI, venice in may
Jack Milner: Muzi Yeni wasted no time getting back into the winner’s enclosure at Flamingo Park yesterday when he guided 17-10 shot Venice In May to a 2.25-length victory in Race 2.
Jack Milner: If Bloodstock South Africa were out to prove that more expensive horses are better when they put up the prize money for the two R1-million races at Scottsville on Sunday they certainly failed in their mission.
GLENYS THE MENACE and DELPECH, right
Mike Moon: Anthony Delpech flew the South African flag high in the Shergar Cup international jockeys’ challenge at Ascot in the UK. He won one race and registered a second and a fourth from five rides.
HAPPY PILLS, STONEHENGE
Jack Milner: The scratching of Amsterdam from Race 6 at Turffontein on Saturday has paved the way for stable companion Happy Pills to continue his winning run.
Ascot – Anthony Delpech will have a tough act to follow at Ascot on Saturday when he rides for The Rest Of The World team in the Shergar Cup.
Jack Milner: The quality of some of the local three-year-olds will be tested in Race 6 at the Vaal on Thursday when three lightly raced winners take on some battle-scarred older runners in a Novice Handicap over 1400m on the outside track.
Trevor Reid: It is Women’s Day on Wednesday and if you are in Durban there is no better place to spend the day than at Greyville Racecourse, where they will be staging the National Women’s Day Race Meeting.
Jack Milner: Brandon Lerena says he is delighted to be back in South Africa after his “horrible” ordeal in Mauritius.