Mark van Deventer: William Longsword overcame a wide draw and a cross-country posse of top three-year-olds to win the R1-million (Grade 1) Grand Parade Cape Guineas at Kenilworth on Saturday. Gold Standard chased hard in second, with favourite Table Bay finding only a weak finish after racing upfront to keep third. Long-shot Elevated clunked up ahead of a wall of horses to sneak fourth position.
Browsing: Cape Guineas
Dual feature winner Table Bay is favourite for this Saturday’s R1-million Grand Parade Cape Guineas (Grade 1) over 1600m at Kenilworth, in spite of having some limitations exposed in the Selangor Cup over the same course and distance last month.
Cape Town – Table Bay has been installed favourite with World Sports Betting to give Joey Ramsden his third Grand Parade Cape Guineas win in six seasons at Kenilworth on Saturday.
Cape Town – Three years ago Brett Crawford won the Grand Parade Cape Guineas with Elusive Gold for a client of Hong Kong-based trainer Tony Millard and at Kenilworth on Saturday he bids to stage a repeat with Craven.
Cape Town – Cape Classic winner Table Bay, with a question mark still hanging over his performance when third as hot favourite in the Selangor Cup, heads the final field for the Grade 1 Grand Parade Cape Guineas over 1600m at Kenilworth this Saturday.
Each year there are massive debates about the three-year-old crop and whether it is living up to the hype. Such talk will intensify in the build-up to the Grand Parade Cape Guineas (Grade 1), in which 16 runners line up for the first leg of the SA Triple Crown at Kenilworth Racecourse on 17 December.