Trainers at Turffontein had a fruitful meeting with representatives of the Turffontein grooms committee and the EFF on Friday.
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Jack Milner: There are still some horses on the periphery of earning their places in the R4.25-million Vodacom Durban July and they have a chance to impress the selection panel if they can come up with good runs in the Grade 3 Track And Ball Derby and Oaks, both over 2400m at Scottsville on Saturday.
Phumelela Gaming & Leisure Ltd would like to disassociate itself from some comments made in the article on Page 2 of this morning’s Citizen about the groom’s strike at the Randjesfontein Training Centre.
Viv Greybe: The accent will be on stamina at Fairview on Friday when eight runners vie for top honours in the country’s longest race, the Port Elizabeth Gold Cup, a Listed contest over 3600m.
Jack Milner: Fabian Habib has had a fair start to his training career. He only sent out his first runner in March this year and it took until May for him to have his first winner. The horse was Sail For Joy and ironically, it was on the same day Chesney van Zyl saddled his first winner in his own name as a trainer.
Viv Greybe: Vaughan Marshall-trained Charge D’ Affaires disappointed in her last two outings at Greyville, but this daughter of Captain Al has a bright chance to recover losses at Scottsville on Wednesday when partnered by MJ Byleveld and contesting Race 3, a Juvenile Plate (Fillies) over 1200m.