Jack Milner: Heavenly Blue is the lone runner from the Mike de Kock yard entered for the R2-million SA Derby over 2450m at Turffontein on Saturday 6 May.
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NOTHER RUSSIA WINS THE ACACIA
Nicci Garner: The Mike de Kock stable are keeping their options open with Janoobi, with both the SA Classic and HF Oppenheimer Horse Chestnut Stakes on Saturday 1 April pencilled in as possibilities, according to assistant trainer Mathew de Kock.
ABASHIRI WINS THE DERBY
Jack Milner: Abashiri delighted his hordes of supporters as he became the third horse clinch the SA Triple Crown at Turffontein on Saturday. But it was, oh, so close.
Nicci Garner: Abashiri’s black-and-orange army of supporters went wild as the three-year-old rallied to held off Rocketball in an emotional and nail-biting finish to the R2-million SA Derby over 2450m at Turffontein on Champions Day on Saturday.
Jack Milner: Trainer Mike Azzie firmly believes Abashiri is the best horse in Saturday’s R2-million SA Derby over 2450m at Turffontein and victory would be a wonderful boost for the sport.
ABASHIRI WINS CLASSIC
Jack Milner: The Orange Revolution was the name given to pro-West protests in the Ukraine in 2005. The Orange Revolution hit Turffontein on Saturday but this one was all about Abashiri.