1 – Leige: midfield; sustained run from 600m to lead 300m out; ran on well.
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Nicci Garner: The Sean Tarry stable’s form did not give punters much confidence leading into the R2-million Sansui Summer Cup but he is not champion trainer for nothing and the affable Randjesfontein handler bounced back into prominence when Liege won the big race.
KwaZulu-Natal raider Monks Hood took an assegai to the upcountry three-year-olds in the Grade 2 Investec Dingaans at Turffontein on Sunday.
LIEGE WINS SUMMER CUP
Liege, long an “almost” big-race horse, dispensed with that unwanted tag by dashing to victory in the 2017 Sansui Summer Cup at Turffontein on Sunday.
The Thinker made the most of a featherweight 52kg to dispatch a field of good sprinters in the Grade 2 WSB Merchants at Turffontein on Summer Cup Day.
Sunny weather greets racegoers at Turffontein on Sunday for the postponed Gauteng Sansui Summer Cup race meeting. The thunderstorms and heavy rain that forced the programme to be moved from Saturday disappeared overnight and the outlook is excellent for a good day’s racing.