Jack Milner: For the racing purist, the game is all about excellence and quality. While it is great to back a winner, one does appreciate a quality performance and we saw an abundance of them on Guineas Day at Turffontein on Saturday.
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GUINEAS FINISH: AL SAHEM AND JANOOBI
Jack Milner: It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow. Those words were written by Miguel de Cervantes, the author of Don Quixote, and they aptly apply to the day Mike de Kock endured last Saturday.
Mike Moon: Grey filly Smiling Blue Eyes took a big step towards claiming the coveted Triple Tiara when she hammered a highly rated field of three-year-old fillies in the Wilgerbosdrift Gauteng Fillies Guineas at Turffontein on Saturday.
MIKE DE KOCK
Mike Moon: Master trainer Mike de Kock landed his 3,000th career winner when Janoobi snatched victory in the Betting World Gauteng Guineas at Turffontein on Saturday.
Jack Milner: There is an air of excitement before the start of the R1-million Betting World Gauteng Guineas (Grade 2) because it if filled with hope and expectation. It is the first leg of the SA Triple Crown and all nine runners are contenders for the R2-million bonus. After Saturday there will just be one.