KING OF GEMS WINS CONCORDE
Ken Nicol: The Cape season ends with a bumper race day at Kenilworth on Saturday, as in addition to the on-course Prawn Festival, which always helps attract a large crowd, the Grade 1 ARF Commemorative Cape Derby over 2000m tops the bill.
Brendan Gaillard: Bar the one blemish when taking a trip to the Western Cape the Soft Falling Rain filly World Radar has done pretty much what trainer Alan Greeff has asked of her and could pull through and take the Lady’s Pendant (Listed) over 1200m at Fairview on Friday.
Jack Milner: Trainer Corne Spies has not taken the easy options when it comes to What You Are.
KEAGAN DE MELO
Ken Nicol: James Peter has let favourite backers down a couple of times, but should recoup losses on Wednesday in Race 1 over 1200m on the Greyville Polytrack.
MIKE DE KOCK
Jack Milner: In effect, the role of the handicapper is to tell the story of a racehorse’s growth in the sport.
Brendan Gaillard – Rain has put paid to a lot of race meetings this month worldwide, including last week’s Flamingo Park meeting, but at this stage all is fine and a 10-race card await the Kimberley faithful on Monday 17 February 2020.
Bonginkosi Nkosi – Michael Roberts-trained Enjoy The View’s form clearly proves he is most lethal at Hollywoodbets Scottsville racecourse – especially over 1200m – having recorded an impressive two victories from three outings.
Jack Milner – Three Pinnacle Stakes races head up the card at Turffontein on Saturday 15 February 2020 and trainer Sean Tarry has a strong hand in all of them.
Brendan Gaillard – While it is usually trainer Alan Greeff who commands most attention when studying a Fairview racecard, it may pay to follow his chief rival, Gavin Smith, at today’s Valentine’s Day meeting, Friday 14 February.