JASON SERVIS AND MAXIMUM SECURITY
Ed Marnane: The inaugural Saudi Cup, the world’s richest race with a staggering purse of $20m, has attracted a star-studded international field, featuring a strong US presence.
Jack Milner: Bravo Zulu could bring a bright end to Greyville meeting.
Brendan Gaillard – Just eight runners are carded to contest the Listed Ibhayi Stakes over 1400m at Fairview on Friday and trainer Alan Greeff has three of them.
Jack Milner – Race 7 at the Vaal on Thursday 27 February 2020 looks another instance of Mike de Kock versus Sean Tarry as a pair of runners from their stables are weighted to fight out the finish of this Graduation Plate over 1400m up the straight.
Jack Milner: The outcome of Race 6 at Hollywoodbets Scottsville on Wednesday, a MR 87 Handicap over 2400m, could well depend on whether the lone filly in the event sees out 2400m.
Ken Nicol: Small but competitive fields are the order of the day on Tuesday in the meeting switched from Durbanville to Kenilworth.
As expected, both Ikigai and Summer Pudding, winners of the Grade 2 Gauteng Guineas and Wilgerbosdrift Gauteng Fillies Guineas, have been nominated to run in the respective second legs of the SA Triple Crown and Wilgerbosdrift Triple Tiara at Turffontein on 7 March.
MARCO VAN RENSBURG
Trevor Reid: Clearly, I live in a horseracing bubble as I had no idea that Cloud Atlas was a 2012 science fiction movie, but I do know about the mare Cloud Atlas who runs at Fairview Polytrack in Race 8 on Monday.
KEAGAN DE MELO
Bonginkosi Nkosi: The Mark Dixon-trained Jackson Wells kicked off her career by having placed runs in her first two performances on the Turf track – beaten not more than 0.85 lengths.