Viv Greybe: Champion trainer Alan Greeff, who bagged Leg 1 of the East Cape Poly Challenge with Juan Two Three at the Fairview Polytrack over 1200m, has a bright chance to claim top honours in Leg 2 on Friday when he sends out Breakfast Club with Greg Cheyne aboard in Race 7, which is Leg 2 of the Challenge and to be run over the extended distance of 1400m.
Jack Milner: In a rare move, we will be having a feature race at the Vaal on Thursday with the running of the Listed Spook Express Handicap over 2400m.
Viv Greybe: Glen Kotzen-trained Heart Of A Legend has a bright chance to land a third career win at the Greyville Polytrack on Wednesday when teamed up with jockey Anton Marcus and contesting Race 4, a MR 78 Handicap (F&M) over 1400m.
Jack Milner: Nordic Rebel has been priced up at 7-1 in early betting to win Race 5 at the Vaal on Tuesday and, based on form, this could provide great value for punters in the MR 84 Handicap over 1600m on the Classic track.
Jack Milner: Paddington had some good staying form in Cape Town and if he adjusts to the sand track this five-year-old son of Elusive Fort will take some stopping in the Non-Black Type Cape Stayers over 2200m at Flamingo Park on Monday.
Bonginkosi Nkosi: Sunday’s Greyville card will be headlined by two very competitive Grade 3 contests – the Umzimkhulu Stakes and Byerley Turk – both over 1200m on the Turf track.
MIKE DE KOCK
Jack Milner: The Grade 2 Colorado King Stakes is often seen as a pointer to the R4-million Premier’s Champions Challenge (Grade 1) on 4 May.
Viv Greybe: With a strong book of rides on the eight-event card, jockey Anton Marcus looks set to call the shots at the Greyville Polytrack on Friday night.
Viv Greybe:The big stables of Alan Greeff and Gavin Smith will be out in force at Fairview on Friday and are likely to claim a major share of the spoils on the eight-event card.