Ken Nicol: Miraculously Ours is overdue a second win and looks good for a decent wager at Kenilworth on Wednesday.
Jack Milner: A couple of three-year-olds who seem to have some potential will take on their more experienced elders in Race 5 at the Vaal on Tuesday.
Brendan Gaillard: The island of Sark has its own laws for its population of around 500 people but that will not concern most punters as they are only interested whether its namesake Sark can win Race 5, a MR 76 Handicap at Flamingo Park on Monday and clearly, he can.
Bonginkosi Nkosi: Although Anton Marcus is currently riding like a man possessed, one can’t help but wonder if he ever feels any pressure from the public.
ZILLZAAL AND DENIS SCHWARZ
Jack Milner: Sean Tarry withstood the Mike de Kock challenge to win his third successive Gauteng Chris Gerber Summer Cup at Turffontein on Saturday.
Jack Milner: Mike de Kock has won the Gauteng Chris Gerber Summer Cup nine times, the last win coming in 2010 when the filly Flirtation got up to beat Mother Russia – another De Kock runner – just short of the line.
Brendan Gaillard: We might be needing a long shot to get out of trouble at Friday’s Fairview meeting and Streetfighting Man could do the business.
MIKE DE KOCK
Jack Milner: Fitness will be the key question when determining the outcome of Race 7, a Graduation Plate over 1000m, at the Vaal on Thursday.
Ken Nicol: Kilindini carries the stamp of real class about him and can be expected to confirm his credentials as a serious contender for the coming Cape Guineas by winning the MR 82 Handicap over 1600m at Kenilworth on Wednesday.