GAVIN VAN ZYL
Jack Milner: The combination of trainer Gavin van Zyl and jockey Warren Kennedy has been highly successful of late and they could provide bettors with some value in Race 7 at Greyville today, where racing takes place on the Polytrack.
Jack Milner: Katak will attempt to keep his unbeaten record intact at Kenilworth on Sunday, and in doing so, win the third leg of the Winter Series.
Jack Milner: It could be written in the stars for jockey Warren Kennedy and trainer Eric Sands as all the right signs point to Rainbow Bridge as the winner of the Grade 1 Vodacom Durban July over 2200m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on Saturday.
Jack Milner: Paper Town was fancied to win the Founders Trophy (Non-Black Type) over 1600m at Fairview in August last year but ran an absolute shocker and was only able to beat one runner home.
Jack Milner: Two years ago, Secret Potion won the Grade 2 SA Oaks and earned her place in the Vodacom Durban July. She ran down the field against the likes of Do It Again but going into that race Geoff Woodruff’s charge had won four of her nine starts.
Jack Milner: Midweek race meetings at Durbanville rarely make life easy for punters but perhaps bettors will be able to rely on an improving filly from the Brett Crawford yard to come to their rescue on Wednesday.
Jack Milner: Based on merit ratings, Golden Belle is as close as one will get to the proverbial “racing certainty” when she lines up in Race 7 at the Vaal on Tuesday, an Allowance Plate over 1200m.
Jack Milner: Finding winners on the Polytrack at Greyville, especially in handicaps for fillies and mares, is not an easy task for studiers of form but when two in-form worlds collide, the stars tell you it is time to cash in.
Jack Milner: The Grade 2 Track And Ball Oaks over 2400m was washed out last weekend but the race has been added to Sunday’s bumper card at Hollywoodbets Greyville which contains 10 races split between the turf track and Polytrack.