Nicci Garner: A demanding but interesting meeting faces punters at the Good Friday meeting at Greyville on Friday night but punters could fatten their wallets in time to buy the family a load of Easter eggs by backing Napoli in Race 6, a MR 66 Handicap over 1200m.
Jack Milner: An Allowance Plate for fillies over 1800m and mares tops the card on the Vaal Inside track on Thursday and lightly weighted American Story can score for the Ormond Ferraris yard.
Jack Milner: Anthony Delpech and Anton Marcus are the two most prolific performers on the Polytrack at Greyville and they are way ahead of the opposition.
Jack Milner: Saving the best for last might be considered a hackneyed expression by many but as far as Tuesday’s Vaal meeting is concerned it is absolutely true.
Jack Milner: As expected runners from the stables of champion trainer Sean Tarry and Mike de Kock dominate the entries for the R1-million HSH Princess Charlene Empress Club Stakes (Grade 1) over 1600m at Turffontein on Saturday 22 April.
Jack Milner: The KwaZulu-Natal season is once again almost upon us and trainers like Justin Snaith and Glen Kotzen already have their strings set up in the province.
Jack Milner: Visuality won on debut, beating Announcing Rain by a head over 1000m on Turffontein in March last year. Some 12 runs later, that win is all she has to show for what could have been a more proficient racing career.
Patrick Nkosi: Celtic Captain’s last three runs comprise two feature victories and a second in a Grade 3 event and the Gareth van Zyl-trained gelding has been supplemented to run in the R4-million Premier’s Champions Challenge (Grade 1) over 2000m at Turffontein on Saturday 6 May.
Jack Milner: Finding winners is rarely easy for punters at the Vaal and that applies once again to Thursday’s meeting at which racing takes place on the Outside track.