Jack Milner: Invincible Lady returns to racing over a shorter distance at the Vaal on Tuesday and that could see her finally pay a second visit to the winner’s enclosure.
SAMPLES COLLECTED AT NEWMARKET
London – Four new positive tests for equine influenza have been returned from vaccinated thoroughbreds at trainer Simon Crisford’s yard in Newmarket, the British Horseracing Authority has announced.
Bonginkosi Nkosi: With the highest win strike-rate in the country at a mind-boggling 31.77% there is clearly no better jockey to follow than Anton “Superman” Marcus at the moment.
Jack Milner: Stable companion Silver Thursday could be the beneficiary after the scratching of Cascapedia in the Pinnacle Stakes over 2000m at Turffontein on Saturday.
Viv Greybe: Alan Greeff-trained Green Lantern is holding form well and looks on target for a sixth career win at Fairview today when teamed up with Greg Cheyne in Race 4 and top-rated event, a MR 89 Handicap over 1600m.
Jack Milner: As a rule, an Assessment Plate favours the best-handicapped runners but there are occasions, when you have a fast-improving youngster, that you have to assume the handicappers have not got close to some sort of realistic merit rating.
Viv Greybe: Wednesday’s meeting at Scottsville sees trainer Louis Goosen with four runners in Race 6 and main event, a Pinnacle Stakes over 1000m, and the one who will spearhead his attack is four-time winner Captain’s Girl with log-leader Anton Marcus aboard.
MIKE DE KOCK
Mike Moon: Mike de Kock just missed out on a Gauteng Guineas double at Turffontein on Saturday, but might scrape a smidgeon of compensation at the Vaal on Tuesday, where racing takes place on the Classic course.
Viv Greybe: The trainer-jockey combination of Corrie Lensley and Muzi Yeni could come out firing at Flamingo Park on Monday when Dame Judith steps out in Race 1, a Maiden Plate (F&M) over 1000m.