Milk and Honey finished powerfully to win the Acacia Handicap.
NICCI GARNER – The Mike de Kock stable, which had a phenomenal treble at Meydan in Dubai last Thursday, kept the ball rolling on Saturday after when it saddled the winners of both the feature races that were run.
Abram Makhubo, leading work rider.
NICCI GARNER – Abie Makhubo looks the one to follow at the Vaal on Sunday when Leg 2 of the Work-Riders’ Challenge will be held. Several of his mounts have point-scoring chances.
Pierre Jourdan (mauve silks) and Fisani (yellow) are strong contenders in respective features at Turffontein Saturday.
NICCI GARNER – Trainer Charles Laird’s string is off the boil, but the stable can start simmering again at Turffontein on Saturday when it could provide punters with two Pick 6 bankers – Curved Ball in the Tony Ruffel Stakes and Adorable in the Three Troikas Stakes.
Zirconeum makes her debut in Dubai on Friday night.
ED MARNANE – DUBAI – Mike de Kock, the most successful international trainer in the history of the Dubai Carnival, goes in search of his second Cape Verdi with the exciting filly Zirconeum.
Musir makes his Dubai debut on Thursday.
ED MARNANE – Dubai – Meydan hosts the second meeting of the 2010 Dubai Carnival on Thursday night with an eight-race card featuring the Group 3 Al Rashidiya, the 11th edition of the Group 3 contest over 1800m on turf.
RIVER JETEZ (Glen Hatt) stays on powerfully
JACK MILNER – WHILE Pocket Power failed to set up a tally of four successive J&B Met titles, history was still made at Kenilworth on Saturday.
POCKET POWER bids for his fourth Met win.
JACK MILNER – WITH apologies to Herman’s Hermits, at around 4.20pm on Saturday there will be “a kind of hush, all over the land’’ as the starter sends the field home345 for the J&B Met over 2000m at Kenilworth.
BIG CITY LIFE wins last year's Durban July.
CAPE TOWN – Glen Kotzen said at the Betting World Cape Flying Championship racemeeting on Saturday that both of his J&B Met runners, Big City Life and Fabiani, were “doing very well’’.
Warm White Night (Anton Marcus), in the winner's box.
NICCI GARNER – Trainer Charles Laird and jockey Anton Marcus took home345 their fourth Cape Flying Championship trophy after Warm White Night held on to beat Blue Tiger by a neck in the region’s premier sprint at Kenilworth on Saturday.
Christophe Soumillon is heading for Dubai!
TRAINER Mike de Kock has announced that leading international rider Christophe Soumillon will be retained by his chief patron, Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum, for the duration of the 2010 Dubai Racing Carnival.