Headline News Preview: Roy Ahoy to get back on a winning wave

<p>JACK MILNER<br />
ROY AHOY was more a victim than contender in his last run when 14th, 12.75 lengths behind Extinct over 1200m at Clairwood. It was one of those races where everything that could go wrong, did go wrong.<br />
<br />
<br />
Photo: Tony Rivalland trains Roy Ahoy</p>

Read More
Headline News Preview: Kasumi has the class to win

<p>LONDON – Hughie Morrison is a rare visitor to Musselburgh but can stamp his authority on Scottish soil by winning the Golf Day Fillies’ Handicap. Kasumi appears a textbook improver from Morrison’s Berkshire yard and should go exceedingly well in this one-mile test.</p>

Read More
Headline News Ramsden’s Altius to extend purple patch at Durbanville

<p>NICCI GARNER<br />
IRISH-BRED Altius has hit a rich vein of form since relocating to the Cape, winning both his races for new trainer Joey Ramsden, and he could well follow up in the Taurus MR 95 Handicap over 1600m at Durbanville on Tuesday. The Danehill entire was given a short break after Ramsden took him under his wing in February this year and made his comeback in April when just holding on to beat Critic by a neck.<br />
<br />
Photo: Joey Ramsden trains Altius.</p>

Read More
Headline News `Sharp, sharp’ for Bass’ Bill Of Rights in Sabre

<p>NICCI GARNER<br />
BILL OF RIGHTS can cut through the red tape and stake his claim to a couple of lucrative prizes in KwaZulu-Natal this winter when he lines up in the R95 000 Sabre Stakes over 1800m at Clairwood on Sunday.<br />
<br />
Photo: Mike Bass traims Bill Of Rights.</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>

Read More
Headline News Kings Gambit gets Horse of the Season accolade

<p>NICCI GARNER<br />
KINGS GAMBIT was given the highest accolade of all – Horse of the Season – when the Racing Association&rsquo;s Highveld Feature Season Awards were presented on Saturday night.<br />
<br />
<br />
<br />
<br />
Photo: Kings Gambit</p>

Read More
Headline News Preview: Pocket the Power in carryover Pick 6

<p>JACK MILNER<br />
CHAMPION Pocket Power returns to action tonight at Greyville and ironically the Grade 2 Drill Hall Stakes over 1400m could be one of his toughest tasks to date. The record books show that he has only won at Kenilworth but closer scrutiny shows he has only twice run outside of Cape Town and did not fair badly in either of those races.<br />
<br />
Photo: Pocket Power, pictured winning the 2008 Met.</p>

Read More
Headline News River Jetez set for winning warm-up

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><span style="mso-ansi-language: EN-GB">JACK MILNER<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><span style="mso-ansi-language: EN-GB">WITH the KwaZulu-Natal season getting into full swing, some of the big names in horseracing are beginning to come out of hibernation. Pocket Power will return to action in Friday night&rsquo;s Drill Hall Stakes and this afternoon, Angel Flight and River Jetez begin their respective programmes in a Progress Plate over 1500m at Clairwood.<br />
<br />
Photo: Pocket Power.</span></p>

Read More
Champions Day Strydom strikes in rain with Eddington, JJ The Jet Plane

<p>JACK MILNER<br />
WHEN rain began to fall on Friday afternoon Piere Strydom&rsquo;s wife, Beaty, was concerned the weather would have a negative impact on the Champions Day meeting at Turffontein. The jockey, however, was a lot more upbeat. “The more it rains the better chances my mounts will have,&rsquo;&rsquo; he told her.<br />
<br />
Photo: Eddington wins.</p>

Read More
Champions Day Cunha’s strategy could pay off in Gommagomma

<p>JACK MILNER<br />
TWO years ago, Ilha Da Vitoria became the first winner of the newly introduced Gommagomma Challenge and in doing so she completed the Summer Cup-Challenge double. Tomorrow Strategic News could follow in her footsteps when he lines up for this R3-5 million Grade 1 event over 2000m on the Turffontein standside track.<br />
<br />
Photo: Strategic News wins the 2007 Summer Cup.</p>

Read More
1 295 296 297 298 299 310