CARRY ON ALICE
Jack Milner: Carry On Alice makes her comeback to competitive racing at Turffontein on Tuesday night as she warms-up for the defence of her Computaform Sprint (Grade 1) title next month.
Jack Milner: There are some days when there are numerous wondrous performances and you don’t know where to begin.
Tarry, LEGAL EAGLE and Marcus
Mike Moon: Sean Tarry snatched up Classic Day and put it in his pocket. The champion trainer saddled the winners of seven races, including the first six on the card, at Turffontein on Saturday – setting all kinds of records.
Jack Milner: Champion trainer Sean Tarry began his discussion about his runners for Saturday’s Classic Day meeting with a word of caution.
Jack Milner: It is always a pleasure to watch great horses in action. Anybody who viewed Arrogate’s victory in Saturday’s Dubai World Cup will appreciate that thrill which covers one in goose bumps.
Jack Milner: Racing is back on the Turffontein Inside track but while there appear to be some good bets on this 10-race card, most of them do not come into the exotics.
MATHEW DE KOCK
Nicci Garner: Just nine horses will line up for the R2-million SA Classic at Turffontein on Saturday and quite a few experts will be keeping in mind the racing adage, the smaller the field, the bigger the upset when making their selections.
Nicci Garner: Smartifact can give champion trainer Sean Tarry yet another win following the scratching of both High Drama and Cockade from Race 5 at the Vaal, an 1800m MR 87 Handicap.
Nicci Garner: Al Sahem, so narrowly beaten in the Betting World Gauteng Guineas over 1600m at Turffontein on 4 March, has been priced up 12-10 favourite for the R2-million SA Classic (Grade 1) over 1800m at Turffontein this Saturday.
ARROGATE WINS THE WORLD CUP
Meydan – After missing the start and falling far behind, American champion Arrogate (USA) unleashed one of the most spectacular performances in the 22-year history of the Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airline – and perhaps in all of racing worldwide – as he powered home to a two-and-a-quarter-length victory in front of a madly cheering crowd.