Gold Cup Day Page steals the show with Gold Cup 1-2

Mokaro ... a first for all his connections in the Gold Cup!

NICCI GARNER – TRAINER Stephen Page pulled off the training feat of his career so far in Saturday’s Canon Gold Cup, saddling a 1-2 with Mokaro and Noblewood in the country’s most prestigious race for stayers.

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Headline News Momentuous moment for Page and `Mrs O'

A thrilled 'Mrs O' at the Gold Cup presentation

NICCI GARNER – THE doyen of South African racing Bridget Oppenheimer has put her faith in trainer Stephen Page and he gave her a moment to remember with a 1-2 in the R1.2-million Canon Gold Cup over 3200m at Greyville on Saturday.

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Headline News Clearly Silver has the right sheen

JACK MILNER – ONE never knows how a good a debut winner really is until his second start, but there was a lot to like about Clearly Silver’s victory at Clairwood in June when he easily accounted for Chief Mambo by four lengths.

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Headline News 'JJ' moved to Hannon after fallout

JJ The Jet Plane

LONDON – Thea Boyens, part-owner of JJ The Jet Plane who was unplaced in Tuesday’s feature race at Glorious Goodwood, the Betfair Cup, has moved the horse from Mike De Kock’s yard to Richard Hannon, according to a report in South Africa.

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Headline News Pocket Power hunted down while riding Ivory Trail

Ivory Trail (right) got up to beat Pocket Power (left).

JACK MILNER – IT is hard to think of the last time, if ever, Pocket Power has been run out of a race after hitting the front. But that is exactly what Ivory Trail managed to do in the Grade 1 Champions Cup at Clairwood on Saturday.

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