Key Of Gold could unlock the Scottsville puzzle.
MEL KAPLAN – WITH only 52kg to shoulder Key Of Gold could prove the one to beat in Race 5 at Scottsville on Sunday, a MR 88 Handicap over 1000m. The Qui Danzig gelding wom his Maiden over this course and distance back in February.
Centaur holds a dual nomination.
JACK MILNER – THE big guns looks set to raid Kimberley next Monday for the R200,000 Racing Association Mile and the R135,000 Racing Association Sprint. Both races have been well supported even though both events do not carry Black Type.
'Figgy' could provide the PA banker!
JACK MILNER – There is a punter I know who blindly follows Guillermo Figueroa. Whatever “Figgy’’ rides he backs Eachway – and he claims he is well in the black.
Russian Sage is expected to be in the money today.
RUSSIAN Sage makes his English debut on Friday at York in the Group 3 Strensall Stakes over 1800m (3.15pm SA time). Kevin Shea will ride Mike de Kock’s runner. If the ground stays firm, Godolphin will be represented by Spring Of Fame.
David Mollett (right) with trainer Sean Tarry in Hong Kong.
NICCI GARNER – Veteran horseracing journalist David Mollett has entertained, educated, amused and exasperated racing fans in SA for nearly four decades. The best-known scribe, he’s controversial, racist, sexist – and many other “ists”.
JACK MILNER – “MAKE as many mistakes as you like, just win the race.’’
Champion colt Sea The Stars looks a Juddmonte shoe-in!
LONDON – Sea The Stars is impossible to oppose in the Juddmonte International at York on Tuesday afternoon. John Oxx’s three-year-old, having won the Guineas, Derby and Eclipse, has frightened off most of the opposition.
Mr and Mrs Arthur Webber and Marsh Shirtliff
POCKET Power retained his Horse Of The Year crown for the third season running when the South African racing industry paid homage to its stars of 2008-09 on Thursday night 13 August.
LONDON – Ave can spoil the party for Wymering File when they clash in the European Breeders’ Fund Upavon Fillies’ Stakes at Salisbury.