Headline News Chamber Of Secrets could hold the answer

Trainer Basil Marcus

MEL KAPLAN
THERE is not much depth to the card put together for Kenilworth on Tuesday afternoon and a number of the races look particularly competitive. One of those is the chief attraction, Race 7, a Pinnacle plate over 1600m. The race looks highly tricky but Chamber Of Secrets has been in good form and could be the one to row in with.

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Headline News Rudra confirms the Summer Cup is `Mike’s game’

Rudra, all on his own!

JACK MILNER
“MIKE targeted him at this race and this is Mike’s game…the Group Ones. This is where it counts.’’ That is how jockey Kevin Shea described his victory on 3-1 favourite Rudra in Saturday’s R2 million Steinhoff Summer Cup over 2000m at Turffontein.

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Headline News Laird’s Aussie plans still on hold

Charles Laird

TRAINER Charles Laird, who currently heads the South African trainers’ table, says his plans to emigrate to Australia are still on hold pending the realisation of certain requisites from Australian racing authorities.

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Headline News Vaal Turf track could flow with Milk and Honey

Milk and Honey, Vaal.

JACK MILNER
KWAZULU-NATAL form has been working out extremely well recently with many of the runners who have returned from that province, winning on a regular basis. Runners like Smart Banker, Causation, Jewel In Her Crown and Bouquet-Garni are typical examples of that and that run can continue at the Vaal this afternoon.

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Headline News Tuvana Silva can give a polished display at Fairview

Trainer Alan Greeff

HAROLD STERLEY
TRAINER Alan Greeff can get back into the spotlight when he saddles Tuvana Silva in the Fillies Guineas Plate over 1400m at Fairview today. Greeff has been having a quiet time of it of late but looks to have a number of winning chances at this fixture, including the main event which carries prize money of R70 000.

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Headline News Connections over the moon after Smart Banker's win

Trainer Charles Laird

JACK MILNER
JOCKEY Anton Marcus was adamant last week that Smart Banker would have captured the Charity Mile November Handicap, a race won by stable companion Likeithot. Taking a line through Rudra, Marcus would have been on the mark as Smart Banker overcame a No 14 draw to win the Grade 2 Victory Moon Handicap at Turffontein Sunday.

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Headline News Fit Escobar could be the answer in Pinnacle Plate

Geoff Woodruff, Escobar.

THE problem facing punters in Race 6 Turffontein today, a Pinnacle Plate over 1160m, is that many contenders are coming back from a rest. Rebel King has not run for 109 days and Succesful Bidder last ran 124 days ago, while Lady Perez has not seen a racecourse since 31 May, 159 days ago.

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Headline News Newcomer should put his rivals in their place

Trainer Justin Snaith

HAROLD STERLEY
TRAINER Justin Snaith made a feast of it two weeks ago, winning five races at Fairview – all with Richard Fourie in the saddle. The Snaith stable is represented by 10 runners at Fairview and could assist Pick 6 punters with a banker.

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