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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
Headline News Standout bets on Turffontein’s maiden day

Trainer Charles Laird

JACK MILNER
THERE is one certainty regarding the outcome of today’s meeting at Turffontein – there will be 11 fewer maidens in Gauteng when the curtain closes on proceedings. The card contains 12 races, 11 for horses who have not yet won a race.

Read More
Headline News Eagle Mountain opens doors with gallant second

Trainer Mike de Kock

CHARL PRETORIUS
MIKE de Kock’s runner Eagle Mountain might not have won Saturday’s Breeders’ Cup Turf over 2400m on World Championships Day at Santa Anita, Los Angeles, but came mighty close on a day De Kock said gave the South African industry good exposure.

Read More
Headline News On Point looks a `pointer’ in Race 3 at the Vaal

Trainer Paul Matchett.

NICCI GARNER
ON Point, the Woodborough colt who beat last Sunday’s impressive Turffontein victor Greenwich Park, is back in action again at the Vaal tomorrow and on the evidence of his rival’s subsequent effort, should have little trouble accounting for a moderate field in Race 3 over 1000m.

Read More
1 347 348 349 350 351 378