RIVER JETEZ (Glen Hatt) stays on powerfully
JACK MILNER – WHILE Pocket Power failed to set up a tally of four successive J&B Met titles, history was still made at Kenilworth on Saturday.
POCKET POWER bids for his fourth Met win.
JACK MILNER – WITH apologies to Herman’s Hermits, at around 4.20pm on Saturday there will be “a kind of hush, all over the land’’ as the starter sends the field home345 for the J&B Met over 2000m at Kenilworth.
BIG CITY LIFE wins last year's Durban July.
CAPE TOWN – Glen Kotzen said at the Betting World Cape Flying Championship racemeeting on Saturday that both of his J&B Met runners, Big City Life and Fabiani, were “doing very well’’.
Warm White Night (Anton Marcus), in the winner's box.
NICCI GARNER – Trainer Charles Laird and jockey Anton Marcus took home345 their fourth Cape Flying Championship trophy after Warm White Night held on to beat Blue Tiger by a neck in the region’s premier sprint at Kenilworth on Saturday.
Warm White Night could bounce back to best.
NICCI GARNER – The field for Saturday’s 1000m Betting World Cape Flying Championship (Grade 1) at Kenilworth is disappointing; deciphering the form impossible. Nearly every runner has met on one occasion or another and the form has been turned on its head more often than not.
Christophe Soumillon is heading for Dubai!
TRAINER Mike de Kock has announced that leading international rider Christophe Soumillon will be retained by his chief patron, Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum, for the duration of the 2010 Dubai Racing Carnival.
Noordhoek Flyer will be going for the big Guineas-Derby double.
BSA Cape Guineas winner Noordhoek Flyer has been accepted as a runner in the Grade 1 Investec Cape Derby (Grade 1), over 2000m at Kenilworth on J&B Met day, 30 January. Classy Captain’s Secret and Bold Silvano are also among the runners.
HAVASHA (far side), keeps going long enough to beat favourite Pierre Jourdan at Turffontein on Saturday.
NICCI GARNER – Hot favourite Pierre Jourdan tasted defeat for the first time in his short career when beaten a whisker by Havasha in Race 4 at Turffontein on Saturday, an Allowance Plate over 1450m.
Shipwreck has a winning chance.
MEL KAPLAN – Sunday sees the running of Michael Roberts Handicap, a listed event (race 7) over 1800m at Scottsville. The former multiple SA and UK Champion jockey won the race named in his honour with West Coast Gold last year and has entered the now seven-year-old for another crack at the race.
Sangria Girl has the class to win the Listed Sun Classsique Handicap.
JACK MILNER – Sangria Girl is sure to be a good price for Saturday’s Listed Cape Breeders Club Sun Classique Handicap over 2400m at Kenilworth tomorrow but she could provide wonderful value.