JACK MILNER: SPRINTS take pride of place on the Vaal sand on Thursday with the running of the Woodland Sprint for fillies and mares and the Autumn Sand Sprint. Both are Non-Black Type events to be run over 1200m.
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SKITT SKIZZLE’S initial rating of 84 after his impressive debut at the Vaal last week might be lenient and he could well follow up in the Var Gold Rush Sprint over 1100m at Turffontein this Saturday.
ALISTAIR COHEN: TRAINER Sean Tarry has proven recently that a horse not doing well at a certain centre can gain new zest when raced at another.
FIVE feature races will be run on Guineas day at Turffontein and all the big races are tricky, with some runners having preparatory runs for bigger prizes later in the season and doubts about others’ wellbeing. NICCI GARNER and JACK MILNER chatted to the trainers about their runners’ prospects in the three Grade 2 races on the day, the R1-million Gauteng Guineas, the R500,000 Gauteng Fillies Guineas and the R300,000 Hawaii Stakes.