Jack Milner: Big fields might make for tricky racing but they also make for massive payouts and that looks the case at the Vaal on Saturday with the running of the R750,000 World Sports Betting Grand Heritage over 1475m.
Phumelela Gaming and Kenilworth Racing are delighted to announce that luxury hospitality, gaming and entertainment group Sun International is the new title sponsor of the Met, which henceforth will be run as the Sun Met and will carry South African record prize money of R5 million.
Nicci Garner: All three of champion trainer Sean Tarry’s runners are high in the betting for this Saturday’s R750,000 World Sports Betting Grand Heritage over 1475m at the Vaal.
Jack Milner: Anthony Delpech will have his visa for the UK in hand on Wednesday and will fly out that night to ride Smart Call in the Group 1 Kingdom Of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes over 1600m at Newmarket on Saturday.
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Trevor Reid: A difficult 10 race card awaits punters for the Sunday Scottsville meeting, so we will have to pick our punches.
Jack Milner: Trainer Joe Soma seems to have some decent talent in his yard right now and he no doubt would rate Fortissima among that group.
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Trevor Reid: Night racing returns to Greyville on Friday. It is a Polytrack meeting and there are a couple of runners who might be worth looking into.
A full field of 28-runners and two reserves have been unveiled for the inaugural running of The Grand Heritage, sponsored by World Sports Betting, at the Vaal Racecourse on 1 October.
Nicci Garner: The Grand Heritage sponsor World Sports Betting has already priced up the race – ahead of Wednesday’s announcement of the final field – and makes Joe Soma-trained Miracle Bureau the outright favourite.