Jack Milner: Judicial has been is excellent form since the decision was taken to geld him and he has produced some superb runs, including a win in the Grade 2 Victory Moon Stakes and a third place behind Louis The King in the Grade 1 Sansui Summer Cup.
Michael Clower: Trainer Justin Snaith is responsible for six of the 15 runners in the J&B Met at Kenilworth on Saturday – and wants a slow-paced race for all of them. This is what he had to say when quizzed about his horses chances.
Jack Milner: With Louis The King’s meeting with J&B Met destiny drawing ever closer, the combination of trainer Geoff Woodruff and jockey Piere Strydom will be hoping to find some early form when Not Sulking lines up for Race 5 at Turffontein on Tuesday night, a Conditions Plate for fillies and mares over 1400m.
Fort Wood, one of the most successful sires to stand in South Africa, has died at the age of 25 of heart failure.
Nicci Garner: Alboran Sea got the better of Captain Of All in a head-bobbing duel in the R1-million Betting World Cape Flying Championship (Grade 1, weight-for-age) over 1000m at Kenilworth on Saturday.
R5.2-MILLION YEARLING BUY
Cape Town – A new South African record for a yearling was achieved last night, at the first session of the Cape Premier Yearling Sale, when Piet du Toit paid R5.2 million for Lot 48, a Dynasty colt out of the imported mare Shina (GER), consigned by Maine Chance Farms. The aggregate for Session One was R60,2 million, with an average of R620,619 and a median of R350,000.