Jack Milner: Beach Beauty returns to racing on Sunday in the Grade 3 Poinsettia Stakes over 1200m at Clairwood. The six-year-old daughter of Dynasty is being prepared for her final KwaZulu-Natal winter season as she is due to go to stud at the end of July.
Jack Milner: There is a carryover Pick 6 at all of our local meetings this weekend, starting at Fairview on Friday. The biggest of the weekend is the R500,000 that goes forward to Saturday’s Turffontein meeting with an estimated pool of R2.5 million.
MASTER OF MY FATE
Duban – Master Of My Fate is the highest-rated horse among the 70 entries for this year’s R3.5-million Vodacom Durban July. The list also includes a previous winner of the country’s premier race in Pomodoro.
A full field of 14 runners will go to post for the R2-million SA Derby over 2450m at Turffontein on Saturday 26 April, 13 of whom will be striving to prevent Louis The King from becoming the second winner of the SASCOC SA Triple Crown.
ST JOHN GRAY
Nicci Garner: Everest showed he was returning to his best in his last run and St John Gray’s Sarge colt could get back on the winning trail in Race 5 on the Vaal turf track on Thursday, a MR 84 Handicap over 2000m.