Jack Milner: Jockey Devin Habib has had 36 rides since returning from injury and, although he has had a few places, he has yet to ride his first winner.
MASTER SABINA BEATS DEO JUVENTE
Trainer Geoff Woodruff’s runners dominated the finish of the R2-million Gauteng SANSUI Summer Cup for the third year running at Turffontein on Saturday, when Master Sabina edged out stablemate Deo Juvente in a fierce battle, getting his nose down on the line and then keeping the race in the boardroom after an objection on behalf of the runner-up.
Robert Garner: bargain-buy French Navy is out to prove that the horseracing adage “weight stops trains” doesn’t always hold true in the R2-million Gauteng SANSUI Summer Cup at Turffontein Racecourse.
Jack Milner: If I had told racing fans 18 months ago I would be selecting ML Jet to win this year’s R2-million Gauteng SANSUI Summer Cup most would have been nodding their heads in agreement.
London – Leading South African jockey Bernard Fayd’Herbe will have his first ride in Britain at Wolverhampton today, when he partners Cold As Ice in the £19,000 32Red Fillies Conditions Stakes over 1400m.
HALVE THE DEFICIT
Nicci Garner: At the weights, a TAB Place bet on Halve The Deficit might be a better-value option than backing favourite French Navy to win Saturday’s R2-million Gauteng SANSUI Summer Cup.
Neil Morrice: If there is a surprise packet in the Gauteng SANSUI Summer Cup then Zimbabwe champion Yer-Maan could fit that bill and raise a few eyebrows at Turffontein on Saturday.
CAPTAIN AMERICA in the winner's circle
CAPTAIN America led from start to finish to see off the challenges of several highly rated opponents and win the Grade 2 R400 000 Green Point Stakes at Kenilworth on Saturday.
Jack Milner: There is a cracking day of racing at Kenilworth on Saturday with four feature races which include some of the best horses in the country.