Jack Milner: Some big reputations go on the line on Saturday with the running of the Grade 3 Cape Classic over 1400m at Kenilworth.
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Trainers Geoff Woodruff and Alec Laird have brought out some of their top runners to contest the R600,000 Peermont Emperors Palace Charity Mile (Grade 2) at Turffontein on Saturday 1 November.
Jack Milner: Act Of War is being talked about as one of the best three-year-old colts in the country, so to have a horse who can finish within a length of a potential champion at level weights has to be an exciting prospect for any owner.
Mljet stands out in the final field for the R250,000 Cape Classic (Grade 3) over 1400m at Kenilworth on Saturday.
Nicci Garner: Former Work Riders’ Challenge winners Chamu Mabaya (2013-14), Francis Semela and Samuel Mosia (2010-11) have developed a huge following among South African punters down the years and all three will be seen in action at Leg 1 of the 2014-15 test series at the Vaal on Thursday.
Trevor Reid: The most interesting race on the Polytrack at Greyville on Sunday appears to be Race 3, a Conditions Plate over 1200m for fillies and mares as trainer Charles Laird has a strong hand with his three carded runners German Lady, Rich Girl and Beloved Country.