Horses 19.9.2018 10:32 am

Howells holds the aces in Pinnacle contest

This classy filly returns refreshed after a short rest and could make her first run as a four year-old a winning one.

Though taking on male opposition, trainer Duncan Howells holds a strong hand with his two fillies, Neptune’s Rain and Fiorella, who contest Race 5 and top event at Scottsville today – the Racing.

Howells holds the aces in Pinnacle contest
Howells holds the aces in Pinnacle contest

Howells holds the aces in Pinnacle contest

This classy filly returns refreshed after a short rest and could make her first run as a four year-old a winning one.

Lionhearted Lyle roars back after dramatic fall
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Lionhearted Lyle roars back after dramatic fall

Looks to have the best bet on the card in Jamra.
Champion joins Team Asia for Jockeys Challenge
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Champion joins Team Asia for Jockeys Challenge

Woodworth replaces current leading apprentice jockey Troy See who was ruled out due to suspension.
Two Vaal meetings moved to Turffontein
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Two Vaal meetings moved to Turffontein

The change in venue has necessitated changing the distance of Race 5 at this Thursday’s meeting from 2400m to 2600m.
July champ Legislate has a robust colt
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July champ Legislate has a robust colt

Legislate won multiple Grade 1s and was named Equus Horse of the Year.
Challenge rider hurt, Fran Berry gets call-up
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Challenge rider hurt, Fran Berry gets call-up

SA champion Hewitson on track to be fit for Kranji clash.
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Boeing ready for takeoff

This Sail From Seattle filly is no stranger to this 1000m course.
Saints to go marching in
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Saints to go marching in

Form indicates Saints Alive could be the runner to come out on top.
Timkat to continue winning
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Timkat to continue winning

Cliffie Miller’s charge has only raced five times in Kimberley for three wins and two seconds.
De Kock stable rolling out firepower at Vaal
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De Kock stable rolling out firepower at Vaal

Stanley Ferreira-trained Winter’s Forge might be the Vaal banker, though.
Winds can affect race outcome at Turffontein today
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Winds can affect race outcome at Turffontein today

Hopefully the rains that fell will help soften the Highveld courses; and Pretty Penny and Afrostar look to be Pick 6 bankers at Turffontein.
July champ Legislate has a robust colt
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July champ Legislate has a robust colt

The colt, out of Jackie O, is described by the stud as ‘a robust boy’ and ‘a credit to his champion racehorse of a sire’.
Challenge rider hurt, Fran Berry gets call-up
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Challenge rider hurt, Fran Berry gets call-up

SA champion Hewitson on track to be fit for Kranji clash.
Boeing ready for takeoff
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Boeing ready for takeoff

This Sail From Seattle filly is no stranger to this 1000m course.
Saints to go marching in
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Saints to go marching in

Form indicates Saints Alive could be the runner to come out on top.
High Court grant Phumelela interdict
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High Court grant Phumelela interdict

This followed after Phumelela applied for an urgent interdict to postpone the hearings in order to ensure the company’s right to a fair process.
Broken nose, ban kicks off Murray’s campaign
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Broken nose, ban kicks off Murray’s campaign

Trainer gets permission to take blinkers off Happy Valley runner.
Interviews with jockeys are there to help punters
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Interviews with jockeys are there to help punters

Jockeys are not trying to lead the public up the garden path, but the current hardness of turf is a fact of nature and is nobody’s fault.
Dawnbreaker might edge Founders Trophy
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Dawnbreaker might edge Founders Trophy

Each of the eight runners has a plausible argument for winning the R110,000 event and opting for the fi eld in exotic bets is a sensible call.
Juvenile Chimichuri out to prove he can run
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Juvenile Chimichuri out to prove he can run

Tarry’s charge to show juvenile form still holding.
Welcome to the Plate
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Welcome to the Plate

The top rated runners in Assessment Plates – which so far have been a boon to bettors – at Vaal look hard to oppose as bankers.
Thrill of new Summer Cup sponsor
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Thrill of new Summer Cup sponsor

The Turffontein Standside track is being prepared for summer season, and it was good fun to be involved in an off-the-track event at the launch of the Summer Cup.
Bush is the one to beat at Fairview
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Bush is the one to beat at Fairview

This five-year-old mare has run 19 times and been out of the placings only twice.
No secret who will win this Assessment Plate
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No secret who will win this Assessment Plate

Assessment Plates could revamp handicapping.
Roaring Lion chews them up in the Juddmonte International
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Roaring Lion chews them up in the Juddmonte International

Roaring Lion, ridden by Oisin Murphy, started at 3-1.
G-BETS is the new sponsor of the Gauteng Summer Cup
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G-BETS is the new sponsor of the Gauteng Summer Cup

Joburg’s big event resonates with the company’s values.

 

 

 

 

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