Horses 25.5.2018 10:12 am

Cash in on a Quartet

Insignis, Redberry Lane look reliable floating bankers.

I have never made a secret of the fact that my favourite bet is the Quartet. The payouts are big and it does not tie up your money for a whole bunch of races – you know your fate quickly.

Cash in on a Quartet
Cash in on a Quartet

Cash in on a Quartet

Insignis, Redberry Lane look reliable floating bankers.

A good KZN trip for Tarry
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A good KZN trip for Tarry

Cue The Music looks the best banker in the Jackpot.
Kingston Mines set to retain Glenlair Trophy
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Kingston Mines set to retain Glenlair Trophy

Also expect a bold bid from Chase Maujean’s mount Plano (53.5kg) out of Tara Laing’s stable, as the three-time winner comes off two bright runs.
Gosden sends Roaring Lion into ‘the world’s greatest race’
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Gosden sends Roaring Lion into ‘the world’s greatest race’

Thursday’s Sandown meeting is a “not-to-be-missed” one.
Sprint stars on show
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Sprint stars on show

Grade 1 sprints comprise the Jackpot.
Soma, Yeni can team up with another winner
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Soma, Yeni can team up with another winner

Old timer Killua Castle could spring a surprize.
Wright holds strong hand in Greyville topliner
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Wright holds strong hand in Greyville topliner

Sunny Bill Du-Toy will be up against stronger opposition this time, but with Luke Ferraris in the saddle the combination should be in the winner’s enclosure.
No doubt about Sirtain
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No doubt about Sirtain

The question is whether the handicapper has caught up to the De Kock sprinter, and lower rated All Night Flight should be in the firing line.
Fort Ember needs to be included in all bets today
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Fort Ember needs to be included in all bets today

Race 4 is over 2600m and as this is not a handicap the best-rated horses should come out on top. My selections are Ali Bon Dubai, Arte, Storm Warning and Dromedaris.
Glen Kotzen should be the leader of the pack
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Glen Kotzen should be the leader of the pack

New look Matador Man could be the main danger.
Unagi ticks the right boxes
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Unagi ticks the right boxes

Varsity Girl looks the best value in the Listed Syringa Handicap.
Mabaya to catch Dadamasi
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Mabaya to catch Dadamasi

Alnasl in Race8 looks the best bet on the card.
Greeff’s filly targets poly hat-trick
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Greeff’s filly targets poly hat-trick

This filly had Aldo Domeyer aboard in her penultimate run when she came from near last to score.
Justin Snaith wary of a tough race in 1900
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Justin Snaith wary of a tough race in 1900

Platinum Prince a dark horse who’ll be closely watched.
Derby prospects on view in York’s Group 2 Dante Stakes
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Derby prospects on view in York’s Group 2 Dante Stakes

Gosden expected to saddle talented newcomer Kessaar in two-year-old Maiden Plate tomorrow.
Pack Leader is working like a winner, confirmed Kotzen
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Pack Leader is working like a winner, confirmed Kotzen

Big run expected from debutante Purest Bliss in Race 1 at Scottsville today.
Seven Lives a banker
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Seven Lives a banker

Fitness of Strydom is only likely to be known later today.
Shogun ready to conquer
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Shogun ready to conquer

Today’s Scottsville card is a challenging one, but Shogun in Race 8 provides a profitable way to end the day. 
May Crawford’s Spectra Force be with you
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May Crawford’s Spectra Force be with you

With good runs after blinkers were fitted, the ‘scoops’ have got his mind on the job; while Giant Flag is waving value in the last race.
Champions come out to race
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Champions come out to race

Strydom-ridden Green Pepper could be a prospective Pick 6 banker.
Stormy Eclipse looks up to the challenge
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Stormy Eclipse looks up to the challenge

Watch out for the Laing stable in the minor events with Rasta Bay and Aviatrix in Races 4 and 5 respectively with Callan Murray up.
Mabaya has the rides to catch Dadamasi in Challenge
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Mabaya has the rides to catch Dadamasi in Challenge

Goodman Dadamasi will have his work cut out to retain his advantage going into the third and final leg of this season’s Work Riders’ Challenge at Turffontein on Saturday.  
Sage advice is a success
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Sage advice is a success

Grade 1 success for Khan and Werners.
Marcus to light up Sky
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Marcus to light up Sky

Sean Tarry’s Tilbury Fort at 25-1 looks outstanding value.
Albacore – from slow boat at home to sleek jet when racing
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Albacore – from slow boat at home to sleek jet when racing

Albacore has shown the ugly duckling at home turns into a beautiful swan at the racetrack and can continue his good form in Race 6 at the Vaal today.