17.6.2017 05:30 am
Starpath in Race 6 is another banker possibility but Happy Pills is a big danger.
Now and again the going – how the racetrack runs – comes into play in our business. For example, if a horse has any soundness problems, then at this time of the year they become a bigger issue because, naturally, the going is not as spongy and forgiving as in the summer months when we have rain.
She will be the one to catch in Race 4, a FM 88 Handicap over 1200m at the course on Friday night.
His first opportunity comes in Race 1 where he rides Window’s Lamp in this Maiden Juvenile Plate for fillies over 1200m.
Already successful twice in raids to Greyville, the Western Winter gelding has proven his liking for the Polytrack.
This son of Captain Al has had two impressive runs over the course and distance, finishing second on both occasions.
Hewitson makes for great eachway bets in Race 3 aboard Oyster Pond and Race 4 on Oriental Tiger.
Sean Tarry’s lightly raced charge Al Sahem has plenty of scope for improvement.
We could witness another nail-biting finish between the two riders on Friday at Fairview when they square up in Race 6.
Cape Town-based runner Fifty Cents could make a triumphant KZN debut in this race.