Racing News 14.2.2018 06:00 am

Drier and Veale to shine at Scottsville

This three-year-old has been improving with each run and there was much to like about his last run when running on stoutly and finishing a promising third over 1200m at Scottsville.

Trainer Dennis Drier and jockey Sean Veale could have a good day at Scottsville today and claim Race 1 with Dante’s Rock in a Maiden Plate over 1400m.

Drier and Veale to shine at Scottsville
Drier and Veale to shine at Scottsville

Drier and Veale to shine at Scottsville

This three-year-old has been improving with each run and there was much to like about his last run when running on stoutly and finishing a promising third over 1200m at Scottsville.

Scratchings make Glider Pilot hard to beat
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Scratchings make Glider Pilot hard to beat

The son AP Arrow won on debut for trainer Tyrone Zackey but, from day one, he has been unable to hold a straight line.
Delpech to get punters away to a flyer
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Delpech to get punters away to a flyer

The well-bred three-year-old had Delpech aboard in his last run on the Polytrack four runs back when a half-length runner-up.
Torre Del Oro is in top form and looks a place accumulator banker
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Torre Del Oro is in top form and looks a place accumulator banker

Splendid Garden the danger if in a galloping mood.
Champion Delpech to dominate at Scottsville
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Champion Delpech to dominate at Scottsville

Her main rivals are Dunzie, Russian Girl and Gotoluvher.
Race is ‘tailor-made’ for Legal Eagle
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Race is ‘tailor-made’ for Legal Eagle

The dual Horse of the Year has finished second on his last two attempts.
De Kock has strong hand with grey, two fillies
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De Kock has strong hand with grey, two fillies

The R5 million Sun Met over 2 000m at Kenilworth Racecourse in Cape Town on Saturday has four fillies in the race, but just one grey.
Dean keeps Kenilworth green
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Dean keeps Kenilworth green

Search for alternative solutions continues.
Holly Bush Henry can post his fourth win at Fakenham
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Holly Bush Henry can post his fourth win at Fakenham

Last time out he was fourth to Tintern Theatre, who travelled like the class horse of the race in Saturday’s Peter Marsh at Haydock before conditions found him out.
Vaal offers nice punting
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Vaal offers nice punting

Gold Shades could be the right one for the Exacta in Race 7 at the Vereeniging track.
Razed In Black targets another Pinnacle win
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Razed In Black targets another Pinnacle win

The switch from grass to the Polytrack should not be a concern as six of his wins have come on the surface.
Storm is coming with Thunder Snow
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Storm is coming with Thunder Snow

Heavy Metal will be fitter for a recent run and looks the main threat, although respect North America.
Plattner set for three-timer
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Plattner set for three-timer

L’Histoire has not run since and tries further and if those factors find him out What A Summer will take full advantage.
Cape going still hard and fast
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Cape going still hard and fast

I can’t see it changing much and therefore horses who have speed but are suspect over the distance should benefit from it.
Greeff and Cheyne to dominate at Fairview
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Greeff and Cheyne to dominate at Fairview

Their first strike is likely to come in Race 3 with Mamba Mania who contests a Maiden Plate (Fillies and Mares) over 1900m.
Diamond to dazzle in Southwell Stayers Handicap
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Diamond to dazzle in Southwell Stayers Handicap

This three-year-old’s record of just one win in seven outings to date is hardly encouraging, but it is interesting to see her hiked up to 3200m for the first time here.
Admire this Pin Up at Vaal
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Admire this Pin Up at Vaal

The field has strength in depth and Pin Up Fold should start at fair Eachway odds.
Yeni to feature at Flamingo Park
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Yeni to feature at Flamingo Park

This race is Leg 2 of the Pick 6 which starts with a Carryover of R50,000 and is estimated to reach a pool of R500,000.
Conditions should suit Dan The Lad
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Conditions should suit Dan The Lad

The distance appeared a touch too short and the opposition a touch too strong.
Sucha good double to jet in on at Turffontein
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Sucha good double to jet in on at Turffontein

Sucha Charmer looks to be crying out for this distance.
Mawsoof to keep 100% record
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Mawsoof to keep 100% record

The three-year-old Mike de Kock-trained Trippi colt made his debut in a 1000m race on the Inside track here last month.
Punters face Fairview change
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Punters face Fairview change

Race 1 will now be run over 2200m, and punters are warned to watch for scratchings due to the change of surface.
Brab’ looks good at Meydan
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Brab’ looks good at Meydan

Six Summer Cup entries having final preparatory runs in Victory Moon Stakes.
All paired up and ready to race for this year’s Peermont Emperors Palace Charity Mile
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All paired up and ready to race for this year’s Peermont Emperors Palace Charity Mile

As is customary for this unique event, one of the key fixtures during the Highveld horseracing season (Summer In The City) where celebrities, charities and racing personalities alike join together to find out how the final field will line up at Turffontein Racecourse on 4 November.
Work riders in action
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Work riders in action

Collegiate had a promising first run on Saturday and can follow up in Race 8.

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