4.3.2019 09:24 am
This four-year-old’s resounding win in the Kimberley 1400m was due reward as he had been holding form in big fields at the Vaal and Turffontein.
Tobie Spies-trained True Words, who cost R2-million as a yearling, proved too good for his opposition last time in the Kimberley 1400m at Flamingo Park and this three-time winner should be up to the task with Jarryd Penny aboard again at the same venue today when stepping out in Race 7, the Flamingo Park Handicap (Non-Black Type) over 1800m.
The disruption is due to a hectic racing schedule, after wash-outs last week and extra racing being arranged to compensate.
The Irish jockey maintains the partnership in the UAE Oaks (Listed), one of the highlights of an attractive card at Meydan today.
This diminutive gelding was beaten a little under six lengths on local debut over an inadequate 1400m.
In fact, on Champions Day, 30 March, Soqrat’s mission will be the Grade 1 Horse Chestnut Stakes over 1600m.
The only horse better weighted is Russian Prince, and only by 0.5kg.
For the Quartet float Sarah and Royal Splurge with the small field.
The race was opened up once again and while a number of the original runners are still there, a few new names have been added.
This Grade 1 race, over 1800m, will be run on the Turffontein Standside track on Saturday 2 March.
National Horseracing Authority Racing Control Executive Arnold Hyde was on course and explained on Tellytrack.
In South Africa, we vaccinate utilising vaccines that mostly contain these above-mentioned strains.
No retirement date has been set for Winx, with connections continually insisting her career will now be taken one race at a time.