Racing News 16.7.2018 11:08 am

Doublemint chews up his Winter Derby opposition

Following Do It Again’s July victory Doublemint capped a brilliant week for sire Twice Over and trainer Justin Snaith with an easy win in the Grade 3 Highland Stud Winter Derby at Kenilworth on Saturday. After placing in the first two legs, Justin Snaith’s colt had to be a serious contender with both his conquerors, […]

Following Do It Again's July victory Doublemint capped a brilliant week for sire Twice Over and trainer Justin Snaith with an easy win in the Grade 3 Highland Stud Winter Derby at Kenilworth on Saturday.

Doublemint chews up his Winter Derby opposition
Doublemint chews up his Winter Derby opposition

Doublemint chews up his Winter Derby opposition

Following Do It Again’s July victory Doublemint capped a brilliant week for sire Twice Over and trainer Justin Snaith with an easy win in the Grade 3 Highland Stud Winter Derby at Kenilworth on Saturday. After placing in the first two legs, Justin Snaith’s colt had to be a serious contender with both his conquerors, […]

Zac Purton pips ‘Magic Man’ to Hong Kong title
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Zac Purton pips ‘Magic Man’ to Hong Kong title

Hong Kong – Zac Purton won the Hong Kong Jockeys’ Championship by a short-head in a thrilling finish at Sha Tin yesterday. The Australian ended up just two winners clear of Brazilian star Joao “Magic Man” Moreira. It is Purton’s second Hong Kong championship, the previous having come in 2013-14 when he dethroned 13-time champ […]
Fayd’Herbe might pay to follow at Durbanville
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Fayd’Herbe might pay to follow at Durbanville

Cape Town based jockey Bernard Fayd’Herbe is always in demand with trainers for the insightful feedback he gives on horses and that popularity is reflected in his promising bookings at Durbanville tomorrow. The lanky rider has seven rides for seven different trainers, with each engagement having something of a winning chance – and a few […]
Upmarket Fresnaye too good in the Winter Oaks
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Upmarket Fresnaye too good in the Winter Oaks

Spring Man and Brave Move are looking good for other features.
Bull’s eye for Top Shot
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Bull’s eye for Top Shot

Heavenly Blue makes his comeback ahead of Champions Cup.
Godolphin expected to make a point in G1 Darley July Cup
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Godolphin expected to make a point in G1 Darley July Cup

Gosden’s First Eleven to score in today’s Group 3 Bahrain Trophy.
It’s his turn for Gold
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It’s his turn for Gold

African Night Sky among entries for Champions Cup.
Baahir set for win No 7
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Baahir set for win No 7

Dorrie Sham has had success since moving to the Vaal.
Moores’ Ballymaine eyes another Scottsville win
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Moores’ Ballymaine eyes another Scottsville win

However, expect a strong challenge from Mark Dixon-trained Verdier who was a smart course and distance winner three runs back.
Expect a lot of Shenanigans at Pontefract this afternoon
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Expect a lot of Shenanigans at Pontefract this afternoon

Roger Varian’s filly was thoroughly impressive in decent handicaps at Goodwood.
Cape Xtreme pulled out of Cape Winter Derby
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Cape Xtreme pulled out of Cape Winter Derby

More rain expected on Thursday and Friday.
Ferraris to strike again at Kenilworth
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Ferraris to strike again at Kenilworth

Apprentice Luke Ferraris is going great guns and comes down to ride Ostimato, but Juniper Spring looks like the best bet on the card.
Lyle Hewitson ends up riding in the right lane
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Lyle Hewitson ends up riding in the right lane

De Kock and Tarry juveniles impress in Horseshoe, Slipper
Justin Snaith dominates Durban July as Do It Again wins
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Justin Snaith dominates Durban July as Do It Again wins

The favourite, African Night Sky, failed to make the top three after a delayed start.
Here are the latest odds on the horses ahead of the Durban July
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Here are the latest odds on the horses ahead of the Durban July

African Night Sky remains favourite, but there is a very strong field this year and punters haven’t been scared to shop around.
Keeping calling the Durban July in the family
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Keeping calling the Durban July in the family

Father-and-son team Craig and Sheldon Peters has become legendary in KZN as their voices interpret the pounding of hooves into understanding for racing fans.
Cool Muzi gets July Fever
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Cool Muzi gets July Fever

Also has some good rides on the rest of the card.
Durban July set to thrill for 122nd consecutive year
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Durban July set to thrill for 122nd consecutive year

This year, two jockeys have a chance of becoming the first ever to win Africa’s greatest racing spectacle for a fifth time.
Luke to show he can rule from the palace
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Luke to show he can rule from the palace

Mark Khan could help Radiant Splendour get back to winning ways.
African Night Sky ‘worthy favourite’ to win the July
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African Night Sky ‘worthy favourite’ to win the July

At 10/1 are two Gauteng-based horses – Abashiri and Majestic Mambo. Abashiri will be ridden by Piere Strydom, looking for his fifth July win.
Snaith runners dominate the betting in July day features
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Snaith runners dominate the betting in July day features

De Kock could provide a second Pick 6 banker with Soqrat.
How you can win a slice of the Durban July millions
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How you can win a slice of the Durban July millions

Last year on TAB alone, about R138 million was bet on the race and that does not include what was spent with bookmakers and office pools.
Vivir has winning verve
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Vivir has winning verve

Her two performances have impressed the handicappers enough to see her racing off a merit rating of 93.
Prince’s display honours the king
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Prince’s display honours the king

Three winners for Tarry at Greyville.

 

 

 

 

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