20.2.2019 11:55 am
In fact, on Champions Day, 30 March, Soqrat’s mission will be the Grade 1 Horse Chestnut Stakes over 1600m.
Trainer Mike de Kock has clearly left his options open for Soqrat as the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate runner-up has been entered for both the SA Classic (Grade 1) over 1800m and the Hawaii Stakes (Grade 2) over 1400m on Saturday 2 March.
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.
He saddles the top two in the betting, Timkat and Bright Flame, and should come away with the Exacta to his name.
It doesn’t help that the best bet comes late in the day, in a race that falls outside the exotic wagers.
For the Quartet fl oat Sarah and Royal Splurge with the small field.
Race 7 is a MR 79 Handicap over 1400m and Deepston catches the eye.
This ultra-consistent sprinter has yet to finish further back than third in his seven starts – four of which were decisive wins on the Polytrack.
Rivarine runs off the same weight so the three of them are weighted to finish on top of one another.
Oh Susanna’s post-race veterinary report read like a dispatch from the Charge of the Light Brigade.
She can provide Appleby with his first success in the event, one of the few major prizes in the UAE to have eluded the Briton.
Just 18 months earlier he captured his first Grade 2 race when Alimony won the Emerald Cup on the sand.