Mike Moon
Horse racing correspondent
2 minute read
6 Mar 2020
2:01 pm

Summer Pudding is a Classic treat

Mike Moon

Summer’s main course is over on the Highveld, so a horse by the name of Summer Pudding is an appropriate banker bet at Turffontein’s Classic meeting on Saturday.

Picture: iStock

With the big day’s Pick 6 pool predicted to reach R7 million, and some fiercely competitive racing on the card, finding a banker becomes an imperative. Unbeaten after four starts and sitting atop the betting boards at 9-10, Summer Pudding is the stand-out option. Trainer Paul Peter’s filly managed those four successes despite a tendency to find trouble in running. Punters will trust log-leading jockey Warren Kennedy to steer her skilfully over the 1800m of the Grade 1 Wilgerbosdrift SA Fillies Classic. Victory would keep Summer Pudding on course for the Triple Crown, with the Gauteng Fillies Guineas already under...