Mike Moon
Horse racing correspondent
5 minute read
20 Oct 2020
4:24 pm

Princess might be missing, but Sean Tarry is very much there

Mike Moon

The annual Charity Mile might be a feel-good moment in horse racing, but champion trainer Sean Tarry clearly intends showing no mercy to his rivals when the latest edition is contested at Turffontein on Saturday 31 October.


The Randjesfontein master Sean Tarry has no fewer than seven of the 29 entries for the 1600m Grade 2 contest, which carries a reduced R175,000 stake, but for which Peermont Emperors Palace and other sponsors have put up R1 million for distribution to worthy causes. When nominations were revealed on Monday evening, Tarry’s powerplay included the likes of Grade 1-winning Warrior’s Rest, Tierra Del Fuego, lightly raced Cornish Pomodoro and Zillzaal, who has not run since winning the Gauteng Summer Cup last year. Backing them up are Tree Tumbo, Silver God and progressive filly Victoria Paige. Terra Del Fuego –...