The big question in the Gr 1 Betting World Cape Flying Championship on Saturday is whether the country’s highest rated sprinter Trip To Heaven will find the 1000m trip too sharp.
KwaZulu-Natal racing history will be made this coming weekend when Gold Circle stages the first ever three day racing carnival in the province giving racegoers a bonanza of exciting top-class thoroughbred action at Greyville and Scottsville – and a nibble into the big Sun Met meeting at Kenilworth on Saturday.
David Thiselton previews the racemeeting scheduled for the Vaal outside track on Thursday January 19…
This weeks Winning Ways includes a chat on the phone with MDK from Dubai
The Gr 3 Cartier Politician Stakes over 1800m on L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate day has become an important Investec Cape Derby pointer and the Joey Ramsden-trained Newlands looks to be the one to side with from a pole position draw with Anton Marcus up.
Scottsville going update as reported at 7:20am Sunday
WOW WOW WOW - Fifty thousand rands worth of home entertainment and electronics prizes will be up for grabs on Prize-Nite at Greyville Racecourse on the last Friday of the month for the next six months - and what fantastic prizes they will be.
Legal Eagle, Marinaresco, Rabada, Silver Mountain and several others of the best horses in South Africa will leave the country at the end of the Western Cape season to race in America.
The Vaal Classic track stages 8 races on a soft track on Thursday