Racing fans around South Africa celebrated Piere Strydom’s extraordinary achievement of his 5000th winner on South African soil in the first race at the Vaal today. But the event was lost on Tellytrack, who chose to show us a harness race from Penrith instead of broadcasting a momentous historic moment.
The draw for the 140th running of the middle jewel of the American Triple Crown was conducted at Pimlico’s Sports Palace on Wednesday, 13 May 2015.
Zayat Stable’s Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah drew the rail and was installed favorite in the eight horse field for the $1.5 million Gr1 Xpressbet.com Preakness Stakes to be run over 1 3/16-mile at Pimlico Race Course on 16 May 2015.
Flashback to Act Of War – Kenilworth 22 November – The 5000 milestone
South Africa’s greatest jockey of all time reached yet another milestone in the incredible journey of his illustrious career in the saddle when he piloted the Lucky Houdalakis trained Allegorical to victory in the first race at the Vaal today, Thursday 14 May.