Solar Star has Dynamic well beaten win The Sledgehammer
The scintillating form shown by Dean Kannemeyer’s string since moving into Summerveld for their maiden Champions Season onslaught continued at Scottsville on Sunday when the Kahal gelding Solar Star scored his first feature victory when beating some decent sorts in the R135 000 Listed The Sledgehammer.
Tony McCoy with his wife Chanelle and children Eve and Archie as he waits to be presented with the Champion Jockey’s Trophy at Sandown. Photograph: Tom Jenkins for the Observer
Fittingly, for a man whose epic achievements in the saddle have more than a whiff of Hollywood about them, the greatest jump jockey of all time, AP McCoy, rode off into the sunset on Saturday on a horse called Box Office.
Craig Zackey – Gr1 and a Gr2 winner!
Apprentice Craig Zackey rounded off the biggest day of his short career to date when he steered J’s Outsider to a shock win in the R500 000 Gr2 Gold Bowl to bring the curtain down on the 2015 Champions Day at Turffontein on Saturday.
Eros’s Girl beats Kumiko to win the East Cape Oaks (Coastal Photos)
Justin Snaith trained Eros’s Girl has proven a revelation since being tried over ground and the daughter of Captain Al picked up some valuable black type with a smooth win in Friday’s R150 000 Listed East Cape Oaks at Fairview.