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Derby Day Success For Green Street Bloodstock

Green Street Bloodstock’s success continued on ARF Commemorative Cape Derby at Kenilworth this past Saturday when the syndicate’s three-year-old filly Silver Tiara ran out an easy winner of the eighth and final race. The consistent Silver Tiara, who had finished in the first four in each of her five previous starts, was sent off a 11-4 shot for Saturday’s Calulo[…]

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Golden Ducat Roars To Derby Win

Trainer Eric Sands saddled his third Cape Derby winner when his Wilgerbosdrift & Mauritzfontein bred charge Golden Duct (10-1) won Saturday’s G1 ARF Commemorative Cape Derby (2000m) at Kenilworth racecourse. The regally bred, and recently gelded, Golden Ducat, a half-brother to the Sands trained Sun Met winner Rainbow Bridge and champion Hawwaam, had showed promise early on, and he came[…]

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Kasimir Repeats In Diadem Win

Champion sprinter Kasimir successfully defended his G2 Khaya Stables Diadem Stakes title when running out a courageous winner of Saturday’s R350 000 sprint at Kenilworth racecourse. In landing Saturday’s 1200m feature, Kasimir turned the tables on both Russet Air and Bold Respect, both of whom had vanquished Kasimir into third place in the recent G1 Cape Flying Championship, where Kasimir[…]

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Crawford Blitzes Prix Du Cap Field

Trainer Brett Crawford pulled off a notable feat, when he saddled the first three past the post in the G3 Vasco Da Gama Prix Du Cap (1400m) at Kenilworth racecourse on Saturday. Crawford’s charges Pretty Young Thing (29-4), Front And Centre (57-20), and Shamrock Wind (330-1) finished 1-2-3 to give their Philippi based trainer a complete whitewash of Saturday’s R200[…]

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Camelot’s Son Lifts Jet Master Stakes

Coolmore Stud’s four time G1 winning sire Camelot enjoyed feature race success at Kenilworth racecourse on Saturday, when his Justin Snaith trained son Crown Towers ran out a game 40-1 winner of the Listed Selangor Jet Master Stakes (1600m). Easy to back, Crown Towers came into Saturday’s 1600m contest having finished last in the G1 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate, but clearly[…]

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Regally Bred Filly Lands Fillies Nursey

Blue blooded two-year-old Delta Queen justified tote favouritism, and maintained her unbeaten record, when making most of the running to land the G3 Capetown Noir Kenilworth Fillies Nursery (1200m) at Kenilworth on a wet and misty Saturday afternoon. A fluent 3.5 length winner on debut, saw the Dean Kannemeyer trained filly sent off a 27-20 for Saturday’s R200 000 contest[…]

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Erik The Red Lands Cape of Good Hope Nursery

A race review failed to prevent 11-20 tote favourite Erik The Red from claiming the spoils in Saturday’s G3 KEPU Cape Of Good Hope Nursery (1200m) at Kenilworth on Saturday. The Captain Al colt was all the rage to win Saturday’s R200 000 contest, with Erik The Red’s two previous victories including a one and a quarter length score in[…]

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Willow Magic Off The Mark

The Summerhill Stud based Willow Magic was responsible for his first winner, when two-year-old Dubawi Princess got off the mark at Turffontein on Saturday. Trained, like her sire, by Sean Tarry, the Klawervlei Stud bred Dubawi Princess had been second to unbeaten filly Miracle Flight in a juvenile plate for fillies last time out and this form duly saw the[…]

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Ikigai’s Route Undecided

Sean Tarry has not yet decided upon a definite path for his Grade 2 Gauteng Guineas winner Ikigai. Meanwhile, his Dingaans winner Shango had a minor setback which put him out of work for three or four days, causing him to be scratched from the Guineas. However, he is on track for the Grade 1 SA Classic. The promising Cornish[…]

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Rio Bids For Derby Glory

Saturday’s G1 Arf Commemorative Cape Derby (2000m) looks set to bring down the curtain on what has been an exciting and eventful Cape Summer Season. This year’s Derby sees Cape Guineas runner up Viva Rio take on a host of improving three-year-olds, including G3 City Of Cape Town Politician Stakes winner Silver Host, CTS 1600/Politician Stakes runner up Super Silvano,[…]

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Wylie Hall Relative Works For Futurity Bid

Brilliant racemare Melody Belle, whose close relative Wylie Hall stands at the Cheveley Stud in Ceres, continues to work towards a bid for Saturday’s G1 Futurity Stakes. The Jamie Richards -trained mare will chase her 11th Group One win in Saturday’s 1400m weight-for-age feature which will be her first start since running second to Irish visitor Magic Wand in the[…]

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Feature race success for Flying The Flag relative

Bush Hill Stud’s blue-blooded Galileo stallion Flying The Flag, whose first crop daughter Cecca recently ran fourth when making her debut, gained a further boost to his pedigree over the weekend. His close relative Darlington Hall (New Approach –Miss Kenton) showed plenty of heart when he ran out a game winner of Sunday’s G3 Kyodo News Hai (1800m) at Tokyo[…]

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