Matilda’s Love, a five-year-old daughter of Miesque’s Approval, had shown little in her last few outings and was easy to back in a very competitive and open 68 merit-rated Fillies and Mares Handicap over the straight 1400m at the Vaal on Saturday 7 December 2013.
Saturday 2 November 2013 saw the hosting of numerous lucrative races at Turffontein, including the Grade 2 Emperors Palace Charity Mile and the R3-million Emperors Palace Ready To Run Cup.
Ikimasu, the three-year-old daughter of Admire Main, was an impressive winner of the fourth race at Turffontein on Saturday 26 October 2013, a fillies and mares Maiden Plate over 1600m.
Classic Illusion, a five-year-old daughter of Kahal, captured the group 3 Yellowwood Handicap over 1800m at Turffontein on Wednesday night, 23 October.
Commodore Al proved too good at Turffontein on Saturday 12 October when he got the better of Rushmore River in the fourth race of the afternoon, a Maiden Plate over 1600m.
Under a masterful ride by veteran jockey Andrew Fortune, Exceptional took the honours in the eighth race at Turffontein on Saturday 21 September.
It was a successful day at this office this past weekend when the stable saddled two winners at Turffontein where racing took place on the inside track.
Gypsey Myth, a three-year-old daughter of Stronghold, confirmed her promise at Turffontein on Sunday when she easily accounted for the opposition in the fourth race, a Maiden Plate for Fillies and Mares over 1600m.
Heavy Metal proved too good for the opposition in the 2013 running of the Vodacom Durban July and in doing so added to a fantastic days racing at Greyville, but that was not the only centre where the racing was top class.
Pomodoro, winner of the Vodacom Durban July last year, has top weight to shoulder in this year’s edition of the country’s premier race, but he has the class to make it a double.