The main protagonists for the Cape’s premier race, the J&B Met, have all draw well for the R2,5-million race that will be run over 2000m at Kenilworth on Saturday 2 February 2013.
Blueridge Mountain, the Argentinean-bred daughter of Giant’s Causeway, showed a touch of class as she ran out a convincing winner of The Graham Beck Memorial Sceptre Stakes over 1200m at Kenilworth on Saturday, 19 January 2013.
Magic Approach, a four-year-old daughter of Right Approach, showed a touch a class at Turffontein last night as she cruised to victory over a mile in a fillies and mares Maiden Plate under the lights.
South African Horse Of The Year Variety Club has the worst of draws to overcome in the Queen’s Plate that will be run at Kenilworth over 1600m this coming Saturday, 12 January 2013.
Classic Illusion made it a quick double for her owners this past Saturday when over 1700m at the Vaal she proved too good for the opposition in the 90 merit-rated Fillies and Mares Handicap.
Charity Mile day at Turffontein saw many of the country’s ‘big guns’ in action in the 12 carded races and there were many notable performances on the day but, arguably, none more so than that of Classic Illusion.
Pierre Jourdan (“PJ”) runs for Charity on Saturday 3 November 2012 in the Grade 2 R600 000 Peermont Emperor's Palace Charity Mile. He will be representing the San Michelle Home for the Intellectually and Physically Disabled. His Celebrity is Radio DJ Mark Pilgrim.
Buying horses from the Emperor’s Palace Ready To Run Sale has proven to be a veritable win for the stable. Graduates of this sale that have been purchased by the yard have proven to be of the best quality and have proven this on the turf. Their records speak for themselves:
Waka Waka made the expected improvement when he contested a Maiden Plate over 1200m at Turffontein this past weekend.