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.
The first night meeting of the season at Turffontein proved to be fruitful for the stable as debutante Countless showed a touch of class when winning the first race on the card on Tuesday night.
Six-year-old Pierre Jourdan is back in action at Turffontein on Saturday when he will contest the Grade 3 Joburg Spring Challenge over 1450m.
Meissa, the four-year-old gelding by Jallad, reeled off his third career win in a row when he easily mowed down the opposition over 1450m at Turffontein on Saturday.
Meissa, the son of Jallad, kept his one-hundred percent earnings record in tact when he won for the second time in four outings at Turffontein on Saturday, romping home to a 1,75-length victory in a Graduation Plate.
The 2012/1013 racing season has just begun and the string of horses that campaigned in KZN are returning to their home base at Turffontein to start preparing for the new season.
Meissa scored his first career victory in good style at Turffontein Racecourse on Sunday 15 July over 1600 meters.