News from Gary Alexander Racing Stables
Denis Schwarz rode a confident race on The Sands over 1200m at the Vaal on the 15 August 2019 and produced him at the right time to win going away. The Sands has improved since sporting blinkers and it should pay to follow him this season. Congratulations to owners; Bruce & Jo Gardner; Ralphs Racing(Nominee: Kathryn Ralphs) & Greg Sadie. The Sands was bred by Summerhill Stud.
Carrying top weight, The Bosbok fought off a late challenge to win over 2000m at Turffontein on 10 August 2019. He conceded 10kg to the runner up and was all guts under a top ride by apprentice Denis Schwarz. The 2000m is a bit on the sharp side for The Bosbok and he will win more races over extra ground this season. Congratulations to owners Gary & Dean Alexander. The Bosbok was bred by Summerhill Stud!
Master & Man finished strongly to win by over a length at the Vaal on the 06 August 2019, over 1800m. Well ridden by Apprentice Denis Schwarz, he gave Master & Man a peach of a ride and produced him at the right time to win a competitive contest. Congratulations to owners; Bruce & Jo Gardner and Gary alexander. Master & Man was bred by Summerhill Stud.
Nimcha was fitted with blinkers for the first time at the Vaal on Thursday 01 august 2019. They did the trick he rallied back under a good ride from leading apprentice Denis Schwarz, to win going away. Nimcha is on the up and should have more in store for him this season. Congratulations to Owner Poovie Moonsamy. Nimcha was bred by Summerhill Stud!
Champion South African Jockey Lyle Hewitson gave Marula a magic ride to get him up close home, at Greyville over 1000m on the Polytrack on 31 July 2019. Lyle had Marula up with the pace on when he asked him, he quickened well and under a strong ride from Lyle he kept going to win by a long head. Congratulations to owners; B & J Gardner, Dean Alexander & Julie Alexander. Marula was bred by Drakenstein Stud.
Zeal & Zest in a ding dong battle fought to the line to get up close home, at The Vaal on Thursday 25 July 2019, over 2400m. It was a courageous win by the Traffic Guard gelding under a strong ride from Apprentice Denis Schwarz. Zeal & Zest is now a six-time winner. Congratulations to Owners; Pravin Chetty, Adrian Giuricich, Sunil Mungaroo Brian Seggar & Darren Simpson. Zeal & Zest was bred by Summerhill Stud!
Chouette did it the hard way to win her maiden, on Sunday 07 July over 1400m at Turffontein. She led soon after the start and stayed on resolutely to win a good contest, it was a top ride from leading apprentice Denis Schwarz. Congratulations to owners: Pravin Chetty, Darren Simpson and Gary Alexander. Chouette was bred by Drakenstein Stud!
Magic School cruised to victory under apprentice Denis Schwarz over 1160m at Turffontein, Saturday 06 July 2019. She shed her maiden tag in style and has lots of scope for improvement as she matures, it may well pay to follow her next season. Congratulations to Owners: Drakenstein Stud(Nominee Mrs G Rupert). Magic School was bred by Drakenstein Stud!
Just Kidding shed her maiden tag in fine style on Sunday 30 June 2019, at Turffontein over 1400m. Well ridden by leading apprentice Denis Schwarz, Just Kidding made good improvement after running 2nd in her first start. She looks like she will be progressive, and it should pay to follow her. Congratulations to owners; Gary Alexander Racing Stables cc ( R McCurdy, R Harbhajan, Q Thaver, C Oosthuizen) G Kalil, & Miss J Alexander. Just Kidding was bred by Summerhill Stud.
The Sands sported blinkers for the first time, and they did the tick! Well handled by apprentice Luke Ferraris, he cruised to victory over 1200m on the polytrack at Greyville on Saturday 29 June 2019. He shows lots at home and it may pay to follow him next season. Well done to owners Mrs J P Gardner and Messrs B G Gardner and G P Sadie and Ralphs Racing (Pty) Ltd (Nom: Miss K Ralphs). The Sands was bred by Summerhill Stud.