Nimcha went from pillar to post to shed his maiden tag at Turffontein over 1800m on 09 February 2019. A late maturing son of Golden Sword, Nimcha should keep improving and it may pay to follow him this season. Another top ride by apprentice Denis Schwarz he timed it beautifully and Kept Nimcha going to win a good race. Congratulations to owner Mr P Moonsammy. Nimcha was bred by Summerhill Stud!
Hero’s Honour showed his class in a fluent win at Turffontein over 1600m on 09 February 2019, in a competitive assessment plate. Well ridden by apprentice Denis Schwarz, he had Hero’s Honour well placed just off the pace and when he asked for an effort Hero’s Honour responded instantly and produced a strong finish to win going away. Congratulations to owners; Laurence & Jarryd Wernars, Bruce & Jo Gardner & Greg Sadie. Hero’s Honour was bred by Summerhill Stud!
Zeal and Zest was back to his best on Saturday at Turffontein Racecourse on 02 February 2019. Under a good ride from apprentice Denis Schwarz, Zeal & Zest kept finding to beat a competitive field over 2000m at his home track. Zeal & Zest is now a five-time winner and the way he won suggests that there is more to come from this son of Traffic Guard. Congratulations to owners, Pravin Chetty, Sunil Mungaroo, Darren Simpson, Brian Seggar, Adrian Giuricich and Gary Alexander. Zeal & Zest was bred by Summerhill Stud!
Despite still being in need of the race, Hero’s Honour came from off the pace and ran on strongly to get the better of his younger rivals over 1600m at Turffontein on 12 January 2019. The 2018 SA Derby(GR1) winner was all guts in the run to the line and he is on track for bigger races coming up later in the season. Congratulations to owners, Laurence & Jarryd Wernars, Bruce & Jo Gardner & Greg Sadie. Hero’s Honour was bred by Summerhill Stud!
He did it the hard way! But Chijmes was impressive in staying on resolutely to beat a competitive field in the Listed Sea Cottage Stakes at Turffontein on 06 January 2019. Another well judged ride by apprentice Denis Schwarz, he took Chijmes to the front and dictated matters to steer the chestnut Ato gelding to a good win. Chijmes will be aimed at the upcoming Highveld Classics. Congratulations to owners Jean Marc & Clotilde Ulcoq and Ron & Bev Napier. Chijmes was bred by Summerhill Stud!