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Miss Frankel Throws A Curved Ball

January 23, 2017

karel: His second best filly Fair Eva in UK is chestnut (rated 111), as is his best filly in UK, the Gr2 winning filly Queen Kindly (112). Frankel's grandam Rainbow Lake is by Rainbow Quest (whose sire Blushing Groom is chestnut) out of Rockfest, whose sire Stage Door Johnny and dam Rock Garden are both chestnut. Galileo's dam Urban Sea is chestnut, her dam and sire both chestnut, and the second dam Allegretta chestnut. Plenty of opportunity then for the chestnut gene to get reply

A View From The Rostrum

January 23, 2017

Paulo: It makes no difference. Its not a spectator sport, its a bloodstock auction. You do have a point about local knowledge, but for the large part these guys do their homework and do a great reply

Gallops Turnout Top-Class

January 23, 2017

James George: Hats off to Jenna Potgieter on behalf of Kenilworth Racing or was it Phumelela Gaming & Leisure, for giving us 'alternative facts' to the story 'Public marginalised at Met reply

Let’s Do It For Alistair

January 23, 2017

Preggie Pillay: Dear Alistair Be positive and strong. Trust in God to.pull you through this trying times. If anybody can. He can. You are in my job. Regards Preggie reply

Miss Frankel Throws A Curved Ball

January 23, 2017

Joao: these comments being fed to the public are working reply

Miss Frankel Throws A Curved Ball

January 23, 2017

Ian Jayes: Are there any other chestnut progeny of reply

SA Record Equalled At Cape Sale

January 23, 2017

Anthony: Barring for a handful of lots, the total stakes pot will have to be quadrupled in order for these purchases to be able to show some kind of reply

Miss Frankel Throws A Curved Ball

January 23, 2017

Brett Maselle: Before the race:- MAGICAL WONDERLAND: CANDICE BASS ROBINSON - Is not fully tuned up for this race but is a nice filly and should run well. MISS FRANKEL: DENNIS DRIER - A lovely filly and I am hoping for a good run. After the race:- MAGICAL WONDERLAND - “I rate her highly and I would have been very confident had it not been for all the hype about Miss Frankel,” said trainer Candice Bass-Robinson. MISS FRANKEL - Dennis Drier who reckoned the filly’s lack of experience meant she didn’t know what was required of her. “I didn’t expect that but at this stage I have no excuses,” he added. “However, on what she has shown me at home this was not her run. She will be reply

A View From The Rostrum

January 22, 2017

pmb: That may be . However, watching and listening to someone selling a horse who clearly has no idea about the local pedigrees , except for the odd "talking horse" is a bit off-putting. I wouldn't have know if I didn't have the catalogue in front of me some of the local hero dam lines were being sold as they didn't even get a mention. I guess that makes no difference to the buyers but doesn't generate any enthusiasm of interest from the crowd who were not planning to bid reply

Hong Kong Quartet Puzzle

January 22, 2017

Graham Hurlstone-Jones: Oh dear, I will upset a few people when I straight line the quartet for the reply

Var’s Early CPYS Strike

January 22, 2017

Laughing Lizard: Bwaaah 🔊It is petty to blame the competition. If you want to be competitive you know what to reply

Hong Kong Quartet Puzzle

January 22, 2017

RSFaux: That the calculation is correct is no surprise .....computers tend to be generally accurate .....I would be much more interested in them checking the detail of the ticket,that won it multiple times,on the audit reply

A View From The Rostrum

January 22, 2017

Barry Irwin: John Kelly is the absolute best. Bar reply

Var’s Early CPYS Strike

January 22, 2017

karel: That's what happens when you are subsidized by an reply

Var’s Early CPYS Strike

January 22, 2017

mabaker: I must say I prefer your SPORTS PRO to the computaform but your price structure does not make it feasible. I just bought 3 months computaform subscription for R250 and that affords me the choice of ALL books for 3 months whereas your Sports Pro will cost me R10 a time, a lot more reply

Var’s Early CPYS Strike

January 22, 2017

mabaker: That is the wonderful thing about democracy, we are all entitled to our reply

Greyville Sunday – First Timers

January 22, 2017

wedman albert: i was real astonished by the stewards decision at race 7 kenilw yesterday when it was not interference i t was at least intimidation the way no 10 got no 3 out of action\the plaqcement should have been changed int o. x reply

Var’s Early CPYS Strike

January 22, 2017

Editor: Many would disagree reply

Var’s Early CPYS Strike

January 22, 2017

mabaker: Thanks, but it is not informitive reply

Greyville Sunday – First Timers

January 22, 2017

Editor: James - interesting? No conspiracy theories sadly! The comment from you was sent after the original dissemination - post now updated Hope she runs reply