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106 Speedsters - 4 Grade 1's!

 

An entry of 106, including the first three past the post in the recent Gr1 Computaform Sprint at Turffontein, have been entered for South Africa’s most prestigious racemeeting for speed horses.

Gr1 Computaform Sprint winner Attenborough – can set the record straight

Featuring four Gr1 races, the Tsogo Sun Sprint Race Day will be hosted at Scottsville Racecourse on Saturday 26 May with R3,25-million in stakes for the four races that form the official Jackpot at the meeting.

R1 000 000 TSOGO SUN SPRINT (Grade 1)

33 Bishop’s Bounty (4G) 60 117 A Justin Snaith
3 London Call (7G) 60 117 A Mark Dixon
8 Live Life (4F) 59 115 A Candice Bass-Robinson
32 Attenborough (4G) 58.5 114 BA Joey Ramsden
15 Trip To Heaven (6G) 58.5 114 AT Sean Tarry
28 Pinnacle Peak (3G) 56 112 A Dorrie Sham
9 Always In Charge (4C) 56 109 A Vaughan Marshall
5 Our Mate Art (AUS) (4G) 56 109 A Candice Bass-Robinson
16 Bold Respect (3G) 55.5 111 A Brett Crawford
19 Captain’s Causeway (5G) 55.5 108 A Sean Tarry
25 Naafer (AUS) (3C) 55 110 A Mike de Kock
11 Amazing Strike (6G) 55 107 BA Alec Laird
10 Green Pepper (4F) 55 107 A J A Janse van Vuuren
30 Rocky Valley (4G) 55 107 AT Candice Dawson
31 Speedpoint (3C) 54.5 109 A Joey Ramsden
27 Romi’s Boy (4G) 54.5 106 AT Alec Laird
1 Pure Blonde (5G) 53.5 104 A Alec Laird
6 Sir Frenchie (AUS) (3G) 53 106 A Justin Snaith
7 Black Cat Back (4G) 53 103 A Brett Crawford
2 Kasimir (3C) 52.5 105 A Justin Snaith
12 Doosra (4G) 52.5 102 BA J A Janse van Vuuren
20 Sunset Eyes (4G) 52.5 102 AT Brett Crawford
18 Graduation Day (7G) 52 101 BAT Joe Soma
14 Tandava (ZIM) (5G) 52 101 BA Gokhan Terzi
13 Finchatton (6G) 51.5 100 A Gokhan Terzi
4 Wonderwall (3C) 50.5 101 AT Sean Tarry
26 Zouaves (4G) 50.5 98 A Geoff Woodruff
29 Myfunnyvalentine (4F) 50 97 A Sean Tarry
23 Wynkelder (4G) 49.5 96 BA Tony Rivalland
21 Down To Zero (3C) 49 98 BA M G Azzie/A A Azzie
24 Tribal Fusion (5G) 49 95 BA Shane Humby
22 Billy Silver (3C) 48.5 97 A Dennis Bosch
17 Hard To play (3G) 46 92 A Wendy Whitehead
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Headed by the R1-million Tsogo Sun Sprint, the programme includes the R750 000 South African Fillies Sprint for fillies and mares at weight-for-age,the two R750 000 juvenile events at level weights, the Tsogo Sun Gold Medallion which is open to all two-year-olds and the Allan Roberston Championship which is restricted to 2yo fillies.

Myfunnyvalentine – one of three members of the fairer sex entered in the big one

In the Tsogo Sun Sprint three fillies are among 33 entries where the Joey Ramsden-trained Western Winter gelding Attenborough will likely top the early betting after his impressive victory in the Computaform Sprint.

 R750 000 SOUTH AFRICAN FILLIES SPRINT (Grade 1)

11 Live Life (4F) 60 115 A Candice Bass-Robinson
12 The Secret Is Out (4F) 60 112 BA Vaughan Marshall
15 Exquisite Touch (4F) 60 109 AT Sean Tarry
4 Sommerlied (4F) 60 108 A Dennis Drier
2 Green Pepper (4F) 60 107 A J A Janse van Vuuren
6 Jo’s Bond (5M) 60 107 A Justin Snaith
3 Gimme Six (4F) 60 106 A Justin Snaith
14 Myfunnyvalentine (4F) 60 97 A Sean Tarry
18 Anime (4F) 60 91 AT Dennis Drier
20 Hoist The Mast (5M) 60 90 AT Andre Nel
21 Magical Wonderland (3F) 58.5 110 A Candice Bass-Robinson
7 Neptune’s Rain (3F) 58.5 110 A Duncan Howells
19 Green Plains (3F) 58.5 108 A Sean Tarry
8 Rose In Bloom (3F) 58.5 106 A Joey Ramsden
5 Too Phat To Fly (3F) 58.5 105 A Glen Kotzen
1 Casual Diamond (3F) 58.5 102 A Justin Snaith
16 Princess Peach (3F) 58.5 101 A Glen Kotzen
10 Statute (3F) 58.5 98 A Michael Roberts
17 Made In Hollywood (3F) 58.5 97 A Joey Ramsden
9 Call To Account (3F) 58.5 96 A Joey Ramsden
13 Winter’s Forge (3F) 58.5 96 A Stanley Ferreira
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Trainer Dennis Drier, who has an outstanding record in the Tsogo Sun Gold Medallion, has nominated three for the juvenile race – Immortelle, Crown And Country and Goliath Heron – in a bid to continue his domination of the race.

Willaim The Silent and Cirillo – clash again in the Gold Medallion?

He faces some top-performing juveniles like SA Nursery winner William The Silent and runners-up Cirillo and Chimichuri Run. Cue The Music, Van Halen and Traces, first three past the post in the Godolphin Barb, are also among the entries.

R750 000 TSOGO SUN GOLD MEDALLION (Grade 1)

10 Affranchi (2C) 60 0 A Tony Nassif
6 Chimichuri Run (2C) 60 0 AT Sean Tarry
11 Cirillo (2C) 60 0 A Sean Tarry
8 Crown And Country (2C) 60 0 A Dennis Drier
7 #Cue The Music (2C) 60 0 A Dennis Bosch
15 #Di Me (2C) 60 0 A Ivan Van Wyk
18 Eastbrook (2C) 60 0 A Greg & Karen Anthony
13 *Gentleman’s Way (2C) 60 0 A Kumaran Naidoo
20 #Goliath Heron (2C) 60 0 A Dennis Drier
1 #Immortelle (2C) 60 0 A Dennis Drier
12 #In Cahoots (2C) 60 0 A Sean Tarry
3 *Opensea (2C) 60 0 A Gavin van Zyl
2 Rule The Night (2G) 60 0 A Tobie Spies
14 #Sulka (2C) 60 0 A J A Janse van Vuuren
19 #Top Of The Class (2C) 60 0 A Vaughan Marshall
9 Topmast (2C) 60 0 A Dorrie Sham
16 Traces (AUS) (2C) 60 0 A Brett Crawford
5 Twist Of Fate (2C) 60 0 A Joey Ramsden
17 Van Halen (2G) 60 0 A Tobie Spies
4 William The Silent (2C) 60 0 A Robbie Sage
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Var daughter Ghaalla – could run in the Allan Robertson

R750 000 ALLAN ROBERTSON CHAMPIONSHIP (Grade 1)

12 #Arianos Shadow (2F) 60 0 A Yogas Govender
9 Be Happy (2F) 60 0 A Michael Roberts
21 Canukeepitsecret (2F) 60 0 A Vaughan Marshall
17 Celtic Sea (2F) 60 0 A Sean Tarry
8 Dagmar (2F) 60 0 A Mike de Kock
11 Elle Va (2F) 60 0 A Dean Kannemeyer
6 #Ghaalla (2F) 60 0 A Mike de Kock
7 I Like It (2F) 60 0 AT Stephen Moffatt
5 #Inverroche (2F) 60 0 A Mark Dixon
14 Mazari (2F) 60 0 A Tobie Spies
16 #Mighty High (2F) 60 0 A J A Janse van Vuuren
15 Miss Calypso (2F) 60 0 A Gavin van Zyl
10 #Outlandos d’Amour (2F) 60 0 A Dennis Drier
1 #Petra (2F) 60 0 A Robbie Hill
4 *Purest Bliss (2F) 60 0 A Glen Kotzen
2 Ronnie’s Candy (2F) 60 0 A St John Gray
3 #Runaway Gal (2F) 60 0 A Brett Crawford
19 Star Flyer (2F) 60 0 A Tobie Spies
18 To Woo (2F) 60 0 A Michael Roberts
22 #Vivir (2F) 60 0 A Ormond Ferraris
13 Western Angel (2F) 60 0 A Candice Bass-Robinson
20 *Wildly In Love (2F) 60 0 A Duncan Howells
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