Champagne At Hollywoodbets Kenilworth Today

First due off @ 12h20

Hollywoodbets Kenilworth is alongside Turffontein this afternoon with the first due off at 12h20.

The main event on today’s ten-race programme is the Gr3 Champagne Stakes (1200m).

Kaiboy from the Candice Bass-Robinson stable takes his place in Race 1 and he should give punters a good start to the day.

He produced a promising debut effort over 1100m on this course. He was slow into stride, raced from just off the pace and stayed on well to finish second.

The son of One World would have gained from the experience.

Aldo Domeyer is booked to ride and with the natural improvement that is expected, he should be the one to beat.

Hollywoodbets Kenilworth plays host to today’s ten-race programme (Pic – Chase Liebenberg)

Trainer Adam Marcus sends out Augusta Blue in Race 9.

He should have finished much closer to the winner last time as he had no luck in running.

He has won once and finished third once from as many starts over this course and distance.

The son of Gimmethegreenlight has cracked pole position and if all goes according to plan in running, he may be the one to cause the upset.

Craig Bantam is not riding today.

Rested horses:

Race: 3 No: 3 KING OF THE SEAS had a 252 day break due to a change of stable yards.

Race: 4 No: 8 FUTURE STAR had a 228 day break due to being rested on the farm.

Race: 8 No: 1 FRANZ LEHAR had a 437 day break due to awaiting export to Hong Kong.

General Information as at 19 April 12h58
Weather Partly Cloudy, 15km/h South Easterly Head Wind
Rainfall Last 24 Hours: Nil Last 7 Days: Nil
Irrigation Last 24 Hours: Nil Last 7 Days: 30mm
Penetrometer Reading 21 (Straight 20; Turn 21)
Track Condition Good (Both Tracks)
False Rail Summer Course: Original position on back straight with a 4m spur at 600m mark. Straight Course: Original position with a 3m spur at 400m
  • The Bipot starts in the second race at 12h55
  • The Place Accumulator starts in the third race at 13h30
  • The Pick 6 starts in the fourth race at 14h05
  • The first Jackpot starts in the fifth race at 14h40
  • The second Jackpot starts in the seventh race at 15h50

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