Turf Challenge Off To A Flying Start

Horse leaderboard has two Gr1 winners on top

There was an explosive start to this year’s Charity Turf Challenge sponsored by Track & Ball Gaming, when Hawwaam and Pacific Trader won the Premier’s Champion Challenge and Computaform Sprint respectively earning their supporters the maximum points on offer.

Hawwaam debrief by Anton Marcus, Mike de Kock and Mat de Kock (Pic – Chase Liebenberg Photography)

They lead the competition on 20 points with a group of seven horses on 14 points.

A total of 26 horses earned points on a weekend of top class racing and so the stage is set for a fascinating renewal of the Charity Turf Challenge!

Racing South Africa staff will be processing manual entries and verifying payments received, so please be patient whilst we conclude this important internal audit phase.

The next big point scoring opportunity is on Saturday 18 May with the running of the Gr2 World Sports Betting Greyville 1900, one of the important pointers to the Vodacom Durban July.

2019 CHARITY TURF CHALLENGE by LEADING HORSES (6 May)
  NAME of HORSE POINTS
1. HAWWAAM 20
PACIFIC TRADER 20
3. CASCAPEDIA 14
FREEDOM CHARTER 14
RETURN FLIGHT 14
SANTA CLARA 14
  SCHIPPERS 14
TWIST OF FATE 14
UNDERCOVER AGENT 14
10. CHIMICHURRI RUN 10
DIVINE ODYSSEY 10
12. FRONT AND CENTRE 09
MIGHTY HIGH 09
NATIONAL PARK 09
RAINBOW BRIDGE 09
SUNSHINE SILK 09
17. CHARLES 06
CIRILLO 06
GREEN PLAINS 06
SECRET POTION 06
TEMPLE GRAFFIN 06
22. ELUSIVE HEART 05
23. SUGAR GIRL 03
24. CLOUDS UNFOLD 01
SOLDIER ON 01
WYNKELDER 01

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