De Melo, Venniker Bound Ahead

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The Hollywoodbets Sizzling Summer Challenge 2022 continues to heat up and after the latest KwaZulu-Natal racemeeting on Sunday, Keagan de Melo continues to lead the way on the jockey leaderboard with 145 points.

Smanga Khumalo and Richard Fourie are both 39 points back on 106.

Winning Form’s Keagan de Melo is in great form (Pic – Candiese Lenferna)

Michael Roberts remains top of the trainer leaderboard with 120 points, Kom Naidoo hangs on to second with 114 points.

Birdwatcher – who has run twice since the start of the competition – leads the horse/owner leaderboard on 19 points, five ahead of second-place Fabulous.

Rachel Venniker has opened up a big lead at the top of the apprentice leaderboard. She tops the pops with 95 points with Malesela Katjedi back in second with 63.

The Hollywoodbets Sizzling Summer Challenge will see a total of R1 000 000 awarded to owners, jockeys, trainers and apprentices with the competition kicking off on 16 October and coming to a close on 30 December.

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Have a look at the latest tables here:

Jockey Leaderboard

Position Jockey Points
1 K de Melo 145
2 S Khumalo 106
3 R Fourie 106
4 S Moodley 105
5 M Yeni 92
6 C Habib 78
7 A Mgudlwa 70
8 T Godden 57
9 K Matsunyane 54
10 A Arries 40

Trainer Leaderboard

Position Trainer Points
1 M Roberts 120
2 K Naidoo 114
3 W Whitehead 99
4 G Puller 95
5 C Hewitson 68
6 A Wright 63
7 M Miller 61
8 G Rich 54
9 P Lafferty 53
10 D Bosch 49

Horse Leaderborad

Position Horse Points
1 Birdwatcher 19
2 Fabulous 14
3 Natalia 14
4 Leopard Lady 14
5 Captain Spirit 14
6 Fire Tonic 13
7 Quanabi 13
8 Diani 13
9 Ideal Gift 13
10 Mythical Tune 12

Apprentice Leaderboard

Position Apprentice Points
1 R Venniker 95
2 M Katjedi 63
3 C Dicken 52
4 S Hlengwa 47
5 D Geerthsen 24

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