East Cape Racing honours the achievers

East Cape Racing Awards nominees announced

Legend. The late Stanley Greeff – one of the great characters and champion trainers of years gone by in the Eastern Cape

The East Cape  Racing Awards will be held at a function on Saturday 15 September 2012. In what will be a momentous and special occasion, the dinner will be held in the Jock Andrews Pavilion at Arlington Raceourse.

Racing in this province has produced some of the legends of SA horseracing and in a sentimental touch for those who have had an association with the proud history of East Cape racing, this will sadly be the last Racing Awards Function to be held at Arlington.

Interestingly stallion sensation Var’s first ever Gr1 winner Villandry is a nominee for the Champion Sprinter award.

The full list of nominees are:

Champion Two-Year-Old Filly

Cotillion, Deepo, Inflorescence

Champion Two-Year-Old Colt/Gelding

Greenacre, Le Var, Sedge

Champion Three-Year-Old Filly

Alvilda, Hot Girl, Pacific Breeze

Champion Three-Year-Old Colt / Gelding

Blaze Of Fire, Forest Digger, Lord Badger

Champion Older Filly / Mare

Hurricane Katrina, Inca’s Spirit, Sammy Joe

Champion Older Colt / Horse / Gelding

Celtic Fire, Tic Tak Toe, Tomcat

Champion Sprinter

Apolo Grey, Icemberg, Villandry

Champion Stayer

Inca’s Spirit, Indian Hawk, Jervis

Horse Of The Year

To be selected from one of the above

Champion Owner by wins and stakes

Mr A L A Crabbia

Champion Trainer

Gavin Smith

Champion Jockey

Richard Fourie

Champion Apprentice

Stallone Naidoo

All enquiries may be addressed to Carol Janse Van Rensburg at the East Cape Chapter of the Racing Association. Her email address is: [email protected]

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