East Cape Poly Challenge Kicks Off Today

First race is off at 13h15 - also Bipot opener

Local star Juan Two Three returns to action after a break of 38 weeks at Fairview today when he runs in the 1200m first leg of the R630 000 Eastern Cape Poly Challenge.

The EC Poly Challenge comprises today’s race as well as the R110 000 WSB East Cape Poly Challenge 1400 (Non-Black Type) run over 1400m on Friday 12 April and the final, the R110 000 WSB East Cape Poly Challenge 1600 (Non-Black Type) run over 1600m on Friday 10 May.

Juan Two Three – can win after break

A bonus of R250 000 will be paid to owner of the horse that wins all three legs of the, while a consolation bonus of R50 000 will be paid for the horse acquiring the most points in the event of there not being a winner of all three legs. The only condition is that to qualify, the horse must run in all three legs.

5% of the bonus will be paid to winning trainer/s, 5% to the winning jockey/s and 0.5% to the winning groom.

Horses that participate in both 1st and 2nd legs of the Eastern Cape Poly Challenge will not be subject to the payment of Entry and Declaration Fees in the 3rd leg,

Judging from today’s comments from trainer Alan Greeff, the topweight ten-time winner Juan Two Three is a massive runner in the feature – despite coming off a nine-month layoff and carrying 62kg.

He is  top-class on the all-weather!

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First-timer / rested horses comments:

6 16:10 – WORLD SPORTS BETTING EAST CAPE POLY CHALLENGE (Non-Blk Type)

1 JUAN TWO THREE A C Greeff: Loves the poly, top class sprinter

7 16:40 – WORLD SPORTS BETTING CAPE COBRAS MR 72 HANDICAP

2 WHEEL OF TIME G D Smith: Will need the run

8 17:15 – WSB 24/7 LIVE SUPPORT MR 70 HANDICAP

8 KIMBERLEY CLUB (AUS) JVA Strydom: Will need the run

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