Striker Takes Over From Superman

Met Day is here!

1170887551-Weather-Cape-Town-South-Africa-MilnertonIsolated showers and temperatures in the low 20’s are expected to greet racegoers attending today’s Gr1 J&B Met at Kenilworth.
The respite, after a few days of sweltering 30 degree plus heat, will be welcomed and will certainly make things more comfortable on the course in an environment where air-conditioning is often a luxury.
On the racing front, the betting market appears to have stabilised and recovered momentum after the disappointing withdrawal of the original favourite, Legislate.
Jockey Piere Strydom has picked up two peach rides after Anton Marcus announced that he would not be making the trip down to Cape Town.
It is has been a forgettable season for the KZN-based Marcus, who was injured again at Scottsville on Tuesday.
Strydom thus gets off The Conglomerate and gets aboard hot Investec Cape Derby favourite Act Of War.
In the final race of the day, the Gr2 J&B Urban Honey Stayers, Strydom replaces Marcus on the fancied Coltrane – also for Joey Ramsden and the Joostes.
Late Scratchings (please check updates before betting!)
Race No. Horse No. Horse Name Reason Time Date Adv. Advised By
1 7 Money Surger Off feed 11:25 20150127 Piet Steyn
1 8 Spanish Dawn Under suspension 08:35 20150126 Sean Tarry
4 12 Nordic Wind Coughing 18:39 20150121 Justin Snaith
7 5 Jet Aglow Respiratory infection 10:35 20150122 Dennis Drier
7 10 Acrostar (AUS) Coughing 08:08 20150127 Justin Snaith
8 1 Legislate Viral infection and insufficient recovery time 15:42 20150128 Justin Snaith
10 11 Friendly Tibbs Off feed 11:26 20150127 Piet Steyn
Jockey Changes
Race No. Horse No. Horse Name New Jockey Time Date Adv. Advised By
1 2 Eros’s Girl R Fourie 16:49 20150121 Justin Snaith
1 10 Cotton Candy S Khumalo 16:49 20150121 Justin Snaith
2 11 Western Movie * X Carstens (-2.5kg) 11:18 20150129 C Burger
4 2 Seventh Plain S Cormack 13:11 20150128 Dennis
6 1 Act Of War P Strydom 15:11 20150128 J Ramsden
6 3 The Conglomerate (AUS) …………… 15:11 20150128 J Ramsden
7 2 Priceless Jewel S Cormack 13:06 20150128 Adam Marcus
9 4 St Tropez B Fayd’Herbe 15:11 20150128 J Ramsden
9 12 Judd’s Joy * G Goomany (-2.5kg) 10:19 20150121 Brett Crawford
12 2 Disco Al B Fayd’Herbe 15:12 20150128 J Ramsden
12 3 Coltrane (ARG) P Strydom 15:12 20150128 J Ramsden

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