Moon To Shine In Poly Challenge Today

R250 000 bonus on the line

Today’s Fairview racemeeting hosts the first leg of the annual polytrack ‘Triple Crown’ – the World Sports Betting Poly Challenge.

Run from the 1200m of today’s contest with month gaps and increments of 200m per leg, the final will be run over a mile at Fairview on Friday 7 May.

A bonus of R250 000 is payable to the horse that wins all three legs.

Greeff’s Viking Moon – bids for seventh career victory today (Pic – Pauline Herman)

Partnered by Greg Cheyne from a good draw today, Alan Greeff’s Viking Moon goes for his fourth win on the trot.

He returns from a 15 week break but has run well fresh.

He has won twice and finished third once from as many starts over today’s track and trip.

The World Sports Betting Poly Challenge open to all horses.

The second leg is the  R80 000 WSB East Cape Poly Challenge 1400 (Non-Black Type) to be run over 1400m at Fairview on Friday 9 April.

The challenge is wrapped up over a mile at Fairview with the running of the R80 000 WSB East Cape Poly Challenge 1600 (Non-Black Type).

A bonus of R250 000 will be paid to the connections of the horse that wins all three legs of the challenge.

A consolation bonus of R50 000 will be paid in this challenge to the highest points scorer, if no horses wins all three legs.

To qualify, a horse must participate in all 3 legs and win at least 1 leg.

Points allocation for Consolation: 1st 10, 2nd 6, 3rd 4, 4th 3, 5th 2 and 6th 1

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 the 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,

  • The first race is off at 12h30

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