Philanthropist Gelding Can Mow Them Down Today

First due off @ 12h25

We head over to Fairview Racecourse for today’s local racemeeting with the first on this afternoon’s eight-race programme due off at 12h25.

Trainer Alan Greeff saddles Grazinginthegrass in Race 5 and he is the best bet on the programme.

He received a bump leaving the start last time but stayed on nicely at the finish. He would have come on from that outing and should strip much fitter.

Grazinginthegrass – big runner today in the fifth (Pic – Pauline Herman)

7 of his 13 career victories have come over this distance and he should return to winning ways.

Bridgerton from the Gavin Smith stable represents decent each way value in Race 3.

His last start can be ignored as the jockey looked behind when the gates opened, and he lost two lengths leaving the start.

Jockey Luyolo Mxothwa understandably did not give him a hard ride in the straight. The son of Visionaire is a much better horse when racing on the speed.

If all goes according to plan at the start, he should be involved in the fight to the finish.

Kobeli Lihaba Candiese

Welcome to Team SP! (Pic – Candiese Lenferna)

The Sporting Post takes this opportunity to welcome Kobeli James Lihaba to the Team! James steps out at his first racemeeting as a Sporting Post-sponsored Jockey today – here’s to an exciting partnership!

Race 3: No 3 Magnum Fire had a 266 day break due to being given time off from racing and was used as a lead pony.

General Information as at 15 March 07h53
Weather Overcast & Warm, 29 deg, 25km/h East North Easterly Cross/Tail wind
Rainfall Last 24 Hours: Nil Last 7 Days: 3.5mm
Irrigation Last 24 Hours: Nil Last 7 Days: 26mm
Penetrometer Reading 21
Track Condition Good
False Rail 4m off zero to the 1200m decreasing to 1m around the turn to 2m at the 800m mark with a 3m spur
  • The Bipot starts in the first race at 12h25
  • The Place Accumulator starts in the second race at 13h00
  • The Pick 6 starts in the third race at 13h35
  • The first Jackpot starts in the fourth race at 14h10
  • The second Jackpot starts in the fifth race at 14h45

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