Soqrat Tops Charity Mile Entries

Sixeen charities to benefit on the day

An impressive winner on his return to action at Turffontein on Saturday, Mike de Kock’s 2018 Cape Guineas winner Soqrat is the top-rated of the thirty-seven entries received for the R1 million Gr2 Emperors Palace Charity Mile to be run on 2 November.

A son of Epaulette, Soqrat was back after an eleven week break and his runner-up finish to Rainbow Bridge in the Gr1 Champions Cup last term, when he cruised to an authoritative victory on Saturday.

He is one of three Mike de Kock entries in the mile handicap that will host a maximum field of sixteen runners plus three reserves.

Supplementary entries close at 11h00 on Friday 18 October, on which day the weights will be published.

Declarations are due by 11h00 on Tuesday 22 October.

Draws will be announced at an event on Wednesday 23 October at a venue and time to be advised.

The Peermont Emperors Palace Charity Mile has become a highlight of the calendar and  16 charities are each paired with a racehorse and a celebrity to battle it out for a share of R1 million.

The winning charity receives a cheque for R150 000, second place R100 000 and the remaining 14 charities receiving proportionate amounts of the total depending on their allocated horses’ overall placement.

Charities for the 2019 edition of the race includes the likes of the Highveld Horse Care Unit, National Horse Trust, Welamlambo Primary School, Peermont Education Trust, Lesedi Scarce Skills Programme and the Animal Anti-Cruelty League, amongst others.

Last year’s winner was the Robbie Sage-trained gelding, Coral Fever, giving charity Khangezile Primary and celebrity Pallance Dladla the bragging rights in the winners enclosure.

0 Soqrat (AUS) (4C) 0 131 A Mike de Kock
0 Buffalo Bill Cody (IRE) (5H) 0 125 A Mike de Kock
0 Barahin (4C) 0 122 BA Mike de Kock
0 Infamous Fox (AUS) (5G) 0 122 A Candice Dawson
0 Zouaves (6G) 0 119 A Geoff Woodruff
0 Camphoratus (5M) 0 118 A R A Hill/S R Hill
0 Prince Of Kahal (5G) 0 118 A Roy Magner
0 Roy Had Enough (AUS) (5H) 0 118 A Frank Robinson
0 Tilbury Fort (6G) 0 118 AT Sean Tarry
0 Cascapedia (IRE) (6M) 0 117 BAT Mike de Kock
0 Chijmes (4G) 0 117 A Gary Alexander
0 Divine Odyssey (5G) 0 117 A J A Janse van Vuuren
0 Marchingontogether (4G) 0 116 BA Gavin van Zyl
0 Noble Secret (5G) 0 114 A Mike de Kock
0 Zillzaal (4G) 0 114 AT Sean Tarry
0 In The Dance (4F) 0 111 AT Sean Tarry
0 Wynkelder (6G) 0 111 BA Tony Rivalland
0 Unagi (6G) 0 110 A Gary Alexander
0 Wonderwall (5G) 0 110 AT Sean Tarry
0 Doosra (6G) 0 109 BS J A Janse van Vuuren
0 Pilou (6G) 0 109 AT Sean Tarry
0 Roy’s Riviera (AUS) (5M) 0 109 A Frank Robinson
0 Approach Control (4G) 0 108 BA Candice Dawson
0 Tristful (4G) 0 108 A Tony Rivalland
0 Lake Kinneret (5G) 0 106 A St John Gray
0 Flying Winger (5H) 0 105 BA Alec Laird
0 Social Order (6G) 0 105 BAT Sean Tarry
0 Tierra Del Fuego (4C) 0 103 A Sean Tarry
0 Captain Of Tortuga (4G) 0 100 A M G Azzie/A A Azzie
0 Full Mast (5G) 0 100 A M G Azzie/A A Azzie
0 Greek Fire (5G) 0 100 AT M G Azzie/A A Azzie
0 Green Haze (4G) 0 99 BA Alec Laird
0 Al Mutawakel (4C) 0 98 AT Sean Tarry
0 Queen Supreme (IRE) (4F) 0 97 A Mike de Kock
0 Lone Survivor (5G) 0 93 A Scott Kenny
0 Russian Beat (4G) 0 93 A Sean Tarry
0 Oyster King (3G) 0 77 A Chris Jonker
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