Bill Prestage

Life’s A Numbers Game

When the soon-to-be 84 year old trainer drew the six barrier gate at the Grandwest Casino on Wednesday afternoon for his longshot 7yo gelding – his first Met runner since taking his licence out over 40 years ago – an air of collegial admiration descended on the venue

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Durbanville Has Its Perils!

Veteran Milnerton conditioner Bill Prestage and jockey Wesley Marwing conspired in a tactical masterstroke to produce the feature upset on a sun drenched afternoon

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Juvenile Jumble

Backers of short-priced juveniles at Kenilworth on Saturday burnt their fingers. Do these youngsters’ abilities genuinely fluctuate this drastically in a fortnight?

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Here To Stay!

Another great day for Avontuur. The top breeders bred the Kenilworth feature winner and also celebrated yet another Var winner. The most impressive performance on the day was reserved for a grey stayer though. Born To Be Wild looks a really progressive type in a category that is not overpopulated with stars.

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Joey-The Merchant of Menace

Trainer Joey Ramsden cast a grey cloud over the afternoon at Kenilworth on 13 November when he produced a long-priced shocker in the R300 000 Gr2

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Jet Master shock

Sad news about champion sire Jet Master sends shock-waves through our breeding industry, while young Chris Puller makes hay at a sunny Kenilworth on 2 August.

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