Charged with a contravention of Rule 73.2.4 in that he was the person responsible for the horse SHEIK’S DIAMOND at the time when a specimen (A52615) taken from that horse, was found to contain the prohibited substance Prednisolone 21-hemisuccinate, a prohibited substance in terms of Rule 73.4.
The ‘Z factor’ is an integral thread in the colourful fabric of Gauteng horseracing. It is difficult to pass a raceday without a Zackey, or a Zaki, making the news. The passionate clan steps out in numbers at the Vaal today, when the aptly named course and distance specialist Bad Boy Buddy Boy takes on seven opponents in a tightly contested handicap
The race was an unhappy one for the connections of the weak 7 to 2 favourite Winter Passion. She ran stone last after playing up at the start, being hampered, incurred a mouth injury, had her starting certificate withdrawn and her jockey Donovan Mansour will face an inquiry after the starter was not happy with his conduct either