Gr1 SA Nursery

De Kock & Murray Strike Early

With the new R4,5 million guaranteed Pick 6 climbing to an impressive R5 528 630, punters got off to a flying start when Avontuur jockey Callan Murray helped himself to the easiest Gr1 success of his short career

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Two Men…And Their Babies

Champions Day humdrum? Well, not really. But the balance of the overall scales of authority on the afternoon in favour of Sean Tarry and Mike de Kock must be intimidating for the rest

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Cloudy – To Very Fine!

It wasn’t pretty or anything particularly elegant but Sean Tarry’s flying Captain Al filly Cloth Of Cloud took the South African racing world’s collective breath away in a few strides

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The Sky Clears

In what could prove a shrewd tactical move by SA champion trainer Sean Tarry, promising filly Cloth Of Cloud takes on the boys in the

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2015 Gr1 SA Nursery

Zackey, Zaki – And Another Zackey!

Trainer Dominic Zaki broke the early Australian strangehold on the Champions Day features at Turffontein when the Ascot Stud-bred Arabian Beat outgunned Mike De Kock’s maiden Shaama in the fight to the wire to win the R1 million Gr1 SA Nursery

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De Kock Plays His Queen

Redcarpet Captain has done nothing wrong. But the filly Shaama will test his mettle to the limit. Arabian Beat and Buckinghampshire look the best of the rest. And then watch the betting on Rafeef – the dogs have been barking this first-timer!

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Banaadeer wins the Listed Storm Bird Stakes at Turffontein 2014-03-08

Bank On Banaadeer

The SA Nursery is the first and only Gr1 event for 2yo’s on the Highveld. The race has a chequered history in the new millennium. Traditionally contested up the Turffontein straight, the distance was changed from 1160m to 1400m in 2002, and run around the bend – a stiff task for young 2yo’s, with the effect of the draw an added factor.

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De Kock Feature Frenzy

The balance of power shifted further in favour of Mike De Kock after a memorable Champions Day at Turffontein this afternoon. Five Group winners on an afternoon is brilliant stuff in anybody’s language!

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Kabelo’s Ride Of The Day!

Just a month after celebrating their maiden Gr1 success together, trainer Robyn Klaasen and owner Stincky Pooe raised a toast to jockey Kabelo Matsunyane who produced the ride of his life to keep the favourite Purple Pitcher rolling down the long Turffontein straight to score a heart-stopping victory in the TAB Gr1 SA Derby

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