Trip Tease

No Rest For The Goose

“If we go back to that top horse Hear The Drums in PE, his trainer had a Pinnacle every month for 28 months! We have no such luxury unfortunately, so have to make do with what is on the programme…”

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Simply Dashing

One of South Africa’s top flight sprinters of recent years toyed with his six opponents to win the novelty Easter Dash on Sunday

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The Golden Goose

While he is just ticking over and counting the days to his Cape Summer Season campaign, and with the racing programme not offering much in the way of suitable options, Louis Goosen’s Trippi gelding Trip Tease faces a milestone in his career at the Vaal on Thursday

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The Trip Lets Rip

There is little doubt that Trip Tease rates right at the top of the class on the sand 1000m and there aren’t too many horses we could think of that could go with him. Sure, the year younger Precursor ran the Sophomore 1000 in 0,18 secs faster earlier on but Trip Tease carried 2,5kgs more and was never pressed for an effort by Deon Sampson.

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The Goose To Step On Them

“Stevie Wonder could have handicapped that race correctly and my horse ran second and was obviously the line horse. His form tells the story – consistent and always there. But no, in their wisdom they decided on the third placed Salute The Sun as the line horse. So everything in front of him had to be penalised…”

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