Tarry Star Can Hit The Headlines Today

First due off @ 12h05

Turffontein’s ten-race programme runs alongside Hollywoodbets Kenilworth this afternoon, with the first due off at 12h05.

The main event of the day is the Betway Gr3 London News Stakes run over 1800m.

Tarry’s Bless My Stars steps out in Race 7 (Pic – JC Photos)

Trainer Sean Tarry sends out Bless My Stars in Race 7.

She returns from a 12-week break and will have her first run for new owners.

She ran a good race when third in the Gr1 Betway Summer Cup last time. She won her only attempt over this course and distance.

The daughter of Gimmethegreenlight runs well for Sporting Post-sponsored Jockey Athandiwe Mgudlwa and she should be too good for this field.

Willow’s Wish represents decent each way value in Race 6.

He was not beaten far in the Listed Dr Richard Maponya Handicap last time.

He has won three times, finished second twice and third twice from nine starts over this distance.

He jumps from a good draw of two and if getting away to a clean start, he can return to winning ways.

Here’s a look at the trainer comments:

Please note that Jason Gates will not be riding today.

General Information as at 17 February 08h00
Weather Mostly sunny with 30% chance of showers & thunderstorms, 18-32 degs, 17-43km/h north westerly cross/head wind. Sunset @ 6:50pm
Rainfall Last 24 Hours: Nil Last 7 Days: 7.5mm
Irrigation Last 24 Hours: 12mm Last 7 Days: 7.5mm
Penetrometer Reading 22
Track Condition Good
False Rail Zero on the back straight to 2m on the bend with a 2m spur at the 700m mark
  • The Bipot starts in the second race at 12h40
  • The Place Accumulator starts in the third race at 13h15
  • The Pick 6 starts in the fourth race at 13h50
  • The first Jackpot starts in the fifth race at 14h25
  • The second Jackpot starts in the seventh race at 15h40

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