Trevor Brown Leads Cape Yard In KZN

Vastly experienced former jockey

Former Mike de Kock assistant Trevor Brown will join Candice Bass-Robinson Racing and will be the Cape team’s new front man heading their KwaZulu-Natal string .

Brown, pictured below, a 1988 graduate of the South African Jockey Academy, rode mostly in Durban and Cape Town until he was forced to hang up his boots due to weight problems. reports that he was then appointed a work rider to the Sateesh Seemar stable in Dubai, and it was from there that he was introduced to the De Kock stable where he became an integral part of the South African success story.

“Trevor brings with him a wealth of local and international experience and we look forward to working closely with him as he heads up a 15 horse string captained by the champion filly Clouds Unfold,” said Candice Bass-Robinson, whose first horses depart Milnerton on Monday.

Amongst others joining the KZN raiding party are July hopefuls Sovereign Spirit and Majestic Mozart.

Fiftyshadesdarker, who looks a serious contender at Durbanville on Saturday, will be contesting the 2yo features.

The Listed Breeders Guineas winner Sailing Ship and stablemate Drama Queen will be kicking off the SA  Champions Season campaign in the Gr3 Umzimkuhulu Stakes, and Vodacom Durban July winner Marinaresco’s half-brother Mercurana will be competing in the staying features, with an eye on a possible Gold Cup bid.

The SA Champions Season launches on 1 May 2020.

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