Turffontein Double Feature Today

First due off @ 12h15

Turffontein plays host to a nine-race programme on the Standside course this afternoon with the first due off at 12h15 and the lucky last set for 16h55.

Two feature races are on the card today, including the Betway Gr3 National Currency Stakes and the TAB Non-Black Type Bauhinia Handicap.

The Tony Peter stable sends out Golden Sickle in race 4 this afternoon (Pic – JC Photos)

Golden Sickle from the Tony Peter stable takes her place in the TAB Non-Black Type Bauhinia Handicap. She is a winner of her last three starts.

She showed good speed over this course and distance last time, found another kick and drew clear of the opposition.

Despite her big mass of 62.5kgs, she should keep her unbeaten record over this course and distance intact.

Hollywoodbets-sponsored Trainer Corne Spies saddles Golden Aspen in Race 8.

She should have finished closer to the winner last time as she was inconvenienced at the 300m mark.

She has won once and finished third twice from five starts over this course and distance.

The daughter of Pomodoro has dropped to a competitive rating and she should give the males a run for their money.

Watch the Trainer comments:

General Information as at 25 February 08h05
Weather Partly cloudy with 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms, 18 to 30 degs- 13 to 33km/h north westerly cross/head wind. Sunset at 6:43pm
Rainfall Last 24 Hours: Nil Last 7 Days: 10,8mm
Irrigation Last 24 Hours: 6mm Last 7 Days: 36mm
Penetrometer Reading 21
Track Condition Good
False Rail zero on the back straight and bend with a 2,5m spur at the 700m mark
  • The Bipot starts in the second race at 12h50
  • The Place Accumulator starts in the third race at 13h25
  • The Pick 6 starts in the fourth race at 14h00
  • The first Jackpot starts in the fifth race at 14h35
  • The second Jackpot starts in the sixth race at 15h10

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