In a thrilling finish, jockey Andrew Fortune forced his way through on the fence to get Champagne Haze in front where it matters most, at Turffontein over 1200m on the 21 January 2017. This was Champagne Haze’s 4th victory in only 13 starts. The half brother of Pierre Jourdan is now set to take up his place in a few of the upcoming feature races this season. Congratulations to owners, Messrs L& J Werners, P Chetty, A Giuricich, B & J Gardner, G Sadie, D Simpson, J Labuschagne, S Mungaroo & Ms A Whicher. Champagne Haze was bred by Summerhill Stud!
Fangia quickened well in the final 400m to win a competitive MR 72 Handicap over 1800m, at Turffontein on 17 January 2017. Craig Zackey rode a copybook race and guided Fangia to a comfortable win. Congratulations to owners Jimmy Sarkis & Greg Blank!
Coby fought back in a thrilling finish to win her 7th race at Turffontein over 2450m on 14 January 2017. Leading apprentice Lyle Hewitson took Coby to the front in a slow run race, he dictated matters into the home run and although she was headed for a short while, she fought back courageously, it was a top class ride by the young, up and coming Hewitson. Congratulations to Sherbet Angel(nominee Jo Gardner). Coby was bred by Summerhill Stud.