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Must be Musette!

Jockey Callan Murray rode a good race to get Musette to finish well and he got up her up where it matters most to win a competitive fillies race at the Vaal on 31 August 2017 over 1700m. There could be more to come from this daughter of Golden Sword this season. Congratulations to owners, Bruce & Jo Gardner, Tessa, Laurence & Jarryd Wernars and Greg Sadie

Seeking Gold Back to Best

Seeking Gold produced a powerful finish to win well under a good ride by Keegan De Melo over 2400m at the Vaal Racecourse on 31 August 2017. She is back to her best and it may pay to follow her this season. Congratulations to owner Hylton Odendaal. Seeking Gold was bred by Summerhill Stud.

Zeal & Zest gets a top ride to win well!

Jockey Mark Khan recently resumed race riding after a long absence, but after two meetings back, the former champion jockey has shown he hasn't lost his flare! He gave Zeal & Zest a top class ride to win the MR80 handicap over 1800m at Turffontein on the 26 August 2017. Going from pillar to post, he judged it perfectly to win a good contest. This was Zeal & Zest third win and his second win in a row. Congratulations to owners: Pravin Chetty; Adrian Giuricich, Darren Simpson, Sunil Mungaroo & Brian Seggar. Zeal & Zest was bred by Summerhill Stud.

Effortless For Mark Khan!

Former SA Champion Jockey  Mark Khan returned to the saddle after a long absence, but it didn’t take him too long to find the winners box. In only his second ride back he gave Effortless the perfect ride to shed her maiden tag over 1400m at Turffontein on 24 August 2017 and a double for the stable on the day. Congratulations to owners ; Adrian Giuricich, Darren Simpson, Bruce & Jo Gardner and Dean Alexander. Effortless was bred by Summerhill Stud.

Riding High!

Riding Shotgun broke his maiden at Turffontein over 1000m on 24 August 2014, with consummate ease. Well ridden by leading jockey Gavin Lerena, he had Riding Shotgun in contention from the start and when  asked  the question he finished well to win going away! Congratulations to owners Hylton Odendaal & Bruce & Jo Gardner. Riding Shotgun was bred by Summerhill Stud!

Lots of Zeal & Zest!

Zeal & Zest quickened well at the top of the straight, but then started to race green in the closing stages. However he dug down deep under a strong ride from jockey Chase Maujean,  to win a good contest over 2000m at Turffontein in a MR80 Handicap, on 30 July 2017. He is still a bit immature and will improve as he strengthens up. Congratulations to owners, Pravin Chetty, Darren Simpson, Adrian Giuricich, Brian Seggar, Sunil Mungaroo and Gary Alexander. Zeal & Zest was bred by Summerhill Stud! 

Cash Time improves to win well!

Cash time improved after being gelded and won well over 1600m at Turffontein Racecourse on Saturday 08 July 2017, to break his maiden. Congratulations to owners Yaseen Ebrahim, Mark Wright & Peter Haripersad & Andrew Fortune. Cash Time was bred by Hemel n Aarde Stud!

AP Chanel runs for Lyle!

Leading apprentice Lyle Hewitson certainly knows how to get AP Chanel to perform at her best. Two wins a second & a third, from four rides on her, is a pretty impressive record. On Thursday, 06 July 2017 over 2000m, Lyle got the best out of AP Chanel and produced her at the right time to hold on in a tight finish. This was AP Chanel’s fifth win and there maybe a couple more in her off her current rating. Congratulations to owners, Ferdi Dippenaar, Adrian Giuricich, Gerald Kalil, Poovie Moonsammy, Greg Sadie, Bob Yearham & Gary Alexander. AP Chanel was bred by Summerhill Stud.

Extra trip works for Huhi !

Under a confident ride from top jockey Gavin Lerena, Huhi quickened well to shed his maiden tag at the Vaal Racecourse over 1800m on 06 July 2017. Congratulations to owners Mr & Mrs Napier, Neil Morrice, Jean Marc Ulcoq & Dr Konar & Summerhill Stud Syndicate(Nominee: Mick Goss). Huhi was bred by Summerhill Stud.

So Sassi!

Sassi Model shed her maiden over a trip(1700m) on the short side for her at the Vaal on 11 May 2017. Under a confident ride by jockey Andrew Fortune, he had Sassi Model well placed on got her going early to get up where it matters most. This daughter of Brave Tin soldier should continue to improve and it could pay to follow her. Congratulations to owners Greg Bortz, Bryn Ressell & Julie Alexander. Sassi Model was bred by Summerhill Stud.