War Affair arguably the best horse in the Group 1 Lion City (pic by Liesl King)
The Group 1 Lion City Cup always lives up to expectations. Yes, money talks and $1 million KrisFlyer International Sprint has taken the mantle as the one to win for local owners but the time-honored Lion City remains the benchmark.
Drama and more drama as Siren’s Call goes down to Pine Princess on the inside (JC Photos)
There was high drama aplenty in a sensational final leg of the Wilgerbosdrift Triple Tiara at Turffontein on Saturday when the hot favourite Siren’s Call was dramatically beaten in a heartbreaking final stride by the Mike De Kock-trained Pine Princess.
Elation for the Z family as Arabian Beat gets the better of Shaama (JC Photos)
Trainer Dominic Zaki broke the early Australian strangehold on the Champions Day features at Turffontein when the Ascot Stud-bred Arabian Beat outgunned Mike De Kock’s maiden filly Shaama in the fight to the wire to win the R1 million Gr1 SA Nursery.
Entisaar powers home to beat Frosted Honey and Varumba (JC Pics)
The Australian-bred More Than Ready filly Entisaar proved her Gr3 Pretty Polly Stakes defeat all wrong as she came home strongly to win the R400 000 Gr2 SA Fillies Nursery to open the Champions Day programme at Turffontein on Saturday.