Browsing: SA Derby day

Other News Don’t oppose Hawwaam


Jack Milner: After Hawwaam romped home by 5.75 lengths to win the Grade 1 SA Classic, trainer Mike de Kock expressed the view that running the son of Silvano in the R2-million SA Derby would have no benefit for his charge.

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Other News Gavin van Zyl marches on


Ken Nicol: After four decades as a highly successful jockey and trainer, Gavin van Zyl brings one-horse raiding party Marchingontogether for the Grade 1 SA Derby at Turffontein on Saturday.

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Other News Mathew talks Hawwaam


Mike de Kock saddles three at the Dubai World Cup on Saturday and his son Mathew will be taking care of duties on Derby Day at Turffontein.

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Other News Day of betting heaven


Mike Moon: There’s so much exciting racing this weekend that punters will be forgiven for going cross-eyed. Once again, the Dubai World Cup at Meydan coincides with a big Saturday meeting at Turffontein, providing a smorgasbord of quality thoroughbred thrills.

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Other News Lyle gets Legal Eagle brief


Jack Milner: The jockeys who will be riding the Sean Tarry-trained runners in the two Grade 1 races at Turffontein on Saturday were named at declaration stage on Tuesday and Lyle Hewitson was named to partner Legal Eagle in the HF Oppenheimer Horse Chestnut Stakes.

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