The original Rising Fast – Caulfield Cup, Cox Plate and Melbourne Cup treble in the same year
Imagine turning up for your average Class Five opener each race meeting, only to see Frankel, Black Caviar, Secretariat, Horse Chestnut and Dubai Millennium battling it out in a plodding finish.
A delighted Marco Van Rensburg drives Cool Chardonnay up to beat Henry Higgins (Pic – JC Photos)
Weiho Marwing looks to have a decent Derby prospect on his hands after the Antonius Pius gelding Cool Chardonnay stayed on best to beat a seasoned field of older stayers in the R150 000 Listed Aquanaut Handicap run over 2400m at Turffontein on Saturday.
Harry’s Son charges clear to win the Gr2 Gauteng Guineas under a polished ride by Piere Strydom (Pic- JC Photos)
Piere Strydom’s old-fashioned loyalty may have cost him at times, but Saturday was not to be one of those days.