umfutho
umfutho

Umfutho

(Photo : JC Photographics / Summerhill Stud)

R1,5 MILLION

EMPERORS PALACE READY TO RUN CUP

When Mike de Kock rang Mick Goss after the draw for the R1,5 million Emperors Palace Ready To Run Cup yesterday, he was heard to mutter “with friends like you, who needs enemies!!”.

Mick and Cheryl Goss were part of the gathering at the Vaal Racecourse, where the draw was aired live on Tellytrack. Five or six of the audience were assigned the task of selecting an alphabet letter, under which lay the draws, 1 to 18.

De Kock has five engaged in the race, one the “hotty” Igugu, who picked up the perfect No 6. But, as fate would have it, three of his other fancies just happened to be assigned to the couple Goss, and drew 16 (Umhlaba), 17 (Chekeche) and 18 (Checcetti). And to cap it, poor Alyson Wright’s chap Single Tempo, (like all of De Kock’s, a Summerhill graduate,) was handed yet another “Goss” “poison chalice” with 14.

Next year, the Gosses vow they’ll only be part of the gathering, as the “opposition”, Al’s Mark, Anton Marcus’ highly regarded entrant, pulled the No 2 hole. Other impact runners, Hollywoodboulevard (9) and Cherie’s Boy (4) fared better, though both Dominic Zaki and Charles Laird would’ve been happier with closer lanes for Oh Driscoll (15) and Draconian (13). Alec Laird’s impressive winner, Umfutho, looks a big improver, and he’ll be happy with the 11 slot, since he’s likely to jump from 9 as the two emergency acceptors both drew inside of him.

Final Field And Barrier Draws

Turffontein Turf 1400m

6 November 2010 16:40 (SAF) Race 5

#

Horse

Draw

MR

Kg

MR

Jockey

Trainer

1

DRACONIAN

13

88

58.0

88

tba

Charles Laird

2

OH DRISCOLL (AUS)

15

87

58.0

87

B Lerena

Dominic Zaki

3

UMFUTHO

11

87

58.0

87

tba

Alec Laird

4

PAINTYOURFACE

8

86

58.0

86

G Lerena

Roy Magner

5

SINGLE TEMPO

14

86

58.0

86

M Mienie

Alyson Wright

6

UMHLABA

16

80

58.0

80

*N Juglall

Mike de Kock

7

AL’S MARK

2

0

58.0

0

A Marcus

Charles Laird

8

CHERIE’S BOY

4

0

58.0

0

S Khumalo

Erico Verdonese

9

CHIP SHOT

10

0

58.0

0

F Naude

Dianne Stenger

10

CHECCETTI

18

100

55.5

100

A Delpech

Mike de Kock

11

IGUGU (AUS)

6

98

55.5

98

R Simons

Mike de Kock

12

HOLLYWOODBOULEVARD (AUS)

9

89

55.5

89

P Whitmore

Charles Laird

13

RUNNING ROGUE

12

84

55.5

84

S Brown

Leon Erasmus

14

DANEHILL DARLING

3

82

55.5

82

*T Appie

Mike de Kock

15

HONOLULU

7

82

55.5

82

P Strydom

Mark Dixon

16

CHEKECHE

17

79

55.5

79

K Shea

Mike de Kock

Reserve Runners

17

SQUADRON

1

0

58.0

0

Reserve 1

Paul Matchett

18

KAKHULU

5

0

55.5

0

Reserve 2

Geoff Woodruff

Dates to remember :

Saturday 6 November 2010 - Raceday

Emperors Palace Ready To Run Cup

Sunday 7 November 2010 - Auction Sale

Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale

emperors palace ready to run 2010
emperors palace ready to run 2010

For more information please visit :

www.tba.co.za

and

www.summerhill.co.za

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