(Photo : Gold Circle)
SIX WINNERS IN A BANNER WEEK
After the big bangs of the last fortnight, two Guineas winners, Imbongi’s big showing in Dubai, Smanjemanje’sEgoli Mile, Vangelis’ Fairview Mile and Hear The Drums making it 31 wins to date, you might be forgiven for calling the events of this past week somewhat of a damp squib.
However, six winners is a banner week for anyone, headed by R600 000 Emerald Cup (Gr.2) ace, Phunyuka’s big job in the mid-week feature at the Vaal. He’s probably the best example of how different racing surfaces affect the performances of different horses, and for him, his “meat” is the sand, while it’s poison to others. His performance confirms Phunyuka as one of the finest sand runners in the country. All of Phunyuka,Dynamite Mike, Mholi, Pansula,Uyagiya and Mystic contributed to what is the best lead Summerhill has ever had in the Breeders Championship, where the log looks like this :
SOUTH AFRICAN BREEDERS LOG
D Cohen & Sons
Gary Player Stud
Courtesy of Sporting Post as at 15 March 2010