futura champions cup

Crawford in a confident mood

PUBLISHED: November 21, 2014

David Thiselton
Phillippi-based trainer Brett Crawford enjoyed a halcyon day at last year’s Lanzerac meeting, winning the R2 million Ready To Run Stakes with Captain America and the Selangor Cup with De Kock, and he has a chance of another feature race double at this year’s meeting on Saturday.

Summer Cup 2010 - Flirtation

Louis cracks a good draw

PUBLISHED: November 19, 2014

One of South Africa’s big three races the Gauteng Sansui Summer Cup (Grade 1) will be run on November 29 at Turffontein racecourse. Under a National Horse Racing Authority sanctioned draw held earlier today the favourite Louis The King drew (7). Other notable draws included No Worries (8), Bezanova (4), Master Sabina (11) and Rakes Chestnut (2).

Zambezi River 2-LK

More to come from Zambezi

PUBLISHED: November 19, 2014

David Thiselton
Sean Tarry’s pair of Lanzerac Ready To Run Stakes runners Zambezi River and Imperial Gold began their journey from Johannesburg to Cape Town yesterday. The lucrative R2 million race will be run on the Kenilworth Old Course on Saturday.

The Captain's Tune

Woodruff troops on track

PUBLISHED: November 19, 2014

David Thiselton
The Geoff Woodruff-trained R2 million Lanzerac Ready To Run Stakes contender, The Captain’s Tune, has been in Cape Town for six weeks already where he is staying in Adam Marcus’s yard and being taken care of by Woodruff’s daughter Lucinda.

Belong To Me-JC

Belong in the big time

PUBLISHED: November 19, 2014

David Thiselton
The Johan Janse Van Vuuren-trained Belong To Me (pictured) left Johannesburg yesterday to run in the R2 million Lanzerac Ready To Run Stakes over 1400m at Kenilworth on Saturday.