Saturday sees the running of the Grade 3 World Sports Betting East Cape Derby, one of the most important races on the Fairview calendar. This R350,000 race has attracted runners from the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal with all of Duncan Howells, Candice Bass-Robinson, Justin Snaith, and Brett Crawford sending runners.
Howells will be sending Sabre Charge who has won twice over this distance at Scottsville and is one of the higher rated horses in the field. Keagan de Melo has ridden him to victory in KZN and takes the ride on this occasion as well.
Final field for the R350,000 World Sports Betting East Cape Derby (Listed)- 3rd Leg EC Sophomore Challenge) over 2400m on Saturday.
1 – 6 STORY OF MY LIFE (G D Smith) C Maujean 60.0 – 83
2 – 5 SABRE CHARGE (D C Howells) K de Melo 60.0 – 82
3 – 3 DORSET NOBLE (C L Bass-Robinson) A Domeyer 60.0 – 80
4 – 8 STRATHDON (S J Snaith) C Orffer 60.0 – 80
5 – 4 OFF THE BIT (A C Greeff) P Strydom 60.0 – 77
6 – 7 ARABIAN DYNASTY (B Crawford) G Cheyne 60.0 – 75
7 – 9 EN GEE OH (G D Smith) J P v’d Merwe 60.0 – 72
8 – 2 GIVE IT AWAY (G Paddock) L Mxothwa 60.0 – 66
9 – 1 ANOTHER NIGHT (A C Greeff) T Gould 57.5 – 77
10 – 10 GIMME NOW (A C Greeff) C Murray 57.5 – 63
Same Trainer: (1,7) (5,9,10)