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Eyeofthetiger Wins SAf Gr1 Durban July
In South Africa, the R2 million ($400,000) Gr1 Durban July Handicap was won by imported Brazilian 3YO colt Eyeofthetiger (Royal Academy-Indian Chris, by Ghadeer) reports sahorseracing.com. Ridden by Gerrit Schlechter for trainer Dean Kannemyer, the son of Coolmore's Royal Academy (Nijinsky-Crimson Saint, by Crimson Satan) was too strong over the concluding stages for 3YO gelding Sushisan (Fuji Kiseki-Meine Tochter, by Bataan) & Equal Image (Equalize-Important Girl, by Candy Stripes). By former Arrowfield Stud shuttler Fuji Kiseki, the runner-up was passed in for $20,000 as a weanling at the 2003 Inglis Select Weanling Sale in Sydney.