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Equal Image Wins SAf Gr1 Champions Cup
In South Africa, Argentine-bred 4YO gelding Equal Image (Equalize-Important Girl, by Candy Stripes) scored a half-length victory in the R500,000 (A$100,000) Gr1 Champions Cup (1800m) on the Champions Day card at Clairwood, reported SAHorseracing.com. Equal Image (ridden by Weichong Marwing for trainer Mike de Kock) defeated strong-finishing African Appeal (Model Man-Kentucky Lass, by Kentucky Slew) & the winner's stable-mate Carnadore (National Emblem-Tudor Vino, by Silvino). Equal Image (who finished 3rd last start in the Gr1 Durban July Handicap 4 weeks ago) now has 7 wins from 28 starts for R999,013 (A$199,000) earnings.