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Aust-Breds Tackle SAf July Handicap Race Day

Friday, 3rd July 2009

Still in South Africa, Australian-bred gallopers will have an opportunity to shine in the 4 Gr1 events which will be held on South Africa's biggest day of racing tomorrow. The meeting at Greyville in Durban is headed by the Gr1 July Handicap (2200m) which includes the Australian pairing of 5YO gelding Our Giant (Giant's Causeway-Macrosa, by McGinty) & 6YO entire Tropical Empire (Second Empire-Tropical Touch, by Pago Pago). Other Australian-bred runners in their respective Gr1 events are:

  • Gr1 Mercedes-Benz Golden Slipper (2YO F 1400m): filly Generous Anna (General Nediym-Ends Meet, by Anabaa)
  • Gr1 Golden Horseshoe (2yo 1400m): colts Exclaim'N'exclude (Exceed And Excel-Punchess, by Two Punch), Musir (Redoute's Choice-Dizzy De Lago, by Encosta De Lago) & Solid Choice (Redoute's Choice-Venetian Pride, by Gone West)
  • Gr1 Garden Province Stakes (F&M 1600m): Merlene De Lago (Encosta De Lago-Merlene, by Danehill)
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