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Aslan Wins South Africa Gr1 Summer Cup
In South Africa, 4YO gelding Aslan (Silvano-Cry For The Lion, by Elliodor) snatched victory in a 4-way photo-finish to the R2 million (A$300,000) Gr1 Sansui Summer Cup (2000m) at Turffontein. Aslan (ridden by Felix Coetzee for trainer Sean Tarry) scored by a head from fellow 4YO gelding Magical (Labeeb-Bite Your Tongue, by Foveros) with a further short-head to 4YO entire Meet At Malamala (Western Winter-Sweet Sweet, by Kenmare). Aslan took his record to 4 wins & 3 placings from 9 starts.