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Happy Landing Wins South Africa Gr1 Champions Challenge
Also in South Africa, 4YO gelding Happy Landing (Al Mufti-Landing Liza, by Badger Land) scored by a neck in the R2 million (A$286,000) weight-for-age Gr1 President's Champions Challenge (2000m) at Turffontein. Happy Landing (ridden by Muzi Yeni for trainer Joe Soma) defeated fellow 4YO gelding Captain's Wild (Captain Al-Wild Deb, by Esplendor) & 4YO mare Flirtation (Silvano-French Treasure, by Mullineaux). Happy Landing took his record to 5 wins & 8 placings from 19 starts for R1,554,700 (A$222,000) earnings.