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Heavy Metal Wins SAf Gr1 Durban July Handicap
On South Africa's biggest day of racing, at Greyville in Durban, 4YO gelding Heavy Metal (Silvano-Percussion, by Baroon) scored by 0.2-length for trainer Sean Tarry in the R3.5 million Gr1 Durban July (2200m) for 3YOs+, over 5YO gelding Run For It (Dynasty-Running Rhythm, by Jallad) & 3YO filly Do You Remember (Silvano-Festive Occasion, by Casey Tibbs). Heavy Metal took his record to 6 wins (including the Listed Darley Arabian Handicap at Greyville & Gr1 Champions Challenge at Turffontein) & 7 placings (including a last-start 2nd in the Gr3 Jubilee Handicap at Turffontein) from 20 starts for R3,794,280 earnings.