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Jeppe's Reef Wins SAf Gr1 Gold Cup
At Greyville in South Africa, 5YO gelding Jeppe's Reef (Jallad-Studio Fifty Four, by Badger Land) scored by 1.2-lengths for trainer Mike Bass in the R1.25 million Gr1 Gold Cup (3200m) for 3YOs+, over fellow 5YO gelding Masai Warrior (Wolfhound-Serengetti, by Jallad) & 4YO gelding Canterbury Tale (Greys Inn-Classique Story, by Elliodor). This was Jeppe's Reef's maiden Gr1 triumph and took his record to 6 wins (including the Listed Durbanville Settlers' Trophy) & 9 placings (including the Gr3 Kenilworth Cape Summer Stayers Handicap) from 37 starts.