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Kochka Wins SAF Premier's Champion Stakes
Also At Greyville in South Africa, juvenile gelding Kochka (Black Minnaloushe-Little Strike, by Elliodor) scored by 0.8-length for trainer Alyson Wright in the R600,000 Gr1 Premier's Champion Stakes (1600m) for 2YOs, over the colts Forest Indigo (Judpo-Albizia, by Fort Wood) & Australian-bred Willow Magic (Dubawi-La Willow, by Tierce). In landing his maiden Gr1 success, Kochka took his record to 2 wins & a placing (including the penultimate Gr1 Golden Horseshoe Stakes at Greyville) from 4 starts.