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Via Africa Wins Gr1 South African Fillies Sprint
At Scottsville in South Africa, 4YO mare Via Africa (Var-Bump 'n Grind, by Qui Danzig) scored by 0.1-length for trainer Duncan Howells in the R600,000 Gr1 South African Fillies Sprint (1200m) for 3YO+ f&m, over fellow 4YO mares Fly By Night (Jet Master-Fly The Wind, by Model Man) & Jet Aglow (Jet Master-Lighthouse Girl, by Argosy). This was back-to-back SA Fillies Sprint wins for the brilliant Via Africa who took her record to 10 wins (including the Gr1 Cape Flying Championship, Gr1 South African Fillies Sprint & Gr2 Southern Cross Stakes) and 6 placings (including the Gr1 Cape Flying Championship & Gr1 Computaform Sprint) from 16 starts for R2,429797 earnings.