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Pre-race comments Greyville 2 May 2015
Event: Race 5, KRA Fillies Guineas (Grade 2)
Distance: 1600m
Pre-race Comments: She has a good draw in her first run for the season. She has done enough work to expect a good run from her, but this is just a prep run for the Woolavington at the end of the month. […]

Media Release: Independent On Saturday Drill Hall Stakes – Bass Stable Comments

Journalist: David Thiselton – Publishing Department Gold Circle

The Gr 2 Independent On Saturday Drill Hall Stakes over 1400m at Saturday’s Champions Season opening meeting could virtually be called the Mike Bass Stakes as he has five runners in the twelve horse field. Bass looks to hold the trump card in an earlier event, the […]

View Mike’s comments for the long weekend’s racing

Pre-race comments Turffontein 25 April 2015
Event: Race 5, Computaform Sprint (Grade 1)
Distance: 1000m
Pre-race Comments: He is in good shape ahead of this sprint . The 1000m at Turffontein will be a bit on the quick side for him and he will have his work cut out at level weights but he always gives a good […]

Pre Race Comments – Kenilworth 22 April

Pre-race comments Kenilworth 22 April 2015
Event: Race 2, Juvenile Plate
Distance: 1000m
Pre-race Comments: Having a prep run for the winter season. He is doing well at home but may find this 1000mts a bit sharp.

Vogue’s Wood
Event: Race 3, Maiden Plate (F & M)
Distance: 2000m
Pre-race Comments: She tries the 2000mts this time. She is doing well in […]

Mike Comments on his runners at Kenilworth on Saturday, 18 April

Dunham: Scratched

Schachar: He sprinted up very nicely this morning. This is his first run after gelding and his first run around the turn, which he will enjoy. He should have a very good chance here, our only concern is that he is big striding horse and his action may not be suited to the Durbanville […]

Purchased from Inglis premier yearling Sale

25% share in Choisir Colt from Makybe Diva family

Sire: Choisir
Dam: Optimist (Red Ransom) Out of a half sister to the great Australian mare – Makybe Diva !

Mike Bass “ He is a tall, strong, leggy colt with a very relaxed temperament out of a very good dam line. He could be anything ..!”


Fly by night on track

- Michael Clower for

Fly By Night warmed up for her rematch with Alboran Sea with a smashing performance in the Racing.It’s A Rush Allowance Plate at Kenilworth yesterday.

Bernard Fayd’Herbe tracked the pace-setting Chestnut Dancer, pushed his mount into the lead just inside the 200m mark and was able to drop his hands well before the line. […]

Weekend Race Comments for Turffontein & Kenilworth

Pre-race comments Turffontein 11 April 2015
Seventh Sister
Event: Race 4, Maiden Plate (F & M)
Distance: 1400m
Pre-race Comments: Her last run a week ago was very promising from a bad draw in a big field. She is similarly drawn again over the same course and distance and we think she should have a good each way chance […]

Blue Tiger’s Easter weekend

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Kenilworth Comments – Monday, 6 April

Miss Marker, Targaryan, Sublime Lady: All three of our juvenile fillies show ability but will need the experience of a race.

Dunham: He will need further to be effective and nothing is expected on debut

Benjan: He is not a sprinting type but looks to have a lot of potential. He has not been overly prepared for […]

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