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The Durban July plunge on Marinaresco continues with a vengeance following his win – with scarcely believable ease – in the Winter Classic at Kenilworth on Saturday.

Eight days ago he was as big as 28-1 but now you will be lucky to get more than 10-1. Indeed Betting World […]

July Here We Come

– Sporting Post
Bass July Fairytale takes shape
Owner Marsh Shirtliff let the worst kept secret in racing out of the bag at Kenilworth on Saturday with a simple ‘July, here we come’ after the Silvano gelding Marinaresco had made hacks of his opposition to win the R250 000 Gr3 Winter Classic, and make it two from two […]

Shares in Two Australian Fillies

Unnamed Choisir filly (AUS)
The attractive Choisir filly is out of the proven 6 time winning mare, Gem Stone (NZ) by Pentire (GB).

She is a strong filly with a deep barrel and looks to be fast.

40% Available
10% for R21k

Unnamed Hussonet filly (AUS)
She is by one of Australia’s great Sires Hussonet (recently deceased) and out of the […]

Media Release: “July here we come” – Marinaresco

-Gold Circle

“July here we come” was the jubilant comment of part owner Marsh Shirtliff after the three-year-old Silvano gelding Marinaresco had won the Grade 3 Winter Classic in fine style for the Mike Bass stable at Kenilworth Racecourse on Saturday afternoon.

Shirtliff also commented that he had never had a “July favourite” before which was a […]

Weekend Race Comments for Greyville 20th, Kenilworth 21st & Scottsville 22nd

Pre-race comments Greyville 20 May
Event: Race 4, Pinnacle Stakes
Distance: 1400m
Pre-race comments: He has won over this trip before and usually runs well fresh, so should give a good account of himself.

Night Trip
Event: Race 4, Pinnacle Stakes
Distance: 1400m
Pre-race comments: He disappointed last time but loves this trip, and if things go his way he could be […]

Kenilworth Pre-race Comments – Saturday, 14 May

Pre-race comments Kenilworth 14 May
Elusive Freedom
Event: Race 1, Maiden Juvenile Plate
Distance: 1200m
Pre-race comments: He will find this trip a bit short so not expecting much.

Saint Janine
Event: Race 2, Maiden Juvenile Plate (Fillies)
Distance: 1200m
Pre-race comments: She should be green first time out but should be running on.

Event: Race 3, Maiden Plate (F & M)
Distance: 1200m
Pre-race comments: […]

Kenilworth Pre-Race Comments : Tuesday, 10 May

Pre-race comments Kenilworth 10 May

Our Mate Art
Event: Race 2, Maiden Plate
Distance: 1200m
Pre-race comments: He is probably in need of an outing and will obviously be better over further, but he is a fair sort and could finish in the money.

Madonna’s Answer
Event: Race 3, Maiden Plate
Distance: 1600m
Pre-race comments: Slowly coming to hand and could […]

Shares available in CTS March Yearling Sale colt

Breeding: Biarritz out of West of the Sun by Qui Danzig (USA)
Closely related to Elusive Flyer (2011.g. by Elusive Fort – Best To Fly West by Dominion Royale – Fly The Rainbow) – 2nd Turffontein Aquanaut Handicap L
Shares: 40% Available for R30,000
For more information please contact Mark

Media Release: Daisy Filly Guineas Trainer Comments

– Gold Circle

The Mike Bass-trained superstar filly Silver Mountain was given the thumbs up by jockey Bernard Fayd’Herbe after a workout on the sand at Summerveld yesterday (Wednesday) and her big rival Bela-Bela has also been pleasing trainer Justin Snaith at Summerveld ahead of tomorrow evening’s Grade 2 Daisy Fillies Guineas at Greyville Racecourse. […]

Greyville & Kenilworth Pre-Race Runner Comments

Pre-race comments Greyville 6 May
Night Trip
Event: Race 5, Drill Hall Stakes (Grade 2)
Distance: 1400m
Pre-race comments: Draws well, loves the trip, but has a difficult task at Weight For Age.

Silver Mountain
Event: Race 6, Fillies Guineas (Grade 2)
Distance: 1600m
Pre-race comments: First run back after a layoff and should need it a bit, but will be a big […]

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