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Turffontein, Kenilworth & Scottsville Weekend Pre-Race Comments

Pre-race comments Turffontein 30 April
Event: Race 9, The Premier’s Champions Challenge (Grade 1)
Distance: 2000m
Pre-race comments: The filly is well but it’s a tough task to travel up again against some top colts over 2000m at altitude, but we will take our chances.
Pre-race comments Kenilworth 30 April
Swinging Captain
Event: Race 3, Maiden Plate
Distance: 1400m
Pre-race comments: He has […]

Fairview, Kenilworth & Scottsville weekend Race Comments!

Pre-race comments Fairview, 22 April
Elysian Park
Event: Race 6, Derby Plate
Distance: 2000m
Pre-race comments: He won well when raiding PE last time and seems to enjoy the right hand turn and should be in with an each way chance.

Arabian Winter
Event: Race East Cape Oaks (Listed)
Distance: 2000m
Pre-race comments: She will have a few to beat at the weights […]

Inara wins the L Jaffee Empress Club Stakes

Mark van Deventer

Inara is a most special filly and she won her fourth Grade 1 when striking in the Laurie Jaffee Empress Club Stakes over 1600m at Turffontein on Saturday. That lifts the daughter of Trippi’s career record to seven wins from 17 starts for earnings in excess of R3 million.

The race itself was slow […]

Bass’ Galloping Goldmine

– Sporting Post
Drakenstein owned and bred filly on track for a scintillating Champions Season
Star Trippi filly Inara came out firing on all cylinders and notched an outstanding fourth career Gr1 victory with a workmanlike win in Saturday’s slow-run R1 million Laurie Jaffee Empress Club Stakes.

A warm order in the betting and a popular exotic bet […]

Media Release: Mike & Carol Bass Champions Cup

After a bout of ill health veteran trainer Mike Bass announced his retirement at the end of the current season and will be handing over the reins of his Milnerton stable to daughter Candice Robinson.

Bass has been a staunch supporter of racing in KwaZulu-Natal and in honour of his service to racing in the province […]

Kenilworth & Turffontein Pre-Race Comments

Pre-race comments Kenilworth 16 April
Olympic Power
Event: Race 2, Maiden Plate
Distance: 2500m
Pre-race comments: Making steady Improvement now over ground and should see out this extra which will put him in with a good each way chance in this small field.

Event: Race 3, Juvenile Plate
Distance: 1400m
Pre-race comments: We are expecting an improved run around the turn and […]

Greyville Runner Comment – 13 April

Mountain Master is having his first run over 1400 on the Greyville Poly.
Its a bit short for him, but we just getting him going.

Greyville, Kenilworth & Scottsville weekend Race Comments!

Pre-race comments Greyville 8 April
Event: Race 3, FM 76 Handicap (F & M)
Distance: 1600m
Pre-race comments: Having her first run in KZN as a prep for the fillies Guineas, but could have an each way chance in this field.

Event: Race 4, Byerley Turk (Grade 3)
Distance: 1400m
Pre-race comments: Having his first run in KZN, doing very well […]

Candice Robinson – Business As Usual

– From the Sporting Post

Candice Robinson (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)
Candice Robinson has carried her fair share of the mantle at Mike Bass Racing for the last decade and a half, but was thrust into the front line in no uncertain terms when Mike fell ill late last year. While Mike is back at work and well […]

Mid-Week Race Comments for Kenilworth, 5 April

Pre-race comments Kenilworth 5 April

Event: Race 1, Maiden Juvenile Plate
Distance: 1200m
Pre-race comments: He is a smart type but should need the outing and a bit further to be effective, but should run a nice race.

Volatile Energy
Event: Race 1, Maiden Juvenile Plate
Distance: 1200m
Pre-race comments: He has had a short break after gelding and should […]

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