Owner of the Week
Four wins in three days for van Vuuren/Azzie team
Michael Azzie was firing on all cylinders last week with Adrian and Rike Janse van Vuuren’s runners which earned them the RA Owners of the Week.
Their good fortune started at Vaal on 23 October when winning the 6th race, a Maiden Plate over 1450 metres with Taiwan Treasure. The three year old colt was bred at Highlands Farm Stud – Antonius Pius (USA) – Five Diamonds by Jallad (USA). The 8th race on the card also went their way with Diva Danny (AUS) winning the 1800 metre Maiden Plate in her second career start.
Moving on to Turffontein on 25 October, Fair Deal won an 1800 metre Maiden Plate. The three year old colt was bred at Mauritzfontein Stud – Ideal World (USA) juror by Strike Smartly (CAN). Greek Legend then went on to win a MR68 Handicap (Open) over 1800m. This is one to watch having had two wins from two starts. He was bred by Mr and Mrs JR Slade, Black Minnaloushe (USA) – Garland by Capture Him (USA).