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Owner of the Week

Congratulations Sarel Smit

The Northern Cape RA Owner of the Week Award goes to Kimberley owner/trainer Sarel Smit who produced three winners at Flamingo Park on Monday 5 February.

His first winner came in the 2nd race with Bletchley a four year old gelding winning a MR66 Handicap over 1000 metres. Bletchley started favourite and won by 4½ lengths. He was bred at Highlands Farm Stud (Pty) Ltd – Great Britain (GB) – Kalinga (USA) by Unbridled’s Song (USA). No sooner had Smit left the winners enclosure and saddled for the next race when he was back leading in Headline, a four year old gelding who won a Maiden Plate over 1200 metres. This winner was bred at Bosworth Farm Stud -Global One (Aus) – Through the Line by Centenary (USA). Both Bletchley and Headline were ridden by C Storey.

Leading Lady went on to win the 9th race on the card at a starting price of 36/1 in a FM59 Handicap over 1400 metres under the rider of L Bester. Leading Lady was bred at Gary Player Stud – Dynasty – Pink West by Manshood (GB).

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