Kenilworth Racing and Avontuur Estate hosted the R1 000 000 Gr 1 2013 Cape Fillies Guineas Barrier draw at the winery and thoroughbred stud farm yesterday with the support of owners, trainers, representatives from various countries participating in the Intercontinental Village, charities and media supporters attending the glamorous event.
With some of South Africa’s top fillies in the running, the draw was crucial for the final field as good draws would ensure that horses from all over South Africa would participate in the event on Saturday, 7 December at Kenilworth, adding to the excitement and value of the race.
Horses to watch out for is Along Came Polly, In the Fast Lane and Alascan Maiden amongst others whilst the Avontuur Team is obviously excited about the inclusion of She’s a Pippa by VAR as well as all the other great runners from the country’s top owners trained by some of the best in the country.
The race day on 7 December at Kenilworth Race course is set to be busier than ever with the Intercontinental Village featuring seven countries offering their traditional dishes, a large safe kiddies entertainment area, a beer garden and wine bar and the new addition of the Backing the Best Chill Lounge at the winning post.
Access to the race course is free, there is ample parking and the event is incredibly family friendly. We look forward to seeing you there.
See final draw below.
Race-8 (Turf) R 1,000,000 1600m 00:00 Ref-0
1st R625,000, 2nd R200,000, 3rd R100,000, 4th R50,000, 5th R25,000
AVONTUUR ESTATE CAPE FILLIES GUINEAS (Grade 1)
For 3 year-old Fillies at Set Weights
No Apprentice Allowance
1 5 ALONG CAME POLLY 58.0 105 A A Delpech Gavin van Zyl
2 9 IN THE FAST LANE 58.0 102 A R Fourie Justin Snaith
3 6 ALASCAN MAIDEN 58.0 101 A A Marcus Mike Bass
4 10 HIGHLY DECORATED 58.0 101 A P Strydom Justin Snaith
5 12 MASKED LADY 58.0 99 A J P v'd Merwe Glen Kotzen
6 8 PURE POWER 58.0 99 A K Neisius Mike Bass
7 15 LANNER FALCON 58.0 98 A G van Niekerk Mike Bass
8 2 MOHAVE PRINCESS (A 58.0 96 A B Fayd'Herbe Gavin van Zyl
9 14 SEA CAT 58.0 95 A A Domeyer Paul Reeves
10 13 WHEREDOWEGO 58.0 94 A M Byleveld Vaughan Marsh
11 4 SHE'S A PIPPA 58.0 93 A S Cormack Justin Snaith
12 18 OMATICAYA 58.0 91 A G Cheyne Glen Kotzen
13 7 PRINCESS OFTHE SKY 58.0 90 A R Khathi Mike Bass
14 3 RAINY DAY 58.0 90 A S Khumalo Sean Tarry
15 17 DARLING MOON 58.0 85 A M Yeni Justin Snaith
16 11 DAVYANA 58.0 83 BA K Shea Glen Kotzen
17 1 KNYSNA LAGOON 58.0 85 A Reserve 1 S H Page
18 16 DYNASTIC GOLD 58.0 82 A Reserve 2 Glen Puller
(1,8) (2,4,11,15) (3,6,7,13) (5,12,16)