Fillies Guineas Barrier Draw Nets SA’s top Fillies

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  
Reserve Runners
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) 

 

Final Draw board with the Backing the Best winners included.
Final Draw board with the Backing the Best winners included.

 

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