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Frankel colt General Franco, the highest priced yearling at the 2018 Cape Premier Yearling Sale, looks set for a top career. The R4-million purchase made a thrilling 1000m debut at Kenilworth on Tuesday, beating his nearest rival by 3.50-lengths, with the third horse a similar distance away and the rest unsighted.

Frankel colt is going places


Frankel colt General Franco, the highest priced yearling at the 2018 Cape Premier Yearling Sale, looks set for a top career.

Marshall looks to have another star by Captain Al


Trainer Vaughan Marshall has delivered three successive champions by Captain Al in the last three years and a fourth looks well on its way this year!

Temple Grafin will go for Guineas after Gr3 win


Jockey Anton Marcus rode his customary well-timed finish on Hugo Hattingh’s filly Temple Grafin (7-1) to win Sunday’s the Grade 3 Umzimkhulu Stakes over 1400m from the favourite Santa Clara (33-10). Another fancied runner Silvano’s Pride finished third.

Divine Odyssey has not stopped improving


Divine Odyssey, getting better as he matures

Dark Moon Rising aims high


Dark Moon Rising, a R70,000 buy from the 2015 CTS March Sale, will be aimed at the R4-million Champions Challenge over 2000m at Turffontein on 4 May. This follows his game win in the Listed Kings Cup over 1600m at Greyville on Sunday under Keagan De Melo.

Trainer’s feature-race double with CTS buys


Trainer Johan Janse van Vuuren won the two feature races at Turffontein on Saturday with CTS buys Mardi Gras (Gr2 Senor Santa Stakes, 7-1) and Divine Odyssey (Listed Drum Star Handicap, 28-1).

Horse Of Fortune is retired after feature win


Ace runner Horse Of Fortune, the CTS graduate formerly known as Strongman, has been retired after his win in the Macau Hong Kong Trophy over 1500m last Sunday.