Owner of the Week
Good Week for the Nassifs
Messrs GJ, J and ZL Nassif are the RA Owners of the Week.
They scored a double at the Vaal on 20 September with five time winner Morpheus winning the 6th race, a MR91 Handicap over 1200 metres and Refuge taking top honours in the 7th race, a MR73 Handicap over 1200 metres.
Morpheus is a six year old gelding who was bred at Wilgerbosdrift – Silvano (GER) – Dream Goddess by Lecture (USA) who was ridden by Piere Strydom.
Refuge is a three year old gelding who was bred at Moutonshoek – Toreador (Ire) – Home Safe by Silvano (GER). Refuge has an impressive record thus far having scored two places and two victories in four starts. Piere Strydom also partnered this winner.
The Nassifs went on to visit the number one box at Turffontein on 24 September when their 7 year old gelding, 7 time winner Storm Warning won a Pinnacle Stakes over 2600 metres. He was bred by TL Bailes, CT Elphick and SJ Saunders. All three winners are from the Scott Kenny stable.