Owner of the Week
RA Owner of the Week is awarded to Michael Simmonds
The luck of the Irish was with RA member Mr M C Simmonds following his win with Irish Grace in a Maiden Plate (F&M) over 1600 metres at Vaal Racecourse on 19 February. This four year old filly was bred at Glenellen Stud – Toreador (IRE) – Black Bird by Elliodor (FR). She was ridden by Jarryd Penny who has partnered her to a number of places before her first victory. Irish Grace is trained by Dianne Stenger.