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This week’s RA Owner of the Week David Shawe had winners at Turffontein, Fairview and Vaal on consecutive days.

Bush Pilot kicked off his successful week by winning a MR68 Handicap over 1600 metres at Vaal racecourse on 5 April. This five year old gelding is from the Woodruff stable and was ridden by K de Melo. He was bred at Varsfontein Stud – Judpot (USA) – Bushra by Badger Land (USA).

The next day it was Rendezvous at Fairview winning a Maiden Plate (F&M) over 1300 metres. She has earned several stake cheques and started out favourite to win by more than two lengths. Rendezvous is trained by Alan Greeff and was ridden by Greg Cheyne. She was bred at Avontuur Thoroughbred Farm - Philanthropist (USA) – Candy Vous (Arg) by Candy Stripes (USA). The cherry on the top for Shawe was Al Danza winning a R250 000 Listed Jacaranda Handicap over 1800 metres at Turffontein on 7 April under the ride of Callan Murray. She produced back to back victories beating the favourite Sabina’s Dynasty by a short head on Classics Day. The Woodruff trained filly was bred at Klawervlei Stud, Captain Al – Jet Danza by Jet Master.

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