Mephrite started favourite in a MR72 Handicap over 1400 metres in Kimberley on 18 February and did not disappoint earning RA Member Keith Waterston the Owner of the Week Award.  Nephrite is from the Lucky Houdalakis stable and was ridden by Northern Cape Champion Jockey Muzi Yeni. The six year old gelding was bred at Wilgerbosdrift – Right Approach (GB) – Emerald Beauty (ARG) by Equalize (USA).