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Owner of the Week

Pleasing run by first timer

Two year old filly Afrostar won a Maiden Plate over 1200 metres at Turffontein on 8 July to earn her owners Messrs NJ, NK, WC and C Nassif the RA Owner of the Week Award. Team Paul Peter and Craig Zackey are the trainer and jockey who played their role in this victory.   Afrostar was bred at Connemara Stud – Judpot (USA) – Star Safari by Jallad (USA).

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Seattle Sunset has been the model of consistency since joining Cliffie Miller’s yard in Kimberley in July last year. During that period he has raced 10 times for four wins, two seconds and two fourths.  

He could add another victory to that tally when he lines up for Race 6 at Flamingo Park on Monday, a Pinnacle Stakes over 1600m. This distance seems to be at the outside limit of his range as most of his victories have been over shorter. However, two runs back he had a runaway victory over this track and trip, beating Ford Country by eight lengths.

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