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RA Member Johan Venter earned the RA Owner of the Week Award after winning the 5 th and 7 th
races at Flamingo Park on 11 November. The J Rugg trained Hazel Eyes beat the favourite
convincingly in a Maiden Plate over 1400 metres with Jarryd Penny on board. Hazel Eyes was bred
by Mr RG Pienaar – Toreador (Ire) – Pick of the Bunch by Spaceship (Arg). Later in the day it was
four year old gelding, On my Knee, trained by Cliffie Miller with Marco van Rensburg in the saddle
that entered the No. 1 box when winning a Pinnacle Stakes over 1800 metres. The winner was bred
at Wilgerbosdrift and Mauritzfontein – Mambo in Settle (USA) – Susanna by Tiger Ridge (USA).