RA Owners of the Week a Family Affair
Well done to Messrs JF, LMF Wernars and Mrs TJ Wernars who scooped the RA Owner of the Week accolade for a successful week at the track.
They kicked off early in the week with a win at Vaal Racecourse with Shimmerlindt (also partnered by JT Peters) who romped home with Phillip Mlangeni on board in a Work Riders Maiden Plate over 1000 metres. The five year old gelding, trained by Paul Peter, was bred by Annine Denkhaus – Rafeef (Aus) – Vancouver Gold (SAF) by Var (USA).
They then followed by with a bumper day at Turffontein on 23 October delivering three victories. Three favourites winning their respective races is a joy to any avid owner. Leopold won a Graduation Plate over 1600 metres. Owners Greenstreet Bloodstock (Pty) Limited – G Pepper, T Themba, D Stonebridge, R Govender, JO Kane, J Liebenberg) and Messrs O Hall, H Haralambous, A Joannides, JF and LMF Wernars and J Janse van Vuuren. Leopold was bred at Highlands Farm Stud – Pomodoro – Soulja Gal by Street Cry (IRE.) Veneta was the next winner to be led in when winning a Maiden Plate over 1200 metres. This three year old filly is owned by Messrs JF, LMF and Mrs JT Wernars – (Bred Mr LMF Wernars – Flower Alley (USA) – Winter Al by Captain Al. And then Outofthedarkness (Mr JF, LMF and Mrs JT Wernars) was first past the post in a MR76 Handicap over 1200 metres.
Another winner bred by Mr LMF Wernars – Gimmethegreenlight (Aus) – Negroamora by Fort Wood (USA). The three winners at Turffontein were trained by Johan Janse van Vuuren and ridden by Raymond Danielson.