Most of the leading horses stood their ground and as a result the R800,000 Allied Steelrode – Onamissionmile at Turffontein on Saturday should be an awesome race.
Got The Greenlight, Malmoos and MK’s Pride head up this Grade 2 race over 1600m on the Standside track and they are ably supported by the likes of Al Muthana, Puerto Manzano, Astrix and Bingwa, with a full field of 16 acceptances.
The event has been carded as Race 5, and will be run at 14.25.
The earlier time has been allocated as SABC 3 will be giving the Allied Steelrode – Onamissionmile, formerly known as the Charity Mile, full coverage.
In addition, there are two carryovers at Turffontein, with R1 million kicking off a Pick 6 MEGAPOOL, expected to reach R5 million, and another R1 million added to the Quartet Pool for the Allied Steelrode – Onamissionmile (Race 5), which is expected to climb to R2 million.
There are five other feature races on the card, including the Grade 3 Graham Beck Stakes over 1400m, where top-class filly Desert Miracle will take on the boys.
That will no doubt delight trainer Paul Peter who has Big Burn running in the Grade 3 HSH Princess Charlene Starling Stakes for three-year-old fillies over 1400m. The
The other features are the Grade 3 Yellowwood Handicap for fillies and mares over 1800m and the Listed Golden Loom Handicap over 1000m and Listed Java Stakes over 2400m.
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