Gr1 Gosforth Park Fillies Guineas

21 Nov 1987

The Triple Crown for fillies, a series of three races introduced a couple of years ago, opened with the R100 000 Ultimate Computer Fillies’ Guineas over 1600m at Gosforth Park on November 21. Other races in the series are the R100 000 BAR Valley Classic at Milnerton and the R100 000 SA Fillies Guineas at […]

Gr1 Germiston November Handicap

7 Nov 1987

Gosforth Park’s second biggest meeting of the year – the Southern Sun Classic – has pride of place on the East Rand courses calendar and was held on November 7 when the R200 000 Germiston November Handicap over 1600m had top billing supported by a R30 000 sprint feature. The November Handicap was dogged by controversy from […]

Gr1 Lancome Handicap

11 Apr 1987

Fillies and mares took pride of place at Gosforth Park five days later when the R150 000 Gr1 Lancome Handicap was run over 1600m. Leading Transvaal trainer Jean Heming appeared to hold the keys to the outcome with a dual entry of Young Lady and Allure, who had beaten Natal hotshot Jungle Class over the […]

Gr1 Computaform Sprint

6 Apr 1987

The Computaform Sprint generated lots of excitement among racing fans whose mouths were watering for top-class racing after the occurrences of the previous four months. Favourite for the Transvaal’s joint-richest sprint was Algernon Percy from the Vaal stables of ex-Zimbabwean Roy Magner, currently second on the Transvaal trainers’ log. Algernon Percy, rested since December but […]