Logs

As per the latest press release

Horse of the year

 

Name Sum of Points
GIMME A NOTHER 104
GREEN WITH ENVY 98
ROYAL VICTORY 90
THUNDERSTRUCK 90

Gimme A Nother (104) still holds a lead on the Equus Horse of the Year log. In fact, three-year-olds hold the top 2 positions into the final month of the season.

The unbeaten Gimme A Nother added a 2nd Grade 1 win to her impressive record after winning the Grade 1 TAB Empress Club Stakes. She had already won the Grade 1 Wilgerbosdrift SA Fillies Classic which along with her wins in the Grade 2 Wilgerbosdrift Gauteng Fillies Guineas, Grade 2 Mike De Kock Ipi Tombe Challenge and Grade 3 Betway Fillies Mile which gives her a total of 104 points so far this season.

Green With Envy (98) failed to add to his total after a disappointing effort in the Grade 1 Hollywoodbets Durban July. His impressive wins in the Grade 1 SplashOut Derby, the Grade 2 World Sports Betting Guineas and Grade 1 Daily News 2000m places him in a challenging position for the lead. A big showing in the Grade 1 The HKJC Champions Cup set to take place on the 28th July 2024 should see him in line for the top spot on the log.

Royal Victory (90) who won the Grade 1 World Pools Premier’s Champions Challenge and Grade 1 Betway Summer Cup winner added a creditable 3rd in the Grade 1 Hollywoodbets Durban July to his points tally and now joins Thunderstruck (90) in 3rd spot.

Thunderstruck (90) shares 3rd spot, he showed great determination in winning the Grade 1 Jonsson Workwear Computaform Sprint. He has accumulated points for his 2nd in the Grade 1 World Pool Cape Flying Championship as well as for his win in the Grade 2 Khaya Stables Diadem Stakes.

 

Champion Three-year-old colt

 

Name Sum of Points
GREEN WITH ENVY 98
MAIN DEFENDER 84
PURPLE PITCHER 80
SANDRINGHAM SUMMIT 74
ORIENTAL CHARM 66

Green With Envy (98) still holds a clear lead in the Champion Three-Year-Old Colt standings with Main Defender (84) in 2nd place, closely followed by Grade 1 TAB SA Derby and Grade 1 TAB SA Classic winner Purple Pitcher (80) in 3rd spot. Sandringham Summit (74) is in 4th place with the Grade 2 TAB Hawaii Stakes as well as the Grade 2 TAB Gauteng Guineas wins to his credit.

Oriental Charm sits just outside the top 4 with 66 points after earning 40 points for his Hollywoodbets Durban July win.

 

Champion Three-year-old filly

 

Name Sum of Points
GIMME A NOTHER 104
BEACH BOMB 80
SILVER SANCTUARY 76
RASCOVA 64
DOUBLE GRAND SLAM 64

Gimme A Nother holds a clear lead in the Champion three-year-old filly category and has accumulated 104 points so far, she has won two Grade 1 races along with two Grade 2 races and a Grade 3 race. Grade 1 Cartier Paddock Stakes and Grade 1 World Sports Betting Cape Fillies Guineas winner Beach Bomb (80) is currently in second spot, she also accumulated points for her Grade 1 SplashOut Cape Derby runner-up finish. Silver Sanctuary (76) was rewarded for her consistency when landing the Grade 1 Woolavington and now finds herself in 3rd place on the standings. Grade 2 Western Cape Fillies Championship and World Sports Betting Fillies Guineas winner Rascova (64) is in joint 4th place with Grade 2 Tibouchina Stakes winner Double Grand Slam (64), the latter was an unlucky 3rd place finisher in the Grade 1 Ridgemont Garden Province Stakes in her most recent start.

 

Champion Older Male

 

Name Sum of Points
ROYAL VICTORY 90
THUNDERSTRUCK 90
DAVE THE KING 78
COUSIN CASEY 70
SEE IT AGAIN 66

Grade 1 World Pools Premier’s Champions Challenge and Grade 1 Betway Summer Cup winner Royal Victory joins Grade 1 Jonsson Workwear Computaform Sprint winner Thunderstruck at the top of the standings for the Champion Older Male category with 90 points each. Royal Victory earned points for his 3rd place finish in the Grade 1 Hollywoodbets Durban July. Grade 1 Hollywoodbets Gold Challenge winner Dave The King, added 48 points to his tally for this WFA race that has been awarded Super Grade 1 status and is in 3rd spot on 78 points. He could add some spice if he lines up at the end of the month. Cousin Casey (70) earned points for consistently placing in Graded events and continued to show his wellbeing with a creditable 2nd place finish in the Grade 1 Hollywoodbets Durban July. Grade 2 World Sports Betting Green Point Stakes winner See It Again (66) is in 5th after his unlucky 5th in this year’s Grade 1 Hollywoodbets Durban July.

 

Champion Older Female

 

Name Sum of Points
PRINCESS CALLA 60
HUMDINGER 56
MRS BROWNING 40
HAPPY CHANCE 32

Grade 1 City Of Cape Town Majorca Stakes winner Princess Calla (60) holds a slender lead in the Champion Older Female category from Humdinger (56) who climbed into 2nd place after her recent success in the Grade 1 Ridgemont Garden Province Stakes. Grade 1 SA Fillies Sprint runner-up and Grade 2 Camellia Stakes winner Mrs Browning (40) is in 3rd, Happy Chance (32) improves her position after her recent 2nd place finish in the Grade 1 Ridgemont Garden Province.

 

Distance Categories (excludes points from races restricted to 3-year-olds)

Champion Sprinter

 

Name Sum of Points
THUNDERSTRUCK 80
OCTOBER MORN 52
LUCKY LAD 52
DYCE 48

No changes since the last update. Grade 1 Jonsson Workwear Computaform and Grade 2 Khaya Stables Diadem winner Thunderstruck leads the Champion Sprinter category. He has accumulated 80 points, which is lower than his overall total due to this category being a distance specific category. October Morn and Lucky Lad have both moved up the standings to joint 2nd with 52 points each after their Grade 1 successes in the SA Fillies Sprint and Golden Horse Sprint respectively. Grade 1 World Pool Cape Flying Championship winner Dyce is in 4th spot with 48 points. The Grade 1 Mercury Sprint could become pivotal to sway the judges’ verdicts. Lucky Lad won his prep run at Turffontein over the weekend.

 

Champion Miler

 

Name Sum of Points
DAVE THE KING 72
MAIN DEFENDER 68
CHARLES DICKENS 64
SEE IT AGAIN 60

No changes since the last update. Dave The King takes the lead as he did when winning the Grade 1 Hollywoodbets Gold Challenge to head the Champion Miler category having now accumulated 72 points in total. Main Defender (68) finds himself in 2nd place after disappointing in the Grade 1 Hollywoodbets Gold Challenge, his accumulated points for this distance specific category is lower than his overall points tally due to this category excluding the points accumulated in 3-year-old only races.  The retired Charles Dickens (64) is in 3rd place on the standings followed by Grade 2 World Sports Betting Green Point Stakes winner See It Again (60).

 

Champion Middle Distance

 

Name Sum of Points
ROYAL VICTORY 90
ORIENTAL CHARM 58
DOUBLE SUPERLATIVE 48
SILVER SANCTUARY 32
BEACH BOMB 32

Multiple Grade 1 winner Royal Victory (90 points) still holds a clear lead in the Champion Middle Distance category with his two Grade 1 wins over the distance of 2000m, running 3rd in the Grade 1 Hollywoodbets Durban July topped up his points tally. Grade 1 Hollywoodbets Durban July winner Oriental Charm (58) improved his points tally significantly after his recent success and jumps into 2nd spot. Grade 1 World Sports Betting Cape Town Met winner Double Superlative (48) is in 3rd place ahead of Beach Bomb and Silver Sanctuary in joint 4th with 32 points each.

 

Champion Stayer

 

Name Sum of Points
RED MAPLE 18
ARAGOSTA 12
MADISON VALLEY 10
CRIMSON KING 10
FUTURE PEARL 10
MASTER REDOUTE 10

Red Maple climbed to the top of the Champion Stayers standings after landing the Grade 2 Tabgold Oaks with 18 points. Grade 3 Tabgold Derby runner-up Aragosta occupies 2nd spot with 12 points, he also accumulated points for his Listed Cape Summer Stayers Handicap and is consequently ahead of Grade 3 Tabgold Derby winner Future Pearl who occupies joint 3rd place with 10 points along with Listed WSB Aquanaut and Tab Gold Bowl winner Crimson King, Grade 3 New Turf Carriers Cape Stayers Handicap winner Master Redoute and the winner of the Grade 3 Gold Vase winner Madison Valley.

 

Champion Two-Year-Old Male

 

Name Sum of Points
PROCEED 48
COSMIC SPEED 32
WINDS OF CHANGE 16
ONE STRIPE 16
FIRE ATTACK 16

Grade 1 Gold Medallion winner Proceed leads the Champion Two-Year-Old standings with 48 points ahead of the impressive Grade 2 Durban Golden Horseshoe winner Cosmic Speed on 32 points. Multiple Graded placed Winds Of Change, Grade 3 Winter Nursery and Grade 3 Cape of Good Hope Nursery winner One Stripe, and Grade 2 TAB SA Nursery winner Fire Attack all share 3rd place with 16 points each.

 

Champion Two-Year-Old Filly

 

Name Sum of Points
QUID PRO QUO 48
LITTLE BALLERINA 18
JUST RECKLESS 16
RODEO DRIVE 16

Grade 1 Allan Robertson Stakes and Grade 2 Golden Slipper winner Quid Pro Quo holds a clear lead in the Champion Two-year-Old Filly log with 48 points followed by Grade 2 Wilgerbosdrift SA Fillies Nursery winner Little Ballerina in 2nd place with 18 points, ahead of Rodeo Drive and Just Reckless who share 3rd place with 16 points each.

Horse of the year

 

Name Sum of Points
GIMME A NOTHER 104
GREEN WITH ENVY 98
THUNDERSTRUCK 90
MAIN DEFENDER 84

Gimme A Nother (104) still holds a lead on the Equus Horse of the Year log. In fact, three-year-olds take up 3 of the top four positions on the points table at this stage of the season.

The unbeaten Gimme A Nother added a 2nd Grade 1 win to her impressive record after winning the Grade 1 TAB Empress Club Stakes. She had already won the Grade 1 Wilgerbosdrift SA Fillies Classic which along with her wins in the Grade 2 Wilgerbosdrift Gauteng Fillies Guineas, Grade 2 Mike De Kock Ipi Tombe Challenge and Grade 3 Betway Fillies Mile which gives her a total of 104 points so far this season.

Green With Envy (98) has added to his points tally and has moved into contention for the top spot. He added to his impressive Grade 1 SplashOut Derby win with wins in the Grade 2 World Sports Betting Guineas and Grade 1 Daily News 2000m.

Thunderstruck (90) has accumulated the 3rd highest points so far. He showed great determination in winning the Grade 1 Jonsson Workwear Computaform Sprint. He has accumulated points for his 2nd in the Grade 1 World Pool Cape Flying Championship as well as for his win in the Grade 2 Khaya Stables Diadem Stakes.

Main Defender (84) won the Grade 1 H F Oppenheimer Horse Chestnut which earned him 48 points due to this Weight For Age race being awarded Super Grade 1 status. He also accumulated points for winning three other Graded races so far this season namely, the Grade 2 Betway Joburg Spring Challenge, the Grade 3 Graham Beck Stakes as well as the Grade 3 Betway Got The Greenlight Stakes.

 

Champion Three-year-old colt

 

Name Sum of Points
GREEN WITH ENVY 98
MAIN DEFENDER 84
PURPLE PITCHER 80
SANDRINGHAM SUMMIT 74

Green With Envy (98) takes a clear lead in the Champion Three-Year-Old Colt standings with Main Defender (84) in 2nd place, closely followed by Grade 1 TAB SA Derby and Grade 1 TAB SA Classic winner Purple Pitcher (80) in 3rd spot. Sandringham Summit (74) is in 4th place with the Grade 2 TAB Hawaii Stakes as well as the Grade 2 TAB Gauteng Guineas wins to his credit so far this season.

 

Champion Three-year-old filly

 

Name Sum of Points
GIMME A NOTHER 104
BEACH BOMB 80
SILVER SANCTUARY 76
RASCOVA 60

Gimmer A Nother holds a clear lead in the Champion three-year-old filly category and has accumulated 104 points so far, she has won two Grade 1 races along with two Grade 2 races and a Grade 3 race. Grade 1 Cartier Paddock Stakes and Grade 1 World Sports Betting Cape Fillies Guineas winner Beach Bomb (80) is currently in second spot, she also accumulated points for her Grade 1 SplashOut Cape Derby runner-up finish. Silver Sanctuary (76) was rewarded for her consistency when landing the Grade 1 Woolavington and now finds herself in 3rd place on the standings. Grade 2 Western Cape Fillies Championship and World Sports Betting Fillies Guineas winner Rascova (60) is in 4th place.

 

Champion Older Male

 

Name Sum of Points
THUNDERSTRUCK 90
ROYAL VICTORY 80
DAVE THE KING 78
SEE IT AGAIN 66
CHARLES DICKENS 64

Grade 1 Jonsson Workwear Computaform Sprint winner Thunderstruck leads the standing for the Champion Older Male category with 90 points followed by Grade 1 World Pools Premier’s Champions Challenge and Grade 1 Betway Summer Cup winner Royal Victory on 80 points. Grade 1 Hollywoodbets Gold Challenge winner Dave The King, added 48 points to his tally for this WFA race that has been awarded Super Grade 1 status and moves up into 3rd spot on 78 points. Grade 2 World Sports Betting Green Point Stakes winner See It Again added 12 points for his 3rd place finish in the Grade 1 Hollywoodbets Gold Challenge and overtakes Grade 1 L’Ormarins King’s Plate winner Charles Dickens (64) in 4th spot.

 

Champion Older Female

 

Name Sum of Points
PRINCESS CALLA 60
MRS BROWNING 40
HOLD MY HAND 26
FEATHER BOA 24
HUMDINGER 24

Grade 1 City Of Capetown Majorca Stakes winner Princess Calla (60) is a clear leader of the Champion Older Female category from Grade 1 SA Fillies Sprint runner-up and Grade 2 Camellia Stakes winner Mrs Browning (40). Grade 1 Woolavington runner-up Hold My Hand (26) is currently in 3rd place followed by Grade 2 Jo’burg Spring Challenge winner Feather Boa (24) and Humdinger (24) in joint 4th.

 

Distance Categories (excludes points from races restricted to 3-year-olds)

Champion Sprinter

 

Name Sum of Points
THUNDERSTRUCK 80
OCTOBER MORN 52
LUCKY LAD 52
DYCE 48

Grade 1 Jonsson Workwear Computaform and Grade 2 Khaya Stables Diadem winner Thunderstruck leads the Champion Sprinter category. He has accumulated 80 points, which is lower than his overall total due to this category being a distance specific category. October Morn and Lucky Lad have both moved up the standings to joint 2nd with 52 points each after their Grade 1 successes in the SA Fillies Sprint and Golden Horse Sprint respectively. Grade 1 World Pool Cape Flying Championship winner Dyce is in 4th spot with 48 points.

 

Champion Miler

 

Name Sum of Points
DAVE THE KING 72
MAIN DEFENDER 68
CHARLES DICKENS 64
SEE IT AGAIN 60

Dave The King takes the lead as he did when winning the Grade 1 Hollywoodbets Gold Challenge to head the Champion Miler category having now accumulated 72 points in total. Main Defender (68) finds himself in 2nd place after disappointing in the Grade 1 Hollywoodbets Gold Challenge, his accumulated points for this distance specific category is lower than his overall points tally due to this category excluding the points accumulated in 3-year-old only races.  The retired Charles Dickens (64) is in 3rd place on the standings followed by Grade 2 World Sports Betting Green Point Stakes winner See It Again (60).

 

Champion Middle Distance

 

Name Sum of Points
ROYAL VICTORY 80
DOUBLE SUPERLATIVE 48
SILVER SANCTUARY 32
BEACH BOMB 32

Multiple Grade 1 winner Royal Victory (80 points) leads the Champion Middle Distance category with his two Grade 1 wins over the distance of 2000m. Grade 1 World Sports Betting Cape Town Met winner Double Superlative (48) is in 2nd place ahead of Beach Bomb and Silver Sanctuary in joint 3rd with 32 points each.

 

Champion Stayer

 

Name Sum of Points
CRIMSON KING 10
MASTER REDOUTE 10
TRIPLE TIME 9
FUTURE SWING 8

Crimson King joins Master Redoute at the top of the Champion Stayers category with 10 points each after winning the Listed TAB Gold Bowl to add to his Listed WSB Aquanaut Handicap. Master Redoute won the Grade 3 New Turf Carriers Cape Stayers Handicap, Triple Time (9) is in 3rd place, marginally ahead of Grade 3 Chairmans Cup winner Future Swing on 8 points.

 

Champion Two-Year-Old Male

 

Name Sum of Points
PROCEED 40
WINDS OF CHANGE 16
ONE STRIPE 16
COSMIC SPEED 16
FIRE ATTACK 16

Grade 1 Gold Medallion winner Proceed leads the Champion Two-Year-Old standings with 40 points after his win on 1st June 2024. Winds Of Change, One Stripe, Cosmic Speed and Grade 2 TAB SA Nursery winner Fire Attack share 2nd place with 16 points each.

 

Champion Two-Year-Old Filly

 

Name Sum of Points
QUID PRO QUO 32
LITTLE BALLERINA 18
RODEO DRIVE 16
JUST RECKLESS 16

Grade 1 Allan Robertson Stakes winner Quid Pro Quo leads the Champion Two-year-Old Filly log with 32 points after her success on 1st June 2024. Grade 2 Wilgerbosdrift SA Fillies Nursery winner Little Ballerina is in 2nd place with 18 points, ahead of Rodeo Drive and Just Reckless who share 3rd place with 16 points each.

Horse of the year

 

Name Sum of Points
GIMME A NOTHER 104
GREEN WITH ENVY 98
THUNDERSTRUCK 90
MAIN DEFENDER 84

Gimme A Nother (104) still holds a lead on the Equus Horse of the Year log. In fact, three-year-olds take up 3 of the top four positions on the points table at this stage of the season.

The unbeaten Gimme A Nother added a 2nd Grade 1 win to her impressive record after winning the Grade 1 TAB Empress Club Stakes. She had already won the Grade 1 Wilgerbosdrift SA Fillies Classic which along with her wins in the Grade 2 Wilgerbosdrift Gauteng Fillies Guineas, Grade 2 Mike De Kock Ipi Tombe Challenge and Grade 3 Betway Fillies Mile which gives her a total of 104 points so far this season.

Green With Envy (98) has added to his points tally and has moved into contention for the top spot. He added to his impressive Grade 1 SplashOut Derby win with wins in the Grade 2 World Sports Betting Guineas and Grade 1 Daily News 2000m.

Thunderstruck (90) has accumulated the 3rd highest points so far. He showed great determination in winning the Grade 1 Jonsson Workwear Computaform Sprint. He has accumulated points for his 2nd in the Grade 1 World Pool Cape Flying Championship as well as for his win in the Grade 2 Khaya Stables Diadem Stakes.

Main Defender (84) won the Grade 1 H F Oppenheimer Horse Chestnut which earned him 48 points due to this Weight For Age race being awarded Super Grade 1 status. He also accumulated points for winning three other Graded races so far this season namely, the Grade 2 Betway Joburg Spring Challenge, the Grade 3 Graham Beck Stakes as well as the Grade 3 Betway Got The Greenlight Stakes.

 

Champion Three-year-old colt

 

Name Sum of Points
GREEN WITH ENVY 98
MAIN DEFENDER 84
PURPLE PITCHER 80
SANDRINGHAM SUMMIT 68

Green With Envy (98) takes a clear lead in the Champion Three-Year-Old Colt standings with Main Defender (84) in 2nd place closely followed by Grade 1 TAB SA Derby and Grade 1 TAB SA Classic winner Purple Pitcher (80) in 3rd spot. Sandringham Summit (68) is in 4th place with the Grade 2 TAB Hawaii Stakes as well as the Grade 2 TAB Gauteng Guineas wins to his credit so far this season.

 

Champion Three-year-old filly

 

Name Sum of Points
GIMME A NOTHER 104
BEACH BOMB 80
SILVER SANCTUARY 76
RASCOVA 60

Gimmer A Nother holds a clear lead in the Champion three-year-old filly category and has accumulated 104 points so far, she has won two Grade 1 races along with two Grade 2 races and a Grade 3 race. Grade 1 Cartier Paddock Stakes and Grade 1 World Sports Betting Cape Fillies Guineas winner Beach Bomb (80) is currently in second spot, she also accumulated points for her Grade 1 SplashOut Cape Derby runner-up finish. Silver Sanctuary (76) was rewarded for her consistency when landing the Grade 1 Woolavington and now finds herself in 3rd place on the standings. Grade 2 Western Cape Fillies Championship and World Sports Betting Fillies Guineas winner Rascova (60) is in 4th place.

 

Champion Older Male

 

Name Sum of Points
THUNDERSTRUCK 90
ROYAL VICTORY 80
CHARLES DICKENS 64
SEE IT AGAIN 54

Grade 1 Jonsson Workwear Computaform Sprint winner Thunderstruck leads the standing for the Champion Older Male category with 90 points followed by Grade 1 World Pools Premier’s Champions Challenge and Grade 1 Betway Summer Cup winner Royal Victory on 80 points. Grade 1 L’Ormarins King’s Plate winner Charles Dickens (64) will not improve his points tally as he has been retired but he currently holds 3rd spot.

 

Champion Older Female

 

Name Sum of Points
PRINCESS CALLA 60
MRS BROWNING 40
HOLD MY HAND 26
FEATHER BOA 24

Grade 1 Majorca Stakes winner Princess Calla (60) is a clear leader of the Champion Older Female category from Grade 1 SA Fillies Sprint runner-up and Grade 2 Camellia Stakes winner Mrs Browning (40). Grade 1 Woolavington runner-up Hold My Hand (26) is currently in 3rd place followed by Grade 2 Jo’burg Spring Challenge winner Feather Boa (24).

 

Distance Categories (excludes points from races restricted to 3-year-olds)

Champion Sprinter

 

Name Sum of Points
THUNDERSTRUCK 80
OCTOBER MORN 52
LUCKY LAD 52
DYCE 48

Grade 1 Jonsson Workwear Computaform and Grade 2 Khaya Stables Diadem winner Thunderstruck leads the Champion Sprinter category. He has accumulated 80 points, which is lower than his overall total due to this category being a distance specific category. October Morn and Lucky Lad have both moved up the standings to joint 2nd with 52 points each after their Grade 1 successes in the SA Fillies Sprint (WFA) and Golden Horse Sprint (Handicap) respectively. Grade 1 Cape Flying Championship winner Dyce is in 4th spot with 48 points.

 

Champion Miler

 

Name Sum of Points
MAIN DEFENDER 68
CHARLES DICKENS 64
GIMME A NOTHER 48
SEE IT AGAIN 48

Main Defender (68) is in the lead in the Champion Miler category, his accumulated points for this distance specific category is lower than his overall points tally due to this category excluding the points accumulated in 3-year-old only races.  The retired Charles Dickens (64) is in 2nd place on the standings followed by Grade 2 World Sports Betting Green Point Stakes winner See It Again (48) and Gimme A Nother (48) in joint 3rd.

 

Champion Middle Distance

 

Name Sum of Points
ROYAL VICTORY 80
DOUBLE SUPERLATIVE 48
SILVER SANCTUARY 32
BEACH BOMB 32

Multiple Grade 1 winner Royal Victory (80 points) leads the Champion Middle Distance category with his two Grade 1 wins over the distance of 2000m. Grade 1 World Sports Betting Cape Town Met winner Double Superlative (48) is in 2nd place ahead of Beach Bomb and Silver Sanctuary in joint 3rd with 32 points each.

 

Champion Stayer

 

Name Sum of Points
CRIMSON KING 10
MASTER REDOUTE 10
TRIPLE TIME 9
FUTURE SWING 8

Crimson King joins Master Redoute at the top of the Champion Stayers category with 10 points each after winning the Listed TAB Gold Bowl to add to his Listed WSB Aquanaut Handicap. Master Redoute won the Grade 3 New Turf Carriers Cape Stayers Handicap, Triple Time (9) is in 3rd place, marginally ahead of Grade 3 Chairmans Cup winner Future Swing on 8 points.

 

Champion Two-Year-Old Male

 

Name Sum of Points
PROCEED 40
WINDS OF CHANGE 16
ONE STRIPE 16
COSMIC SPEED 16
FIRE ATTACK 16

Grade 1 Gold Medallion winner Proceed leads the Champion Two-Year-Old standings with 40 points after his win on 1st June 2024. Winds Of Change, One Stripe, Cosmic Speed and Grade 2 TAB SA Nursery winner Fire Attack share 2nd place with 16 points each.

 

Champion Two-Year-Old Filly

 

Name Sum of Points
QUID PRO QUO 32
LITTLE BALLERINA 18
RODEO DRIVE 16
JUST RECKLESS 16

Grade 1 Allan Robertson Stakes winner Quid Pro Quo leads the Champion Two-year-Old Filly log with 32 points after her success on 1st June 2024. Grade 2 Wilgerbosdrift SA Fillies Nursery winner Little Ballerina is in 2nd place with 18 points, ahead of Rodeo Drive and Just Reckless who share 3rd place with 16 points each.

Horse of the year

 

Name Sum of Points
GIMME A NOTHER 104
THUNDERSTRUCK 90
MAIN DEFENDER 84
PURPLE PITCHER 80
BEACH BOMB 80
ROYAL VICTORY 80

GIMME A NOTHER (104 Points) leads the Equus Horse of the Year log eight months into the 2023-24 racing season. In fact, three-year-olds take up the 3 of the top four positions on the points table so far this season.

The unbeaten GIMME A NOTHER added a 2nd Grade 1 race to her impressive record after winning the Grade 1 TAB Empress Club Stakes. She had already won the Grade 1 Wilgerbosdrift SA Fillies Classic which along with her wins in the Grade 2 Wilgerbosdrift Gauteng Fillies Guineas, Grade 2 Mike De Kock Ipi Tombe Challenge and Grade 3 Betway Fillies Mile gives her a total of 104 points so far this season.

THUNDERSTRUCK (90) has accumulated the 2nd highest points so far. He showed great determination in winning the Grade 1 Jonsson Workwear Computaform Sprint this past Saturday 6 April. He has accumulated points for his 2nd in the Grade 1 World Pool Cape Flying Championship as well as his win in the Grade 2 Khaya Stables Diadem Stakes.

MAIN DEFENDER (84 points) won the Grade 1 H F Oppenheimer Horse Chestnut which earned him 48 points due to this Weight For Age race being awarded Super Grade 1 status. He has also accumulated points for winning three other Graded races so far this season namely, the Grade 2 Betway Joburg Spring Challenge, The Grade 3 Graham Beck Stakes as well as the Grade 3 Betway Got The Greenlight Stakes.

Champion Three-year-old colt

 

Name Sum of Points
MAIN DEFENDER 84
PURPLE PITCHER 80
SANDRINGHAM SUMMIT 60
GREEN WITH ENVY 50

MAIN DEFENDER (84 points) at the top of the Champion Three-Year-Old Colt standings at this stage with Grade 1 TAB SA Derby and Grade 1 TAB SA Classic winner PURPLE PITCHER (80 points) in 2nd spot. SANDRINGHAM SUMMIT is 3rd with the Grade 2 TAB Hawaii Stakes as well as the Grade 2 TAB Gauteng Guineas wins to his credit so far this season and is 10 points ahead of Grade 1 SplashOut Cape Derby winner GREEN WITH ENVY on 50 points.

 

Champion Three-year-old filly

 

Name Sum of Points
GIMME A NOTHER 104
BEACH BOMB 80
SILVER SANCTUARY 44
RASCOVA 44

GIMMER A NOTHER holds a clear lead in the Champion three-year-old filly category and has accumulated 104 points so far, she has won two Grade 1 races along with two Grade 2 races and a Grade 3 race. Grade 1 Cartier Paddock Stakes and Grade 1 World Sports Betting Cape Fillies Guineas winner BEACH BOMB (80) is currently in second spot, she also accumulated points for her Grade 1 SplashOut Cape Derby runner-up finish.

Grade 2 Western Cape Fillies Championship winner RASCOVA and the ever-consistent multiple Graded placed SILVER SANCTUARY are in joint 3rd with 44 points each.

 

Champion Older Male

 

Name Sum of Points
THUNDERSTRUCK 90
ROYAL VICTORY 80
CHARLES DICKENS 64
SEE IT AGAIN 54

Grade 1 Jonsson Workwear Computaform Sprint winner THUNDERSTRUCK leads the standing for the Champion Older Male category with 90 points followed by Grade 1 World Pools Premier’s Champions Challenge and Grade 1 Betway Summer Cup winner ROYAL VICTORY on 80 points. Grade 1 L’Ormarins King’s Plate winner CHARLES DICKENS (64 points) is not expected to improve his points tally as he has been retired but he currently holds 3rd spot.

 

Champion Older Female

 

Name Sum of Points
PRINCESS CALLA 60
FEATHER BOA 24
KWINTA’S LIGHT 20
HUMDINGER 16
HAPPY CHANCE 16

Grade 1 Majorca Stakes winner, PRINCESS CALLA (60 points) is a clear leader of the Champion Older Female category from Grade 2 Jo’burg Spring Challenge winner FEATHER BOA (24 Points) with Grade 2 Southern Cross KWINTA’S LIGHT (20 points) in 3rd.

Distance Categories (excludes points from races restricted to 3-year-olds)

Champion Sprinter

 

Name Sum of Points
THUNDERSTRUCK 80
DYCE 48
RULERSHIP 21
KWINTA’S LIGHT 20

Grade 1 Jonsson Workwear Computaform and Grade 2 Khaya Stables Diadem winner THUNDERSTRUCK leads the Champion Sprinter category. He has accumulated 80 points, which is lower than his overall total due to this category being a distance specific category. Grade 1 Cape Flying Champion winner Dyce is in 2nd spot with 48 points. Rulership (21 points) is in 3rd spot, 1 point ahead of Kwinta’s Light (20 points).

 

Champion Miler

 

Name Sum of Points
MAIN DEFENDER 68
CHARLES DICKENS 64
GIMME A NOTHER 48
SEE IT AGAIN 48

MAIN DEFENDER (68 points) is in the lead in the Champion Miler category, his accumulated points for this distance specific category is lower than his overall points tally due to this category excluding the points accumulated in 3-year-old only races.  The retired CHARLES DICKENS (64 points) is in 2nd place on the standings followed by Grade 2 World Sports Betting Green Point Stakes winner SEE IT AGAIN (48 points) and GIMME A NOTHER (48 points).

 

Champion Middle Distance

 

Name Sum of Points
ROYAL VICTORY 80
DOUBLE SUPERLATIVE 48
BEACH BOMB 32
RASCALLION 24
WINCHESTER MANSION 24

Multiple Grade 1 winner ROYAL VICTORY (80 points) leads the Champion Middle Distance category with his two Grade 1 wins over the distance of 2000m. Grade 1 World Sports Betting Cape Town Met winner DOUBLE SUPERLATIVE (48 points) is in 2nd place ahead of BEACH BOMB (32 points).

 

Champion Stayer

 

Name Sum of Points
MASTER REDOUTE 10
TRIPLE TIME 9
FUTURE SWING 8
ARAGOSTA 7
RULE BOOK 7

Grade 3 New Turf Carriers Cape Stayers Handicap winner Master Redoute (10 points) holds a narrow lead in the Champion Stayer category from Triple Time (9 points), Grade 3 Chairmans Cup winner Future Swing (8 points) and Listed Cape Summer Stayers winner Aragosta (7) and Listed 4Racing Caradoc Gold Cup winner Rule Book (7).