The final field for the R85, 000 Listed Algoa Cup has been amended to include the Jacques Strydom trained mare Onesie, writes Henk Steenkamp.
Strydom is the last Eastern Cape trainer to have won the Algoa Cup back in 2009 with Surfin’USA.
Two Western Cape raiders will contest the race over 2000m on Friday on the Fairview Polytrack in Port Elizabeth.
The Candice Bass-Robinson trained Majestic Mozart will carry top weight in the race and trainer Andre Nel will be represented by Silver De Lange.
The Eastern Cape champion trainer Alan Greeff has three runners in the race and Gavin Smith and Montana Turner two each.
Strydom and Sharon Kotzen will saddle a runner each.
ALGOA CUP (Listed)
1 4 Majestic Mozart 60.5 107 A A Domeyer Candice Bass-Robinson
2 7 Rock Aloe 57 101 T A G Cheyne Alan Greeff
3 2 American Landing 56.5 99 T A X Ndlovu Alan Greeff
4 3 Cedar Man 54.5 95 B A D R Lerena Montana Turner
5 11 American Princess 53 93 T A S Fortune Alan Greeff
6 10 Barberton Silver 52.5 92 TB A S Naidoo Gavin Smith
7 9 Silver De Lange 52 90 A L Hewitson Andre Nel
8 6 Seeking Wisdom 52 89 A *L J Ferraris +1.0 Sharon B Kotzen
9 1 Celestial Prince 52 85 T A M V’Rensburg Gavin Smith
10 5 Onesie 52 81 C A S Devoy Jacques Strydom
11 8 All The Sevens 52 69 A J Mariba Montana Turner