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Picture: Sovereign Grant (Candiese Lenferna Photography).

One of the goals of the Mike Miller yard every season is to win the first two-year-old scurry of the season and they did it yet again on Sunday at Hollywoodbets Scottsville.
Their Varsfontein Stud-bred Gimmethegreenlight filly Sovereign Grant is out of an unraced Jallad half-sister to the three-time Grade 1-winner Gypsy’s Warning and she herself is a full-sister to Listed winner Queen Forever.
The rangy filly bounced out well and looked a winner all the way such was the effortless pace she displayed under Serino Moodley.  
The 2,5kg gender allowance must make a difference over that distance, so Kumaran Naidoo’s colt Teerex did well to finish a 1,50 length second.
Teerex gave the new sire New Predator a promising start to his stud career and he was also sire of fourth-placed Yadav Singh-trained Predator’s Feast.
Miller had four runners and they finished first, third, fifth and sixth.
In third place was the first runner of Mauritzfontein Stud’s exciting new Japanese-bred sire, Danon Platina, who is by Deep Impact.