The Sharon Kotzen-trained Vercingetorix filly Phedra won today’s Listed East Cape Breeders Stakes over 1200m on the Fairview poly under Luyolo Mxothwa (Pauline Herman Photography).
Gavin Smith’s double on the Fairview poly saw him drawing level with Alan Greeff on 113 wins for the season in the exciting duel for the East Cape Trainers title.
Sharon Kotzen scored a treble at the meeting, two of them ridden by Luyolo Mxothwa, who also scored an overall treble.
Dennis Schwarz scored a double.
Smith’s 113 wins have come at a strike rate of 9,90%.
Kotzen is now on 57 wins for the season at 13.19%.
Mxothwa is on 120 wins at 14.81%.
Schwarz is on 52 wins at 12.62%.
Tony Peter scored a treble at Turffontein Inside today and two of them were ridden by Dennis Schwarz.
Peter has had 36 wins this season and his strike rate of 27.91% is easily the highest in the country.
Schwarz has had 50 wins at 12.29%.