Classy four-year-old Ideal World gelding Perfection won the Non-Black Type Founders Trophy today (Friday) over 1600m on the Fairview Poly under JP van der Merwe and he was won of four winners on the day for reigning East Cape champion trainer Gavin Smith (Picture: Pauline Herman)
Gavin Smith had a four-timer on the Fairview Poly today, two of them ridden by Muzi Yeni, and Luyolo Mxothwa and Sharon Kotzen also had double.
Smith is now level with arch rival Alan Greeff on 41 wins for the season and he has achieved it at a strike rate of 10.51%.
Sharon Kotzen is now on ten wins at 6.49%.
Yeni is on 81 wins at 14.39% and he closd the gap on national log Richard Fourie to 28 as the latter had a blank today.
Mxothwa goes to 30 wins at 10.64%.
Fourie leads the East Cape Jockeys Championship on 32 wins to Yeni’s 21 and S’Manga Khumalo’s 19.