Mrs Suzette Viljoen will be crowned champion owner for the first time at the Equus awards in August.

(assuming restricted stakes races are indeed excluded, as asserted by the Equus Panel, and my calculations are correct!)

Final Standings:

Without Restricted Stakes Races    
Mrs S Viljoen            R5,408,050
Drakenstein Stud      R5,355,375
(nom. Mrs GA Rupert) 
Mr CJH Van Niekerk   R5,195,525

Including Restricted Stakes Races
Mr CJH Van Niekerk  R5,568,525
Drakenstein Stud      R5,463,875
(nom. Mrs GA Rupert)
Mrs S Viljoen           R5,462,300