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Kings Gambit Wins Gr1 South African Derby
Also at Turffontein, Danika Stud-bred gelding Kings Gambit (Silvano-Lady Brompton, by Al Mufti) continued his Gr1 winning streak with a 2.5-lengths victory in the R1 million (A$143,000) Gr1 South African Derby (2450m) for 3YOs. Kings Gambit (ridden by Gavin Lerena for trainer Lance Wild) defeated Classic Oasis (Classic Flag-Oasis, by Centenary) & Rudra (Parade Leader-Tawny Red, by Northfields). Last month King's Gambit also won the Gr1 SA Classic (1800m) at Turffontein & overall now boasts 4 wins from 6 starts.