Bold Respect, with Corne Orffer in the saddle, is the early favourite in the day’s headline act.
It was Cat Daddy’s fourth career win from 13 starts for The Great 8 Stables and the LLC Syndicate.
After his emphatic success on handicap debut at Newcastle, though, Futuristic is the one who appears to be going places fast and he should demonstrate the point here.
This looks to be one of the best fields seen in quite a while in this race and it is headed up by Buffalo Bill Cody, who is unbeaten over the distance, three of which have been on this Standside course.
Brendan Gaillard: MJ Byleveld could make his visit to Fairview worthwhile with a win on The Silva Fox in Race 4.
The countdown to Africa’s Richest Race Day starts on Tuesday, 1 October 2019, with the launch of the Sun Met.
This weekend sees Enable bid for a third Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe victory – a feat never achieved by any horse before – and South African racing lovers will be able to bet on all the action.
The public protector says the horse racing industry should be serving the public, not the rich, but the industry is having none of it.
Police say spectators and horseracing fans must behave themselves and enjoy the entertainment.