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Posted 2023-01-23 17:31:14  
Royal Victory headlines smart Gauteng Guineas field

The first entries for the Gauteng Guineas Grade 2 is out and a few highlight horses are included in the initial 22.

The impressive recent Hollywood purchase Anfields Rocket is nominated. He won impressively when last at Turffontein the other day. He turned on the jets to win well. 

Shoemaker, East Coast and Arividicio represent the De Kock yard but the likely standout is the impressive Nathan Kotzen charge Royal Victory, the second highest rated horse in the field behind Shoemaker. 

Here are the 22.

22 Allez Moris Brett Crawford 96
20 Anfields Rocket Grant Maroun 107
8 Argo Alley St John Gray 105
12 Arividicio Mike de Kock 97
2 Atticus Finch Alec Laird 88
9 Billy Bowlegs Alec Laird 106
7 East Coast Mike de Kock 112
14 Electric Gold Sean Tarry 104
6 Eye Of The Prophet Paul Matchett 93
3 Golden Prospect Sean Tarry 96
4 Good Council Ashley Fortune 101
17 Jimmy Don Erico Verdonese 105
15 Laguna Verde Lucky Houdalakis 98
1 Le Morne Brett Crawford 105
11 Melech Roy Magner 92
21 Money Heist Gareth van Zyl 108
18 Raffles Roy Magner 99
13 Royal Victory Nathan Kotzen 111
16 Rule By Force Joe Soma 86
19 Shoemaker Mike de Kock 114
10 Total Protection Ashley Fortune 96
5 Unzen Robbie Sage 108

The race is the first leg of the SA Triple Crown
A maximum field of 16 can run, with capacity for 3 reserve runners.
Supplementary entries close at 09h00 on Monday 30 January. Declarations are due on Tuesday 31 January.

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