Top horses draw the crowds — Winx is the perfect example — and two of the country's best horses, Do It Again and Rainbow Bridge, could see racing fans heading for Greyville on Friday night, May 3. These two horses have both been entered for the 1,400m Drill Hall Stakes, a race often used as a stepping stone by trainers en route to the Durban July. Unfortunately, both horses have drawn wide barrier gates so it remains to be seen whether connections will accept to run. Of course, victory in this race is not the goal — that remains the July to be run on July 6. In early betting, bookies believe the Justin Snaith inmate Do It Again can live up to his name and win SA’s most famous race for the second year running. He tops the betting boards at 5-1. Rainbow Bridge has reportedly settled in well at his Summerveld stable and he is on offer at 7-1 for the July. He will be ridden by Anton Marcus who notched his fifth July triumph when successful on Do It Again in 2018. Mike De Kock has three ...

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