Nother Russia, one of the most popular horses on the Highveld, has been priced up favourite for Saturday’s fourth race at the Vaal, but it remains to be seen whether Mike de Kock will let his talented mare take her chance. The reason for this caution is that Thursday’s meeting at the Vaal was abandoned because of a waterlogged track.World Sports Betting have priced up Nother Russia at 12-10 with Justin Snaith’s Gimme Six the second favourite at 18-10. The third choice is Glen Kotzen’s Silvan Star, who is at 4-1.Nother Russia has had an excellent career record, winning the Empress Club Stakes (grade1) and Ipi Tombe Challenge (grade2) in 2017. She did not shape in the Sun Met, finishing unplaced from a wide draw.Snaith has booked Piere Strydom to partner Gimme Six. Like Nother Russia, she is probably prepping for a big race in April yet will definitely have supporters in Saturday’s race.Cape-based Richard Fourie journeys to the Free State track to ride Silvan Star for trainer Glen Kot...

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