Champion sprinter Usain Bolt, a special guest at the Sun Met in January, would relish the action at Scottsville on Saturday with four grade1 races in which the emphasis is on sheer speed. All the country’s top trainers, such as Sean Tarry, Justin Snaith and Mike de Kock, bring talented speed merchants to the Maritzburg track while the smaller yards, such as Dorrie Sham and St John Gray, will be looking to upset the big guns. Here is a look at the four big races: • Allan Robertson Championship The big Gauteng stables of Tarry and De Kock look to hold the aces with Celtic Sea and Ghalla. Slight preference is for Celtic Sea — the mount of S’manga Khumalo — but Randall Simons will be doing his utmost to spoil the party by scoring on Ghalla. He will be well aware that injuries to top jockeys — notably Anthony Delpech and Anton Marcus — mean there is a rare opportunity to bag a grade1 win for the stable of De Kock. De Kock has back-up in Dagmar (Muzi Yeni) but, if the ante-post market is ...

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