Trainer Lucky Houdalakis can grab some feature race limelight when he saddles his progressive filly Seville Orange in Saturday’s R150,000 Oaks Trial at Turffontein. Named after the famous orange trees in Seville, Spain, the three-year-old daughter of Duke Of Marmalade — owned and bred by Drakenstein Stud — looks ready to raise her game and notch the fourth win of her career. There are a number of plus factors about her chance on Saturday, the filly has won over the distance of 2,000m, she is drawn well at barrier four and goes well for her young jockey Craig Zackey. Houdalakis will be well aware that his charge faces some useful rivals — notably Sean Tarry’s Visionaire filly, Satin Slipper, whom champion jockey Lyle Hewitson prefers to stablemate African Daisy. Although drawn wide, Johan Janse van Vuuren’s Captain Al filly Veritas has to go on the shortlist of possible winners as she has run well in each of her three starts. Others with each-way claims include Warren Kennedy’s mount...

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