MARY Slack’s filly Welwitschia, to be ridden by Anton Marcus, has been priced up as the 28-10 favourite for the Grade 2 R600,000 Peermont Emperors Palace Charity Mile with Pierre Jourdan at 7-2. Another Slack runner Kavanagh, is at 4-1 with Dancewiththedevil at 9-2.
Welwitschia, top of the boards.
Next in the betting is Emerald Cup winner The Mouseketeer, who is at 14-1. After that it is 25-1 and upwards for any of the other runners.
Betting World’s betting on the race, to be run over 1600m at Turffontein on Saturday:
7-2 PIERRE JOURDAN
14-1 THE MOUSEKETEER
25-1 AND UPWARDS OTHERS