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The RA Owner of the Week went to Hyperpaint Syndicate (JT Peter) . Their first winner for the week
was Gold Griffin at Vaal Racecourse on 18 February. The four year old gelding beat the favourite in
a MR76 Handicap over 1400 metres at a starting price of 15/1. Gold Griffin was bred by Mr GJ
Armitage – Greys Inn (USA), Crystal Kirsten by Windrush (USA). The 20 th February was a good day at
the Vaal for the stable – they won the Progress Plate over 1100metres with the favourite, Benji, who
is a three time winner. Mr WJ Engelbrecht (Jnr) bred Benji – Elusive Fort – Lady Elle by Elliodor. Two
races later the FM84 Handicap over 1600 metres went their way with Destiny’s Game, a four year
old filly also bred by Mr GJ Armitage – Master of my Fate – Bay of Desire (USA) by Red Ransom
(USA). This filly has an excellent career in terms of stakes earned which includes three wins. All
winners were from the Paul Peter stable and were ridden by Warren Kennedy.