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HOT DESTINATION: Death Vlei is a great venue for a break - but look out for those ostriches
The Vlei can best be described as sort of a "sporting clays" setup.
Reitz droom, soos die boer, van die verleidelike triekstervrou: "Hy is nog beswymel van die diep voornagslaap, waarin 'n vrou hom allerliefs toegelag het en hulle op die punt was om hulle op 'n bed neer te vlei, nadat sy duidelik gese het sy gaan hom om die bos lei" (68).
Alan King inherited a potentially well-treated chaser when he took over the training of Kandjar d'Allier, but the French import had reportedly been "a bit hit and miss" at home, and so King was relieved when Robert Thornton brought him home an easy six-length winner from Sossus Vlei, having made just one significant mistake.
French import Ladalko created a fine impression on his British debut when easily beating Sossus Vlei by 10 lengths at Folkestone.
uk Maiden Chase by 13 lengths under Ruby Walsh, from Sossus Vlei.
Useful Flat handicapper Dancing Bay has taken well to hurdles and was very impressive when landing the odds by six lengths from Sossus Vlei at Plumpton on his reappearance last month.
SOSSUS VLEI, a useful performer when trained on the Flat by Geoff Wragg, has attracted plenty of interest following his debut.
Before it, with its stoop overlooking the vlei, a langhuis, neat and low, tiny windows, green door, whitewashed (to save the unfired mudbrick from running away in the wet) under a thatch from the fynbos.
Haddad (NMBA); 1[male] same locality, De Hoop Vlei, 34[degrees]29.
Winning jockey Noel Fehily earlier came out the loser in another tight finish when Polar Scout did his best to dislodge him for the second race running in the handicap chase with a last-fence blunder that gave Sossus Vlei the chance to end a frustrating run of near-misses over the years.
A semi-professional photographer, last year he travelled to the arid deserts of Namibia where he captured this magical picture of desiccated acacias, or camel-thorn trees, in the bleached, cracked clay valley of the Dead Vlei in Namibia's Namib-Naukluft National Park.