Headline News Blackball to pocket fourth win


Viv Greybe: Gavin van Zyl-trained Blackball who found one better in his most recent outing is unlikely to miss this time when teamed up with the stable’s frontline jockey Warren Kennedy in Race 6 and main event, a MR 89 Handicap over 1700m at the Greyville Polytrack on Wednesday.

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Headline News Laird is boss at Vaal


Mike Moon: Alec Laird takes three horses to the Vaal on Tuesday – and at the end of the day the trio might well float back home to Randjesfontein with three winning cheques to their trainer’s name.

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Headline News Juan Two Three for profit


Viv Greybe: Though coming off a nine-month layoff and carrying 62kg, 10-time winner Juan Two Three out of Alan Greeff’s stable should continue his winning ways at the Fairview Polytrack on Monday.

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Headline News Captain And Master to call shots


Bonginkosi Nkosi: Highveld conditioner Sean Tarry tops the national trainers’ log and is most likely going to add a few more winners to his rising tally at Greyville on Sunday afternoon, especially when Captain And Master returns to KwaZulu-Natal in Race 6, a Progress Plate over 1400m on the turf track.

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Headline News Cirillo has that Senor look


Jack Milner: In many cases, sprint dashes up the straight result in major upsets – one small mistake is hard to correct in the space of just 1200m. However, that might not be the case in Saturday’s Grade 2 Senor Santa Stakes over 1160m at Turffontein as Sean Tarry saddles a very smart three-year-old in Cirillo.

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Headline News Put Fire In The Belly


Viv Greybe: Alan Greeff-trained Fire In The Belly has a bright chance to claim top honours at Fairview on Friday when teamed up Greg Cheyne in Race 7 and main event, the Lakeside Handicap (Non-Black Type) over 2400m.

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Headline News Ashley seeks better Fortune


Jack Milner: Trainer Ashley Fortune must have come away from Turffontein Racecourse 12 days ago not knowing whether to laugh or cry. The stable had four runners on the Saturday 2 March card and all of them ran second, none beaten more than 0.50 lengths.

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Headline News Have a Laff at Greyville


Viv Greybe: Log-leading jockey Anton Marcus should have his followers in the payout queue at the Greyville Polytrack on Wednesday when teamed up with Paul Lafferty-trained Mokoko in Race 2, a 1400m Maiden Plate.

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