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Headline News Small fields and wet track can puzzle punters

<p>MEL KAPLAN<br />
WITH an average of ten runners per race and the likelihood of another approaching cold front bringing further wet weather to the fairest Cape, the seven-race Durbanville card on Tuesday could provide punters with a headache. Being by nature an optimistic “breed&rsquo;&rsquo;, most bettors are likely to tackle the challenge head on. And the good news is that there are some of the races in which even a wet track is unlikely to have an adverse effect on the runners with the best credentials.<br />
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Photo: Joey Ramsden trains Noah.</p>

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Headline News JJ The Jet Plane bids farewell with smashing Mercury win

JJ THE JET PLANE broke his rival&rsquo;s hearts yet again in yesterday&rsquo;s R500 000 Mercury Sprint at Clairwood. It was the gelding&rsquo;s final appearance on a South African racecourse and the race was immensely poignant for his many fans, who would have celebrated his Grade 1 hat trick as enthusiastically as any of JJ&rsquo;s flamboyant connections.</p>

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Headline News Russian Sage goes to De Kock

Mike de Kock

<p>MIKE de Kock Racing has announced that Mike de Kock will train Russian Sage in the United Arab Emirates next season with the $5-million Dubai Duty Free as his main objective at the Dubai Winter Carnival.</p>

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