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Headline News Eagle Mountain fractures pelvis

<p><span class="copy" id="Label1">DUBAI – Eagle Mountain, a short-head runner-up in the Group 1 Champion Stakes in his most recent start, will miss the Dubai Sheema Classic (sponsored by Nakheel), according to trainer Mike De Kock. </span></p>

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Headline News PREVIEW: Fortune and Ramsden set to Strike Again

<p>JACK MILNER<br />
IN December and January the rule in Cape Town was to follow Justin Snaith and Richard Fourie. As is so often the case with racing, rules change pretty quickly and in a short space of time the new directive is: “follow Joey Ramsden and Andrew Fortune”.<br />
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They are currently the hot combination and it would be foolish to go against them at Durbanville tomorrow.<br />
Photo: Joey Ramsden</p>

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Headline News PREVIEW: Moondrifter can add to Miller tally

JACK MILNER<br />
PETER Miller had a surprisingly quiet meeting at Flamingo Park last Monday with only one winner on a day in which many visiting trainers travelled to Kimberley to contest the R100 000 Flamingo Park Handicap. The local champion trainer is out in full force today and could be heading for a typical “Peter Miller day”.

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Headline News PREVIEW: Coastal One could hold key

<p>JACK MILNER<br />
GET out the crystal balls, tarot cards and astrological charts. That could be the best way to find the winner of tomorrow’s Allez France Handicap for fillies and mares over 2000m at Turffontein.<br />
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There is so much conflicting form that any student of racing will be tearing their hair out. For example Uptown Girl had all of London Fashion, Quest for Gold, Rhizome and Island Swing well beaten in their last start over 1800m on the inside track. <br />
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Photo: Francois Herholdt</p>

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Headline News PREVIEW: Strydom will need to show all his wiles

<p>JACK MILNER <br />
WEST of the Moon showed improvement when second to Let’s Rock’n Roll over 1000m on the Vaal turf last month and any further progress should see him score his first victory since beating Tawny Port in September 2006 when he contests Race 7, a MR 91 Handicap over 1000m on the sand today.<br />
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It could take all of Piere Strydom’s wiles to get this Western Winter gelding’s nose in front where it matters.&nbsp;<br />
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Photo: Piere Strydom</p>

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