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Other News Trainer, 83, eyes Trophy No 2

MILTON & BILLY PRESTAGE

Ken Nicol: A year ago veteran trainer Billy Prestage scored the biggest win of a long career when his stalwart Milton was a shock 22-1 winner of the Grade 2 World Sports Betting Premier Trophy, snuffing out the unbeaten record of heavy favourite Last Winter in the process.

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Other News Delpech on his recovery

ANTHONY DELPECH

Anthony Delpech, injured in a fall at Turffontein on 7 April, will be attending the Charity Mile meeting at Turffontein on Saturday to watch some racing and to catch up with friends and colleagues.

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Other News Millard tops Hong Kong log

TONY MILLARD

Hong Kong – Rejuvenated trainer Tony Millard lauded his promising batch of up-and-coming horses as “the best” he has ever had, following the win of Strathallan on Saturday at Sha Tin.

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Other News Ashley Fortune living her dream

ASHLEY AND ANDREW FORTUNE (WITH SEAN)

Ken Nicol: Ashley Fortune has had a somewhat fairy tale start to her training career, and has a fighting chance of a second feature race win when Rings And Things and Tsitsikamma Dance line up in the Grand Heritage at the Vaal on 13 October.

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Grand Heritage Day Gav the Grand seeks hat-trick

GAVIN LERENA

Ken Nicol: With the final field for the WSB Grand Heritage over 1475m on 29 September down the Vaal straight being announced on Wednesday, the obvious man to speak to was Gavin Lerena, as he has never tasted defeat in this spectacular race.

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Other News Munger has the hunger

RYAN MUNGER

Ken Nicol: With the recent announcement that he will be Glen Kotzen’s main jockey for the coming season, up-and-coming young rider Ryan Munger has been thrust into the spotlight.

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