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Other News Stanley Ferreira dies at 66

STANLEY FERREIRA in the 1980s

Trainer Stanley Ferreira has died at the age of 66. He was said by many knowledgeable racing people to be one of the best horsemen South Africa has produced.

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Other News Calvin’s Odyssey underway

DIVINE ODYSSEY & CALVIN HABIB

Ken Nicol: Calvin Habib’s star is on the rise and he celebrated his first Grade 2 win when Divine Odyssey won the Colorado King over 2000m at Turffontein so impressively on Saturday.

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Other News Gavin van Zyl marches on

GAVIN VAN ZYL

Ken Nicol: After four decades as a highly successful jockey and trainer, Gavin van Zyl brings one-horse raiding party Marchingontogether for the Grade 1 SA Derby at Turffontein on Saturday.

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Other News Doug Whyte learning ropes

DOUG WHYTE in Newmarket

Newmarket – Hong Kong riding legend Doug Whyte is spending time in the UK preparing to take up training in his adopted home later this year.

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Other News Remembering Senor Santa

SENOR SANTA

Senor Santa made history in South Africa when he became the first top sprinter to earn over R1 million in 1990. He has Saturday’s Grade 2 sprint at Turffontein named in his honour.

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