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Gold Cup Day Cups belong to De Kock, Bass


Jack Milner: The final race meeting of the season turned out to be everything one could have hoped for. Mike de Kock won the eLan Gold Cup with favourite Enaad and Marinaresco won the Grade 1 Mike And Carol Bass Champions Cup to give the Cape trainer and his wife a wonderful send-off.

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Gold Cup Day What a send-off!

Mike Moon: Emotion overflowed at Greyville on Saturday when Marinaresco romped to victory in the Mike and Carol Bass Champions Cup and gave the great trainer a sensational send-off from a game he has graced for many decades.

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Gold Cup Day Brilliant Khumalo steers Enaad to Gold Cup victory


Mike Moon: Jockey S’manga Khumalo saluted victory aboard Enaad in the eLan Gold Cup at Greyville on Saturday by lifting both hands from the reins after the post – in imitation of a plane in flight. And who could blame him? Not only was he celebrating his second Jockeys’ Championship title, but also a cherished dream of victory in one of the iconic contests of the South African turf.

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Gold Cup Day Cup day: Trainers’ comments

Race 7 – The Grade 2 eLan Gold Cup
Mike de Kock
When Enaad won the Gold Vase he got the 3000m in a true-run race so I’m now confident he’ll see out the trip. However, at the weights we have a lot to do to beat Arch Rival. He beat us at Turffontein and will be 2kg better off. Even if Enaad has improved we may battle to beat him.

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Gold Cup Day Listen to Dawn Calling

Jack Milner: Trainer Duncan Howells knows how to recognise a good filly early on – after all, he trained top-class seven-time winner Same Jurisdiction.

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