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Empress Club Stakes Day Princess for Turffontein

It’s not often that the sport of kings finds a real-life, fairytale princess in the crowds – especially in Johannesburg. But that is exactly what racegoers will experience on 13 April at the Royal Race Day at Turffontein.

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Breeding / Sales Rattray’s Bridge to a July

RAINBOW BRIDGE

Mike Rattray’s long-standing ambition to win the Vodacom Durban July lies at the root of his decision to buy Sun Met winner Rainbow Bridge, one of the favourites to win the great race on 6 July.

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Other News This is the real Hawwaam

HAWWAAM & De Kock team

Jack Milner: Every country has a couple of races that, year after year, define the quality of the crop. The Grade 1 SA Classic is, for South Africa, one of those races.

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Other News Politics in Hawwaam’s way

HAWWAAM wins the SA Classic

Sheikh Hamdan’s three-year-old Hawwaam recorded what race caller Alistair Cohen described as “the most exciting classic win in recent memory” when he smashed his rivals in the 2019 renewal of the Grade 1 SA Classic over 1800m at Turffontein on Saturday.

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Other News Hawwaam smashes the Classic

RETURN FLIGHT wins Fillies Classic

Mike Moon: Hawwaam hammered his rivals in the Grade 1 SA Classic at Turffontein, cruising in by 5.75 lengths at the end of the 1800m contest.

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