Headline News De Kock trio is hard to separate in Fillies Mile

UNBEATEN Sidera is one of three talented horses who represent Mike De Kock in the Fillies Mile.

NICCI GARNER – JET-SETTER trainer Mike de Kock has a relatively strong hand in a couple of races at Turffontein on Sansui Summer Cup this Saturday, though he believes his charge in the big one, Meet At Malamala, has only a place chance at best.

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Headline News Cape Town and Catmandu find Summer Cup betting support

Cape Town has been backed at long odds.

JACK MILNER – Two longshots have been backed to win Saturday’s R2-million Sansui Summer Cup to be run over 2000m at Turffontein on the standside track. Cape Town and Catmandu were both quoted at 100-1 for the Grade 1 race but a R50,000 claim on each of the runners has seen their odds cut. Cape Town is on offer at 66-1 with Catmandu now at 55-1.

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Headline News Team of SA's 'emerging jockeys' is announced

Promising jockey Raymond Danielson.

THE team of South African “emerging jockeys” to take on the overseas stars on International Jockeys’ Challenge day at Turffontein on November 21 has been announced. Randall Simons will replace the initially named Gavin Lerena, who has stepped in for Kevin Shea in the SA team.

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Headline News Odendaal plans to make a splash in his comeback

MJ Odendaal, as determined as ever!

NICCI GARNER – Former champion jockey MJ Odendaal is hoping to make a comeback early next year after more than two years out of the saddle. Odendaal (41) has not been in a saddle since a horrific fall on 3 October 2007 when James Goodman-trained Royal Calibre broke down in a race at Clairwood.

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Headline News Oracy out of Victory Moon but will gallop at the track

Oracy will be galloping at Turffontein.

JACK MILNER – Trainer Charles Laird has decided to pull Oracy out of Saturday’s Grade 2 Victory Moon Handicap over 1800m at Turffontein. However, the current 4-1 favourite for the Sansui Summer Cup will still be at the course and will gallop with a stable companion 30 minutes before the start of the first race.

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