Headline News Preview: Good showing expected from Raven’s Pass

<p>LONDON – It would be churlish to envisage Raven’s Pass not running a huge race in today’s banshahousestables.com Craven Stakes. This season’s renewal of the key Classic trial is well up to scratch, with a clutch of top-drawer performers taking their chance.</p>

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Headline News Nominations for Champions Day

<p>TWO top three-year-olds are likely to be pitted against sprinting star Mythical Flight in the Grade 1 Tedelex Computaform Sprint to be run over 1000m at Turffontein on Saturday 3 May 2008.<br />
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Photo: Champion sprinter Mythical Flight</p>

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Headline News Stalwart Lawful Leader to show the way again

<p>MEL KAPLAN<br />
LAWFUL Leader is in top form and meets little to worry about in Race 2, a Pinnacle Plate over 1800m at this afternoon&rsquo;s Northern Cape fixture. He won three of his last four starts at Flamingo Park and again looks well in at the weights especially with 1.5kg-claimer Aldo Domeyer in the saddle to reduce his burden to 60.5kg.<br />
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Photo: Cliffie Miller trains Race 6 hopeful, London Eye.</p>
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Headline News Kings Gambit gives Wiid, Lerena their first Grade 1 win

<p>JACK MILNER<br />
JOCKEY Gavin Lerena came in for much criticism when 1-3 favourite Kings Gambit was narrowly beaten by Herod The Great at Turffontein in his last start. On Saturday Lerena silenced his critics as he rode a perfect race on the son of Silvano to win the country&rsquo;s richest race for three-year-olds, the SA Classic.<br />
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Photo: Lance Wiid.</p>

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Headline News Review: Wiid, Lerena team up for their first G1 wins

<p><img height="108" alt="" width="92" align="right" src="http://news.tabonline.co.za/Portals/0/jockeys/GavinLerena.jpg" />NICCI GARNER<br />
THE long-time partnership of trainer Lance Wiid and jockey Gavin Lerena each celebrated winning their first Grade 1 race when Kings Gambit notched an easy win in the R1.2-million SA Classic at Turffontein on Saturday. Neither had won at the highest level before.<br />
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Photos:&nbsp;Gavin Lerena.</p>

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Headline News Preview: Thundering Jet to blast his way into the major league

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">JACK MILNER<br />
WITH yesterday&rsquo;s meeting now being moved to Tuesday following a power outage and a subsequent generator malfunction at Turffontein, the R837 596 Pick 6 carryover has now been moved to tomorrow&rsquo;s Classic Day meeting with an estimated pool of R5 million.</p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Meanwhile finding the winner of the R1.2-million SA Classic is hard enough, but with the Charles Laird stable playing “musical jockeys&rsquo;&rsquo; with his four runners, it has made life even harder.<br />
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Photo: Thundering Jet.</p>

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