Headline News Preview: Khan’s choice gets nod in PE topliner

<p>HAROLD STERLEY<br />
ONLY seven runners will face the starter in the MR 102 handicap over 1300m, topliner at Arlington today, and the big question is whether the ruling champion jockey has chosen the right horse.<br />
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Photo: Gavin Smith trains Chopsticks and Juan Pablo</p>

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Headline News VAAL PREVIEW: Khan to bring home345 Renegade in sprint

<p>JACK MILNER<br />
IN his first two starts Renegade gave the impression that he was going to have a moderate racing career. He broke his maiden at the third time of asking, but then followed the general trend of running either into the money or just unplaced.<br />
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Photo: Mark Khan.</p>

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Headline News NHA – Jockey fined

<p>JOCKEY Wayne Agrella has been fined R8 000 (R4 000 suspended for 18 months providing he is not found guilty of contravening rule 72.1.25 during that period).</p>

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Headline News Preview: Main Aim can hit the bull’s eye at Sandown

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<p>LONDON – Main Aim might not have been hugely impressive when winning his first two career starts, but has given every indication that there is further improvement to come and can bring up the hat-trick in the Thames Handicap at Sandown.</p>

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Headline News Preview: Banker Whitehead in carryover Pick 6

<p>JACK MILNER<br />
WITH more than R1.4 million already in the kitty to kick-start tonight&rsquo;s Pick 6 at Greyville – and an estimated pool of R3.75 million – any banker would be exceedingly helpful. While not too many runners stand out on a tricky card, it could pay to be with the Wendy Whitehead coupling in Race 8, a Maiden Plate over 1400m.<br />
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Photo: Wendy Whitehead</p>

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Headline News Small fields and wet track can puzzle punters

<p>MEL KAPLAN<br />
WITH an average of ten runners per race and the likelihood of another approaching cold front bringing further wet weather to the fairest Cape, the seven-race Durbanville card on Tuesday could provide punters with a headache. Being by nature an optimistic “breed&rsquo;&rsquo;, most bettors are likely to tackle the challenge head on. And the good news is that there are some of the races in which even a wet track is unlikely to have an adverse effect on the runners with the best credentials.<br />
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Photo: Joey Ramsden trains Noah.</p>

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Headline News JJ The Jet Plane bids farewell with smashing Mercury win

<p>NICCI GARNER<br />
JJ THE JET PLANE broke his rival&rsquo;s hearts yet again in yesterday&rsquo;s R500 000 Mercury Sprint at Clairwood. It was the gelding&rsquo;s final appearance on a South African racecourse and the race was immensely poignant for his many fans, who would have celebrated his Grade 1 hat trick as enthusiastically as any of JJ&rsquo;s flamboyant connections.</p>

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