Headline News CHELTENHAM FRIDAY: Denman to topple stablemate Kauto Star

<p><em>MATCH-UP: The Gold Cup contest between Denman and Kauto Star is undoubtedly the highlight of the Cheltenham Festival.&nbsp; </em>IT is time for the talking to stop as the bell finally sounds for the showdown the racing world has been waiting for – Kauto Star versus Denman in the Cheltenham Gold Cup.<br />
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Photo: Ruby Walsh rides Kauto Star.</p>

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Headline News Solzen to do it his way as punters face 10-race card

<p>GEOFF LESTER<br />
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PUNTERS have no less than 10 races to solve at Cheltenham today as the Festival resumes following the abandonment of yesterday’s card. And what a feast is in store as Inglis Drever goes for a famous third victory in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle. However, it may be worth taking him on with My Way De Solzen.<br />
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Photo: &quot;Choc&quot; Thornton rides My Way De Solzen</p>
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Headline News Green light for night racing at Turffontein

THE appeal against environmental approval for the installation of floodlights at Turffontein has been dismissed by the Gauteng MEC for Agriculture, Conservation & Environment and it is hoped to hold the first night meeting at the track as early as October this year.

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Headline News Preview: Will you wear the Kauto Star pin, or Denman's

<p>GEOFF LESTER<br />
LONDON – We talk about the Derby as &quot;the Blue Riband of the turf&quot;, Royal Ascot as &quot;the best Flat racemeeting in the calendar&quot;, and the Grand National as &quot;the greatest jumping race in the world&quot;, but to many racing aficionadas there is nothing quite like four days at the Cheltenham Festival, which will attract more than 220,000 people this week for a totally unique experience.<br />
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Photo: Kauto Star and Ruby Walsh win the 2007 Cheltenham Gold Cup</p>

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Headline News REVIEW: Laird cousins bag three features

<p>JACK MILNER<br />
AS expected it was the Laird family who dominated the three Listed races on Saturday&rsquo;s card at Turffontein. Charles Laird won the Ruffian Stakes for two-year-old fillies with impressive first-timer Merlene De Lago as well as the Bauhinia Handicap with Animated. In the Storm Bird Stakes it was Master Of All from the Alec Laird yard who romped to victory.<br />
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Photo: Alec Laird</p>

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