Headline News Delpech to lay down The Law in Michael Roberts

Jockey Anthony Delpech

CHAMPION jockey-turned-trainer Michael Roberts has two runners in the listed Michael Roberts Handicap that has been run in his honour for a number of years now, but whether Tropical Empire or Harbour Light are capable of lifting the prize for him remains to be seen.

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Headline News Bass to score in both Cape features

Trainer Mike Bass

TWO tricky listed races for fillies and mares headline today’s Kenilworth card but it may pay to follow Mike Bass in both events. Between them Bass and Joey Ramsden saddle six of the nine runners in the Cape Breeders’ Club Sun Classique Fillies Handicap over 2400m and runners from their stables should fight out the finish.

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Headline News Cassiopeia weighted to thump in-form stablemate

Gavin Smith, Gazi's Girl.

THE old horseracing adage weight stops trains could rear its destructive head in the FM 74 Handicap over 1200 m at Fairview today.Gilded Moon is the form horse in the line-up. She has won three of her last four outings, but shoulders a hefty 61,5kg.

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Headline News Versatile Rutana set to keep her unbeaten record

St John Gray, Rutana

TRAINER St John Gray has done well with his stallion Announce, especially with runners on the sand. But in Rutana he seems to have found an exceedingly versatile filly, who is equally at home345 on turf or sand, up the straight or around the turn.

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Headline News Royal performance by Pocket Power; 'Daughter' fails

Pocket Power wins

PERHAPS co-owner Arthur Webber summed it up best after Pocket Power stormed to victory in Saturday’s L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate for a record-breaking third successive year. “Little did I know when I got a share of this horse that he was going to change my life forever,’’ said Webber.

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Headline News Fenerbahce edges out odds-on favourite

Trainer Gary Alexander.

“GARY and Dean have a good horse on their hands here,” said jockey Andrew Fortune after he had won Sunday’s Listed Sea Cottage Stakes over 1800m Turffontein with the Alexander-trained Fenerbahce.

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