Headline News Preview: Moorcroft has the speed to slam rivals

<p>JACK MILNER<br />
WITH so many of the top horses based in KwaZulu-Natal for the winter, racing in Gauteng tends to test the most fervent of fans. Today’s card is typical of a Turffontein winter meeting and punters will need to take a stand when it comes to finding winners on the inside track.</p>

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Headline News Review: Another Gold Cup trophy for Marcus

<p>NICCI GARNER<br />
BASIL MARCUS, who twice took laurels in the Canon Gold Cup as a jockey, added a third trophy to his cabinet, this time as a trainer, when Desert Links won the R1.2-million Grade 1 event at Greyville on Saturday.</p>

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Headline News Review: Champ makes flying start to new season

<p>NICCI GARNER<br />
NEWLY crowned champion trainer Mike de Kock&rsquo;s two runners might have crashed and burned in the R1.2-million Gold Cup earlier at the Greyville meeting, but Gilded Minaret got the stable off to a good start to the 2008-09 racing season when winning the R200 000 Gold Bracelet (Grade 2) over 2000m.</p>

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Headline News Brown’s two stars arrive in England

<p>DUAL Group 1 winner Jay Peg and stablemate Mourilyan arrived safely at Gary Moore’s Horsham stables from Dubai on Sunday, just in time for their South African trainer Herman Brown to welcome the globetrotters before heading back to his own facility near Durban.<br />
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Photo: Herman Brown</p>

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Headline News Buy And Sell puts the record straight in G1 Champions Cup

<p>POCKET POWER came out on top of the much-talked-about showdown between the two Vodacom Durban July dead heaters but it was Buy And Sell who won the day at Clairwood on Saturday. Sean Tarry&rsquo;s runner disappointed in the Greyville race but the burly son of National Emblem made no mistakes on Saturday and scored the second Grade 1 victory of his career in the R500 000 Champions Cup over 1800m.<br />
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Photo: Sean Tarry trains Buy and Sell.</p>

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Headline News Preview: Pocket Power to come out on top

<p><span lang="EN-ZA">JACK MILNER<br />
SINGER Nat King Cole once said: “The only sport I’m not interested in is horseracing. That’s because I don’t know the horses personally.&rsquo;&rsquo;<br />
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Not many punters know Pocket Power or Dancer&rsquo;s Daughter personally, but after their spectacular dead heat in the Vodacom Durban July, both horses have become household names. Even Nat King Cole would have been crooning his way to Clairwood Racecourse to watch these two battle it out in the R500 00 Champions Cup over 1800m.<br />
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Photo: Pocket Power looks hard to beat in the Champions Cup</span></p>

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