Headline News Preview: It could be Sage advice to follow Cape Derby winner

<p>JACK MILNER<br />
THERE has already been so much drama around this year&rsquo;s Daily News 2000 that it is hard to believe the race could produce any further excitement. It all started when Gavin Lerena, rider of favourite Kings Gambit, was bucked off a chance ride after the post at Turffontein on Sunday and a fractured wrist has put him out of racing for about a month.<br />
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Photo: Russian Sage.</p>

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Headline News JJ The Jet Plane confirms he is the best sprinter around

<p>MOST experts didn&rsquo;t give him a chance at the weights, but brilliant three-year-old JJ The Jet Plane asserted his superiority among South African sprinters by doddling the Grade 1 R500 000 Golden Horse Casino Sprint over 1200m.<br />
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Photo: Piere Strydom rode JJ The Jet Plane.</p>

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Headline News Exciting dead-heat in Allan Robertson

<p>MIKE Azzie-trained On Her Toes (9-2) and Nic Claassen&rsquo;s Geepee S (25-1) fought the finish of Saturday&rsquo;s Grade 1 Allan Robertson Fillies Championship at Scottsville and the judge&rsquo;s photo could not separate them at the line.</p>

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Headline News Golden Horse Preview: Folk hero JJ the Jet Plane to take wing

<p>JACK MILNER<br />
JJ THE JET PLANE has only run eight times but is already turning into something of a folk hero. It has a lot to do with his name but is also due to his ebullient trainer, “Lucky&rsquo;&rsquo; Houdalakis, and enthusiastic group of owners. Of course, that would all be irrelevant if “JJ&rsquo;&rsquo; did not have the form to back it all up. The son of Jet Master, reputed to be not the soundest of individuals, has won five of those eight races and is unbeaten in sprints.<br />
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Photo: JJ The Jet Plane</p>

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Headline News Preview: Keanu Beach can continue his love affair with the Vaal sand

<p>JACK MILNER<br />
KEANU BEACH took an instant liking to the Vaal sand track when introduced to that surface three runs back and went on to score over 1200m and 1400m respectively. He was then tried over 1600m and clearly failed to see out the distance, fading late to finish third behind Naples and Falstaff in the Riverside Handicap.<br />
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Photo: Jockey Marthinus Mienie</p>

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