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

Pocket Power wins

JACK MILNER
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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Headline News Have a flutter on Moonlight Gambler

Jockey Felix Coetzee

JACK MILNER
WHEN a race appears wide open, it usually pays to go with the class runner. That is the case with today’s Kenilworth meeting where just eight runners are carded to line up in Race 6, an Allowance Plate over 1000m.

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Headline News Inside track only concern for Gypsy's Warning

Jockey Piere Strydom

JACK MILNER
BEING a Monday meeting at Turffontein many punters would be excused for thinking it would be another mundane occasion at the Johannesburg course. But once again there is some superb racing with a number of top-class horses.

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Headline News Turffontein dishes up some top holiday racing

Trainer Ormond Ferraris

JACK MILNER>br>
WHILE the spotlight will be on two Grade 3 races at Turffontein on Saturday – the Lebelo Sprint over 1000m and the London News Stakes over 1800m – that card is littered with top-class performers and punters still in Johannesburg over the weekend would do well to pay a visit to the track.

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Headline News Hear The Drums to take step closer to record

Jockey Gerrit Schlechter

HAROLD STERLEY
GOLDEN Loom had an amazing career as a sprinter, chalking up 22 wins from 77 career outings. He earned over R2.7 million in stakes and will never be forgotten. Records may be broken in the next few months though, as Port Elizabeth’s darling Hear The Drums makes his 42nd appearance on a racetrack Friday.

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Headline News Keep the recession at bay with Apple-A-Day

Trainer Sean Tarry

JACK MILNER
IT is strange how some horses function better at the coast and at specific racetracks. Apple-A-Day is one of those runners. He has run in 32 races – 15 at Greyville. Of those, he has won three and placed on six other occasions.

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Headline News Predestination is the most likely banker

Jockey Glen Hatt

MEL KAPLAN
THIS afternoon’s Kenilworth card is as dull as you’re likely to get for quite some time with the Western Cape Summer season about to kick off. Predestination does offer bettors a potential banker option for exotic bets as he looks the one to beat in Race 5, a Graduation Plate over 1800m.

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Headline News Bastille Belle to storm home345 in powerful Graduation

Jockey Piere Strydom

JACK MILNER
IT is not often that one gets a Graduation Plate that is almost as strong as a graded race but that is exactly what has happened in Race 7 at the Vaal this afternoon. Three of the 11 entrants last ran in the Grade 3 Hertz Fillies Mile at Turffontein on Steinhoff International Summer Cup day and they should dominate this race.

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