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 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 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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Headline News TURFFONTEIN SATURDAY: Watch the Charles Laird juveniles

<p>JACK MILNER<br />
THERE is little doubt that Charles Laird holds the key to the both the 1000m Ruffian Stakes and Storm Bird Stakes at Turffontein tomorrow as juveniles get an opportunity to display their talent in these two Listed races.&nbsp; The Randjesfontein-based trainer has entered two well-bred first-timers in the Ruffian Stakes for fillies and has engaged Weichong Marwing to back up regular stable jockey Anton Marcus.<br />
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Photo: Charles Laird.</p>

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