Headline News Gunna to fire on all cylinders at Beverley

LONDON – Tartan Gunna can atone for a shock defeat as an odds-on favourite last time with victory at Beverley today. Mark Johnston’s charge had been on quite a roll on the all-weather over the winter, stepping up from two second places to strike gold by six lengths at Wolverhampton in January.

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Headline News The KO Kid can punch rivals’ lights out

JOCKEY Johnny Geroudis

JACK MILNER
THE KO Kid returns to his favourite course and distance on Saturday and looks one of the better bets on a thorny Turffontein card. Alec Laird’s runner loves the inside track and is at his best over 1600m. He gets everything he needs in Race 8, a MR 92 Handicap, and will also enjoy the benefit of carrying just 54kg.

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Headline News On Her Toes looks ready to win again

On Her Toes, Scottsville

MEL KAPLAN
TRAINER Michael Azzie has always held On Her Toes in high regard and has a big chance of welcoming her into the winner’s box after the Grade 3 Umzimkhulu Stakes which will be decided over 1400m at Scottsville on Sunday.

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Headline News Sahara looks set to run a scorcher

Sahara, Greyville Friday.

JACK MILNER
LIGHTLY raced Sahara has not won since December 2007 but has a brilliant opportunity to get back into the winner’s enclosure at Greyville on Friday night. Dennis Drier’s filly contests a conditions race over 1400m and though she is taking on the boys, the Mokog filly looks a plum bet.

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Headline News Kantor backs another winner in Count Dubois

Bernard Kantor

WHEN Bernard Kantor backs a business venture, it generally pays to sit up and take notice. So when he put his faith in Count Dubois, we should have known the British-bred son of Zafonic would turn out to be something special. Count Dubois’ results at the Emperors Palace National Yearling Sales show Kantor backed the right horse.

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