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Jack Milner: A busy weekend of racing kicks off the new season with every centre staging a meeting.
Jack Milner: Every year there is at least one boom horse going into the Grade 2 Emerald Cup. This year the race will carry a stake of R1 million but will still be run over 1450m.
Jack Milner: Trainer Duncan Howells has had a remarkable year in KwaZulu-Natal and at the end of the month will officially be named champion trainer of the province for the 2013-2014 season.
Jack Milner: While the decision was made to leave him in the Cape and not tackle the country’s best in KwaZulu-Natal, Act Of War has to be one of the best two-year-olds around.
FUTURA wins the 2014 Champions Cup
Jack Milner: Have you ever sat in a Ferrari? That was the question posed by trainer Brett Crawford after Futura’s impressive 1.75-length victory in Saturday’s Beach Beauty Champions Cup over 1800m at Greyville.
WAVIN' FLAG wins the Gold Cup
WAVIN’ FLAG and Futura gave trainer Brett Crawford and jockey Glen Hatt a memorable Grade 1 double at Greyville – winning the eLan Property Group Gold Cup and the Beach Beauty Champions’ Cup respectively.