Trainer Mike de Kock and jockey Anton Marcus will need to plan carefully how they will deal with the situation but somehow De Kock is unlikely to be too troubled in a 14-horse field.
All eight races are Maiden Plates which means there are some particularly well-weighted runners in some of the events which will give them a massive advantage over the opposition.
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The fine art of naming of racehorses: Part 1
A YouTube video that’s had its viral moments records the day an American horse race featured two runners with a daunting sum of names: Thewifedoesntknow and Mywifenowsevrything.
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Tuesday horse betting tip of the day
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Bainbridge said he was happy with the performance of the security team, one of whom was reported to have been assaulted in the incident.
Gorkhan Terzi’s charge has failed only twice and that has been when he has tried further than sprint distances.
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Yearling sales take a dip

horse news Yearling sales take a dip

Held in Cape Town’s International Conference Centre, the sale on Thursday saw 173 horses change hands for R56 490 000 – a decline of 32.4% in the aggregate, or total amount, spent.

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Sunday horse betting tip of the day

horse tips Sunday horse betting tip of the day

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Two horse racing tips for Saturday

horse tips Two horse racing tips for Saturday

Today, The Citizen brings its subscribers top tips for the big Saturday races.

horse news Jonsson, Nielsen get it all

It took 37 lots before the magical million was reached and up until then, the best price had been R900,000 for a What A Winter colt who was sold to Snaith Racing.

Sidonie weighted to win

She will be ridden by S’manga Khumalo who has won twice on her.

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Friday horse betting tip of the day

horse tips Friday horse betting tip of the day

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horse news Tarry’s charge looks hard to oppose in progress plate over 1200m

This four-year-old gelding won three of his first five starts, easily accounting for SA Merchants winner Mardi Gras in an Assessment Plate.

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Jockeys face slings and arrows of outrageous fortune

Columnists Jockeys face slings and arrows of outrageous fortune

It’s famously the only occupation that requires an ambulance to follow you as you do your job.

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Wednesday horse betting tip of the day

horse tips Wednesday horse betting tip of the day

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Soqrat out of Met, but other stars set to clash again

horse news Soqrat out of Met, but other stars set to clash again

One World ran second to Vardy in Saturday’s Grade 1, with Rainbow Bridge in third, Twist Of Fate fourth, Hawwaam fifth and Do It Again sixth.

horse news Weighing up options after Vardy’s easy win

While it was not as bad as the first in the carpark during the Met a number of years back, it did cause a haze all over the racecourse.

horse news Viva Rio Progressing after Cape Guineas run

This Glen Kotzen-trained gelding never quite looked like getting to Kilindini on that occasion but plugged away gamely to secure second.

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Queen’s Plate has monarchs of the turf in an almighty tussle

horse news Queen’s Plate has monarchs of the turf in an almighty tussle

Racing’s great training yards target famous races and prestigious race meetings.

horse news Gin Fizz to sparkle in Listed Swallow Stakes

Kennedy is deep in the red with bookmakers to win this season’s championship title and there is still more than six months of the season to run.




 

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