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Khathi celebrates birthday with two winners
Son of Silvano looked very well weighted with a handy 56kg and punters agreed as a flood of money saw him slashed from 22- 10 into even money come race time
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Victoria’s class act: De Kock-pair could also give punters some pleasure
One filly who made her debut on so going – winning by 2.5 lengths – is Victoria Paige.
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Monday horse betting tip of the day
The Citizen brings daily tips to its premium online subscribers.
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Here comes SA’s biggest race
Saturday’s Grand Heritage at the Vaal offers racing fans something different.
It was initially feared that financial constraints would see Flamingo Park’s dust settling forever.
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The sun is still rising on Japan’s racing
Japan is the future of horse racing. That’s the view of many knowledgable racing people and it’s undeniable that the game has been flourishing for the past few decades in the Land of the Rising Sun – unlike everywhere else in the world.
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Up and down on the racing roller-coaster

Columnists Up and down on the racing roller-coaster

Horse racing is a wild ride for the emotions – elation at winning is very quickly replaced by the sinking feeling of losing. The Gauteng Summer Cup race meeting at Turffontein on Saturday was no different.

horse news Weight, age under debate in the MR 84 Handicap for fillies and mares

A couple of three-year-olds who seem to have some potential will take on their more experienced elders in Race 5 at the Vaal on Tuesday.

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Happy to be his dad’s lynchpin

horse profile Happy to be his dad’s lynchpin

Mike de Kock now calls on the family to help out – or, more correctly, his son Mathew.

horse news Take a roll in the hay

This is her third run after a lay- off so she should be in peak condition and is undoubtedly the runner to beat.

horse news De Kock appears to hold all the aces in his search for 10th win

There is also a question over her ability to stay against some of the best in the country but she has just 52kg to carry and Callan Murray knows her well.

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What the history books tell us

Columnists What the history books tell us

History is supposed to teach us about how to best handle the present and the future – mistakes to avoid and wisdom to follow.

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Dingaan remembered as shooting stars go into battle

Columnists Dingaan remembered as shooting stars go into battle

What is 19th century Zulu king Dingaan doing on the programme for Saturday’s Gauteng Summer Cup race meeting at Turffontein?

horse news Kennedy and Peter set to strike again

The main attraction on the day is Race 7, a MR 96 Handicap sprint over 1000m where Aristachu should have the measure over his rivals.

horse news Get rich with the Summer Cup

Horses from the De Kock yard occupy the first four spots on the betting boards, with Soqrat and Barahin joint-favourites at 28-10 with Betting World.

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Terrance Millard, the master horseman with just a smidgeon of luck

horse news Terrance Millard, the master horseman with just a smidgeon of luck

Late revered racehorse trainer Terrance Millard claimed the secret of his success was luck – and that good racehorses simply ‘found’ him.

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No sex please, we’re buying a racehorse

Columnists No sex please, we’re buying a racehorse

There’s a clear sexual metaphor to gambling and horse racing.

horse news With Hawwaam out, Tarry’s charge holds all the aces

That form is against the best in the country and as he is the best-handicapped runner by at least 2.5kg, this four-year-old son of Pomodoro looks impossible to oppose.

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Two races in one? De Kock duo, then the rest

horse news Two races in one? De Kock duo, then the rest

The first thing racing fans noticed about the final field for the Gauteng Summer Cup announced on Tuesday was the vast gap in class between the two runners at the top of the card and the other 18 hopefuls.

horse news De Kock, Tarry runners dominate entries for the Dingaans

This year’s Dingaans has seen a strong entry from both Mike de Kock and Sean Tarry and it comes as no surprise that runners from those two yards dominate the being.



 


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