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Laird duo ready for action

PUBLISHED: January 20, 2015

David Thiselton
The Charles Laird-trained pair Normanz and Beloved Country leave Summerveld for Cape Town this morning ahead of their engagements in the R1 million Gr 1 Betting World Cape Flying Championship over 1000m and the R1 million Cape Thoroughbred Sales Stakes over 1200m respectively at Kenilworth on Saturday and he said that their preparations had both gone perfectly.

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J&B Met 2015 final field announced

PUBLISHED: January 19, 2015

The R2,5 million J&B Met final field was announced live on Tellytrack at 18h30 this evening and due to a few late scratchings, a field of only 15 runners is now due to line up over 2000m on January 31 at Kenilworth Racecourse.

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Competitive look about Cape Flying champs

PUBLISHED: January 19, 2015

David Thiselton
The Gr 1 weight for age Betting World Cape Flying Championship to be run at Kenilworth over 1000m on Saturday is a particularly intriguing contest this year because for the first time in many a year the country does not have any dominant sprinters meaning a decent sized and ultra competitive field of 13 runners will line up.

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Howells in top form

PUBLISHED: January 19, 2015

David Thiselton
It was the annual Michael Roberts race day at Scottsville yesterday and the great jockey named the races this year after owners he was best associated with.

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Khathi excels in Kenya

PUBLISHED: January 19, 2015

Michael Clower
Robert Khathi and Sihle Cele took Kenya racing by storm at Ngong yesterday when the Nairobi racecourse saw its biggest crowd for 15 years.