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No fear for young Marcus

PUBLISHED: January 13, 2015

Michael Clower
Fear Not, the horse who gave Anthony Delpech a broken leg on Guineas day, runs in the Soccer 6 Maiden over 1200m at Kenilworth tomorrow and she carries plenty of stable conviction.

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Icy cold Sceptre Stakes

PUBLISHED: January 13, 2015

David Thiselton
The weight for age (wfa) Gr 2 Sceptre Stakes over 1200m heads this weekend’s action around the country and has attracted a small but strong field which includes the exciting three-year-old Western Winter filly Cold As Ice.

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Strydom riding high

PUBLISHED: January 13, 2015

Michael Clower
Piere Strydom, who will be on Louis The King in the J & B Met, has pulled his stirrup leathers up a notch this season. Few jockeys anywhere in the world have ridden as short as he did when he rode his 5 000th winner on Act Of War in the Selangor.

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Bass Master Class

PUBLISHED: January 13, 2015

David Thiselton
Mike Bass’ victory in the Gr1 Maine Chance Paddock Stakes on Saturday with the three-year-old Trippi filly Inara, ridden by stable jockey Grant van Niekerk, was his fourth win in the prestigious weight for age 1800m event for fillies and mares.

Majorca next for Jet Belle

PUBLISHED: January 12, 2015

David Thiselton
Glen Kotzen was delighted with the run of Jet Belle in the Gr 1 Maine Chance Farms Paddock Stakes on Saturday, where she was a tad unlucky but still managed a 0,4 length third, and he said that it looks likely that he will run her in the Gr 1 Klawervlei Majorca Stakes at the end of the month instead of the J&B Met.