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Columns IMO: It’s North vs South

Celtic Sea

IMO, the two-day L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate racing festival at Kenilworth, which kicks off on Friday, has this year become a North-South derby, especially when it comes to the fairer sex, writes Danie Toerien.

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Columns Piere Strydom column

Piere Strydom: The Joburg summer season is now in full swing but with all the delays through weather and course problems, it’s been more a stop-start season.

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Columns They eat while you sleep

Colin Gordon: As a younger man besotted with the sport of horseracing I remember the advice received every time I expressed my desire to own a racehorse: “Never, ever, buy anything that eats while you sleep!”

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Columns Don’t be a Dick Turpin


Geoff Lester: London – If Royal Ascot is the jewel in the crown of British racing, then York’s Ebor meeting, which starts on Wednesday, is only a few diamonds short.

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Columns Aussies running scared


Geoff Lester: London – The big Ebor meeting at York is now just two weeks away, and, while John Gosden had hoped that the Knavesmire might see the belated return of last year’s brilliant Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe heroine Enable, it now seems that we might have to wait until next month to see Europe’s 2017 champion back in action.

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