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Champions Day Young guns to test their mettle against champ

<p>NICCI GARNER<br />
QUICK young speedsters JJ the Jetplane and Seventh Rock will get an opportunity to test their mettle against the hottest sprinter in Gauteng next Saturday on Champions Day at Turffontein. All three are entered in the R1-million Computaform Sprint (G1) over 1000m.</p>

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Champions Day Draws and weights for Champions Day

<p>PICK SIX is ideally placed to score a Gommagomma Challenge double when he was drawn at No 8 for this year&rsquo;s R3.5 million race to be run over 2000m at Turffontein on Saturday 3 May 2008.<br />
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Photo: Last year’s Gommagomma Challenge winner, Pick Six</p>

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Champions Day Big-race entries for Champions Day

<p><span class="normalbold" id="dnn_ctr392_ArticleDetails_lblDescription">14 April 2008</span></p>
<p><span class="normalbold" id="dnn_ctr392_ArticleDetails_lblDescription">TWO top three-year-olds are likely to be pitted against sprinting star Mythical Flight (pictured left) in the Grade 1 Tedelex Computaform Sprint to be run over 1000m at Turffontein on Saturday 3 May 2008.</span></p>

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Headline News Kings Gambit gives Wiid, Lerena their first Grade 1 win

<p>JACK MILNER<br />
JOCKEY Gavin Lerena came in for much criticism when 1-3 favourite Kings Gambit was narrowly beaten by Herod The Great at Turffontein in his last start. On Saturday Lerena silenced his critics as he rode a perfect race on the son of Silvano to win the country&rsquo;s richest race for three-year-olds, the SA Classic.<br />
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Photo: Lance Wiid.</p>

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Headline News Review: Wiid, Lerena team up for their first G1 wins

<p><img height="108" alt="" width="92" align="right" src="http://news.tabonline.co.za/Portals/0/jockeys/GavinLerena.jpg" />NICCI GARNER<br />
THE long-time partnership of trainer Lance Wiid and jockey Gavin Lerena each celebrated winning their first Grade 1 race when Kings Gambit notched an easy win in the R1.2-million SA Classic at Turffontein on Saturday. Neither had won at the highest level before.<br />
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Photos:&nbsp;Gavin Lerena.</p>

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