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Other News Return Flight takes off

RETURN FLIGHT beats Blossom

Mike Moon: Return Flight stamped herself as a staying filly of note when she took out the Wilgerbosdrift SA Oaks at Turffontein for trainer Sean Tarry and owner Chris van Niekerk.

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Other News Soqrat blitzes Horse Chestnut

SOQRAT wins Horse Chestnut

Mike Moon: Soqrat won the HF Oppenheimer Horse Chestnut Stakes in thrilling style at Turffontein, getting the better of determined outsider Cirillo in a breath-taking dash to line.

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Other News Romeo shocks in Pretty Polly

PALACE OF DREAMS wins Pretty Polly

Smaller Highveld trainers have made waves lately and on Derby day at Turffontein it was Romeo Francis’ turn as he took the Grade 3 Pretty Polly Stakes with two-year-old maiden filly Palace Of Dreams.

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Other News Tarry on Derby day runners


Trainer Sean Tarry spoke about his runners for Saturday’s big meeting at Turffontein, where he has a full card and will try to make history with Legal Eagle.

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Headline News Weights favour Soqrat


Jack Milner: Soqrat may well have disappointed some pundits in his last start when only managing third spot behind Zouaves in his comeback run after a stint in the Western Cape, but Mathew de Kock says the Australian-bred colt is back to his best ahead of Saturday’s Grade 1 HF Oppenheimer Horse Chestnut Stakes over 1600m.

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Other News How to play R5m Pick 6


If the Joburg Prawn Festival at Turffontein whets the appetite then Saturday’s R2-million Pick 6 carryover and likely MEGAPOOL of R5 million is sure to set tongues wagging.

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