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Other News SA Derby: Hawwaam drama


Mike Moon: Red-hot favourite Hawwaam was scratched from the Grade 1 SA Derby after bolting from the parade ring and running loose to the starting stalls.

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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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