Emerald Cup

2008 Emerald Cup - Alimony

Emerald Glory

He was the most amazing character who never gave me a day’s trouble. He was an absolute angel of a horse.

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The Emerald Jet!

The 2011 Listed Darley Arabian winner registered his hat trick of wins on the sand and the result was never in doubt as he powered on relentlessly. Jet Jamboree is likely to start favourite for Africa’s richest sand race

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Miracle in the Mud

LANCE BENSON: It was quite out of the ordinary to have a Vaal Sand meeting on a Saturday, but well done to Phumelela for putting on an entertaining programme as a build-up to Africa’s richest race on sand, the Gr2 Emerald Cup.

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And Now for Something Completely Different

ROBYN LOUW: Frankel is more than simply a racing phenomenon, he is a star. People are drawn to excellence and with his story of action, drama, pathos, royalty (!), friendship, loyalty and sheer brilliance, Frankel is a best-seller in anyone’s language.

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An August Affair

The national focus switches to the Vaal sand track this weekend with the running of the R200 000 Gr3 August Stakes on Saturday.

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From Russia With Love

Cape racegoers of an older generation will remember the fine racemare Boland Pride, who counted what is now the Gr1 Cape Fillies Guineas amongst her eight victories

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