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Happy Birthday To A Legend

A legend celebrates his 58th birthday on the eve of yet another bid to win the Met. The ice-cool Karl Neisius says he has no immediate retirement plans – scoffing at danger and suggesting that one could fall off a horse just as easy as falling down stairs

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1991 Gr1 Schweppes Challenge - FLAMING ROCK2

Sands of Time: January 1994

Just 23 horses accept at the second last entry stage for the J&B Met. Raymond Koedyk is believed to be the first South African to be taxed on Pick Six winnings. Windy conditions make for an upset in the Gr1 Cape Flying Championship. The untimely death of champion sire Foveros comes as a severe blow to the beleaguered South African breeding industry. No less than seven of the runners in the Gr1 Arc-en-Ciel Paddock Stakes are by Elliodor or his son Model Man. The Gr1 J&B Met is won in fairytale fashion by 20/1 shot Pas de Quoi, a seven-year-old who comes in from the cold after standing a season at stud in ’92.

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