Gr1 J&B Met

An Ideal World!

Despite glancing behind in disbelief, JP van der Merwe never stopped riding all the way to the lollipop – as the winner drifted out marginally in the process of his enthusiastic, albeit largely unnecessary, urgings

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After winning the race for the first time 12 years ago, trainer Brett Crawford put two recent blank Met bids well behind him as he produced the lightly-raced Futura in fighting fettle to win one of South Africa’s greatest races

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No Worries and Gavin Van Zyl

Magic Of The Met

With interest and debate reaching a peak as we enter the final week countdown to the R2,5 million Gr1 J&B Met, Thursday’s public gallops did little to answer any questions. The cloud of rumour and speculation that continues to plague the favourite Jackson may also just be tactical gamesmanship that is often seen in major sporting contests in the modern era.

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Jackson - Gr1 Investec Cape Derby 2012

Land Of Legends

Saturday’s Gr1 J&B Met presents a poser for punters with sixteen top horses going to post in one of the most open races in years

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Ready For Take-off

A total of 31 entries was received at first stage for the 2013 R2,5 million Gr1 J&B Met to be run over 2000m at Kenilworth on 2 February.

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From Chaos To Reform

Charl Pretorius writes in his Off The Record column on the 4Racing website that owners, trainers and racing fans are gravely concerned about the state of our industry

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