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Picture: Duke Of Sussex (nearest) beats stable companion Dyce in Saturday’s WSB Grand Heritage (JC Photos).

Meanwhile, Houdalakis had pulled off another fine training when Dyce returned from a layoff of around a year-and-a-half to win second time out. This speedster has a terrific action and had fine two-year-old form, culminating in a dominant 4,30 length victory in the Grade 2 Umkhomazi Stakes over 1200m at Hollywodbets Greyville. He had looked himself in that recent second run after the long layoff, so Houdalakis supplemented him for the Grand Heritage.
Dyce had to give Duke Of Sussex 3,5kg, but, after being prominent in the running, looked the winner when accelerating from about the 600m mark and showing no signs of stopping.
However, he was caught late by Duke Of Sussex, who came from off the pace and still looked to have a bit in hand when crossing the line half-a-length clear under JP van der Merwe.