Jack Milner: The jockeys who will be riding the Sean Tarry-trained runners in the two Grade 1 races at Turffontein on Saturday were named at declaration stage on Tuesday and Lyle Hewitson was named to partner Legal Eagle in the HF Oppenheimer Horse Chestnut Stakes.

Legal Eagle will be going for his fourth successive victory in this race but faces a stern challenge from three-year-old Soqrat, who beat him in the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate at Kenilworth in January. That was the first defeat in 11 starts over 1600m for the seven-year-old son of Greys Inn, who will be looking to regain his place as the country’s ultimate miler.

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