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16-02-11, 05:30 PM
Caloundra trainer Michael Jacobs landed his third metropolitan win, all with the same horse, since being forced to abandon a career as a dentist when Al Mazaya won at Eagle Farm.Al Mazaya, one of six horses in work with Jacobs, scored a 1-1/4-length win over Catallion in Wednesday's www.brc.com.au Handicap (1500m).Jacobs is living proof how courage can overcome adversity.The 47-year-old was a dentist at Roma in southwest Queensland when he was attacked at a service station in March 2007.The assault left him with a badly fractured eye socket and with permanent double vision.After four operations, Jacobs's career as a dentist ...

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