Horse of the year, top sire, dynasty dies

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South Africa lost one of its greatest champions and best stallions of recent years when Ridgemont Highlands' mighty sire Dynasty died on Monday. The former Horse Of The Year sadly…

Illuminator half-brother wins klawervlei farm sale stakes

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Former champion South African trainer Sean Tarry dominated proceedings in the inaugural Klawervlei Farm Sale Stakes, run over 1250m at Durbanville on Saturday. Tarry runners, Rock The Globe and Immeasurable,…

Merchants Winner Retires

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Trainer Glen Puller has announced that his talented charge Silicone Valley has been retired. Puller said on his facebook page, “After being off the track for 10 months Silicone Valley…

Mrs Plattner is honoured

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Leadership for Conservation (LCA) in Africa co-founder and board member Mrs Sabine Plattner is best known in South Africa for her successful racehorse breeding and training operation.. But last week…

Phumelela on Sands attack

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The violent attack and robbery of trainer Eric Sands at the Milnerton Training Centre was an indictment of the rampant crimewave sweeping over not just the City of Cape Town…

ST VLADIMIR MAKES IT THREE IN A ROW

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Trainer Brett Crawford, one of three trainers to have a double on the day, enjoyed a quick double at Kenilworth mid-week, sending out the well bred pair of St Vladimir…

EXCITING NEW SIRE FOR MAURITZFONTEIN

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Kimberley farm, Mauritzfontein recently announced that they will be standing an exciting new stallion in 2019. Japanese champion Danon Platina, the first ever son of Japanese champion and outstanding sire…

KASIMIR TOPS DIADEM ENTRIES

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Recent G1 Betting World Cape Flying Championship winner Kasimir, also victorious in this season’s G2 Cape Merchants, is likely to bid for a trio of Cape graded sprint wins when…

KASIMIR CLAIMS DIADEM STAKES

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Captain Al gelding Kasimir staked his claims to the title of Equus Champion Sprinter when he won the G2 Khaya Stables Diadem Stakes at Kenilworth on Saturday. In the process,…

MINNESOTA MAKES A DREAM DEBUT

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For a second week in a row, Kenilworth’s Saturday meeting saw a two-year-old put up an impressive winning debut. Following on from Cousin Liz’s eye catching win last weekend, two-year-old…

2000TH UP FOR CHAMPION TRAINER

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Dual Vodacom Durban July winning trainer Sean Tarry made it win number 2000th yesterday when he saddled Flash Burn to win the ninth race at Turffontein on Sunday evening. Flash Burn…

GIMME ONE NIGHT’S HALF SISTER IMPRESSES ON DEBUT

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Cousin Liz, a Captain Al half-sister to recent G3 Cape Summer Stayers Handicap/G3 Heineken Chairman’s Cup hero Gimme One Night, made a big impression when romping home on debut at…