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The death of trainer Leon Erasmus in a motor car accident on Sunday has left a pall over South African horseracing.

Erasmus died in an accident near Randfontein on Sunday when travelling with his wife, Marie, daughter Tharien de Bruin, son-in-law Rudie de Bruin and their 18-month-old son Kiaan. They were taken to a hospital in Randfontein.

Marie Erasmus and her grandson were discharged yesterday.

Tharien had surgery this morning and is currently in high care, while her husband appears to be unhurt.

The family had been attending a baby shower in Randfontein and were travelling back to their home in Deneysville when the accident happened.

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