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Maharaj joins Best Committee

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The World’s Best Racehorse Rankings Committee (WBRRC) welcomes The National Horseracing Authority’s Senior Handicapper, Mr Lennon Maharaj, as the South African representative.Lennon attended his first Committee meeting in Hong Kong…

Turffontein Saturday RESCHEDULED TO SUNDAY 17 February 2019

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Turffontein Saturday 16 February 2019 - RESCHEDULED TO SUNDAY 17 February 2019 Please be advised that due to persistent rains, the race meeting scheduled for Turffontein Saturday 16 February 2019…

VAAL abandoned

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To Whom It May Concern Please note that following heavy rain over the last 24 hours and a track inspection this morning, today's race meeting at the Vaal dated Tuesday…

Inertia steps up for Mrs S Hattingh

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The Glen Kotzen trained Inertia has been placed on several occasions but proved his worth in a Maiden Plate over 1200 metres at Kenilworth on Saturday 16 February. This victory…

Brandtners win the EC Owner of the Week

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RA Members Mr and Mrs JH Brandtner’s Celestial Prince won a Maiden Plate over 1900 metres on the polytrack at Fairview on Friday 15 February to earn the EC Owner…

PIONEER LEAVES PE

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Fairview said goodbye to widely respected stipendiary steward Julia Keevy on Friday (15 Feb) as she will be joining the Mauritius Turf Club next month. “The people at Fairview have…

OWNERS TITLE

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For the first time since 2013 a new East Cape champion owner will be crowned when the current season comes to a close. Markus Jooste and Mayfair Speculators dominate from…

Female rider making history

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Tokyo – Nanako Fujita is set to make history in Sunday’s February Stakes in Tokyo, where she will become the first female Japan Racing Association jockey to compete in a…

Gavin Jooste enjoys Keeping Secrets

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Winner in a Maiden Plate over 1200 metres at Fairview on 8 February, Keeping Secrets, made RA member Gavin Jooste a happy man. The three year old filly, trained by…

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…

National Park stays in town

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Gauteng Guineas winner National Park has remained in Johannesburg until the second leg of the SA Triple Crown, the R2-million SA Classic (Grade 1) over 1800m at Turffontein on 2…

Nico van Niekerk is NC Owner of the Week

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Warrior’s Stone won a MR71 Handicap over 2200 metres at Flamingo Park on 4 February to earn RA Member Nico van Niekerk the NC Owner of the Week Award. The…

New blood for MR appeals

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The National Horseracing Authority National Board have annnounced that they have appointed the Sporting Post’s Karel Miedema and former NHA Handicapper Ken Nicol as members of their Merit Ratings Appeal…

Dougie Whyte bows out

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Douglas Whyte waved farewell to the most successful race-riding career in Hong Kong history this evening (Sunday, 10 February) at Sha Tin Racecourse, bowing out after saluting his fans long…

Todd believes in SA exports

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Adrian Todd is aiming to have South Africa opened up for direct equine exports to Europe within the next six months but he stresses that he needs further government help…

Bet on racing Roulette

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There will be Racing Roulette bets available on Races 6, 7, and 8 at Turffontein on Saturday and Scottsville on Sunday.Remember, all you have to do is select the colour…

Flu stops all UK racing

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All meetings in Britain scheduled for Thursday have been cancelled following three confirmed cases of equine influenza, all from vaccinated horses in an active racing yard.Meetings at Huntingdon, Doncaster, Ffos…

Two winners for Kieswetters and Carey

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It was a good day at the office for the WC Owners of the Week Craig and Ross Kieswetter and Craig Carey. The 6th race on the card at Kenilworth…

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…

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…

NASTERGAL BIDS FOR A CHANGE OF FORTUNE

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Trainer Candice Bass-Robinson looks to have a strong hand in the Supabets 0861 76 22 37 FM 80 Handicap, for fillies and mares, at Kenilworth this Saturday. Bass-Robinson will saddle …

Jan Mantel is the EC Owner of the Week

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Jan Mantel’s three year old gelding Master Newton won a Maiden Plate over 1300 metres at Fairview Racecourse on 28 January to earn him the EC Owner of the Week…

Greener Pastures at Vaal

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Mike Moon: Mike de Kock just missed out on a Gauteng Guineas double at Turffontein on Saturday, but might scrape a smidgeon of compensation at the Vaal on Tuesday, where…

Ratings, draws are relevant

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Ratings, draws are relevant NATIONAL PARK WINS GUINEAS Jack Milner: In his weekly column jockey Piere Strydom always explains the relevance of a good draw on the Turffontein Standside track…

MdK tribute to Delpech

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Master trainer Mike de Kock, saddened by news of Anthony Delpech having to retire, has paid tribute to his 49-year-old former stable jockey.De Kock commented: “Anthony and I had much…

Flamingo Park abandoned

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Monday’s meeting at Flamingo Park has been abandoned.After persistent rain throughout the weekend, and following a track inspection this morning, the meeting for 11 February has been... Click here to…

LOUD CHEERS IN PE

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The Port Elizabeth racing fraternity is enjoying the wonderful success of the 3y old gelding National Park with the stable of trainer Yvette Bremner. In recent times the Bremner stable…

CHAMPION JOCKEY RETIRES

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Former South African Champion Jockey Anthony Delpech has officially retired from race-riding, it was announced on Thursday.Delpech, who will turn 50 on 10 February, returned to the training centre after…

First Winner For Champion Sprinter

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Former Equus Champion Sprinter, Captain Of All, a son of the late, champion sire Captain Al, has made a pleasing start to his stud career and the triple G1 winner…

Guineas could be De Kock show

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Rainbow Bridge won the Sun Met, now the attention turns to his half-brother Hawwaam as the search begins for the next SA Triple Crown winner.The SA Triple Crown provides a…

Davis back at Phumelela

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PHUMELELA MEDIA RELEASE SUBJECT: Phumelela appoints new Racing Executive DATE: 28 January 2019 RELEASED BY: Phumelela Gaming & LeisureAs part of the ‘re-engineering’ of the business it was announced on…

Handicappers analysis Met Day

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Kenilworth – 26 January 2019 – Merit Rating Grade I Final AnalysisThe Sun Met Following careful analysis by Handicappers Lennon Maharaj, Matthew Lips and Vee Moodley, RAINBOW BRIDGE has seen…

RAINBOW BRIDGE Scores an emotive win in memorable SUN MET

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Jockey Anton Marcus enjoyed a day to remember at Kenilworth on Sun Met day this past Saturday, with Marcus winning all of the G1 Sun Met aboard Rainbow Bridge, the…

William Longsword Sister Tops Premier Sale

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A full-sister to G1 Cape Guineas winner, and now Klawervlei sire, William Longsword, proved the star attraction at Wednesday’s Cape Premier Yearling Sale. Consigned by Klawervlei Stud, the as yet…

Racing roulette at Sun Met

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TAB will launch a new horseracing bet on the Sun Met race meeting at Kenilworth this Saturday that should appeal to new and existing horseracing fans alike.TAB’s Racing Roulette is…

DO IT AGAIN draws seven in sun MET draw

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DO IT AGAIN DRAWS SEVEN IN SUN MET DRAWChampion, and ruling favourite, Do It Again pulled a barrier position of seven when the draws for the 2019 G1 Sun Met…

MET Day beckons for Santa Clara

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Prominent owners Drakenstein Stud, who had no fewer than three feature race winners at last weekend’s LQP race meeting, enjoyed further success at Kenilworth on Saturday. This time it was…

Dougie Whyte to retire

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At about 6pm on Monday night, Douglas Whyte’s phone rang and he was told his riding career was over.But there were no tears of sadness about the end, which comes…

R10m Pick 6 for Sun Met

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Jack Milner: Betting for Saturday’s Kenilworth meeting, which sees the running of the R5-million Sun Met celebrated with G.H.MUMM, open at TAB on Monday so those who know on whom…

Sun Met Stipes announced

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Press Release – Sun Met The National Horseracing Authority has pleasure in announcing the Stipendiary Board that will officiate at the Sun Met Race Meeting at Kenilworth Racecourse on Saturday,…

Cape treble for Crawford

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Ken Nicol: Brett Crawford had something of a Jekyll and Hyde day at Kenilworth on Saturday.The Philippi based conditioner travelled to the races with a strong hand, and went home…

TOP PEDIGREES ON OFFER AT PREMIER SALE

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Buyers from all over the world will flock to the Cape Town International Convention Centre tomorrow, where the 2019 Cape Premier Yearling Sale is set to take place from 14:00.…

Khan is on the mark

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Veteran jockey Mark Khan was in vintage form at Greyville on Sunday, landing four winners in a row.The former national champion’s run started in Race 2 with Duncan Howells’ Mr…

Tributes to Chris Gerber

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The South African racing industry is in mourning after the death on Wednesday of popular thoroughbred owner and breeder Chris Gerber. Gerber, 53, passed away due to heart failure while…

Kimberley Awards 2017 – Photos

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Our latest images taken from the Kimberley Awards in 2017.

Mauritzfontein retains Lerena

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South African Champion Jockey Gavin Lerena will ride for the Mauritzfontein team as a retained jockey. He will ride horses owned by both the Mauritzfontein and Wilgerbosdrift studs. “Gavin is…

Star Fillies Clash in Western Cape Fillies Championship

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An excellent field of 14 3yo fillies are set to do battle in the G2 Western Cape Fillies Championship, run over 1400m on the old course at Kenilworth this Saturday.…

Tarry on Summer Cup Entries

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It is a tricky time of the year for the top trainers hoping to win Johannesburg’s most prestigious race, the G-Bets Summer Cup, and three-time South African champion trainer Sean…

Marco Can Ride Into The Sunset

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Seattle Sunset has been the model of consistency since joining Cliffie Miller’s yard in Kimberley in July last year. During that period he has raced 10 times for four wins,…