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Belgarion wins July

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Belgarion won the Vodacom Durban July over 2200m at Hollywoodbets Greyville on Saturday. JULY 25, 2020 Ridden by Richard Fourie and trained by Justin Snaith, Belgarion beat Got The Greenlight…

Heat is on for Jozi In July

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According to the weather report, a mild winter’s day has been forecast for Joburg, but the heat will be up at Turffontein to celebrate the July In Jozi, brought to…

Appointment of RA CEO

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Hawwaam cruises to victory

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Jack Milner: Hawwaam proved he has few peers in the country with a runaway victory in Saturday’s Grade 1 World Sports Betting Premiers Champions Challenge. JUNE 27, 2020 On an…

Vardy given the green light

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Jack Milner: Top three-year-olds and brilliant milers permeate Sunday’s Hollywoodbets Greyville card with the running of three Grade 1 races – The Daily News 2000, the Woolavington 2000 and the…

June Newsletters

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Please click the links below to view the documents. Relief Grant to Northern Cape Owners June 2020 RA COMMUNICATION ON STAKES

Members Newsletter

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Please click the links below to view the documents. May 2020 Members newsletter.docx Garth Towell - Background Mapula Sambo - Background

NHA awaits response- Kenilworth off

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SUBMISSION TO GOVERNMENT TO RECOMMENCE RACING ON 1 MAY APRIL 30, 2020 The National Horseracing Authority has not received any feedback from Government to date on the status of the…

Letter to Members – Stakes

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Please click the links below to view the documents. 13 April 2020 letter to members - stakes 13 April 2020 Addendum 1 Stakes 13 April 2020 Addendum 2 - feature…

Press Release

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Letters to members

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TellyTrack Press Release

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Press Release

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Covid-19 Virus Notice

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Stars come to the fore in Classic

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Jack Milner: Summer Pudding sets sights on the Wilgerbosdrift Triple Tiara and Got The Greenlight is on course for Vodacom Durban July. MARCH 7, 2020 Summer Pudding proved she is…

Matt de Kock off to Oz

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Mike de Kock’s staff at Randjesfontein call Mathew de Kock, “Little Big Boss” – a young man who rose swiftly to the challenge in an internationally renowned stable. MARCH 7,…

Lyle thriving in Japan

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Ken Nicol: Lyle Hewitson’s decision to try his luck in Japan has yielded swift returns. MARCH 8, 2020 For our hugely talented champion jockey took his win tally to three…

Hawwaam remains in SA for now

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Mike de Kock has revealed that the stable’s star, Hawwaam(pictured) was sent back to Randjesfontein after the Sun Met and has stayed in work. MARCH 5, 2020 Hawwaam’s ultimate goal…

Sunday Japan debut for Lyle

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Lyle Hewitson’s six-month stint at Sha Tin didn’t pan out exactly as he hoped, but to show the quality of the man, he was still smiling as he walked out…

Siblings take on SA racing

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Bonginkosi Nkosi: Former assistant trainer to Dean Kannemeyer and the wife of national jockeys’ championship log leader Warren Kennedy – Barbara Kennedy recently took her trainer’s licence and saddled her…

CEO Job Vacancy

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Lyle gears up for Japan

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Hong Kong – Lyle Hewitson hasn’t even finished his current short-term contract but he already has one eye on the unfinished business he will leave behind in Hong Kong when…

Lerena seeks new challenge

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Ken Nicol: Formerly Gauteng based trainer Stephen Lerena has quietly relocated to the Eastern Cape, and had his first runners at the Fairview polytrack meeting on Tuesday. FEBRUARY 12, 2020…

Who can claim the crown?

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Jack Milner: The race begins for the SA Triple Crown and Wilgerbosdrift Triple Tiara on Saturday when a group of three-year-olds line up for the Grade 2 Gauteng Guineas and…

RESIGNATION OF LARRY WAINSTEIN

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Kennedy powers on to title

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Danie Toerien: Jockeys Gavin Lerena and Warren Kennedy both rode a threesome of winners on Saturday at Turffontein, with Lerena snaring the top prize on offer on the day, the…

20 April is audit D-day

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Officials from the EU will be conducting the audit of the South African Bloodstock Industry from 20 April to 1 May. JANUARY 27, 2020 The South African Equine Health &…

Hawwaam off to UK

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Jack Milner: The Sun Met on 1 February will be Hawwaam’s last race in South Africa. This has been confirmed by trainer Mike de Kock who said the son of…

Soqrat scratched from Sun Met

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After a disappointing eighth place finish in the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate on Saturday at Kenilworth, Soqrat has now been scratched from running in the Sun Met. JANUARY 14, 2020 According…

Randjesfontein open again

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South African Equine Health & Protocols (SAEHP) has released the following update regarding the case of African Horse Sickness (AHS) reported near Randjesfontein early in November. DECEMBER 10, 2019 “A…

New man on NHA Board

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Newly appointed NHRA National Board Director. DECEMBER 10, 2019 With the resignation of Adv P Stais SC, a position became vacant on the National Board of Directors of The National…

Tough for Do It Again?

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Do It Again goes into what could be a history-making season as favourite for the World Sports Betting Green Point Stakes at Kenilworth on Saturday. DECEMBER 10, 2019 But trainer…

Zillzaal gives Tarry hat trick

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Jack Milner: Three turned out to be Sean Tarry’s lucky number at Turffontein on Saturday for a couple of reasons. Firstly, when Zillzaal crossed the line to win the Gauteng…

Phumelela Christmas Tree raceday a roaring success

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Danie Toerien: It really was a case of lucky 13 for the effervescent Tellytrack presenter Julie Alexander on Saturday 23 November with the extremely successful hosting of the annual Phumelela…

Lobo’s Legend in action at Shatin

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Hong Kong – Neil Callan is hoping South African import Lobo’s Legend can upset Four-Year-Old Classic Series hope Golden Sixty and break his duck in Saturday’s Class 2 Chevalier Property…

Suave Richard takes Japan Cup

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Tokyo – UK Champion Jockey Oisin Murphy on Sunday added the prestigious Japan Cup to his collection of Group 1 victories this year after guiding Suave Richard to success in…

Muzi loses appeal

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The National Horseracing Authority confirms that an appeal was held in Johannesburg on 15 November 2019, against the finding and the penalty relating to a contravention of Rule 72.1.11 imposed by an…

Terrance Millard dies

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Jack Milner: One of South Africa’s greatest trainers, Terrance Millard, passed away on Wednesday evening. Millard was due to turn 90 in a few weeks’ time and according to son-in-law…

Summer Cup draws

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The draws for the Gauteng Chris Gerber Summer Cup, proudly brought to you by Bidvest, were conducted at a function on Wednesday evening. Final field and draws for the R2-million…

Jocks rise to Challenge

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Jack Milner: Don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone. That line from the Joni Mitchell song Big Yellow Taxi epitomises the…

Bidvest to sponsor Summer Cup

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The first anniversary of Chris Gerber’s death was marked at the Wanderers Golf Club. The prominent owner passed away on 21 October 2018. Chris was a very popular owner, breeder,…

Norton joins Internationals

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British rider Franny Norton has been included in the International Team for the 2019 World Sports Betting International Jockey Challenge supported by Sun International and Air Mauritius, at Turffontein on…

Zackey back next week

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Jack Milner: South African horseracing has been suffering from a dearth of top jockeys as a result of international commitments and injuries. Lyle Hewitson, Aldo Domeyer, Grant van Niekerk and…

Hewitson eyes the Money

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Hong Kong – Lyle Hewitson is discovering first-hand that Hong Kong racing’s reputation as an ultra-competitive crucible is not just empty spin. Six weeks into his first season, the two-time…

Latest Emperors Palace log

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Following her 0.50-length third place behind Querari Ferrari last week, Gary Alexander-trained Thandekhile has moved into No 17 spot on the log for the R1-million Emperors Palace Ready To Run…

Jockey challenge final teams

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The teams for this year’s World Sports Betting International Jockey Challenge supported by Sun International and Air Mauritius, have been finalised. Muzi Yeni will captain the South African team while…

Tough times for racehorse owners as prize money to fall 13% in November

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Please click below to open the article: Tough times for racehorse owners as prize money to fall 13% in November

Phumelela stakes reduced

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Phumelela advises that due principally to a decline in TAB tote revenue in the 2018-19 racing season and the withholding of the Gauteng provincial levy, prize money at its racecourses…

Dettori tops world rankings

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Crystal Ocean, Enable and Waldgeist top the latest Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings with all three having achieved a rating of 128. Waldgeist famously denied Enable a historic third victory…