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IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MEMBERS COVID ALERT LEVEL 3 – 29 DECEMBER 2020

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Frankie at fifty

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Frankie Dettori was born on the 15 December 1970 and 50 years on he is still considered the most brilliant and charismatic jockey in the world. 15 DEC 2020 For…

Alexanders head to Oz

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Prominent South African trainers Gary and Dean Alexander are to relocate to Murray Bridge in Australia by the middle of next year. 14 DEC 2020 Thoroughbred Racing South Australia announced…

Bring on Summer Pudding

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Jack Milner: Justin Snaith has thrown down the gauntlet to the connections of Summer Pudding. 13 DEC 2020 “It’s summer, we like our pudding, you never know,” said Snaith, following…

Moreira is just four short of 1000 Hong Kong wins

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Championship-leading jockey Joao Moreira will be chasing feature-race glory on Sunday at Sha Tin. 10 DEC 2020 Moreira is riding at the peak of his powers with 51 wins this…

HK v Europe in IJC

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Luke Middlebrook: A revamped and reinvigorated International Jockeys’ Championship is set to go down at Happy Valley Racecourse on Wednesday, with an even six-six split of internationals against Hong Kong-based…

Cape feature fields

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The first Grade 1 race of the Cape summer season will take place at Kenilworth on Saturday with the running of the World Sports Betting Cape Fillies Guineas over 1600m.…

Muscutt saddles a ‘Star’

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Jack Milner: The meeting on the Polytrack at Greyville on Monday is likely to produce a few challenges for bettors. 6 DEC 2020 The eight-race card is made up of…

Express win in Grand Heritage

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Expressfromtheus proved far too good for his opposition in Saturday’s WSB Grand Heritage over 1475m at the Vaal. 5 DEC 2020 Ridden by Marco van Rensburg, the Stuart Pettigrew-trained runner…

Summer Pudding a Met entry

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Unbeaten Equus Horse-Of-The-Year Summer Pudding is among the 25 entries for the Grade 1 Cape Town Met over 2000m at Kenilworth on Saturday 30 January 2021. 2 DEC 2020 Summer…

RA pledges support for SAEHP

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We, as the RA, are aware that the movement of horses across the country is facilitated by SAEHP. This is due to the State not having sufficient capacity to take…

Grand Heritage field

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The feature race on Saturday moves to the Vaal with the running of the R150,000 World Sports Betting Grand Heritage over 1475m. 29 NOV 2020 The Non-Black Type race will…

Athena aimed at Guineas

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Grade 2 Ipi Tombe Challenge winner War Of Athena is among the entries for the World Sports Betting Cape Fillies Guineas over 1600m at Kenilworth on Saturday 12 December. 1…

SAEHP pull plug on permits

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The local horse racing industry was shocked on Monday by the news that as of Tuesday, 1 December 2020, no permits will be issued allowing horses to travel to Cape…

Pudding ‘drills them’ in Cup

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Jack Milner: Summer Pudding silenced her detractors in no uncertain manner when she romped to victory in the R1-million World Sports Betting Gauteng Summer Cup over 2000m at Turffontein on…

Callan aims for IJC spot

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Neil Callan’s fine run of form has fired him into contention for the coveted final spot in the Longines International Jockeys’ Championship and at Happy Valley on Wednesday he will…

AGM Recording

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November Newsletter – RA Today

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Annual General Meeting of the Racing Association NPC

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Final field for WSB Gauteng Summer Cup

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PHUMELELA MEDIA RELEASE  SUBJECT: Final field for WSB Gauteng Summer Cup DATE: Tuesday 17 November 2020 RELEASED BY: Phumelela   Equus Horse Of The Year Summer Pudding has stood her…

Final log for WSB Gauteng Summer Cup

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PHUMELELA MEDIA RELEASE  SUBJECT: Final log for WSB Gauteng Summer Cup DATE: Thursday 12 November 2020 RELEASED BY: Phumelela   There have been no changes this week to the log…

Workriders’ Challenge kicks off

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Leg 1 of the 2020 Work Riders’ Challenge will take place at the Vaal on Monday. 5 NOV 2020 The good news for all concerned is that despite the current…

Magic at Charity Mile

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Hudoo Magic, trained by Brett Crawford and ridden by Muzi Yeni, won the Grade 2 Peermont Emperors Charity Mile at Turffontein on Saturday. 31 OCT 2020 The five-year-old son of…

Vaal moved to Turffontein

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Following gallops on Monday morning, Monday’s Vaal race meeting has been moved to the Turffontein Inside track. 2 NOV 2020 The decision was taken after horses were galloped at the…

Anything Goes scratched

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Anything Goes has been withdrawn from Saturday’s Peermont Emperors Palace Ready To Run Cup over 1400m at Turffontein. 29 OCT 2020 The unbeaten filly, a five-time winner, was quoted at…

World Sports Betting to sponsor Summer Cup

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DATE: Thursday 29 October 2020 RELEASED BY: Phumelela Gaming Phumelela is delighted to announce that World Sports Betting (WSB) have generously stepped in at late notice to sponsor the Gauteng…

Western Cape raid Algoa Cup

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There is huge interest from the Western Cape in the Listed Algoa Cup which takes place on 27 November at Fairview in Port Elizabeth. 11 NOV 2020 Six stables from…

October Newsletter

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2 runs, 2 places for Mat

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Danie Toerien – Mathew de Kock, in partnership with Cranbourne-based trainer Robbie Griffiths, made a very decent start to his training career in Australia when both his first two runners…

Recoup the loot on Anton

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Jack Milner: There is racing at Greyville on the Polytrack today and the way the bookmakers are betting, Anton Marcus is going to have a field day. 20 OCT 2020…

Teetan pressures the ‘big two’

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Karis Teetan snared three wins at Sha Tin on Sunday and the man they call the ‘Mauritian Magician’ is eyeing outright second spot in the jockeys’ premiership as he heads…

Entries for Peermont Emperors Palace Charity Mile

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PHUMELELA MEDIA RELEASE  SUBJECT: Entries for Peermont Emperors Palace Charity Mile  DATE: Monday 19 October 2020 RELEASED BY: Phumelela    (Repeat: adding draws, weights and nominations for other features)  …

Charity Mile beneficiaries to share in R1 million

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DATE: Thursday 15 October 2020 RELEASED BY: Phumelela In spite of the difficult economic times, the Peermont Emperors Palace Charity Mile will go ahead at Turffontein Racecourse on Saturday 31…

Latest Summer Cup log

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Disappointing runs from Green Haze and Youcanthurrylove in a Pinnacle Stakes over 1600m on the Inside track at Turffontein on Saturday has resulted in their respective merit ratings being dropped.…

Ready To Run Cup 4th log

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The runners in contention for places in the R900,000 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Cup (Presented by Bloodstock South Africa) over 1400m at Turffontein on Saturday 31 October, have held…

Summer Cup 2nd log

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There are no changes to the top 20 on the second log for the R425,000 Gauteng Summer Cup (Grade 1) over 2000m on the Turffontein Standside track on Saturday 28…

Murphy refutes Cocaine test

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Oisin Murphy has denied ever taking cocaine after testing positive for the drug, which could see the UK Champion Jockey facing a lengthy ban, and has vowed to ‘fight to…

September Newsletter

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Another treble for Teetan

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Karis Teetan continued his strong start to the 2020/21 racing season with a winning treble at Sha Tin on Sunday which was completed with victory aboard impressive juvenile, Lucky Express…

First log for Gauteng Summer Cup

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DATE: Friday 25 September 2020 RELEASED BY: Phumelela Got The Greenlight tops the first log for the R425,000 Gauteng Summer Cup (Grade 1) over 2000m on the Turffontein Standside track…

First entries for Gauteng Summer Cup

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DATE: Friday 25 September 2020 RELEASED BY: Phumelela Equus Horse Of The Year Summer Pudding and Champion Three-Year-Old colt Got The Greenlight head up an entry of 49 runners for…

Racine looks for PE win No 7

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Jack Milner: Despite all the unpleasant issues at Fairview on Thursday, trainers are determined to prove they will not be intimidated and Friday’s show will go on. SEPTEMBER 18, 2020…

Fairview race meeting on track

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DATE: Thursday 17 September 2020 RELEASED BY: Phumelela Gaming   The race meeting at Fairview this Friday afternoon, 18 September, is set to go ahead although a final decision will…

Labour dispute at Fairview Racecourse

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DATE: Thursday 17 September 2020 RELEASED BY: Phumelela Gaming   The Public Order Police had to be called in to restore order at the Fairview Racecourse training centre this morning.…

Jockey Pat Smullen dies

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Pat Smullen, the legendary Irish jockey who rode 12 Classic winners in an outstanding career, has died at the age of 43. SEPTEMBER 16, 2020 Smullen was diagnosed with cancer…

Teetan rides 400th HK winner

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Jockey Karis Teetan landed a treble at Sha Tin on Sunday which included the milestone of his 400th win in Hong Kong aboard Will Power in Race 7. SEPTEMBER 14,…

Click here to watch the Equus 2020 Awards

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2020 EQUUS AWARDS

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Virtual Equus Awards 2020

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GOLD CIRCLE-KENILWORTH RACING-PHUMELELA-RACING ASSOCIATION MEDIA RELEASE

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Racehorse owners can enter parade ring. Friday 4 September 2020 The ban on racehorse owners entering the parade ring has been lifted nationally with immediate effect and all owners of…