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“Stingray” replaces Hewitson on Hawks team

RAYMOND “Stingray” Danielson (photo), who has ridden 60 winners this season despite an extended, wasted stay in Mauritius, will be replacing champion jockey-elect Lyle Hewitson on the Highveld Hawks team to contest Sunday’s Rider Cup on the Polytrack at...

Saturday at Turffontein: Trainertalk

GAUTENG racing takes place at Turffontein on Saturday (inside track) and Andrew Bon caught up with trainer Paul Peter, also Adam Azzie and Mike de Kock's assistant Clayton Matthee. There are 21 runners covered, including Stormborne Thunder, Varimax and...

Royal Cavalier: Roy Magner shows the way

AMONG the loads of drivel served up by trainers who feel oh-so-forced to answer calls and make a few comments about their horses came a jewel from trainer Roy Magner before the meeting at the Vaal yesterday. Asked for a...

Moving up, step by step

FILLIES don’t easily win five-in-a-row these days, but Horse Chestnut’s daughter Brave Move is five-straight after winning Saturday’s Highlands Stud Listed Ladies Mile over 1600m at Kenilworth, and 6 from 10 in a career fast gathering momentum. The four-year-old from...

Phumelela considers restructure

PHUMELELA Gaming & Leisure Limited have issued a general update following a meeting of the board of directors on 12 July 2018. The board of directors of Phumelela advises that it has engaged in initial conceptual discussions with stakeholders of...

A “free for all” at Scott Bros dispersal

IT’s not often one sees lots going for R2,000 and R3,000 at a thoroughbred sale – but the Scott Bros knew they’d be in for a hard time at their dispersal sale on Tuesday and they stuck to their...

Jeff Lloyd: The big tribute

THE Vodacom Durban July of 2018 will be remembered for an excellent win by three-year-old Do It Again, but also for the last July contested by Jeff Lloyd, who is as much a part of the fabric of South...

Coral Bay is an exciting summer prospect

GLEN Kotzen has another progressive filly in his stable in Coral Bay, winner of Saturday’s Listed Highlands Irridesence Stakes over 1500m at Kenilworth, her second successive feature following success in June’s Kenilworth Nursery over 1200m. On both occasions Coral Bay...

The Marshall plan for One World

CTS graduate One World, a two-year-old colt by Klawervlei Stud’s much missed stallion, Captain Al, impressed in no uncertain terms when landing Saturday’s Listed Highlands Stud Langerman over 1500m. One World followed the example of another Captain Al colt Tap...

Purton claims Hong Kong Title

ONE of the fiercest champion jockey battles in recent memory concluded in thrilling fashion at Hong Kong's Season Finale at Sha Tin on Sunday as Zac Purton claimed his second title. Purton sealed the result with victory on Rise High in...