Wisteria Walk (Muzi Yeni).

Big filly has big fish to fry

LUCKY Houdalakis has a promising sort on his hands in Wisteria Walk, who followed on her 10-length winning debut in a Grooms Plate with another good win, 1.25-lengths clear of Soul Of Wit in small, but...

Emperors Ready To Run Log

THE race is on for places in the R1-million Emperors Palace Ready To Run Cup (Non-Black Type) over 1400m on Saturday 2 November at Turffontein.SEPTEMBER 18, 2019 The race is restricted to eligible graduates...
John Kramer, Kerry Jack and Ric Wylie at Klawervlei Stud.

CTS inspector has hope for SA industry

CTS Yearling inspectors John Kramer, Kerry Jack and Ric Wylie on Friday completed a two-week journey through the Western Cape and the Karoo, scoring yearlings for the 2020 Cape Premier Yearling Sale, scheduled for 16 January, a...

Grant’s monkey is off his back

GRANT van Niekerk started Sunday’s race meeting at Sha Tin with a zero in his season’s win column, but he rectified that situation with victory in the afternoon’s second trophy contest, the Class 4 Chinese Recreation Club...
Bob Yearham (left) with Michael Azzie.

R2R Cup gets stakes boost

THE twelfth renewal of the Emperors Palace Ready To Run Cup to be run on Charity Mile day at Turffontein has received a handsome shot in the arm with the news that the stake for the 1400m...
Justify with trainer Bob Baffert.

US racing gets bad press

RACING is in the ‘bad news’ again in the US, courtesy of Joe Drape, the New York Times reporter with a clear anti racing agenda. Never a good word from his politically correct, liberal trap.
Puget Sound.

What’s in a horse’s name?

WHAT's in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet. Those words are spoken by Juliet when she talks of her...
Royal Mo.

The Klawervlei stallions

CAPTAIN OF ALL snuck in as the champion freshman sire last season from Vercingetorix. John Koster of Klawervlei Stud said it was great for South African breeding that their respective champion fathers, Captain Al and Silvano, having...
Tony Millard.

Millard eyes big prize

TRAINER Tony Millard says his runner Elusive State could head towards a race being trumpeted as the richest in the world after the six-year-old’s impressive return to the track at Sha Tin on Sunday.
Mare with foal.

Spreading mares widely to save gene pool

NO comment. That is what it said … or rather did not say, because nobody said anything….beneath the Sporting Post’s article of 6th September setting out the USA proposals to limit the number of mares covered by...