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Candy Apple, Gold Medallion runner.

Scotsville Sprint Festival Fields

TOP Cape trainer Brett Crawford goes into Saturday’s R1-million, Grade 1 Tsogo Sun Sprint at Scottsville with four strings to his bow including the recent versatile winner of the Independent On Saturday Drill Hall Stakes over 1 400m, Undercover...
Larry Wainstein, Racing Association.

RA Award winners of 2019

EMERGING superstar Hawwaam has been named Highveld Champion Horse. The Mike de Kock stable collected the trophy for the colt’s recent feats at the Racing Association’s Features Season Awards evening at the Aquanaut Room at Turffontein on Saturday. Hawwaam came away...
War Of Will wins Preakness Stakes.

War Of Will takes Preakness Stakes

ALL trainer Mark Casse wanted after the controversy-marred Kentucky Derby was a fair shot for his powerful bay colt, War of Will, to show what he could do. That chance came Saturday in the 144th Gr1 Preakness Stakes over 1900m...

Runner advice, Turffontein Sunday

RACING is at Turffontein on Sunday, an eight-race programme with a few quality horses included. ANDREW BON got some runner advice from Mathew de Kock, Mike Azzie and Steven Lerena. https://youtu.be/XiOOrcirpNo
Eyes Wide Open wins WSB1900.

Eyes Wide Open secures VDJ spot

EYES Wide Open made a timely return to best before the coming Vodacom Durban July when scoring a gutsy win in a incident filled WSB Greyville 1900 on Saturday. Supported Orpheus had scored a runaway win in the Listed Sledgehammer...
Magnificent Seven (left) and Doublemint in a gallop at Greyville.

Snaith’s runners are ready for WSB1900

JUSTIN Snaith believes his trio of Grade 2 WSB 1900 runners, Made To Conquer, Doublemint and Magnificent Seven, would be contenders at Greyville on Saturday despite having not raced since Sun Met day on January 26, writes DAVID THISELTON...
High Court, Pretoria.

Phumelela to High Court over PP report

PHUMELELA has received the Public Protector’s report regarding the corporatisation of the thoroughbred horseracing industry. The company has been advised to apply to the High Court to have the report reviewed and set aside. This application is being prepared by...
Jockeys are always stressed and under pressure.

Stark findings in UK racing report

THE start of Mental Health Awareness Week on Monday was marked in UK racing by the publication of ‘stark’ findings in research undertaken by a team at Liverpool John Moores University’s School of Sport and Exercise on the impact...

Feature hopes for Man About Town

MILNERTON trainer Piet Steyn gets a special thrill from winning with ‘cheapies’, something he is known for and has had to rely on more than ever in these trying times for small stables. Steyn bought Gitano Hernando’s son Man About...
Joey Ramsden, tough decisions pending.

Ramsden is weighing up his options

TOP trainer Joey Ramsden has returned from a week’s prospecting in Singapore but without having made a final decision on whether his future lies there. He told Michael Clower of God Circle yesterday: “We met with everyone and we got...