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Darryl Moore’s first winner

DARRYL Moore saddled his first winner as a licensed trainer when Golden Pheasant (5-1) posted a workmanlike success in a MR72 Handicap over 1400m at Greyville on Sunday, 14 October. Golden Pheasant, by Antonius Pius, races for Nigel Riley’s Heversham...

Jockey Cam on Redzel

KERRIN McEvoy had a Jockey Cam fitted to his cap for Saturday's $13-million The Everest Sprint at Royal Randwick. See the action from the cam as they start, Redzel jumps and leads from gun to tape in this prestigious...

Heritage races to October 20

THE World Sports Betting Grand Series Leg 1 and 2, as well as the Grand Series Consolation, will be run at Turffontein next Saturday, October 20. Clyde Basel, Racing Executive of Phumelela Gaming and Leisure Ltd., made the announcement after the...

Redzel conquers Everest a second time

REDZEL won the world’s richest turf race for the second straight time in Sydney Saturday, storming to victory ahead of a host of top-rated sprinters to clinch The Everest crown. With Kerrin McEvoy in the saddle, he took a commanding...

Rain sinks Grand Series meeting

The Grand Series meeting at Turffontein has been abandoned after four races. Severe electrical storms, heavy downpours and persistent rain the track untraceable and the decision was made following a track inspection.  An announcement will be made as to when the...

Turffontein trainer comments

THANKS to Andrew Bon for delivering his unmissable interview package to us from a remote area today. But here he is, talking to Sean Tarry, Mathew de Kock and Geoff Woodruff about their Turffontein runners on a betting day...

Big payouts likely at Turffontein

A Pick 6 Megapool of R2.6 million will be up for grabs at Turffontein Saturday, thanks to a R470,137 carryover and plenty of pent-up interest in this race meeting. And, instead of just one “Grand” race, punters have two to...

Callan Murray interview

SA's Callan Murray rode his first winner of the Hong Kong season last week and he was interviewed yesterday by Edward Saddler on the influential KH Direct Magazine show. The modest young man is going places! https://youtu.be/We6iRtjWu9Q

David Ferraris saddles 400th Hong Kong winner

THE three sensational young trainers to emerge from South Africa in the 1990s were Tony Millard, Mike de Kock and David Ferraris, all of whom followed different career paths, all becoming highly successful ambassadors for their country of birth. Millard...

Horses are great healers!

WEDNESDAY was World Mental Awareness Day, and today we look at the role horses are playing in helping people to deal with, or recover from, psychological problems. Humans and horses have maintained a healthy relationship for millennia. But far from...