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Beauty and excellence

SNAITH Racing's annual 'Beach Day' for the media saw their Sun Met stars line up for the media and some beautiful shots were taken, including this one of the favourite Do It Again standing with Miss South Africa, Tamaryn...

Pegasus World Cup reduced to $9-million

WITH a purse of $9 million, the Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream Park next Saturday isn’t as rich as it once was. But it remains the richest race in North America — three times richer than the Kentucky Derby...

Avontuur has a recipe that works

THE always innovative Pippa Mickleburgh of Avontuur Stud chuckles at being asked, “what’s new at Avontuur” ahead of next week’s Cape Premier Yearling Sale. She remarked: “Our recipe stays the same – peace, tranquillity and space for our horses. And...

Saturday comments, Turffontein

TODAY's 10-minute interview package for Turffontein features interviews with Stephen Lerena, Geoff Woodruff, Mathew de Kock and Adam Azzie. Some clear clues to the outcome of several races. Scroll down for card changes sheet. https://youtu.be/wUpMi8p95Do Card_Changes_Turffontein Inside_20190119

Lammerskraal’s five at CPYS

LAMMERSKRAAL Stud, consistently in the upper ranks of South African breeders, has a classy handful coming to next Wednesday’s 2019 Cape Premier Yearling Sale. Lammerskraal is represented by a good cross-section of sires in Duke Of Marmalade, Querari, What A...

De Kock’s Meydan comments

MIKE de Kock’s suggests in his pre-race comments for this weekend’s Meydan meetings that fans can look forward to some good runs. He saddles a pair at the Dubai track tonight and a further pair at Saturday’s non-carnival meeting and...

CTS boss hoping for ‘Millions’ momentum

The 2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale has been confirmed as the best ever with records tumbling across the board during a sensational six days of selling which concluded on Tuesday. Across all six days of selling some $182,415,888...

Laird, Sea Cottage among first Hall-Of-Famers

THE first four horseracing superstars to be inducted into the SA Hall Of Fame are: • Sea Cottage (horse) • Michael Roberts (jockey) • Syd Laird (trainer) • Harry and Bridget Oppenheimer (owners) The inductees were announced in Cape Town at Wednesday’s barrier draw...

Snaith Racing will be celebrating early!

THANKS to Snaith Racing for posting this photograph taken at Wednesday's 2019 Draw Ceremony in Cape Town. They must be hugely pleased with a 7-13 draw for their star and favourite, Do It Again, who will be able to find...

Road to the 2019 Sun Met

IN the build-up to the 2019 Sun Met, ANDREW BON speaks to the NHA's Arnold Hyde about the Green Point Stakes, the Queen's Plate, the Paddock Stakes, tactics, pace and the importance of the race in international terms. https://youtu.be/pROIdrsRoxs