Friday, June 22, 2018
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Horses bleeding from toxic fumes at Shongweni

A number of trainers at the Summerveld training centre in Shongweni, KwaZulu-Natal, have expressed grave concerns about horses bleeding from their noses as an apparent result of toxic fumes emanating from the Shongweni Landfill Site, managed by Enviroserv, the...

Murray, Van Niekerk licensed to ride in Hong Kong

LEADING young South African jockeys Callan Murray and Grant van Niekerk have been granted part-licences to ride in Hong Kong from 16 July 2018 to 17 February 2019 and both will be taking up the new challenge. The Hong Kong...

TAB’s four bets on Soccer World Cup

THE greatest soccer show on earth kicks off at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Thursday afternoon 14 June and TAB is offering four exciting once-off bets on the football showpiece that will give anybody the chance to win...

Road to the 2018 Investec Derby

MALCOLM Fried, Investec's International Head Of Marketing, speaks to Andrew Bon about this weekend's 2018 Investec Derby, the goings-on behind the scenes and what is planned to make the event even more special this year. https://youtu.be/1mdXMZNKtb8

EFF leads groom strike at Randjes

RUNNERS trained at the Randjesfontein centre north of Johanesburg have been withdrawn from the Sunday meeting at Turffontein meeting following a strike by grooms based at the centre, led by members of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)  Trainer Mike de...

Asian Racing Conference to Cape Town in 2020

IT is not official at this time, but word from the 37th Asian Racing Conference in Seoul, South Korea, is that South Africa, and specifically Cape Town, will host the 38th renewal of the grand bi-ennial conference in 2020. South...

Mr Goodman is enjoying life!

JAMES Goodman, who felt humiliated and hard done by when he handed in his Trainers’ Licence following an NHA Inquiry last year, says amazing new horizons have opened to him and that he is busier and in fact happier...

SA industry responds to Irwin’s exit

BARRY IRWIN, the controversial CEO of Team Valor International, a long-time supporter of South African horseracing (photo, right), has decided to exit the local industry and will be selling his racing and breeding stock at training centres and stud...

Phumelela slams “meritless” Kema

PHUMELELA Gaming has responded to the Phindi Kema (photo) complaint with the Public Protector against the Gauteng Provincial Government for allegedly exceeding its authority by transferring five racetracks located in other provinces to Phumelela. Phumelela’s response states: “Ms Kema has...

Riding advice from a retired legend

LAFFITT Pincay, Jr. the US Hall Of Fame jockey who retired in April 2003 following a broken neck sustained in a spill coming down Santa Anita's hillside turf course, has swung his leg over a horse for the first...

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Laugh Your Butt Off Wednesday!

HERE is a video clip from BBC One's Award-winning Graham Norton Show, featuring celebrities Minnie Driver and Clare Balding. They discuss the naming of racehorses and, in particular, names rejected by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA). We are told...