Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Featured Article

Featured Article

Our Daily Feature

Fox is big on racing, and it makes a huge difference to reach.

Mainstream TV coverage is racing’s saviour

IN a generation that has grown up with the ability to hold the world in their hand through a cell phone, there is still a place for an old-fashioned way of reaching people, especially in sports. Television has indeed proven...
Moutonshoek Staff at National Yearling Sale, 2019.

A fund for Moutonshoek’s crash victims

A fund has been set up through the TAG foundation which is  administered by Johnny Gerber, (brother of the late Chris Gerber of  Moutonshoek Stud) to continue helping the families of the farm’s three horsemen killed in a bus...
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...
Tiger and Winx!

We hail Winx and Woods!

HOW lucky we are to be living in a time of some of the greatest sporting legends and to be able to witness their achievements, writes CHARL PRETORIUS. Sporting fans last weekend enjoyed a visual feast of mammoth proportions. Winx...
Twilight Moon (Denis Schwarz).

Buy a stakes winner: Just put your hand up!

ONE has to outlay a fortune to acquire a Stakes winner, right? Wrong. Not if the results of the weekend's Turffontein meeting are anything to go by, writes ADA VAN DER BENT. Four of the seven Graded Stakes contested on...
Horses and people.

The basics are people and horses

THAT the sport of horse racing is financially driven by the punter, no one doubts, but are we so wrapped up in the betting side that we forget what really makes our sport great?, asks ANDREW HARRISON. Les Carlyon, the...

Gold Circle projects savings with solar initiatives

GOLDd Circle is going "green" with the installation of solar panels on the Silver Ring roof at Greyville Racecourse. The panels are expected to generate 250kwh, sufficient to supply the electrical base load needs of the non-racing Greyville day-to-day operations....

Soccer and racing courtesy of Klawervlei

KLAWERVLEI staged a novel soccer tournament for racing stables and breeders, staged at Durbanville on Saturday. Here are highlights from the day with interviews conducted by Fiona Ramsden. https://youtu.be/PCi-Cm-7chI

SA meets the standard for direct equine trade

SOUTH African Equine Health & Protocols (SAEHP) remains confident that South Africa now fully meets or exceeds all of the international disease control standards needed to allow direct trade in equines with the EU and any racing or breeding...
Len Ragozin.

Gambler Ragozin makes millions from horses

BY his own admission a neurotic gambler who suffered from the jitters at the betting windows, Len Ragozin, founder of The Sheets, is nevertheless one of the most pioneering and influential handicappers (tipsters) in America, writes MARK VAN DEVENTER. A...

Featured Articles

Stuart urges trainers to be vigilant

“THE violent attack and robbery of trainer Eric Sands at the Milnerton Training Centre is an indictment of the rampant crimewave sweeping over not just the City of Cape Town, but the entire country,” said Phumelela CEO John Stuart. He...

Auctioneer Clive Gardner dies