Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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New Turf Carriers Berth.

New Turf to help troubled Karoo farmers

NEW Turf Carriers have launched a campaign to help farmers in the drought-stricken Karoo area. Three trucks from New Turf and SF Logistics will be loaded with all sorts of things from feed...
Crowd at Durbanville.

Community advertising works at Durbanville

DURBANVILLE Racecourse has a true country feel about it, and that the track is situated in an affluent suburb of Cape Town doesn’t hurt. Last Saturday’s Matchem and Diana Stakes race meeting attracted a festive crowd and...
Entertainment between races in Kazakhstan.

Everyone has friends somewhere

IT is a stark reality: breed, by careful mating and investment and rearing, a nice yearling; recognise that you have found yourself in the 2 Year Old Sale by a non-fashionable sire, but one that should sire...

The SA Showjumping Derby

AIDEN Lithgow discusses the SA Showjumping Derby that takes place at the Kyalami Equestrian Centre on Sunday https://youtu.be/rCXusQbRRU4?list=UUFxsiWbI-h_BUki_X5FrZTg
Puget Sound.

What’s in a horse’s name?

WHAT's in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet. Those words are spoken by Juliet when she talks of her...
Mare with foal.

Spreading mares widely to save gene pool

NO comment. That is what it said … or rather did not say, because nobody said anything….beneath the Sporting Post’s article of 6th September setting out the USA proposals to limit the number of mares covered by...

HKJC and Betfair draw battle lines

The Hong Kong Jockey Club has taken issue with Betfair about what it terms, “a serious integrity issue and an equally serious infringement of its intellectual property rights.” The Jockey Club said in a statement: “(HKJC) is...

Tales from the 087-boom

LIKE all fond memories, the days of the 087 Premium Rate telephone services feel like yesterday. And yet, scarily, the sensational reign of this money-spinning industry came to an abrupt end almost 30 years ago. CHARL PRETORIUS...
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Raceday auditor suspended

DISCIPLINARY action is being taken following the late closure of TAB betting pools on several Australian races last Saturday morning. Betting pools on four races from Australia - Toowoomba races 2 and 3 and Belmont...
Sampie Mokoakoe.

Sampie’s enduring kindness

SAMPIE Mokoakoe, a kind-hearted South African, took part in the recent Mongol Derby, the longest and toughest horse race on earth. His actions during the race are said to have inspired his fellow competitors, spectators,...

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Speed gene shows genetic makeup

THE link between the cause and effect of the so-called speed gene has been proved, according to research published by Professor Emmeline Hill in conjunction with scientists from Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin. It was Hill's Equinome that...