Tuesday, June 18, 2019
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From the local front, breaking news, current news and maybe some old news too if we miss the boat!

La Bella Mia wins the Gr2 Post Merchants.

La Bella Mia runs through them

IT looked much like a two-horse race on paper between the star Cape speedsters Kasimir and Bold Respect, but both had to give way in the R400 000, Grade 2 Post Merchants over 1 200m at Greyville to the...

Turffontein Saturday: Trainers’ views

SATURDAY's interview package for Turffontein includes runner previews by Paul Peter, Dorrie Sham, Clayton Matthee (for Mike de Kock) and Gabi Soma (for Joe Soma). Use the info to win. https://youtu.be/-lJJm8kZjBc
Anton Marcus will ride Hawwaam.

Marcus, Lerena’s July mounts confirmed

GAVIN Lerena will be riding the Eric Sands-trained Rainbow Bridge in the Vodacom Durban July and Anton Marcus will be aboard the Mike de Kock-trained Hawwaam. Sands and owner Mike Rattray had been under the impression Anton Marcus would be...
Pat O'Neill, will be fondly remembered.

Pat O’Neill dies, aged 93

THE racing industry is mourning the death on Tuesday of the Honourable Patricia Cavendish O’Neill, the great animal lover, author, racehorse trainer and breeder associated with former champion breeders, Broadlands Stud.  She was 93. O’Neill was an activist and a...
Do It Again (Richard Fourie), after the Gr1 Rising Sun Gold Challenge.

Handicapper’s latest notes

DO IT AGAIN’s merit rating remains unchanged on 125 after he ran down CIRILLO in the closing stages of the Grade 1 Rising Sun Gold Challenge (WFA) over 1600m at Greyville on Saturday, 8 June. In fact, DO IT AGAIN,...
Edict Of Nantes, Klawervlei Farm Sale Graduate.

Klawervlei’s big week for social and business

THE annual Klawervlei farm sale, coupled with the Kuda Golf Day is undoubtedly one the best social occasions of the year. There is a chance, too, to secure excellent bloodstock at value prices and this year an additional sale...
Kayden's Pride and connections in the winner's enclosure.

Kotzen beats former boss with first Listed winner

SUMMERVELD trainer Nathan Kotzen enjoyed his first Listed success when two-year-old colt Kayden’s Pride (Muzi Yeni) flew up late in the Gatecrasher Stakes over 1400m at Greyville on Saturday to take out the favourite, Alramz. Kotzen, in his second year...
Barahin win the 2019 Jubilee Handicap.

Immature Barahin’s big Jubilee win

BARAHIN was an impressive winner of the Gr3 Jubilee Handicap at Turffontein Saturday, securing his Vodacom Durban July spot on a red-letter day for Mike de Kock, who won three other races at the meeting. That Barahin was described as...
Kampala Campari (Gavin Lerena, left), wins the Gr3 Cup Trial.

Raise a glass to Kampala Campari

TRAINER Andre Nel has always focused on targets instead of over-racing his runners and five-year-old Kampala Campari (15-1) posted a Graded success as his sixth win from 19 starts came along in Saturday’s Gr3 Cup Trial over 1800m at...

Turffontein Sunday, trainers’ views

TURFFONTEIN stages an excellent Sunday meeting featuring a few Durban July hopefuls in the Gr3 Jubilee Handicap. ANDREW BON is back from the UK and filed his regular compilation, this one featuring interviews with Sean Tarry, Mathew de Kock...

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