Sunday, August 18, 2019
SA Racing

SA Racing

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

Lot 46: Herecomestherain.

Good stats National 2-y-o Sale

THE Bloodstock South Africa National 2yo Sale at Germiston on Thursday and Friday saw the market show some welcome resilience in difficult trading conditions. In total 316 of the 392 catalogued lots sold, at...
Chris van Niekerk, urges action from a consolidated front.

Crossing a river of crocodiles

CHRIS Van Niekerk, in his acceptance speech for winning the Champion Owner Of The Year at the 2019 Equus Banquet on Tuesday, called for a positive spirit among all players in the industry in turbulent times for...
Callan Murray, returning home.

Callan Murray back in SA

POPULAR South African jockey Callan Murray is on his way back to South Africa after stints in Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore. Murray, who turns 23 at month-end, has has decided to cut...
Snaith Racing: Team Do It Again.

SA Racing crowns its champions

IN the midst of a very a tumultuous time for the racing industry, role players, stakeholders, sponsors, and lovers of the sport on Tuesday night honoured their very best at the annual Equus Awards.
Sun Met, February 2020.

Sun Met moves to Feb 2020

THERE have been some important changes to the WC feature races for the upcoming Summer Season. The most noteworthy of these sees the Sun Met moved back a week to the first Saturday in...

The Benmarne two-year-olds

ANDREW Bon visited the Botha family's Benmarne Stud near Port Elizabeth, filmed their two-year-olds for next week's sale and filed this report. https://youtu.be/3GtX1F0j5KM
Dominic Zaki, ace tipster.

Dom Zaki’s P/A for Turffies

TELLYTRACK’s Dominic Zaki believes that Saturday’s Bi-Pot and Place Accumulator at Turffontein can be won with a relatively small permutation, taken a few times for a multiple return. Speaking to Neil Andrews on the racing...
Juan Nel.

Juan Nel gets Fairview barn

JUAN Nel was allocated a barn at Fairview middle of July and is building his South African stable from scratch following a successful stint in Saudi Arabia. The 45-year-old trainer, who...
Rabia The Rebel wins.

Rabia The Rebel is all heart

IT is always quite entertaining to watch races contested by five-year-old mare Rabia The Rebel because she is just two bricks and a tickey high and looks like a toddler in a race against teenagers!
Kelvin Haarhoff.

A golf day to assist Kelvin Haarhoff

RACING veteran Kelvin Haarhoff, who has run the Winner’s Bar at Turffontein and the TBA Complex for decades, is faced with hefty medical bills following illness. He needs our help! A Charity...

Featured Articles

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...

TAB drops a Time Bomb

Auctioneer Clive Gardner dies