Monday, January 21, 2019
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From the local front, breaking news, current news and maybe some old news too if we miss the boat!

Wealthy excels at Scottsville

SIX-year-old Wealthy reserves his best for Scottsville. He delivered again in Sunday’s Listed Michael Roberts Handicap at the Pietermaritzburg track, running on powerfully to win the 1750m contest, considered too short. “He loves it here, when he cantered down it...

Beauty and excellence

SNAITH Racing's annual 'Beach Day' for the media saw their Sun Met stars line up for the media and some beautiful shots were taken, including this one of the favourite Do It Again standing with Miss South Africa, Tamaryn...

Avontuur has a recipe that works

THE always innovative Pippa Mickleburgh of Avontuur Stud chuckles at being asked, “what’s new at Avontuur” ahead of next week’s Cape Premier Yearling Sale. She remarked: “Our recipe stays the same – peace, tranquillity and space for our horses. And...

Saturday comments, Turffontein

TODAY's 10-minute interview package for Turffontein features interviews with Stephen Lerena, Geoff Woodruff, Mathew de Kock and Adam Azzie. Some clear clues to the outcome of several races. Scroll down for card changes sheet. https://youtu.be/wUpMi8p95Do Card_Changes_Turffontein Inside_20190119

Lammerskraal’s five at CPYS

LAMMERSKRAAL Stud, consistently in the upper ranks of South African breeders, has a classy handful coming to next Wednesday’s 2019 Cape Premier Yearling Sale. Lammerskraal is represented by a good cross-section of sires in Duke Of Marmalade, Querari, What A...

CTS boss hoping for ‘Millions’ momentum

The 2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale has been confirmed as the best ever with records tumbling across the board during a sensational six days of selling which concluded on Tuesday. Across all six days of selling some $182,415,888...

Laird, Sea Cottage among first Hall-Of-Famers

THE first four horseracing superstars to be inducted into the SA Hall Of Fame are: • Sea Cottage (horse) • Michael Roberts (jockey) • Syd Laird (trainer) • Harry and Bridget Oppenheimer (owners) The inductees were announced in Cape Town at Wednesday’s barrier draw...

Snaith Racing will be celebrating early!

THANKS to Snaith Racing for posting this photograph taken at Wednesday's 2019 Draw Ceremony in Cape Town. They must be hugely pleased with a 7-13 draw for their star and favourite, Do It Again, who will be able to find...

Road to the 2019 Sun Met

IN the build-up to the 2019 Sun Met, ANDREW BON speaks to the NHA's Arnold Hyde about the Green Point Stakes, the Queen's Plate, the Paddock Stakes, tactics, pace and the importance of the race in international terms. https://youtu.be/pROIdrsRoxs

Beaumont’s three aces

ANTON Shepherd of Beaumont Stud, who holds the rare honour of breeding an international superstar in the form of Variety Club, has three yearlings on offer at the Cape Premier Yearling Sale, 23 January. Shepherd said that his unnamed son...

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Pakistan Star, equine celebrity!

AFTER only two career runs, three-year-old gelding Pakistan Star has become an equine celebrity in Hong Kong. The reason: He won his July debut with a stunning last-to-first finish for trainer Tony Cruz and jockey Michael Chadwick, making up some...