The SA Showjumping Derby

AIDEN Lithgow discusses the SA Showjumping Derby that takes place at the Kyalami Equestrian Centre on Sunday
Enable, pre-Arc.

Enbable aims at historic treble at Longchamps

Most sports fans can remember a moment of high emotion, disappointment or despair when they asked themselves a few questions. Is it really worth it? Why do I bother? Could a brief, giddy high at some unknown...
Prince Of Kahal (nearest camera) wins the Gr2 Joburg Spring Challenge.

Plucky “Tiger” gets his Gr2 win

IT’s hard to believe that former leading sire Kahal died over five years ago, but his legacy lives on and it was good to see Prince Of Kahal, one of the stallion’s last foals, pick up the Gr2 Joburg...

Top trainers give advice for Turffontein

SEAN Tarry, Mathew de Kock and Geoff Woodruff all have top runners at Turffontein today and ANDREW BON spoke to all of them about their prospects.

Plans for De Kock’s “Big Four”

MIKE de Kock has any number of decent horses in his yard, at any given time, but it won’t be out of place to name Hawwaam, Soqrat, Barahin and Buffalo Bill Cody his “current Big Four”. They’re...
Captain America, renowned CTS R2R graduate.

New initiatives at CTS R2R

THE 2019 CTS Ready To Run Sale, scheduled for Friday, 22 November, has even more than the usual benefits available to buyers. Alongside the customary exceptional quality of thoroughbred and the legendary CTS service, this year’s...

Frankie Dettori about 2019, and Enable

HERE is a superb interview with Frankie Dettori, conducted by Attheraces at his Newmarket home, about his feats of 2019 and the star mare Enable, who goes for her third 'Arc' win on Sunday.

Phumelela wins battle against bookies

THE longstanding legal battle between Phumelela on the one hand and bookmakers in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal on the other, has finally been resolved in favour of Phumelela. The case centred around the bookmakers’ contention...
Sottsass, French champion.

Molly’s 75-1 double for this weekend

HARD to believe that the Festive Season is just two months away. That thought sprung to mind over Sunday lunch when my daughter, Jade, chirped up: "Hey, Dad, can we go to Plett at Christmas - we...
William Carson.

Cracking down on jocks who use drugs

SOUTH African jockey Chad Little has just been suspended for five years after a urine sample taken from him contained traces of a banned substance - one would think that is punishment of note for a rider...