‘Mare Of The World’ wins again!

WHERE will it end? Winx, the wonder horse dubbed 'Mare of the world' by the Australian racing press, has created history again by becoming the first horse to win three consecutive Gr1 George Main Stakes, extending her winning streak...

Trainers at Turffontein, 15 September

ANDREW Bon presents a 14-minute interview package for Saturday's Turffontein meeting. He speaks to Adam Azzie, Sean Tarry, Mathew de Kock and Geoff Woodruff, covering 25 key runners. Scroll down too for a full sheet of card changes. https://youtu.be/LX6qi5dOYQk Card_Changes_Turffontein Inside_20180915at825

CTS promises more

ENTRIES have closed for the Cape Premier Yearling Sale (CPYS), hosted by Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS), to be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on 23 and 24 January 2019. Attention at CTS has now shifted to getting...

A Maiden Plate worth R1-million

A R1-million race for maidens will add lots of spice to the Peermont Emperor’s Palace Charity Mile race meeting at Turffontein on Saturday 3 November. The inaugural Monaco Million Maiden Sprint over 1160m is an amazing opportunity for the owners...

Small stables need urgent support

THE colourful training partnership of Riaan van Reenen and Carl Burger won the first two races on the card at Durbanville on Tuesday. Ready To Rumble lifted a Maiden Plate for three-year-olds over 1250m and Celestial Storm pocketed the equivalent...

BSA increases bonus incentive

THE Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association (TBA), in conjunction with Bloodstock South Africa (BSA), initiated the Maiden Juvenile Plate added stakes incentive this past racing season. For every Maiden Juvenile Plate winner, purchased on a Bloodstock South Africa sale, and where...

David Allan visits Central Asia

TURF Talk columnist David Allan was ambassador of Great British Racing International at the World Nomad Games in Kyrgyzstan recently where 80 countries compete in 37 sports including several versions of horse racing to a huge international audience. He filed...

How Southern Phantom got his looks

SOUTHERN Phantom, with his white face and blue eye, has yet to win a race in the US. But his distinctive physical features led to a CNN feature on the 2-year-old colt, which it calls "the talk of the racecourse." So,...

Chimichuri Run is a scary prospect

CHIMICHURI Run (1-1 favourite) announced himself as the new season’s first exciting classic prospect with a riveting win against older runners in the Gr3 Spring Spree Stakes over 1200m at Turffontein on Saturday. With a few speed merchants up front...

Enable in control after rest

ENABLE made light of her 342-day absence from the racetrack with a convincing win in the Gr3 188Bet September Stakes over 2400m at Kempton on Saturday where she defeated Crystal Ocean. The star filly and Frankie Dettori controlled matters on...