Ryan Munger.

Munger boots home four at Fairview

SPIRITED Ryan Munger booted home 1000-1 four-timer at Fairview on Friday. His winners included Justin Snaith’s Madonna in the Listed East Cape Oaks over 2000m. Munger took his seasonal tally to 109 winners and he remains in the Top 5...
Mick Goss, Summerhill Stud.

Mick Goss and the ‘National’ debate

ONE of the great intrigues of horsemen the world over is where the next “big thing” will spring from. In the case of stallions and the recent loss of the giants Captain Al and Dynasty, it’s a matter of...
Lasix injection.

The phasing out of Lasix

A coalition of leading U.S. racetracks and racing organizations have announced a landmark initiative, phasing out the use of Furosemide (Lasix) beginning in 2-year-old-racing in January 2020 and eliminating the use of Lasix in black-type races held at their...
Aldo Domeyer and Andrew Fortune.

Domeyer is granted Hong Kong licence

LEADING jokey Aldo Domeyer has been granted a licence to ride in Hong Kong from 1 May 2019 until the end of the current season on 14 July, which gives him only a small window but a foot in...
Rainbow Bridge.

First entries: 2019 Durban July

IN total, 49 first entries were received on Wednesday for the R4,25 million 2200m Vodacom Durban July to be contested at Greyville on Saturday 6 July. They include all the big guns: Last year's winner Do It Again, Sun Met...
General Franco.

Frankel colt is destined for big time

Frankel colt General Franco, the highest priced yearling at the 2018 Cape Premier Yearling Sale, looks set for a top career. The R4-million purchase made a thrilling 1000m debut at Kenilworth on Tuesday, beating his nearest rival by 3.50-lengths,...
Tiger and Winx!

We hail Winx and Woods!

HOW lucky we are to be living in a time of some of the greatest sporting legends and to be able to witness their achievements, writes CHARL PRETORIUS. Sporting fans last weekend enjoyed a visual feast of mammoth proportions. Winx...
Captain Of Stealth (MJ Byleveld up), in winner's enclosure.

A fourth star for Captain Marshall

TRAINER Vaughan Marshall has delivered three successive champions by Captain Al in the last three years and a fourth looks well on its way this year! The feats of Guineas winners William Longsword (2016) add Tap O’Noth (2017), and CTS...
Chipofftheoldblok wins.

Molly bemoans punters’ hiding

LET's not beat about the bush. Saturday's Turffontein results put punters in the "poor house" - without question the worst meeting for upsets this year, writes DAVID MOLLETT. Here's a list of the flops: 2nd Race: Zillzaal - it looked just...
Stanley Ferreira at 36.

Stanley Ferreira dies, aged 66

VETERAN trainer Stanley Ferreira has died at the age of 66. He was said by many knowledgeable racing people to be one of the best horsemen South Africa has produced. During the 1980s, Ferreira regularly had 70-plus winners a season...