Denis Schwarz.

Schwarz gets accolades for Cup ride

WHEN Denis Schwarz was in Grade 9 at Marais Viljoen High in Alberton, his step-father, Pieter Brown, took him to the Summer Cup. Little did the youngster know that he would return to Turffontein a few years...

How small events company turned Summer Cup around

RACING fans across the board have been unanimous in their praise for the organisational acumen shown by Saturday’s Summer Cup event organisers, Campbell and Campbell, led by Angus Campbell, a young entrepreneur who has turned...
Chase Maujean wins the Gr3 Magnolia Handicap on True To Life.

Maujean makes his mark on Cup day

ANY jockey who wants to make an impression wants to do it on a big race day and it all came together for jockey Chase Maujean, who posted a fine hat-trick on Summer Cup Day at Turffontein.
Zillzaal wins Summer Cup.

Tarry rules Summer Cup Day

ZILLZAAL (28-1) kept on resolutely to pull off a major surprise in claiming the inaugaral Gauteng Chris Gerber Summer Cup at Turffontein on Saturday. Three turned out to be Sean Tarry’s lucky number at Turffontein...

Trainer interview package, Cup Day

HERE are the trainer interviews for Chris Gerber Summer Cup Day. Andrew Bon has a 15-minute package with good info from Candice Dawson, Sean Tarry, Craig Zackey, Mathew de Kock and Callan Murray. Scroll down for a...
Gabi Soma.

Gabi Soma starts bloodstock agency

GABRIEL “Gabi” Soma has left the employ of his uncle, trainer Joe Soma, to start his own bloodstock agency, MGAS Bloodstock. He explains his decision and talks about his new business in our ‘7 Questions’ Series.

Sadleir gives Camphoratus a fighting chance

THE one thing about flamboyant racehorse owner and businessman, Gerald Sadleir, is that no-one can accuse him of lacking in confidence. So it's no surprise that - despite being a 66-1 shot in ante-post betting - he...
Bridget and Chris Gerber.

The quality of Chris Gerber

PERHAPS an anecdote that best epitomises the quality of Chris Gerber, happened at Mike de Kock’s Christmas lunch a few years ago, writes JACK MILNER. Chris, journalist Dave Mollett and I were sitting together,...
King Of Gems wins Concorde Cup.

King Of Gems enjoyed help from Tooth Fairy

KING Of Gems (55-1) produced a powerful finish to cause a major upset in the Grade 2 Concorde Cup over 1600m at Kenilworth on Saturday. Satchdev (9-2) finished second ahead of Macthief (8-1) and Viva Rio (5-1).
Suave Richard wins Japan Cup.

UK Champion jock wins Japan Cup

THIRD favorite Suave Richard came from behind to win the 39th running of the Japan Cup on Sunday for the horse’s second Grade 1 title. Ridden by Oisin Murphy, who was recently crowned...