Andrew Bon, ever-present.

“Molly” writes about “Bonski”

BACK in 1997, Janet Jackson had a hit song "You Don't Know What You've Got Till It's Gone”, writes DAVID MOLLETT. Given the glowing tributes to somewhat eccentric - but highly entertaining...
Busisiwe Mkhwebane

Phumelela pleased with PP interdict

PHUMELELA is pleased to announce that a court order was granted in favour of the company yesterday preventing Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s remedial action on the horse racing industry from being implemented until the review process has...
Deep Impact (JPN)

Stallion Deep Impact dies

Deep Impact, multiple champion sire in Japan, has died at the age of 17. Winner of 12 of his 14 starts on the track between December 2004 and December 2006, he was a prolific sire of more...

Stradivarius bags third Goodwood Gold Cup

Stradivarius strengthened his grip on the staying division with a third successive victory in the Qatar Goodwood Cup. John Gosden's star stayer enjoyed a faultless campaign in 2018 - winning the Yorkshire Cup, the...
Frankie Dettori and Enable

Sport and Art in One

WHO would predict that a ballet report would feature in Turf Talk? But DAVID ALLAN describes two national heroines in his latest TT Newsletter article– not repeating everything we have already written and read about one of...

Bush Hill’s stallion day

BUSH Hill Stud presented their stallions Flying The Flag, New Predator and Redoute's Promise to the media and the public on Friday and Andrew Bon filed a report on the proceedings.
Enable beats Crystal Ocean

Enable prevails in Ascot thriller

THE King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Qipco Stakes has had a knack of producing great races and if Grundy versus Bustino, the 1975 vintage, was widely considered the race of the 20th century, Saturday’s epic encounter...
Got The Greenlight

Soma’s explosive colt had no leg-ties!

MANY of the country’s leading trainers have given up racing at Greyville from wide draws, which makes Got The Greenlight’s facile win in Saturday’s Gr1 Premiers Champion Stakes over 1600m even more remarkable than it was on the naked eye.
Gabor, a win of great significance to many.

Gabor takes centre stage

JAMES Armitage of Sandown Stud and Claudia Coetzee of Big Sky Ranch would have been delighted with two-year-old Gabor’s victory in Saturday’s Gr1 Thekwini Stakes over 1600m at Greyville. They will be sending a colt apiece by Gabor’s sire Kingsbarns...
Eden Roc, reliable.

Bumper Pick 6: Take a ticket!

HOW long can we debate different ways of playing the Pick 6? There’s a massive pool expected at today's Champions Cup meeting at Greyville, in the R8-million range, and with large, competitive fields there is a bigger...