Green Point Stakes (2018), finish.

Durban July Log

DO It Again tops the 2019 Vodacom Durban July log ahead of his rival Rainbow Bridge, with up-and-coming Hawwaam third on the list ahead of Return Flight and Head Honcho. Here are hew first 20 (and next 12) as things...

Punters have bad habits!

IF you like to bet with bookmakers, here's Australia's "rookie bookie", Ellie Hudson, telling us what she dislikes most about punters and their bad betting habits. A good Tuesday chuckle. https://youtu.be/Yzihh9_v868
Liege, with Sean Tarry and jockey Raymond Danielson.

Liege enjoys extra ground

SIX-year-old Liege, who hasn’t won since his Gr1 Summer Cup success in November 2017, bounced back to winning ways with a facile win in Saturday’s Gr3 Lonsdale Stirrup Cup over 2400m at Greyville. His Summer Cup pilot Raymond Danielson...
Kasimir.

Post Merchants field

JUSTIN Snaith's top sprinter Kasimir and Brett Crawford's Bold Respect are two accomplished runners accepted for the Gr2 Post Merchants over 1200m at Greyville on Friday, 14 June. Final field below: Race- POST MERCHANTS (Grade 2)  (Turf)  R 400,000    1200m  Open WFA: 2yrs-8.5kgs 3yrs-1.0kgs No...
Eyes Wide Open.

Kotzen stays wide awake

GLEN Kotzen looks to be taking no chances in his bid to get his four-year-old colt Eyes Wide Open into the country’s premier race, the R4.25-million, Grade 1 Vodacom Durban July at Greyville on July 6, and has supplemented...
David Kuit.

David Kuit dies, aged 58

FORMER jockey and recently a trainer, David Kuit, has passed away. Kuit's friend Markus Bachmann said that he died peacefully in his sleep on Sunday. He was 58 and had recently suffered from cancer. Kuit finished his apprenticeship in 1981...
Aidan O'Brien and Seamie Heffernan with Investec Derby trophy.

Heffernan’s long wait rewarded

CHANCES must be seized when you’re the second-string jockey and it seemed as though Seamie Heffernan had missed his opportunity in the Derby when Fame And Glory was the beaten favourite a decade ago. Not, it should be hastily added,...
Hawwaam wins Gr1 Daily News.

Boundless Hawwaam shows desire to win

“THE best thing about Hawwaam is that he has a desire to win, he overcomes adversity in a race,” said a well pleased Mike de Kock after the running of the Gr1 Daily News 2000 at Greyville on Saturday. Perhaps...
Silvano's Pride (Richard Fourie), wins the Gr1 Woolavington.

Silvano’s Pride goes gun to tape in Woolavington

PATIENCE is the name of the game and when you throw a bit of horsemanship into the mix you’ll get a Gr1 Woolavington Stakes winner in Silvano’s Pride, a 16-1 heroine in the prestigious contest for three-year-old fillies at...
Telecaster.

Molly picks Telecaster for Derby

THE Good Friday Agreement was signed some 21 years ago, but there is still not a lot of love lost between England and Ireland, reports DAVID MOLLETT. That is certainly the case in sport, with rugby Tests pretty fierce affairs....