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Stradivarius, King Of Goodwood. (Racing TV).

Can Strad win fifth Goodwood Cup?

Glorious Goodwood begins with a bang on Tuesday as Stradivarius attempts to win his fifth Al Shaqab Goodwood Cup in a row (1635 SA time). However, it will be no easy task with a host of top stayers in...
Royal View, chance in Race 9.

Greyville poly race-by-race

Race 1 Preview: Small field. ADMIRAL BIRNHAM (3) was tossed in at the deep end on debut starting in a strong feature. He can do better with the experience and in weaker company. CONQUER THE ENEMY (2) is still a...
Authentic's owners, just a few of them. (Lexington Herald-Leader).

Owners allowed back on course

NHA PRESS RELEASE - Update Racing Behind Closed doors  Following President Cyril Ramaphosa’s speech of last night and further relaxations announced the following is effective as of today: Racing Operators are now permitted to allow Owners to attend race meetings subject to...

SANTA shocked at NHA Zilpaterol stance

The following is a Press Release sent out by the South African National Trainers Association (SANTA) on Sunday 25 July, which we reproduce in full: Every major racing jurisdiction interprets and implements the strict liability rule on the basis that...

NHA Chair talks further regarding SGM

The South African National Trainers Association’s campaign which has resulted in the coming Special General Meeting of members of the National Horseracing Authority of South Africa to consider and vote on resolutions and do away with the Racing Control...

Gainsford overdue to win

Luck has not favoured Gainsford in his last few runs so trainer Vaughan Marshall’s charge deserves a change of fortune when he lines up in Race 6 at Scottsville on Sunday, a MR 102 Handicap over 1200m. In his last...

Snaith gets to 200 for first time

Champion trainer elect  Justin Snaith reached 200 winners in a season for the first time when Danilo Danilovitch (What A Winter - The Merry Widow) went start to finish to win the opener at Kenilworth. "A very good performance from...

Frankie aims for record 8th King George

Frankie Dettori could become the winningmost jockey in the history of the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (4.35 SA time) at Ascot this afternoon and his mount Lone Eagle has been backed into 9-2 (from 13-2). The Martyn...

Gem King the banker at Kenilworth

There are many different methods to analyse horse races. So called ‘trip handicappers” watch races closely to see what actually happens, then try translate their visual impressions into smart future bets. The grey Intrepid is the sort of entry...
Turffontein races.

Turffontein Race-By-Race

RACE 1: Preview: MANAAJIM (6) is by Rafeef out of UAE Oaks runner up Shahrasal. SHIMMERLINDT (8) is by Rafeef and is a half-sister to the fair twice-winning sprinter Glowtoria. QUICK RUN (1) has been knocking on the door...