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Ryan Moore.

Moore fancies Lope Y Fernandez today

RYAN MOORE, in his Betfair column, spoke about his ride Lope Y Fernandez (Aiden O'Brein), running at Deauville in France today, 15:50 SA time. He said: "This is clearly a very good and deep renewal of this Group 1, but...
Star Vega, chance with Richard up, Race 6. (Gold Circle).

Jimmy G has studied Greyville card ‘properly’

JAMES Goodman says he has studied Sunday's Greyville card, 'properly', which is great. Hoping he doesn't study 'improperly' as a rule.  His preview, below. https://youtu.be/xw_Jy9ibu30
Wylie Hall filly out of Quetta (Romi Bettison).

Normandy donates filly to CBC

OSCAR and Veronica Foulkes of Normandy Stud recently made a very handsome donation to the Cape Breeders Club when they donated a really well bred two-year-old filly to the club.   A daughter of Cheveley Stud’s promising young Redoute’s Choice horse...
Karnallie (far side), upset chance in Race 3. (JC Photos).

What will win at Turffontein today?

NICO Kritsiotis and Monty Mariemuthoo find the winners on a typically moderate winter card at Turffontein where decent payouts are likely. https://youtu.be/992Xu84AK6s
Gimmethegreenlight, Varsfontein Stud.

‘Gimme’ service fetches 90k on auction

A service to Varsfontein Stud’s top-class stallion Gimmethegreenlight proved the star attraction at the recently concluded Cape Breeders Club Stallion Services Auction. The service to the former G1 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate winner, and sire of leading Equus Award hopeful Got...

Horse serum for Covid-19 illness

CLINICAL trials are starting in hospitals in Argentina using a hyperimmune serum made with antibodies from horses, amid hopes it will reduce the severity of illness in those seriously ill with Covid-19. The serum, developed in a collaborative effort, is...
One World (MJ Byleveld) after the 2020 Sun Met. (Wayne Marks).

SA racing’s champions for 2019/20

THERE won’t be a glittering awards function for them this year - Covid-19 hype has seen to that - but South African racing’s champions for the 2019/20 season have been crowned and their achievements were remarkable, all the same. Sean...
Eric Sands with Rainbow Bridge. (Candiese Lenferna).

Latest on Rainbow Bridge

RAINBOW Bridge pulled up from the Vodacom Durban July with a slight knee niggle so will be monitored before a decision is made about him defending his Gr 1 Champions Cup crown on Gold Cup day, 29 August, reports...
Smart Call with her colt by Kingman.

Smart Calls foals down with Kingman colt

BORN at Mauritzfontein Stud on Wednesday, at about 13:30, was a bay colt by Kingman (Invincible Spirit) from the 2016 J&B Met winner Smart Call. (headline pic). Smart Call won the 2018 Hoppings’ Fillies Stakes (Gr 3) in the UK...

WSB to sponsor Gold Cup

PROSPORT International and Gold Circle are pleased to welcome World Sports Betting as the headline sponsor for the 100th running of the Gold Cup on Saturday 29th August. The World Sports Betting Gold Cup is South Africa’s premier race...