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Ashley Fortune’s Big Leap Up Trainers Table

  The Vaal conditioner has jumped from 16th place into the top 10 and has chances at Turffontein today. David Mollett (Business Day)   From 16th place in the 2020/2021 season to 10th position last term — that’s some leap up the trainers...

Uncle And Nephew Both Ride Winners At Fairview’s Feature Meeting

  GREEFF AND LAING LAND LISTED FEATURES Piere Strydom inched one win closer to his goal of 5500 winners when riding a winner for Emmanuel Kaknis at Fairview today. Fittingly, nephew Kyle later rode a winner for Zietsman Oosthuizen. It was the first...

First Winner For New Trainer Kelly Mitchley

Picture: Kelly Mitchley delighted after her first winner (Pauline Herman Photography). Kelly Mitchley saddled the eighth runner of her career today, the battling Flower Alley maiden filly Klaserie who was having her 17th career start, and she won by a...

Drakenstein’s Trippi Statue A Fine Work Of Art

Picture: Trippi, sire of ten individual Grade 1 winners and 63 individual stakes winners of 80 races, had a statue of himself unveiled at Drakenstein Stud’s stallion day yesterday (Chase Liebenberg).   Chase Liebenberg (words and pictures).  The Drakenstein Stallion day yesterday...

Collen Storey Receives Accolades For “Brilliant Ride”

Picture: Collen Storey extracts a late rally from the 125/1 shot Kraka (via youtube)   “Hats off to Collen Storey, causing a big upset aboard 125/1 shot Kraka at Yarmouth thanks to a sensational front-running ride!”, wrote At The Races before...

HKJC World Pool A Hit With South African And International Punters

The involvement of the Hong Kong Jockey Club and being able to bet into their World Pool was the icing on the cake for a successful Marshalls World of Sport Gold Cup raceday at Hollywoodbets Greyville last Saturday.  It was...

Disputed Thekwini Photo Finish Clarified 

  There has still been the odd complaint cropping up about the finish to the Grade 1 Thekwini Stakes and perhaps it was the blurred front foot of the winner Canadian Summer which caused the confusion. The close up of the...

CAPE RACING ANNOUNCES MAJOR STAKES INCREASES FOR UPCOMING SEASON

Picture: Festival Race Days and Big Stakes will boost Cape racing and put it on centre stage on numerous occasions during the season. (Wayne Marks)   Thanks to a R15-million stakes sponsorship by Hollywoodbets, Cape Racing is delighted to announce a...

Sweet Pepper Is Highest Rated New Season Three-year-old 

Picture: Sweet Pepper pips Glittering Girl in the Grade 1 Allan Robertson Championship (Candiese Lenferna). There is not a great deal of form to go on among two-year-olds and it is thus difficult to rate an entire crop. Nevertheless, the below...