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Turffontein races.

Understated to steal the limelight

The Turffontein Inside meeting today has eight races and there are some opportunities for punters.  In the third race over 2600m Understated is a rangy type who is improving. He stayed on well last time over 2000m and now goes...
Vee Moodley, CEO of the NHA.

NHA showdown scheduled for 1 September

In a communique sent to NHA members (reproduced below), CEO Vee Moodley has confirmed that the Special General Meeting called for by the SA National Trainers Association will be held on 1 September.      GENERAL NOTICE NOTICE OF A RESOLUTION TO...

CTS Farm Sale home of big bargains

Buyers travelling to the CTS Farm Yearling Sale at the De Grendel wine estate near Durbanville on Sunday will have their sights set on acquiring a bargain buy like the popular three-year-old Kommetdieding. It was two years ago when the...

Laird chases Scottsville double feature

Trainer Alec Laird will be looking for a feature double at Scottsville on Saturday. On show are the Grade 2 Track And Ball Oaks, and the Grade 3 Track And Ball Derby, both over 2400m. Laird saddles Chitengo in the Oaks...

CTS RTR entry date extended

Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) has extended the deadline for entries to the 2021 CTS Ready To Run from 1 July to 20 August 2021. The sale is scheduled for Sunday, 31 October and will be preceded by the R2R gallops...

Sovereign speaks to Nadine

Nadine Low ah Kee not surprisingly likes extremely well weighted Snaith raider Sovereign Secret in the Conditions Plate for fillies over 1400m as her top bet on the Fairview turf  today.    Best Bet   : Race 5 #8 SOVEREIGN SECRET  Value Bet...

Bridge unchanged after Gold Challenge

HANDICAPPING RATINGS UPDATE Hollywoodbets Gold Challenge (WFA) (Grade 1) RAINBOW BRIDGE remains unchanged on a rating of 134 following his success in the Grade 1 Hollywoodbets Gold Challenge over 1600m on the Greyville turf course on Saturday 12 June.  It was...
Stradivarius, King Of Goodwood. (Racing TV).

Can Stradivarius make history?

HISTORY. That’s what Day 3 of Royal Ascot 2021 is all about as Stradivarius tries to match Yeats by landing four Gold Cups. Coverage  begins with the Group 2 Norfolk Stakes for juveniles over 5f. CADAMOSTO looked green on debut but...

Ransom v Athena war in Garden Province

Big news breaking this morning is that Triple Tiara heroine War Of Athena has been scratched from the Vodacom July. Not such big news you may think, as Paul Matchett's star was always a doubtful starter.  But the reason given is:...
Love, doubtful starter if it comes up soft.

Love conquers all again

An important chapter of the Love story was written at Royal Ascot on Wednesday with Aidan O'Brien's exceptional filly making all to win the Prince of Wales's Stakes. A dual Classic winner at three, Love proved she could be equally...