Candice Bass-Robinson.

Bass-Robinson’s Durban raiders leave on 11 June

WITH COVID-19 rearing its ugly head, Candice Bass Robinson, the first female trainer to win the prestigious Vodacom Durban July, found her string of stars stuck in Cape Town, writes LIESL KING. “My horses were only actually going to be...
Jonno Snaith, pro-active in Western Cape.

Jono Snaith rounds up sponsors for extra races

THE large number of horses needing to race after the lockdown with only 12 currently permitted to run, has created a huge demand for places in fields across the country. The Western Cape have a huge number of two-year-olds which...

NHA’s Covid-19 protocols

THE National Horseracing Authority (NHA) confirms that in line with its commitment to ensuring the safety of all the participants, it has established extensive Covid-19 Protocols and Procedures, for the Resumption of Racing behind closed doors. This document has been...

The Cape ‘graft’ from Rouvaun and Jono

NEIL Andrews discusses this afternoon's Kenilworth card with Cape experts Rouvaun Smit and Jono Snaith, on the 'Clocking The Gallop' show.
Fast Love wins. (Candiese Lenferna).

Fast Love is a Gatecrasher prospect

FAST Love was the most impressive winner on the resumption of racing at Greyville’s Polytrack, Monday. By account of his connections, this eye-catching debut winner is one for the notebook this season. The two-year-old colt by Master Of My Fate...

Former track superstar Arrogate is euthanised

FOUR-time Grade 1 winner Arrogate, the richest North America-based racehorse in history, was euthanized at age 7 on Tuesday after a rapid and unexplained illness, Juddmonte Farms confirmed. Arrogate raced only 11 times before being retired in 2017 but was...

Lyle Hewitson interview

SA Champion Jockey Lyle Hewitson, back from Japan, speaks to Andrew Bon in this Interbet-sponsored exclusive.
Promiseofamaster (Race 6).

Candice Dawson’s comments for Vaal

TRAINER Candice Dawson reports on her Vaal contenders today: "Everyone has had a lengthy break but we have tried to keep all the horses fresh and fit. We will see in this meeting where we are, but we are hopeful...
Callan Murray.

Peace (and scotch) on the rocks!

MIKE de Kock, who has furnished voice notes for today's Vaal meeting on his website, reckons Peaceontherocks (Race 9) is possibly his best runner for the day. The daughter of Ideal World shows five places from eight starts, and while...

The Turf Talk Time Machine # 46

THIS photo was taken on Friday evening, 12 December 2004, two nights before the Gr1 Hong Kong Sprint. It shows the connections of SA’s former star sprinter National Currency, and media members. From the left, Corjan Hilt and partner, Grant...