Sunday, April 5, 2020
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The secret world of horseracing

REFERRED to as the sport of kings, horse racing has been part of British society for more than 400 years. CNBC's Tom Chitty attempts to shine a light on a sport fuelled by money that for many is shrouded...
Filly by Snitzel from National Colour.

Champion broodmare’s last foal

THE last foal of star broodmare and former South African champion racer National Colour will be sold privately by Arrowfield Stud, Australia, who are awaiting offers. National Colour, the 2005/6 Joint South African Horse Of The Year and 2017 New...

TAB launches Megastrike 10!

TAB has launched an exciting new soccer bet - MegaStrike 10. And there’s a huge $50,000 add-in to boost the inaugural pool, which closes at 14:30. MegaStrike is similar in some respects to Soccer 10 in that it comprises 10...

SA will be betting into ‘World Pool’

AFTER a successful launch at Royal Ascot last year, Hong Kong Jockey Club Chief Executive, Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, believes the concept of a ‘World Pool’ is ‘a golden opportunity to harvest the full potential of global racing’. The next step in...
Aly Vance of CNN.

Data Technology will bring new racing fans

FAN engagement through Media, Marketing, Data and Sponsorship was examined from all angles during a Plenary session at last week’s Asian Racing Conference in Cape Town chaired by Racing Australia boss, Greg Nichols. Different strategies employed globally in all sports...
Adrian Todd, MD of SAEHP.

Todd’s pulling rabbit from a hat

THE definition of “pull a rabbit out of a hat” is to do something surprising and apparently impossible. That is what Adrian Todd, MD of SA Equine Health and Protocols (SAEHP), has achieved in his goal to get the...

Buyers will be spoilt for choice at Mistico

IT can be argued that a sale such as the BSA Cape Yearling Sale at Mistico on a Friday doesn’t merit a blaze of publicity whether at home or abroad. Why courier catalogues overseas? Why highlight Moody’s?, writes DAVID...

Balancing tradition and innovation

TRADITION in racing is important, but there is a need for innovation, said Dr. Makoto Inoue, ViceChair of the Asian Racing Federation (ARF) and Presidential Counsellor for International Affairs of the Japan Racing Association (JRA). Speaking at the start of...

Groenvoer takes on unscrupulous operators

GROENVOER Products, a quality animal feeds supplier from Midrand, now half a century old, is involved in a legal matter with officials from the Department Of Agriculture. Over the past decade, Cathy Khoury and family of Groenvoer patented and design-protected...
One World (blue silks), ran the race of his life to hold off Rainbow Bridge in the 2020 Sun Met.

One World prevails in sensational Sun Met finish

THERE are three, perhaps even four ways in which to headline Saturday's scintillating renewal of the Gr1 Sun Met. The race produced a third success for trainer Vaughan Marshall, a life-time highlight for jockey MJ Byleveld, a potential star...

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Winx on 60 Minutes!

HERE's a 15-minute thrill: A documentary about Australia's wonder mare, Winx, produced by the Australian 60 Minutes Team, and featuring never-before-seen footage taken in her stable and on the training track, as well as in-depth interviews with trainer Chris...