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Callan Murray gets off the mark Down Under

SA’s Champion Apprentice Callan Murray got off the mark with his fifth ride in Australia. Murray rode $3.60 second favourite Strictly Legit to his Maiden win in a 1000m (around the bend)  contest at Mornington Racecourse, situated about 45m...

Malan du Toit gets Dubai call for Fawree

MALAN du Toit, South Africa’s astute Equine Behaviour Therapist, has received a call for help from Mike de Kock in Dubai. De Kock needs assistance with three-year-old Fawree, a serious prospect for the Gr2 UAE Derby in Dubai World Cup...

Du Toit’s got the nutter Fawree in control!

MALAN du Toit, South Africa’s leading Equine Behaviour Therapist, reported success on Friday morning  having worked all week with Mike de Kock’s troublesome UAE Derby prospect, Fawree. Three-year-old Fawree was passed through the pens without hassles at Meydan in Dubai...

Danielson, Lerena cleared of wrongdoing

IN breaking news, South African jockeys Raymond Danielson (headline photo) and Brandon Lerena were cleared on Tuesday afternoon of wrongdoing by an Appeal Board of the Mauritian Jockey Club. The matter follows an incident in which Danielson, Lerena and Muzi...

Whinny World, party on, Whinny World…

WHINNY World, an Inspirational Role Play Theme Park with a Horse Theme, will open its doors in Seoul, the capital of South Korea, at the end of 2016.  At Whinny World, guests will enjoy an interactive and inspirational experience that will...

Sheikh Mo & Son take the tube

AN Instagram post by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, received more than 1,000 likes per minute on Monday night after it showed him riding the London Underground, reports www.timeoutdubai.com One of...

Hayley Turner to ride again

HAYLEY Turner, who retired from race riding at the end of the 2015 season, is to make a surprise one-off return to the saddle in the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup at Ascot. Racing Post reports that the 33-year-old, Britain’s...

Snaith, team receive global praise

TRAINER Justin Snaith is making world headlines after his Gr1 treble on Sun Met Day last Saturday. Snaith has shot up an astronomical 28 points in the TRC World Trainers’ Ranking this week,  up 49 positions to Number 27 in...
Mike de Kock and assistant trainer Trevor Brown receive advice from jockey Jim Crowley after the Jebel Hatta.

De Kock will saddle two on World Cup night

SA-bred ace runner Jaboobi, against expectations, saw out the full 1800m of Saturday’s Jebel Hatta, a keenly contested Gr1 worth US$300,000 at Meydan in Dubai won by Godolphin’s Blairhouse. He will now be strongly considered for the Gr1 US$5-million...

Smart Call debuts for Stoute in Middleton Stakes

SMART Call, the 2016 Met winner, is set to make her re-appearance on the racetrack in the Gr2 Betfred Middleton Stakes over 2050m at York Racecourse on Thursday. Jessica Slack’s wonderful five-year-old mare had her initial Breeders’Cup campaign interrupted when...