Tue, Nov 24, 2020
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Cape raiders going for Algoa Cup

The final field for the R85, 000 Listed Algoa Cup has been amended to include the Jacques Strydom trained mare Onesie, writes Henk Steenkamp. Strydom is the last Eastern Cape trainer to have won the Algoa Cup back in 2009...
Surcharge wins.

CTS RTR catalogue on gavelhouse.com

A powerful sire index will again be the pillar of strength at this coming Sunday’s 2020 CTS Ready To Run and Mixed Sale, which goes live on Monday. The Catalogue can be accessed here on the gavelhouse.com website. Two Dynasty colts...

Hewitson senior off the mark

Carl Hewitson notched his first winner as a trainer when favourite Set The Date (13-10) came home comfortably in the opener at Hollywoodbets Greyville today.  And fittingly the three-year-old filly was partnered by his prolific son - two-time champion and...

Hollywoodbets Greyville poly race-by-race

RACE 1: 4 SET THE DATE 8 BATTLE OF STIRLING 6 SOWETO HALL 1 KING CYRUS Preview: SET THE DATE (4) was a beaten odds-on chance last outing. Can make amends and give Carl Hewitson his first KZN winner. BATTLE...
Sean Tarry.

Tarry talks WSB Summer Cup handful

  Sean Tarry speaks to RACING NEWS about his runners in the WSB Summer Cup, this Saturday, 28 November at Turffontien. As the current champion trainer of SA, Sean saddles 5 runners in the first Grade 1 of the new season...
Fairview Polytrack.

Algoa Cup Friday now on polytrack

The Algoa Cup race meeting at Fairview this Friday 27 November will be run on the Polytrack circuit following an inspection of the turf track by racing and track management and several trainers. It had been hoped to resume racing...

Hollywoodbets Greyville poly race-by-race

RACE 1: 8 UMZINDUZI   5 CONCHITA   12 IT MUST BE LOVE   7 TOSTADA Preview: UMZINDUZI (8) was a beaten favourite last start but went down narrowly from a wide draw. Better draw here and should go well again. CONCHITA (5) was...

Erik The Red takes CTS Merchants

Erik The Red underlined the quality of this three-year-old crop with a hard-fought win in the Grade 2 CTS Cape Merchants over 1200m at Kenilworth.  Officially 0,5 kg under sufferance, the only sophomore in the line-up came through with a...

Malmoos digs deep and still unbeaten

Malmoos kept his undefeated record intact by winning the Avontuur Estate Concorde Cup over 1600m at Kenilworth, but knew he was in a race for the first time as Linebacker kept him honest all the way up the home...

Seeking The Stars bags CTS jackpot

As expected Grade 3 Cape Classic  winner Seeking The Stars was far too good in the R1,25 million De Grendel CTS Ready-To-Run Stakes over 1400m at Kenilworth.  Vaughan Marshall's Vercingetorix colt took it up just after the start, followed by...