Saturday, July 4, 2020
SA Racing

SA Racing

From the local front, breaking news, current news and maybe some old news too if we miss the boat!

Sean Veale salutes, on Tempting Fate. (Candiese Lenferna).

Powerhouse Tempting Fate confirms his authority

TEMPTING Fate (3-1) unceremoniously bumped his inward-shifting stablemate Pray For Rain out of the way in the run to the line of Saturday’s Gr1 Golden Horse Medallion over 1200m at Scottsville, and won as he liked. No Laying Up...
Bernard Fayd'Herbe (middle), with John and Janet Bescoby.ed him in Durban, away from accusing eyes.

Bernard’s second CV-19 test returns ‘negative’

JOCKEY Bernard Fayd’Herbe has tested negative for Covid-19 in Durban just a few days after he had to stand down following a ‘positive’ result obtained after a test he’d done in Cape Town. Fayd’Herbe, by request of the NHA, had...
Cat Daddy, Cup Trial.

Goodie’s got ‘the juice’ for Scottsville

JAMES Goodman says he has been "up all night"with excitement about today's Scottsville meeting, and he is confident he has the right infom for punters to make a buck.
Cartel Captain, Golden Horse Sprint. (Candiese Lenferna).

Trainers comments for Scottsville’s big day

DENNIS Drier will today be going for his seventh Grade 1 Golden Horse Medallion win since 2010 and his eighth overall and he has a strong coupling this year in Tempting Fate and Pray For Rain, writes DAVID THISELTON. Later...
Erik The Red (Wayne Marks).

Erik The Red vs KZN’s young stars

FOLLOWING the scratching of Al Muthana, Justin Snaith’s smart colt Erik The Red has been priced up favourite for Saturday’s Gr1 Gold Medallion, writes DAVID MOLLETT. This is understandable given his excellent form, which includes a four-lengths romp at Kenilworth...
Al Muthana (JC Photos).

Gold Medallion favourite is scratched

AL MUTHANA, the favourite for Saturday's Gr1 Golden Horse Medallion at Scottsville, has been withdrawn from the race. Trainer Mike de Kock explained this morning: "He has a cut inside of his hock and it is slightly swollen. I don't...
Nexus, Gr test awaits. (Wayne Marks).

Snaith: “Nexus is a serious racehorse!”

JUSTIN Snaith is bullish about two of his horses for the Festival Of Speed meeting at Scottsville on Saturday, Nexus and Erik The Red, and is hopeful for his other three, Kasimir, Miss Florida and Magnificent Seven. Callan Murray...
Jason Gates. (Candiese Lenferna).

Apprentice Gates is a work in progress

HEARD about the horse who walked into a bar? Well, here’s a story about a teenager who walked into a butchery. His name was Jason Gates, and his career started in 2014 when John The Butcher, from the West...

BSA Online sale starts as MGAS sale ends

BLODSTOCK SA's July online Sale starts at 12pm today and will continue until 9 July, when final bidding will start at 12pm and continue, lot by lot, for 138 lots. Bidding on each lot will end 1 minute after each...
Lizard's Desire, the last PE-trained horse to win EP Derby, in 2009.

Can PE trainer win EP Derby?

TRAINERS in Port Elizabeth are getting strong support out of Australia in their bid to break the winning drought in the Listed World Sports Betting East Cape Derby at Faierview today, writes HENK STEENKAMP. Mitch Wiese says he will be...