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Cosmic Highway on road to the top

Juveniles take centre stage at Scottsville on Sunday when four of the nine races will be devoted to the two-year-olds. While the first two are for maidens, the Strelitzia Stakes and Goldolphin Barb Stakes are Grade 3 events over 1100m. While...
Shango, Derby contender.

Shango looks well weighted

Shango should come on in his second run back from a lengthy layoff when he runs in Race 7 at Turffontein on Saturday. Shango was rated one of the best three-year-olds in the country after he won the Grade 2...

Kenilworth race-by-race

RACE 1: Preview: A hard race to assess and I would be not shocked if it were won by a first timer! INFINITE PEACE (6) who is by Kingsbarns out of a Trippi mare could run very well on...

Peter de Beyer’s Black Swan flying high

Five winners in as many consecutive races contested at Kenilworth is a great achievement for any stud farm, but is exceptional for a boutique operation that has a mare complement of just 20. Elusive Tango (Elusive Fort- Dancing Express) got...

Storm approaching for Marmara Sea rivals

Nadine Low ah Kee has a nautical theme to her selections on the Fairview poly today.  There are eight races, with the first off at 12:30pm.    Best Bet  : Race 7 #2 MARMARA SEA  Value Bet : Race 1 #1 AFTER THE...

Earth Hour seeks challenge bonus

All eyes will be on the ultra-consistent seven-year-old gelding Earth Hour in the third and last leg of the World Sports Betting East Cape Poly Challenge (Non-Black Type) over 1600m on Friday, writes Henk Steenkamp. Earth Hour is in a very...
Mike de Kock.

De Kock duo to fight it out

The scratching of Way Of The World on Thursday morning has paved the way for Mike de Kock coupling to fight out Race 6 at Turffontein. The four-year-old Var filly was found to be off her feed and was withdrawn...

Hollywoodbets Greyville poly race-by-race

RACE 1: 7 NEW ORLEANS   4 GLOBAL SECRET   5 OFFICIAL SECRET   9 GAETANA Preview: Mostly first timers. Of those that have run, NEW ORLEANS (7) was a well-beaten fourth on debut but did drift in the market and raced very green....

CTS runners bag loot at Turffontein

Two shrewd buys from CTS auctions are the proverbial ‘talk of the town’, following major wins on Champions Day at Turffontein on Saturday. First, Rio Querari stamped himself as South Africa’s champion sprinter with a breath-taking win in the Gr1...

Linebacker overpowers opposition

The Vaughan Marshall-trained Linebacker (25-11 favourite) proved his class when following his G1 Cape Derby success in February, with a win in Sunday’s WSB G2 KZN Guineas. He raced home half-a-length clear of stablemate Seeking The Stars, with a further...