Thursday, October 1, 2020
SA Racing

SA Racing

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

Nourbese, Premiers (Candiese Lenferna).

Emperors Palace has great catalogue

The catalogue for the 2020 Emperors Palace National 2YO Sale is now online.
Winter Smoke (Candiese Lenferma)

Vaal Thursday preview

Nico Kritsiotis and Neil Andrews preview Thursday's meeting at The Vaal Classic track.

Malan goes mainstream

BEING a former man of the cloth, South Africa's leading Equine Behaviour Therapist, Malan du Toit, is the type of guy who can lead racing out of the desert and into the Promised Land. He’s one of a kind, -...
Adam Marcus with Twist Of Fate.

Marcus brings Twist Of Fate back fresh

TWIST Of Fate makes his first appearance as a gelding this weekend in the Grade 3 Matchem Stakes over 1400m at Durbanville and he will be the first of the big guns brought out for the Cape Summer Season...
Madame Patrice (Race 8).

Peters and Andrews’ Polytrack analysis

SHELDON Peters and Neil Andrews discuss racing at the Polytrack on Wednesday, giving their usual good pointers.
Leopold, Race 6.

Cash on offer at Vaal Classic

NICO and Neil are not your average Laurel & Hardy team. Here they are with an insightful preview of the Vaal Classic meeting today.

You can own Speedpoint by 2pm today!

SPEEDPOINT, fourth to Van Halen in the recent Gr1 Mercury Sprint, has become available for sale. He’s a six-year-od by VAR, from a terrific family of racers including Big City Life and Snapscan. Speedpoint won the Listed Southeaster Sprint from...
Laurence Wernars (middle) with Justin Vermaak, Johan Janse van Vuuren, Tessa and Jarryd Wernars on the right, RA girls alongside.

The Wernars team gets into gear

VERMAAK Equine’s year-long partnership with leading owner Laurence Wernars is starting to yield the kind of returns Wernars was hoping for when he put Justin Vermaak in charge of his racing and breeding operations. Wernars’ pair of the filly Thumbs Up...
Pinch Me, property of some happy Irishmen. (Candiese Lenferna).

‘Poet’s Corner’ celebrates SA winner

THERE was great excitement at the Hennelly’s Pub in Galway on Sunday as Michael Moroney and the lads of "The Poets Corner Syndicate" watched their Gimmethegreenlight filly, Pinch Me, win herMaiden Plate over 2000m at Greyville in good style. We...
Wet boots! (Candiese Lenferna).

KZN competitors enjoyed the rain

HORSES, trainers and jockeys appeared to enoy the rain that came down at Greyville on Sunday, many got wet but there were smiles all round. "It started drizzling when we got to the track and then it rained intermittently all...