Monday, July 6, 2020
SA Racing

SA Racing

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

Dennis Drier, illustrious.

Dennis Drier speaks to Neil Andrews

VETERAN trainer Dennis Drier, with all South Africa's big races including eight Gold Medallions to his name, speaks to Neil Andrews about this weekend's success with Tempting Fate, and home of his other major achievements.
It's My Turn, in the mix.

KZN Derby, Oaks fields

THE build-up races to the country’s biggest, the Vodacom Durban July 2020, to be run on July 25, has been happening in rapid succession due to the ripple effect of the Covid lock-down. Saturday's Track and Ball Derby has attracted...
Divine Odyssey wins. (JC Photos).

Divine Odyssey stakes July claim

DIVINE Odyssey kept he hopes for the 2020 Vodacom Durban July alive with a one-length victory over Marshall Foch the Grade 3 Jubilee Handicap over 1800m at Turffontein on Sunday. The Jubilee, The Cup Trial and the WSB 1900 are...

Selected Gauteng and Cape TABs are open

SELECTED TAB outlets in Gauteng and the Western Cape are open for business, and Covid-19 protection measures are in place. The following Gauteng outlets are open, between 11am and 5pm: Benoni, Carletonville, Chris Hani, Olifantsfontein, Randfontein, Roodepoort, Temba, The Village, Turffontein,...
Celtic Sea (nearest camera), pulled out all the stops to win. (Candiese Lenferna).

Amazing Celtic Sea gets up in thrilling finish

IT took a slow-motion replay to determine which of the three runners crossed the line first IN Saturday's GR1 SA Fillies Sprint at Scottsville. That honour went to Celtic Sea, ridden by Gavin Lerena, with Brett Crawford’s Run Fox Run...
Leopold, chance in Jubilee Handicap. (JC Photos).

Monty’s tips for Turffontein Sunday

ACE tipster Monty Mariemuthoo takes a good look at the Turffontein Jubilee Handicap racemeeting for Sunday on Clocking The Gallop. They also tip a R288 suggested PA perm on a competitive card.
Warrior's Rest (nearest camera) wins the Gr1 Golden Horse Sprint. (Candiese Lenferna).

Murray wins his eighth Gr1

SEAN Tarry had a very strong hand in the Golden Horse Sprint with five of the 11 runners. When they jumped Ikigai eventually went off as 15-4 favourite with Eden Roc at 6-1 and last year’s winner Chimichuri Run...
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.