Sun, May 9, 2021
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From the local front, breaking news, current news and maybe some old news too if we miss the boat!

Jocks take on NHA over travel ban

The Jockeys Association of South Africa is in the process of launching an Urgent Court Application against the National Horseracing Authority (NHA), following the NHA’s refusal to amend the directive issued on Tuesday, pertaining to travel restrictions imposed on...

Former Clerk of Scales Mark Rushton dies

MUCH admired Mark Rushton, the former Clerk Of Scales at Highveld Racecourses, has died of a suspected heart attack, aged 70. Rushton, you will remember, was the always impeccably dressed and eloquent gentleman jockeys nick-named ‘Mr Belvedere’ after the erstwhile...

Cape Racing reveals Met logo

Cape Racing has revealed the new logo for the Cape Town Met on Saturday January 30.    And the following attractive variations are also available. 
Mount Anderson, big chance in Race 8.

Neil Andrews and panel tip for Scottsville

SHELDON Peters, Rouvaun Smit & GG Gaming's Gary Lentin join Neil Andrews as the Friday panel looks at Last Chance Saloon for some Vodacom Durban July wannabe's that run at the Scottsville racetrack tomorrow. https://youtu.be/5q-6teR-O_c

Cape features on the agenda for Al Fahad

AUSTRALIAN-bred Al Fahad emerged as a good Cape Guineas and Cape Derby prospect after his impressive win in a MR96 Handicap for three-year-olds over 1450m at Turffontein on Saturday. Anthony Delpech steered the three-year-old son of Redoute's Choice to a...
Vaal Racecourse.

Turffontein moved to the Vaal

Racing today has been moved to the Vaal racecourse.  The Turffontein penetrometer reading is 26, and it is currently (7am) raining.  The Vaal had no rain overnight with the pen. at 21. Rain is forecast later in the day, but there...
Darryl Maree.

Darryl Maree’s Vaal tips

TOP tipster Darryl Maree, complete with fashion specs and his Comrades marathon cap, speaks to 'Clocking The Gallop' host Nico Kritsiotis about racing at the Vaal on Monday. As always, a good ovierview of the card. https://youtu.be/x-1upl4YK9Q
Sunshine Silk wins the Gold Bowl.

Blood picture gives stamp of approval

WE often hear references to “blood pictures” when leading trainers like Geoff Woodruff and Mike Azzie win races and this was again mentioned after Woodruff and Gavin Lerena landed a fine Champions Day double last Saturday with Schippers (Gr2...
The spectacular finish to the 2018 Green Point Stakes.

Cape’s sizzling summer is upon us

THE Cape Summer of Champions racing season kicks off on Saturday at Kenilworth with the running of the first leg of the Triple Tiara, the Grade 1 WSB Fillies Guineas, as well as the Non-Black Type CTS...

Eight races at Kenilworth today

RACE 1: Preview: WHAT A FLIGHT (4) finished second last time and looks ready to go one better. LEGAL DREAM (3) is lightly raced and more than likely has some more to offer – bright chance and a must for...