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Panel selects Summer Cup winners

GEOFF Woodruff’s Master Sabina is weighted to repeat his victory over Deo Juvente in Saturday’s Gr1 Sansui Summer Cup (R2-million) over 2000m at Turffontein. A panel selected by Nico Kritsiotis, assembled at Hooters in Fourways on Wednesday and sponsored by...

Bize cuts through Oaks Trial field

THERE was a minor pre-race debate about the pronunciation of owner Johnny Gerber’s filly Bize (“Beez” or “Bee-Zay”?), and it served to bring her to the attention of some late backers in an open Listed Oaks Trial at Turffontein. Bize...

KZN Racing Award winners

VODACOM Durban July winner Do It Again (Twice Over) was crowned Horse Of The Year at the KZN Racing Awards, with It’s My Turn (Dynasty), Sommerlied (Var) and Fiorella (Captain Al) all earning dual awards after top-class seasons. Headline photo (Candiese...
Photo by Candiese Lenferna.

NHA: “Racing is well equipped for CV-19”

The current pandemic has turned our world upside down.  SARS-CoV-2, the cause of the COVID-19 pandemic, is a “novel” virus, which means that it is new and nobody on the planet has been exposed to it before.  This also...

The titans will clash in Green Point first

TEMPTING clashes between three star four-year-olds and their older counterparts are just a few weeks away. The unbeaten Rainbow Bridge (Ideal World), his fellow Cape ace Undercover Agent (Captain Al) and the up-and-coming Highveld powerhouse, Buffalo Bill Cody (Redoute’s Choice),...

In racing, something always sets a new standard!

TRAINER Glen Kotzen and jockey Richard Fourie provided one of a number of surprise results on Lanzerac Ready To Run Day at Kenilworth, Saturday when beating a talented line-up in the Gr2 Selangor Cup over 1600m with Gold Standard...

Nadine’s tips for Fairview turf today

Race 1 :  12 / 9 / 1 / 2   Race 2 :  11 / 4 / 5 / 2   Race 3 : 2 / 1 / 11 / 6   Race 4 :  11 / 6 / 3 / 13   Race 5 :  5 / 3 / 2...
Do It Again (Richard Fourie), wins the 2019 Vodacom Durban July

Historic win for Snaith’s superstar

JUSTIN Snaith 'didn’t want to know' this week – a racing expression for extreme confidence – as in, ‘I don’t need to consider alternatives to winning!’. Snaith was referring to the Gr1 2019 Vodacom Durban July and his outstanding...
Callan Murray.

Peace (and scotch) on the rocks!

MIKE de Kock, who has furnished voice notes for today's Vaal meeting on his website, reckons Peaceontherocks (Race 9) is possibly his best runner for the day. The daughter of Ideal World shows five places from eight starts, and while...

Betting World adjusts Sun Met odds

BETTING WORLD has re-opened their betting on the R5-million Sun Met (28 January, Kenilworth), after briefly suspending it on Saturday evening following the running of the Graded features on L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate day. As expected, the most significant adjustment was...