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

Al Muthana (JC Photos).

Expect drama from Sea Cottage

A year after being shot on Durban beachfront in 1966, legendary racehorse Sea Cottage was involved in more drama when the judge could not separate him and Jollify in the Durban July, writes David Mollett in www.businesslive.co.za. It might be...

Kenilworth race-by-race preview

RACE 1: Preview: LITTLE DOE (8) has finished second in both starts thus far and looks the one they all have to beat. ARENDELLE (4) improved at the second time of asking and can get much closer again – respect....

Ban on jockey travel extended

UPDATE ON RACING BEHIND CLOSED DOORS – ADJUSTED ALERT LEVEL 3 As per the NHA’s Press Release of 12 January 2021, the only change regarding its protocols pertaining to ‘Racing Behind Closed Doors’ is that : Riders are to be...
Global Drummer, hard to oose. (Pauline Herman).

Nadine Unafraid at Fairview

Local champion three-year-old Global Drummer goes for six in a row in the Fairview Merchants (turf) today.    Nadine Rapson tips him to win, but goes against the 7/10 favourite for her best bet - selecting Find Me Unafraid in Race...
Vaal Racecourse.

Workriders can shine at Vaal

Today the Vaal straight course hosts a leg of the Workrider’s Challenge and there look to be some good opportunities for punters. In the first race over 1000m Sonny Quinn is knocking on the door and gets a good opportunity...

Cape Town Met final field

There are few surprises in the final field for the Cape Town Met.    Favourite Belgarion does have the worst draw to contend with, but with only 11 runners that shouldn't cramp his late-closing style.   There are three females, with Queen Supreme and...

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. 

Bass-Robinson Kenilworth comments

Nippy Winter Race:  1, Maiden Juvenile Plate (Fillies) Distance: 1000m Comments:   Fast early filly. Will have a good each way chance here for her big syndicate. Jack The Jetsetter Race:  5, Maiden Plate Distance: 1000m Comments:   Returns after a long layoff and this will be too...
Jessica Jell and Mary Slack, MOD.

Wilgerbosdrift still behind Triple Tiara

Racehorse breeder, owner and horseracing benefactor Mary Slack will this season again sponsor the SA Triple Tiara under the banner of her Wilgerbosdrift Stud in Piketberg on the west coast in the Western Cape.  Wilgerbosdrift has sponsored the SA Triple...

WSB to back Gauteng Triple Crown

World Sports Betting (WSB), who support feature races around the country, have agreed to sponsor this year’s SA Triple Crown, a series of races long billed as South Africa’s ultimate test for three-year-olds.  The full sponsorship amount paid by WSB...