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Delpech, Marcus hunt July record

JOCKEYS Anthony Delpech and Anton Marcus will both be attempting to land a record-breaking fifth win in South Africa's biggest horse race, the Vodacom Durban July, at Greyville on Saturday. Delpech looks to have the better chance of achieving the...

Record turnovers expected at “July” meeting

RECORD amounts are set to be bet on the country’s most popular horse race, the Vodacom Durban July at Greyville this Saturday. Tote betting giant TAB opened pools on the big race meeting on Monday and has urged customers to...

SA racing’s celebrity lookalikes

THE human race is one big happy family - we're all connected, say the guru's. We fight and make war and kill each other but deep down we're all alike, and many of us look alike! Here's something to lighten...

Patience, care works wonders for old guy Penhaligon

TRAINER Alyson Wright will attest to the fact that success with old, problematic horses is one of the most satisfying things in a trainers’ career. It takes patience, more than anything else, but the rewards are good. Wright has brought...

Triple Crown trainers at Sibyaya

IN the spirit of The Triple Crown and the forthcoming Vodacom Durban July which succeeds the Sibaya Yearling Sale, a Triple Crown cocktail evening will be held at Sibaya on Monday, 27 June, starting at 6 for 7pm. Held on...

Redoute’s Choice, the king of sires

IN AUSTRALIA they call Redoute’s Choice the King Of Sires, the one who inherited the crown from his own sire, Danehill. Three times Champion Down Under, Redoute’s Choice has made the top ten every season since 2004/05. The Arrowfield Stud...

Sibaya Sale is a source of feature winners

THE Sibaya KZN Yearling Sale, set to take place at the Sibaya Casino in Durban next Thursday and Friday, has a tremendous history of uncovering outstanding racehorses at bargain prices. The list of major races won by former graduates of...

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Fayd’Herbe is bound for Mauritius

LEADING jockey and Green Street Bloodstock Ambassador, Bernard Fayd’Herbe, has received an offer to ride in Mauritius for the remainder of the season. Fayd’Herbe, who had ridden 67 winners from only 429 rides in South Africa this season, has been...

You can’t keep a good man down

SEE if you can recognise the man on this photo, a snap of him taken back in 1988. He’s a trainer who saddled two winners and a third at the Vaal on Thursday. He was 36 then and now,...