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Mill Queen, Race 6.

Mill Queen seeks fourth win

Trainer David Nieuwenhuizen and jockey Gavin Lerena will not be too dismayed that Stuart Pettigrew’s useful three-year-old Vars Vicky will be an absentee in the seventh race at the Vaal on Tuesday. The defection of the three-time winner makes life...

Two great Gr1 fields at Kenilworth

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown restrictions barring fans from on- course attendance, racing’s purists and punters will be focused attentively on TV’s and live streaming aids for the 160th edition of the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate (G1) being held at...
Vaal Racecourse.

Vaal Classic race-by-race previews

RACE 1: Preview: NAARAH’s (3) debut win over 800m has worked out well and she could follow up. ROLLWITHTHEPUNCHES (1) has run well in both starts and although Naarah comes out ahead on formlines he has substance and plenty of...

Ridgemont/Highlands drafts 17 more

Ridgemont/Highlands has drafted an additional 17 yearlings to the 2021 Cape Premier Yearling Sale to be held at the De Grendel Estate on 14 March 2021. These yearlings will be added to the 10 lots originally included in the CPYS...

Pinnacle open after Bridge scratched

With the unfortunate scratching of Rainbow Bridge (urticaria) there will be even more  interest in the appearance of African Night Sky in a Pinnacle over 1400m at Kenilworth today. The gelding runs for the first time since his controversial...

Hollywoodbets Greyville preview

Race-by-race summations of the eight races on the Hollywoodbets Greyville turf this afternoon courtesy of goldcircle.co.za RACE 1: 6 PRINCE TYRION   4 SILVER CELEBRITY   11 THEYDON’TKNOWME   2 MASANGO MACHINE Preview: PRINCE TYRION (6) showed exceptional speed in his penultimate start with the...

PE to start at 1310

NHA PART TIME STAFF – PORT ELIZABETH The NHA’s part time staff have downed tools due to their TERS payments for the period 1 July to 15 August 2020, effected into their bank accounts today.  They have cited discrepancies with...

Scottsville race-by-race preview

RACE 1: 6 PARIS RIX 7 UNCOMPLICATED 3 CHIEF EXECUTIVE 9 PACIFIC WORLD Preview: Most are first timers so keep an eye on the betting. Of those that have run, PARIS RIX (6) was well fancied on debut when starting...
Running Brave, high up.

Summer Cup’s first log

GOT The Greenlight tops the first log for the R425,000 Gauteng Summer Cup (Grade 1) over 2000m on the Turffontein Standside track on Saturday 28 Novembe, though trainer Joe Soma has declared him a doubtful starter. The Joe Soma-trained runner...
Nourbese, Premiers (Candiese Lenferna).

Emperors Palace has great catalogue

The catalogue for the 2020 Emperors Palace National 2YO Sale is now online.