Thursday, October 1, 2020
SA Racing

SA Racing

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

Doug Campbell, three winers at Scottsville. (Candiese Lenferna).

Evergreen Campbell churns out winners

VETERAN trainer Doug Campbell has hit 76 years of age, but he can still teach most others a lesson in horsemanship, and, in fact, true, old-school humility and an authentic love for racing. Campbell posted a fine hat-trick of wins at...
Gavin Lerena, six rides.

Racing at the Vaal: Neil and Nico

NICO Kritsiotis discusses Tuesday's 9 races on the Vaal Classic track with Neil Andrews, on the Clocking The Gallop show.
Pic by illustration.

Godden is fine after crashing fall

TO the uninitiated, riding racehorses looks like a fairly innocuous profession but in many cases, it is more dangerous than say F1 motor racing or Moto GP, writes ANDREW HARRISON. Although those drivers and riders crash at high speed, F1...
Teichman, Race 5. (Candiese Lenferna).

Not a game for babies but we try again

YESTERDAYS's Scottsville meeting was like Covid-19, it wiped out most budgets! But racing is not an international hoax, we fight on, we try again. Monday's Greyville meeting is the best place to try and win it back, because if...

A morning with Randjes trainers

WEDNESDAY mornings is an opportunity for Randjesfontein trainers to put their horses through the starting stalls and give them a grass gallop. Having been invited by Alec Laird, Neil & Nico went to see what actually happens.
Noir's Boy, winner of Race 9. (Wayne Marks).

Orffer gets lucky with unexpected double

CORNE Orffer was unexpectedly booked on four rides at Durbanville on Saturday morning, and two of them won! Orffer, who is Mauritius-bound and was scheduled to fly to the island on a chartered flight on Saturday, said that trainer Ricky...
Kyle Strydom rides Battle Of Stirling in Race 1.

Scottsville advice from Neil and Sheldon

NEIL Andrews and Sheldon Peters look through the Scottsville programme for Sunday to decide on the best betting strategies. Headline pic: Kyle Strydom, on Battle If Stirling (Race 1).
Charles Savage. (moneyweb).

Savage and team wish to unify SA racing

RA Board member and RTT task team spokesman Charles Savage says South Africa horseracing is “the most distrusted industry he has ever had the displeasure of being associated with”, and that it deserves a different future. Savage, speaking to Julie...
Ikigai, top class.

Ikigai is the centre of Turffontein’s action

NEIL Andrews and host Rouvaun "A Horse Called" Smit, preview the Turffontein meeting for Saturday, and they're going strong for Ikigai to return to winning ways.
Katak, head in chest, on his last Milnerton workout last Saturday.

Katak goes into quarantine

STAR colt Katak has left trainer Piet Steyn's yard and has gone into quarantine at Kenilworth, joined by Celtic Voyager. Katak will spend three weeks at the quarantine station before travelling on to Mauritius and the UK, with Singapore as...