Sunday, May 31, 2020
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Lyle Hewitson (right) on the TV show, Taiku-Kai.

Lyle really is big in Japan!

SA's champion jockey Lyle Hewitson is due back from Japan in South Africa on Tuesday after his weekend flight was cancelled. He has enjoyed a very successful two-month stint in Tokyo with 19 winners, including two Gr2 wins, and has...
Joe Soma with Special Preview, 1995.

The Turf Talk Time Machine # 42

FROM Andrew Bon's vault of incredible racing memories, here is a short preview of the 1995 Jubilee Handicap at the old Gosforth Park, and the race itself. It features interviews with a young Charles Laird and Joey Soma, and an...

The secret world of horseracing

REFERRED to as the sport of kings, horse racing has been part of British society for more than 400 years. CNBC's Tom Chitty attempts to shine a light on a sport fuelled by money that for many is shrouded...
Geoff Woodruff.

How SA racing is coping with lockdown

HOW is South African racing handling the Covid-19 lockdown? Andrew Bon speaks to a number of prominent personalities including Adrian Todd, Mike de Kock, Geoff Woodruff and Sean Tarry.
Ormond Ferraris.

Ormond Ferraris: A distinguished career

VETERAN trainer Ormond Ferraris retired in 2019 following a grooms' strike. He speaks candidly to Andrew Bon about this, his illustrious career and his family in this excellent interview.

The SA Showjumping Derby

AIDEN Lithgow discusses the SA Showjumping Derby that takes place at the Kyalami Equestrian Centre on Sunday

Frankie Dettori about 2019, and Enable

HERE is a superb interview with Frankie Dettori, conducted by Attheraces at his Newmarket home, about his feats of 2019 and the star mare Enable, who goes for her third 'Arc' win on Sunday.
Enable beats Crystal Ocean

Enable prevails in Ascot thriller

THE King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Qipco Stakes has had a knack of producing great races and if Grundy versus Bustino, the 1975 vintage, was widely considered the race of the 20th century, Saturday’s epic encounter...

Relive the 2019 Durban July

RELIVE the wonderful 2019 Vodacom Durban July and the moments after with Andrew Bon... Do It Again guarantees goosies as he storms up to annihilate his field.

Do It Again can defend his title

HOPES, dreams and turf history are on the line again when eighteen of South Africa’s finest line up on Saturday at Hollywoodbets Greyville to contest the R4,25 million Gr1 Vodacom Durban July. Here's Justin Snaith speaking to Andrew Bon...

Featured Articles

Away with the old and in with the new

THERE are countless opinion pieces, articles, letters and comments lamenting the small or non-existent crowds at racing events in SA and offering well-meaning advice or criticism, writes ANGUS CAMPBELL. Those who love racing...

The SA Showjumping Derby