More lockdown news Tuesday afternoon

THE leadership of Phumelela Gaming and Leisure have been closely following the developments in terms of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic. Over the last couple of weeks, it has become increasingly clear that the racing industry – like the rest of...

Golden Sixty announces his arrival

GOLDEN Sixty and Vincent Ho announced themselves as one of world racing's most influential new power couples with a stunning success in the BMW Hong Kong Derby on Sunday. Hong Kong's most famous race was played out to deserted Sha...

Dubai World Cup is cancelled

THE 2020 Dubai World Cup night at Meydan next Saturday has been cancelled with the organising committee citing safeguarding the health of all participants during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The fixture, which holds six Group 1s and two Group 2...
Born To Perform.

Goodie unravels Greyville puzzles

THERE is a quality race meeting on turf at Greyville today and James Goodman tries to unravel various puzzles on a competitive card, finding, among others, 6-1 shot Born To Perform (photo) for the King's Cup.
Patrick Davis.

Two meetings concluded despite challenges

DESPITE a number of challenges, two highly successful meetings were concluded at Durbanville and Turffontein on Saturday. With racing now taking place behind closed door due to the coronavirus pandemic, air travel officially discouraged, and even owners and trainers restricted...

Trainer interviews, Turffontein

TODAY's Turffontein interview package features Paul Peter, Clinton Binda and Paul Matchett discussing their runners.
Summerveld training centre.

Gold Circle’s extra Covid-19 measures

GOLD Circle has announced further restrictions in an effort to stop the spread of the Coronavirus and to ensure that horse racing continues and provides the resources to all participants and families that depend upon the survival of the...
Matthew The King, by Louis The King.

Matthew The King’s special debut on Saturday

FORMER SA Triple Crown winner Louis The King’s first runner, Matthew The King, will be sent out by trainer Greg Ennion in Race 1 over 1250m at Durbanville on Saturday. This is a long-awaited event for Tiaan and Louis van...
Zietsman Oosthuizen (inside right), with jockey Raymond Danielson, patrons and friends.

Zietsman had the perfect start

ZIETSMAN Oosthuizen couldn’t have asked for a better start to his training career. The 41-year-old made a lifelong dream come true when he obtained his licence three weeks ago. All his 11 runners earned stakes at Monday’s Flamingo Park...

Birthday boy Goofman’s Greyville tips

JAMES Goodman, who celebrates his (alleged) 68th birthday today, previews today's race meeting at Greyville. Always worth listening to Mr Goofman's insights.