Mike de Kock.

De Kock brings out undefeated 3yo’s

On Arc De Triomphe day, trainer Mike de Kock let slip interesting information. He said: “Mount Pleasant isn’t my only good three-year-old — I’ve got a few.” writes David Mollett One can speculate that Malmoos, who runs in the sixth...
Nadine Low Ah Kee. (Hamish Niven).

Nadine Rapson tips Fairview poly

Nadine Rapson's tips and best bets for the eight race card on the Fairview polytrack today.    Race 1: 5 / 1 / 3 / 7   Race 2 :  7 / 1 / 2 / 4   Race 3 : 1 / 8 / 2 / 3   Race...

Cape Breeders Awards nominations

The Cape Breeders Awards winners for the 2019/2020 season will be announced on the Breeding To Win show on Sunday 25 October. The awards panel comprised Jehan Malherbe, Karel Miedema and Mark Van Deventer. It is noted that the Cape Breeders...
Turffontein races.

Charity Mile will give million to beneficiaries

In spite of the difficult economic times, the Peermont Emperors Palace Charity Mile will go ahead at Turffontein Racecourse on Saturday 31 October. Even better news is that the 16 selected charities will still be splitting R1 million between them...

Crop rules under the spotlight

The following story from Racing Post provides an interesting scenario, as well as plenty of food for thought . It certainly got me thinking about our own rules and how they are applied - tt. The “toothless” penalties for overuse...
Vaal Racecourse.

Vaal Classic has eight races on Thursday

Nico and Neil discuss the eight race Vaal Classic card on Thursday.  Strongest event is Race 7, a Pinnacle Stakes over 1000m for females. David Niewenhuizen's Anna Capri has won two from three in fine style, and should take some...

Nine races on Greyville poly today

Nico Kritsiotis and the Ghostryder of Clocking The Gallop break down the nine race programme on the Greyville poly, Wednesday 14 October.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYzFz9Qa3G8

Not only in SA are jockeys moggy

What started as an afternoon of fishing-fuelled adventure on Moreton Bay ended with two of the state’s most promising apprentices stranded off the Queensland coast and needing a police rescue on Monday night. Young guns Justin Huxtable and Adin Thompson were enjoying a...
Justin Snaith.

Snaith assesses his Durbanville runners

Justin Snaith goes through the card for Tuesday at Durbanville:    Happy Chappy (1): Will run a much-improved race.    Shangaan (1): Best form in race but returns from a break and has a bad draw to overcome. Should run into the places....

Shaw and Smit dissect Durbanville

Shaheen Shaw and Rouvaun Smit team up with Neil Andrews to work out a R288 Bi-Pot for Tuesday's 8 race program out at the country course. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTrMYJOyf80