March 27, 2020

Sun Giant wins for Armitage family

SUN Giant, by the recently deceased Ashaawes, won his Maiden over 1600m at the Vaal on Thursday, 26 March, ridden by Chamu Mabaya. Sun Giant races […]
March 24, 2020

Task Team will navigate racing during lockdown

LEADERS of the South African horseracing industry met this morning in the wake of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s nationwide lockdown announcement last night and have formed a […]
March 22, 2020

Racing presses ahead!

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 […]
March 21, 2020

Gold Circle adds 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 […]
March 18, 2020

Former track stars in retirement

HERE are former track stars who will bring back good memories to all. Lining up (top) are former Summer Cup winners Ingleside (Dolpour, 2001, nearest camera) […]
March 18, 2020

We race on, with conditions

AFTER due consideration, the South African horseracing industry has decided to further restrict the individuals who may attend race meetings. With effect from Thursday 19 March […]
March 15, 2020

Mr Ferraris hands over trophy

ORMOND Ferraris, the recently retired master trainer who had the Listed Oaks Trial named after him (having won 10 Oaks himself), handed over Saturday’s inaugural winning […]
March 15, 2020
Fayrooz (Marco van Rensburg) wins the Listed Oaks Trial.

A feature double for Al Adiyaat

MIKE de Kock saddled a feature double for Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum’s Al Adiyaat South Africa at Turffontein Saturday when Vaseem won the Gold […]
March 14, 2020

Runner comments, 14 March

MIKE de Kock’s runner comments for Turffontein Saturday, in an interview compilation by Andrew Bon.