August 11, 2021
Desert Miracle. (Candiese Lenferna).

Equus Awards Nominees

THE 2021 Equus Awards winners will be announced next Wednesday, 16 August, and we have a chance of landing a trophy or two, with Malmoos, Desert […]
August 9, 2021

Hawwaam is back at Wilgerbosdrift

HAWWAAM has arrived at Wilgerbosdrift Farm, his place of birth, following his return from the United Kingdom. Mike de Kock commented: “It’s wonderful to have Hawwaam […]
August 5, 2021
Larry Nestadt.

Larry Nestadt’s views on future of NHA

Larry Nestadt, pictured below,  currently serves as a member of the Nominations Committee of the NHA. I have been involved in the Horseracing and Breeding Industry, […]
August 1, 2021

The passing of two racing friends

In a time when we are receiving a sad an unusual number of death notices from family and friends, racing has been hit hard, again. The […]
July 28, 2021

Time to say goodbye!

Jockey Callan Murray came to say goodbye this week to his friends and colleagues at Randjesfontein, where he worked on and off for our stable and […]
July 26, 2021
Photo by illustration (Paulick Report).

NHA’s flagrant disregard for IFHA recommendations

Every major racing jurisdiction interprets and implements the strict liability rule on the basis that if the trainer can prove that he did not administer, or […]
July 17, 2021
Gonnadancealot. (Racing.com).

Griffiths and De Kock set sights on G1

Gonnadancealot booked her place in next season’s VRC Oaks as Denis Pagan again prepared a minor placegetter in Saturday’s $150,000 Byerley Handicap (1800m) at Flemington, reports […]
July 11, 2021
Never No Way (S'Manga Khumalo).

Ticking over

Desert Miracle was our “talking horse” the last 10 days, but there were four others that kept the tally ticking over as we approach 90 winners […]
July 11, 2021

Farewell, Galileo!

We are saddened by the death of the mighty stallion Galileo at Coolmore yesterday, and herewith convey our sympathies to the Magnier family and everyone else […]