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September 23, 2021

Queen Supreme in Friday’s G2 Joel Stakes

Queen Supreme, with a trip to the 2021 Breeders’ Cup planned, will start her race preparation in Friday’s Gr2 Unibet “You’re On” Joel Stakes over 1600m […]
September 22, 2021
Al Muhtana, fluent comeback. (JC Photos).

Al Muhtana impressive in Vaal return

The late Sheikh Hamdan’s Al Muhtana crowned a wonderful day at the Vaal on Tuesday when he won Race 7 over 1450m in runaway style under […]
September 20, 2021
Clafoutis wins easily. (JC Photos).

Her win went down sweetly!

Clafoutis is a fruity dessert made in France, and Mary Slack would have had this is mind when giving the name to a nice bay filly […]
September 12, 2021
Swazi Golf, usual suspects.

Mdk Solid Gold Sunday # 4

Some more treasures from our old photo files:            
September 10, 2021
Does the NHA believe the nonsense they distribute to members?

Bloomberg: “NHA spews malicious diatribe!”

The latest round of half-truths and disingenuous statements under the pen of the chairlady, Susan Rowett, on behalf of the NHA, of 3 September 2021, albeit […]
September 8, 2021

Dubai Racing stakes increase

The Dubai Racing Club (DRC) announced today that the overall prize money for the 2021-2022 flat-racing season will be in excess of US$40 million. The domestic […]
September 5, 2021
Charley Parker, ROA.

ROA calls for reform in British Racing

Reforming the structure of British racing and pushing for better prize-money returns are top of the agenda in the next 12 months for the Racehorse Owners […]
September 2, 2021

Pink Shoes, Red Wine and Becoming Jan

Last Sunday’s Wilgerbosdrift Stud Stallion Day will be remembered for its excellent show of sires and world-class hospitality (read here), but there were several other notable […]
September 1, 2021

Wilgerbosdrift’s four super stallions

Wilgerbosdrift Stud presented their 2021 stallion day at the Piketberg farm on Sunday, a surprisingly pleasant day weather-wise, and warmed even further by Mary Slack and […]