News Briefs

July 26, 2021

Gelding helped Safe Passage

Drakenstein Stud’s two-year-old colt Safe Passage showed some early promise, but he needed gelding and proved that in his first run back with a sweeping win […]
July 20, 2021
Callan Murray.

Callan Murray to move to Australia

SOUTH Australia will have a new jockey on its roster for the new season, with multiple Group 1-winning rider Callan Murray set to arrive from South […]
July 11, 2021

Mika for Magic

HER dad says Mika is his magic young lady, and here’s Mika Savage visiting two-year-old colt Magic Dancer, who races for Charles Savage, Mike de Kock […]
July 10, 2021
Mat and owners, King Magnus trophy.

Mat knows how to hold trophies

Mathew de Kock, who trains in partnership with Robbie Griffiths at Cranbourne, received a trophy after winning a Benchmark 84 Handicap with King Magnus at Caulfield, […]
June 28, 2021

NHA move the goalposts

The agenda for a meeting of the Rules Committee on Tuesday 29 June shows that the Racing Operators are also now represented. NHA attorney Nic Roodt […]
June 23, 2021

Date for Cape Premier Yearling Sale announced

Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) has confirmed that the date for the 2022 Cape Premier Yearling Sale is Sunday, 6 February, 2022, a week after the 2022 […]
June 19, 2021
Lot 108, Captain Of All colt.

CTS Farm Sale Sunday: Full Steam Ahead

Buyers travelling to the CTS Farm Yearling Sale at the De Grendel wine estate near Durbanville on Sunday will have their sights set on acquiring a […]
June 6, 2021
Desert Miracle, hands and heels.

Desert Miracle is top class

DESERT Miracle (Dynasty) raced as a Maiden against winners in Saturday’s Highveld Juvenile Stakes over 1400m at Turffontein, but won as she liked. Bookmakers offered odds […]
May 27, 2021

Industry strongly supports change at NHA

Recently, a requisition calling for an SGM of the NHA to consider a number of amendments to its Constitution has been circulated throughout the industry for […]