News Briefs

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 […]
May 11, 2021

About CTS Mare and Mixed Sale

Cape Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) advises buyers that five of nine lots offered by the BBP Syndicate at the 2021 CTS Mare and Mixed Sale on Thursday, […]
May 1, 2021

Throwback to 2015

Here we are on the morning of 2 May, 2015, on the way to Churchill Downs, Kentucky, for the running of the Kentucky Derby, in which […]
April 28, 2021
David Ferraris.

Ferraris fed-up: “EU protocols are unfair!”

A fed-up Hong Kong based David Ferraris has declared he will not buy any more South African horses until there is a breakthrough with the lengthy […]