News Briefs

November 10, 2019
Oscar Wilde wins.

Coltish Oscar Wilde puts talent into his works

MARY Slack and Michael Javett’s first-timer Oscar Wilder drifted in the betting before Race 1 over 1450m at Turffontein on Thursday, but won anyway. Mike de […]
November 4, 2019
Alson Ndzilana

Top assistant Ndzilana joins the yard

ALSON Ndzilana, former right-hand man to Joey Ramsden, has joined Mike de Kock’s stables at Randjesfontein as assistant trainer. He assumed duties this morning.’ Ndzilana (43), […]
October 30, 2019

‘Buffalo Bill’ scratched from Charity Mile

BUFFALO Bill Cody had been withdrawn from Saturday’s R1-million Peermont Emperors Palace Charity Mile. In an announcement yesterday, the 2-1 favourite was pulled out of the […]
October 28, 2019
Gin Fizz

A sparkling confidence-booster for Gin Fizz

GIN Fizz was everyone’s best bet of the day at Turffontein on Saturday – some thought her starting odds of 5-10 were generous and she didn’t […]
October 23, 2019
Tallinn (Callan Murray).

Tallinn remains unbeaten and looks smart

TALLINN (Callan Murray) drew clear to win a MR91 Handicap against the colts at Turffontein last Saturday BY 3.25-lengths, signalling that she is a possible Cape […]
October 15, 2019

Phumelela stakes reduction

PHUMELELA advises that due principally to a decline in TAB tote revenue in the 2018-19 racing season and the withholding of the Gauteng provincial levy, prize […]
October 3, 2019
Fired Up wins.

They were fired up

WINNERS in the last week of September/first week of October: 29 September 2019, Greyville Polytrack Maiden Plate, 1400m PERFECTLY PUTT 3 bg Vercingetorix – Nandi (Danehill […]
September 24, 2019
Queen Supreme (JC Photos).

She reigned supreme!

FOUR-year-old Queen Supreme (1-1, Callan Murray) made it two from three, putting 2.25-lengths between herself and runner-up Keep Smiling in a Graduation Plate over 1600m on […]
September 8, 2019
Port Key wins.

Port Key is starting in right place

PORT Key posted his second win from three starts with a workmanlike success in a MR72 Handicap over 2000m at Turffontein Saturday. This was a small, […]