News Briefs

August 19, 2022

Trainers are battling to make ends meet

The financial strains of training racehorses are catching up with trainers around the globe. Small and large stables are affected. The reasons furnished range from an […]
August 18, 2022
Pic: (The South African)

Cape Racing’s innovative Juvenile programme

Following the recent announcement of increased prize money levels in the Western Cape, Cape Racing is excited to announce the launch of a rejuvenated juvenile programme. […]
August 7, 2022

Well done Alan Greeff!

Trainer Alan Greeff saddles his 3000th career winner when Grazingthegrass won at Fairview on Friday. He races for Mike de Kock, Arun Chadha’s ASSM Syndicate and […]
August 4, 2022

A break on the farm

She’s still looking like she’s just stepped out of a winner’s enclosure, but 2022 Durban July winner Sparkling Water is actually all relaxed and enjoying a […]
July 30, 2022
Al Muthana wining Gold Challenge.

Gold Cup Day runner comments

Four Grade 1 blockbusters and five other feature races, including Africa’s greatest equine marathon, are carded for Saturday’s Greyville meeting which brings down the curtain on […]
July 24, 2022
Ready To Fly, Monday.

Runner comments, Scottsville and Greyville

Betway Ambassador Mike de Kock brings four runners to the track at Scottsville this Sunday and one to Greyville on Monday. The stable’s runners are well […]
July 20, 2022
Aragosta. (JC Photos).

Gold Cup entries

A total of 33 horses have been entered for the 2022 Gold Cup, which is sponsored by Marshalls World Of Sport. A maximum field of 15 […]
July 8, 2022
Job Motha with Sparkling Water. (Candiese Lenferna).

A Job well done!

We haven’t forfotten to give thanks and praise to Sparkling Water’s handler, Job Motha, following her big win last week. Job is a veteran employee of […]
July 4, 2022
Greg Bortz.

Greg Bortz – A most colourful way to the top!

HERE’s an enlightening and entertaining interview with Greg Bortz, relatively new in the racehorse ownership block but making huge inroads – conducted by Warren Lenferna and […]