Today – Drier Breaking Barriers

Straight from the horse's mouth

‘Has a bad draw – hope she runs a nice race’ read more

July Scratching

Heavenly Blue is out

Mike de Kock charge, Heavenly Blue, has been scratched from the 2017 Vodacom Durban July read more

The Air We Breathe

Oscar's Epic

Oscar Foulkes shares the incredible story of Sergeant Hardy, who lines up for this weekend’s Gr1 Tsogo Sun Sprint read more

Track – Kenilworth Racing Apologises

The Winter Course will be used again this Saturday, 27 May


Certain sectors of the general public were regrettably uninformed due to an unacceptable breakdown in communication read more

Racecaller In Hospital

Thanks all well-wishers

Nico Kritsiotis

Popular Gauteng racecaller and Betting World Marketing man Nico Kritsiotis undergoes a lengthy operation on Tuesday morning read more

July Entry Scratched

Hat Puntana out of 2017 Vodacom Durban July

Michael Azzie charge, Hat Puntana, has been scratched from the 2017 Vodacom Durban July read more

Stolen Horses – Investigation Concluded

Horses were being well cared for by the rehoming centre

‘This incident is best described as an act of criminality which has had unfortunate and tragic consequences’ read more

Scottsville’s Speed Weekend

Final Fields

The Tsogo Sun Sprint Raceday is the premier speed meeting in the country read more

Gutsy Hanabi Wins

Var gets first and third in 1200m feature

Var’s one-eyed daughter opened her stakes account in style at Kenilworth on Sunday read more

Ascot’s Pure Gold

Stormsvlei Mile cliffhanger

A gutsy front-running display from the Sail From Seattle filly Seattle Gold broke the unbeaten run of the champion Igugu’s half-sister Ngaga read more

Winter Triple Crown Is On!

Sponsors celebrate as they breed the winner by their flagship stallion

The Cape Winter Series crown, gathering dust since Pocket Power’s big year in 2006, looks ready to be worn again read more

Preakness Suprise

Chad Brown and Javier Castellano are victorious

There will be no Triple Crown this year, rendering next month’s Belmont Stakes a nice race but one that has now lost its potentially historic dimensions read more

Varsfontein’s Family Fun

Geoff Woodruff trained Alexa gets up on the post

Astute acquisition of the best of blood and the creation of equine dynasties has served Varsfontein Stud admirably over the years read more

Bright Future For Epona

Jay Peg's half sister wins after a break

Trainer Joey Ramsden’s high regard for his Silvano filly Epona was vindicated to some extent when the Klawervlei bred galloper stormed to a second career stakes victory read more

Only 82 Today

Still working every day

Robin Scott (photo: Candiese Marnewick)

After a half century in the game, one of the icons and great stalwarts of South African horseracing and breeding turns 82 today read more

Newsflash: Lerena Breaks Ice

Weather woes behind him!

Gavin Lerena

Past SA champion jockey Gavin Lerena got off the mark in his current UK stint at Newmarket today when he piloted Zorro to win the fourth race read more

July Entry Changes Stables

Africa's greatest race will be run on 1 July

Dual Summer Cup winner and 2017 Vodacom Durban July entry, Master Sabina, has changed stables read more

Callan Takes Five

Five Rides For Callan Murray at Sha Tin

Callan Murray (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Callan Murray has 5 rides at Sha Tin this Sunday read more

Newsflash – Greyville Surface Switch

Important Notice

A penetrometer reading of 34 has been recorded at the Greyville turf finishing post. read more

Wilgerbosdrift Mare Is Tops

One again a buyer's market

The well related Firth Of Tay proved the star attraction at Thursday’s Cape Mare Sale read more

Zim Oaks – Just Four Runners…

Shock and horror - what can one say about a four horse race?

We have some great trainers – like Kirk Swanson, who is a master when it comes to identifying and preparing horses with Classic potential read more

Rocking All Over The World

His stock have often shown precocity

Fastnet Rock

Few sires have enjoyed more cross hemisphere success and Fastnet Rock is emulating his sire, Danehill, whose stock found favour the world over read more

No Junk Status Intended

Why should the Sansui Summer Cup, in essence a well-heeled local handicap, be a Gr1 race?

Master Sabina

While breeders use it as their benchmark of excellence, does race grading really make a difference to owners, trainers and punters? read more


Who Thinks What?

SP readers’ comments digest


The Air We Breathe

Oscar's Epic


A Hat For The July?

A bit of racing whimsy


That’s A Wrap

Racecourse Photographer Moves On


Little Promise

Should have been withdrawn at start?


Kats In The Cradle

Meeting Kat Coetzee


Grant van Niekerk

Grant van Niekerk (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Big Five


Callan Murray

Callan Murray (photo: JC Photos)

A Champions Day Knight