Relief and joy as star complicates matters

American challenger Arrogate stamped himself a once-in-a-lifetime racehorse for all of those fortunate enough to have watched him overcome the odds to win the $10 million Gr1 Dubai World Cup read more

Alexander’s Champagne Day

Lerena makes it three features on the afternoon

The high – class Pierre Jourdan’s half-brother Champagne Haze has been a touch in-and-out since his big win in the 2015 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Cup. read more

Nova Swiss The Business

Sunday 26 March in Singapore

A great day’s racing with two Group Sprint races coupled with a more than solid undercard read more

Newsflash: Khathi Falls In Feature

Misfortune as saddle slips

Cape jockey Robert Khathi encountered some bad luck at the first meeting of the new Mauritius season read more

Smith’s Precious Quick Return

Precious Pansy rocks the daisies!

Trainer Gavin Smith has one of the keenest eyes in the game. He set out to buy Gill Thomson’s Pathfork filly – and he bought well! read more

Market Speaks – CTS Listens

'Focused on maximising opportunities'

Cape Thoroughbred Sales has announced the rationalisation of their sales programme read more

Goodbye Dubai

The Voice Of Dubai will be missed

Terry Spargo is preparing to call his 17th and final Gr1 Dubai World Cup on Saturday read more

Gr1 Race Moves

A royal shuffle

The Empress Club Stakes has been moved from 15 April to 22 April read more

Did You Bid?

It was a buyers’ market, so we climbed in and I am very happy with what we bought

John Freeman

I have to say that it’s hard to concentrate at sales when many at tables around you are there not for the sale but for a day out. But here’s looking forward to the Joburg sales read more

Silvano Stars Clash Again

Classic Day countdown

The R2 million Gr1 SA Classic has attracted a small but quality field, headed by Gauteng Guineas top two, Janoobi and Al Sahem read more

Puller: ‘Cape Is Horse Heaven’

SA Champions Season – The Harsh Reality For KZN Yards

2008 Gr1 Vodacom July dead heat

While the cream of the crop from near and far are set to do battle, do the home yards even stand a chance of collecting any of the prized silverware on offer? read more

Goodbye To A Dancer

Pensioned from stud duties in 2014

Danehill Dancer, champion sire in Britain and Ireland in 2009 and champion sire of 2yo’s three times, was euthanized due to the infirmities of old age read more

Fortune Under The Knife

Wear and tear takes its toll on the champion

Veteran jockey will be having knee surgery this week read more

Perseverance Pays Off

The Story of Normanz

Tara Laing, Normanz

Tara Laing shares the incredible story behind her 2017 Listed East Cape win with Normanz read more

NHA: Strydom Fined

Has the right of appeal against the finding and penalty imposed

Failed to ride his mount out read more

Baffert – ‘Nine Is Fine’

Arrogate and Hoppertunity ready to rock

Mike de Kock was not exactly smiling when Mubtaahij drew the outermost barrier gate 14 read more

Dubai World Cup 2017

Draws and Stable Comments

2017 Dubai World Cup draws (photo: Dubai Racing Club)

The Dubai Racing Club has released draws and stable comments for the 2017 Dubai World Cup read more

Love At First Sight

The Story of SA Champion Sire, Trippi


International journalist and equine photographer Michele MacDonald relates the story of SA Champion Sire, Trippi read more

Just For The Record

Going nowhere - just tidying up the numbers, says Mick Goss

‘We’re here to stay, and if I have my way, we’ll still be here when I make eighty, hopefully without any regrets at what we haven’t achieved’ read more

What I Planned vs What Happened

The Vaal Tale Of Woe

What I Planned vs What Happened

Last Tuesday’s abortive meeting on the revamped Vaal Classic track has caused some red faces all round read more

Classic Squib?

Short Heads - our weekly snippets feature

A Gr1 for a R2 million stake and nobody is biting! read more

De Kock Duo Ready For Saturday

This has been Mubtaahij's target for ages

Mike de Kock

Mike de Kock enters Saturday’s Dubai World Cup meeting with a select team of two headed by Mubtaahij (IRE), runner-up in last year’s $10million Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates read more

Alexander’s Drum Solo

Feature surprise at Turffontein

The Gary Alexander trained stayer The Elmo Effect sprang a surprise when he finished with a sustained run to cut down Arctica and win the Listed Drum Star Handicap read more

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Just Not Cricket

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Knowledge Is Key

Why are we being locked out?


Being Weird

The Rio De Janeiro Story


A Disgraceful Time

It’s disgraceful how it’s been handled and how we have been handled


Eugene Reynders

Eugene Reynders (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Racecourse vet


Heather Morkel

Heather Morkel (photo: Felicity Crouch)

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