Matt De Kock – ‘Nice Filly’

Straight from the horse's mouth

Matthew De Kock seen collecting an Equus award from Gary Player

What the trainers say about the Vaal Saturday first-timers read more

Marshall – ‘Elsie Vee Is Quick’

Straight from the horse's mouth

Vaughan Marshall (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

What the trainers say about the Kenilworth Saturday first-timers read more

Time To Scrap Turffontein Night Racing

Why are we persisting with it?


We have a Listed company losing money by trying to please a minute proportion of racing’s elite read more

Cape Guineas Thriller On Cards

R1 million Gr1 Cape Guineas


The final field is headed by Cape Classic winner Table Bay, who will be looking to atone for a below par effort in the Selangor Cup last month read more

Greyville ‘Magnificent’

Plans afoot for Scottsville too

Beach Beauty

The Greyville turf is looking in magnificent shape at present and there are innovations afoot which aim to have it in as good condition during the winter months from now onward read more

Western Cape Equine Trust – Making A Difference

WCET is one of the true heroes of Cape racing

Carry On Alice

Kenilworth’s big race day on Saturday features the Gr2 Southern Cross Stakes, and is set to be sponsored by CTS in aid of the Western Cape Equine Trust read more

Good Luck, Callan!

Callan Murray is off to Australia

Callan Murray (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

I was so excited I packed a week ago! read more

Fillies Guineas – Orffer Suspended

Has the right of appeal against penalty

Corne Orffer

Caused interference when shifting inwards at 300m on Lady In The House read more

Brotherly Love

Families making a mark in major races

Deep Impact

In history there have been many examples of full brothers enjoying success at stud read more

Third Time Lucky For Bowman

Hugh Bowman victorious in 2016 Longines Jockey International

Hugh Bowman with his trophy (photo: HKJC)

I came here quietly confident I could figure, because I had significantly enough rides to score enough points, but you need luck in running read more

New Rating For Bass-Robinson Star

Set for Met clash with Legal Eagle

Marinaresco Winter Guineas

Marinaresco’s new Merit Rating is 115 following his close second to Legal Eagle in the Green Point Stakes read more

Behind The Numbers

Watch the betting, ignore all else...


When it comes to first-timers a little knowledge goes a long way – or does it? read more

Anthony Delpech Injury Update

Out for six weeks

Anthony Delpech (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Anthony Delpech will be out of action for six weeks after suffering a fall at the Turffontein night meeting on Tuesday read more

View From The Box

Martin Locke reviews the Fillies Guineas day coverage

Martin Locke (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Tellytrack has its fans and its detractors, but love it or hate it, it is our industry mouthpiece read more

Never Off The Raels!

Where Are They Now?


Life wasn’t easy for the young apprentice rider son of a Bookmaker…. read more

Greyville Today – First Timers

Straight from the horse's mouth


What the trainers say about their first-timers today read more

First Timers – Thumbs Up To Trainers

Gold Circle thank trainers


The dissemination of first-timer information introduced by Gold Circle some months ago has proven a major success read more

Prohibited Substance – Nel and Forster Fined

Both pleaded guilty


Out of competition testing produced prohibited substance positive read more


Chasing New Rainbows

Arc-En-Ciel gates (photo: supplied)

Arc-En-Ciel may have stopped its breeding operation 3 years ago, but it is going stronger than ever, albeit under a different guise as an exotic game farm… read more

Warren Kennedy Update

KZN Jockey Discharged After Fall

Warren Kennedy (photo: Gold Circle)Warren Kennedy (photo: Gold Circle)

Warren Kennedy has assured friends and fans that he’s out of hospital after a fall from Out My Way at Greyville last Friday read more

Van Niekerk – Interference Aplenty

Has the right of appeal against the penalty in all three cases

Grant van Niekerk

In the space of seven days, jockey Grant Van Niekerk was involved in three seperate cases of interference in two provinces read more

Lerena Flies Out

Let's get behind our star

Gavin Lerena

Past South African champion jockey Gavin Lerena will defend his title against an outstanding line-up of the world’s best jockeys at Happy Valley Racecourse read more

Zim Champ For Vaal

Downsizing North of the Limpopo

Republic Cup July '14 Aa_compressed

Zimbabwe’s 2015/16 Champion Trainer will open a base at the Vaal from 2017 read more

Get It All In One Go

Sporting Post Digest – every Thursday


Who Thinks What?

SP readers’ comments digest


Time To Scrap Turffontein Night Racing

Why are we persisting with it?


View From The Box

Martin Locke reviews the Fillies Guineas day coverage



Chasing New Rainbows


International Blacksmith Competition

Building A Profession


How Your Silks Get Their Colour

Odds On Colours


Jim Antrobus

South Africa's James Herriott


Michael Robinson

Mike Robinson (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Family Affair