Delpech for Shergar Cup

Jockey Line-Up Revealed

Anthony Delpech (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Anthony Delpech to join Rest Of The World team for the 2017 Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup read more

‘Our Fault’ Says Hawkins

Internal Inquiry with Track Managers after start embarassment

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‘The width of the track after installing the 6m false rail did not allow for 14 runners to be safely despatched’. Senior jockey apologises on behalf of riders read more

Feature Double For Snaith

Cape trainer has made a flying start to his 2017 KZN campaign

Cape Winter Derby winner Elusive Silva, like Krambambuli who won earlier, is one of 9 Justin Snaith Vodacom Durban July entries read more

Staying All Day

Gold Cup prospect shows his paces after rest

Smart stayer Krambambuli gave Justin Snaith the first leg of a feature double at Greyville on Sunday read more

Lunn Family Share Their Story

Nina was diagnosed with Stage 3 locally advanced breast cancer

The Lunn family have been members of the South African horseracing community for many years read more

Newsflash: Greyville Delayed – No News

No comment available from Duty Manager

The problem appeared to be related to a rail position pointed out by Jockey Anthony Delpech as the field were about to load read more

Jessica’s ‘Best Moment Ever’

Nother Russia storms to Gr1 success

While eyebrows were raised in some quarters when the R1 million HSH Princess Charlene Of Monaco Gr1 Empress Club Stakes was delayed a week to fit into the royal schedule, the climax of a thrilling sentimental win for South African horseracing’s own ‘royal families’ dominated matters on a big day read more

Chase Earns His Stripes

Drakenstein bred daughter of Silvano opens her stakes account

An inspired bit of quick thinking initiative halfway down the home straight by jockey Chase Maujean sealed victory for the Geoff Woodruff-trained Silver Stripe read more

‘Horseracing At Phumelela’s Heart’- Du Plessis

Part of the reason for the widening loss was an increase in prize money paid out

Rabada wins in Turffontein on 2015-03-28

“Local prize monies increased in line with the formula set out in the stakes agreement with the Racing Association,” read more

Jackson’s Brother Tops Select Sale

Captain Al daughter is top of the fairer sex table - see the full price list here

Jackson, Stallion

A full brother to multiple Gr1 winner and Highlands, a part of Ridgemont, stallion Jackson topped the Emperors Palace Select Yearling Sale read more

Murray’s Purple Patch Rolls On

Snaith celebrates at Fairview

Talented young rider Callan Murray maintained his extraordinary run of feature successes when he produced the Mogok Filly Fortissimus late in proceedings read more

Suspected African Horse Sickness in PE

Movement Restrictions Imposed

AHS Control Areas

With State Vet authorities investigating reports of suspected African Horse Sickness cases in the Port Elizabeth area, movements in the AHS Controlled Zones have been closed read more

Jooste Global Hoofprint Widens

Has horses racing in Australia, Europe, England and Ireland

Leading South African owner Markus Jooste is slowly spreading his wings internationally read more

Jockey Sponsorships – Authorities Tighten Up

Deadline reached

The National Horseracing Authority and the racing operators have tightened up on jockeys compliance with the wearing and display of sponsor branding read more

Gadsby Fine – Trainers To Engage With NHA

Rivalland says constructive dialogue is the key

Paul Gadsby (photo: Gold Circle)

The National Trainers Association will be engaging with the National Horseracing Authority following the fining of a KZN trainer after a Groom in his employ kicked a horse at Greyville read more

Champions Day Countdown

Legal Eagle entered for Champions Challenge

SA Classic winner Heavenly Blue is the lone runner from the Mike de Kock yard entered for the R2-million SA Derby read more

Champions Season Humdinger Of An Opener

They have come from near and far

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Many of the top horses from around the country are among the 68 entries for the three feature races on Independent On Saturday Raceday that officially opens South Africa’s Champions Season at Greyville read more

Positive – Roberts Fined

Snowman disqualified

Michael Roberts

Trainer Roberts pleaded not guilty to the charge but was found guilty of the charge. After considering all the evidence the Board imposed a fine of R35 000 read more

Highlands, Part of Ridgemont to sponsor Sun Met winning Jockey Greg Cheyne

'A true professional in every sense of the word...' - Ross Kieswetter

Greg Cheyne

Cheyne, who has excelled despite injuries, to maintain a challenge for the SA Championship title, said that it was a real privilege to be associated with a breeding entity of Highlands, part of Ridgemont’s status read more

Good Examples and Horrible Warnings

Philippi’s stolen horses

Ride it like you stole it (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

A look at the story of Philippi’s stolen horses and what we can learn from it read more

Snaith Appoints Top Jockey

“We have given Bernard carte blanche..."

Fayd’Herbe has had a long, but sometimes on-off, association with the stable and there was a similar arrangement in the first half of last season until the yard decided to shop around for lighter jockeys read more

July – What Price Your Fancy?

Bass-Robinson runner tops the early boards

South Africa’s leading bookmakers have published the Gr1 Vodacom Durban July ante-post betting read more

Back For The Baguettes

Short Heads - our weekly snippets feature

Andrew Fortune could soon be winging his way to Mauritius read more


Who Thinks What?

SP readers’ comments digest


Good Examples and Horrible Warnings

Philippi’s stolen horses


Years More Than Others

Danzig, unbeaten in just three outings, began with a stud fee of $20.000


Occam’s Razor

The Simplest Solution Is Often The Best



That Is All


What I Planned vs What Happened

The Vaal Tale Of Woe


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Tristan Godden (photo: Gold Circle)

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Alistair Cohen (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

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