Wrong Horse – Sharon Kotzen Fined

Trainer Kotzen has the right of Appeal against the penalty imposed

She failed to present the correct carded horse to race read more

Stallion Day – Save The Date

Big Five On Show

Soft Falling Rain

A collection of five Gr1 winning sire sons of champions, the likes of which haven’t been seen in one place on African soil, is set for Wilgerbosdrift on Sunday 3 September read more

Gold Cup Double – Opens Today

Massive punting weekend!

The tote has also introduced a new bet for the weekend called the “Festival Cup Double” which they will launch with an injection of R100 000. read more

Wrong Horse – Lensley Fined

Trainer Lensley has the right of appeal against both the finding and penalty imposed

Corrie Lensley (photo: supplied)

He presented a horse which was not the correct and carded horse read more

Thoro-Graph, NYRA Partner Up

New advance deposit wagering system for US

Performance figure provider Thoro-Graph and the New York Racing Association (NYRA) team up to provide concierge-level support read more

Everisto Nyambo Injury Update

JJ The Jet Plane's Groom On The Mend

JJ The Jet Plane (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

After being airlifted to hospital following an accident at gallops, Lucky Houdalakis reports that Everisto Nyambo is showing steady improvement read more

Cape Drought Sends Young Rider North

'Small stables shrinking in Cape'

With power increasingly concentrated in a few bigger stables that have contracted, go-to riders, it leaves scant pickings for those who depend on chances from smaller trainers read more

Weekend Treble For Canford Cliffs

The much anticipated arrival of Rafeef and the news that Coolmore stallion Canford Cliffs sired three good winners this weekend, had the team at the champion Robertson farm looking back on a great few days read more

Gimme Filly Looks Champion Material

Varsfontein bred 3yo is on the up

Gimmethegreenlight 3yo Beataboutthebush handed her rivals a galloping lesson read more

Silvan Star Shines Bright

Silvano filly continues to up her game

While it was the Justin-Snaith and Bernard Fayd’herbe partnership who topped the charts winning four of the eight races on the Kenilworth Saturday programme, the feature honours and last double on the card belonged to Glen Kotzen and Richard Fourie read more

Where To Find Your Sporting Post

Never miss one copy of your favourite racing and breeding fix

We have updated our outlets listing and provided some handy map search tools to show you where to find your Sporting Post close to TABs read more

Wits Sets The Record Straight

No AHS Vaccine Recall

Horse Doping Needleman

Dr Jacob Modumo refuses social media claims about AHS recall read more

Champions Season Grand Finale

Final Fields And Draws for Gold Circle's Gold Cup Festival

Gold Cup

The final fields and draws for the Grand Finale of Gold Circle’s 2017 Champion’s Season read more

No More High-Stakes

RA Cancels Racing Game


In an announcement issued to players on Wednesday, 19 July, it was confirmed that racing’s weekly High-Stakes game has been discontinued read more

The Race That Clinched The Title

Equus trophies on the line on Gold Cup Festival Of Racing weekend

The 3yo Marinaresco won last year’s Champions Cup, which clinched the Champion 3yo title. Can the July-winner follow up, a year later, for another Champion’s title? read more

In The Clutches Of Winter

Cartier Awards Latest

Everyone’s favourite, the gutsy Big Orange (56), currently top of the Cartier Stayer standings, is out to try and become the second horse ever to win three runnings of the Gr1 Qatar Goodwood Cup on August 1 read more

No Seconds For Roy!

Five winners at Greyville

KZN owner Roy Moodley enjoyed a red letter day at Greyville on Wednesday read more

Racing Kid

Benji Ryan gives us his perspective

Benji Ryan (photo: Racing Girl)

Kids say the darndest things. We get it straight from the horse’s mouth, thanks to Racing Kid, Benji Ryan read more

NHA: Beware Impersonators

These persons offer tips and inside information...

A number of advances and communications have been made to various people in the industry by certain persons purporting to be Jockeys or persons connected to Jockeys read more

Running Of The Bulls

Short Heads - Our weekly news snippets feature

Bull Valley registered a third Gr1 success for Bush Hill Stud’s Danehill stallion, Toreador, when winning the Mercury Sprint on Saturday read more

Mauritius Turf Club Condemns Changes

Calls For Dialogue

The Mauritius Turf Club, owners, trainers and grooms are calling for a halt to proposed changes to the Gambling Regulatory Authority until meaningful dialogue can be conducted read more

Another Phantom?

What's going on?

After the wrong horse turned up at Fairview on Friday, an incorrect horse was presented to race at Flamingo Park just four days later.. read more

SA Pair – Appeal Board Reserves Decision

Island Agony Drags On

Police tight-lipped about their findings but hopes of concluding the whatsapp investigation by Friday this week read more


Who Thinks What?

SP readers’ comments digest


The Meaning Of Mauritzfontein

From a Fisherman’s Prayer to a Sailor’s Triumph


Racing Kid

Benji Ryan gives us his perspective


The Jacobs Factor

Dr Andreas Jacobs’ SA Stud Book Influence


Slaves To Technology

Where Are Horse Racing's Defiant Ones?


The Health Of Our State

Is Racing Flatlining?


Mathew Thackeray

Mathew Thackeray (photo: Pauline Herman)

Focussing Forward


Charles Ndlovu

Charles Ndlovu (photo: Pauline Herman)

PE’s Juvenile Cup Champion