High-Stakes

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

Dr Andreas Jacobs (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

The Jacobs Factor

Dr Andreas Jacobs’ SA Stud Book Influence

As Tesio taught us, the Thoroughbred exists because of a piece of wood at the end of a mile and a half race at Epsom. Charles Faull dissects the 2017 Vodacom Durban July result read more

Tara Laing, Normanz

Tara Takes The Lead

Tara Laing Puts Her Weight Behind Zanethemba

It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead read more

Bernard Fayd'herbe, Marinaresco, 2017 Vodacom Durban July

Flying Colours

The Story Behind The July Winning Silks

The theme for the 2017 Vodacom Durban July might have been ‘The Colour of Magic’, but it took a touch of magic to prove that there’s no beating a classic. read more

Ian Sturgeon (photo: Gold Circle)

Ian Sturgeon’s July memories

Punta Arenas and more

“I don’t have a ride in the July – not yet, in any case! You always hope right until they jump!” Ian Sturgeon shares his thoughts on horsemanship and his 2015 July ride on Punta Arenas read more

2008 Gr1 Vodacom Durban July (photo: Gold Circle)

Do You Remember?

The 2008 July by Bernard Fayd'herbe

Do you remember the 2008 Vodacom Durban July and that famous dead heat between Pocket Power and Dancer’s Daughter? Bernard Fayd’herbe shares his recollections read more

Bernard Fayd'herbe

Winter Series Wonder

Bernard Fayd'herbe wins Second Winter Series

Bernard Fayd’herbe became the only jockey to win the Cape Winter Series on Pocket Power back in 2006. He is still the only jockey to have won the Series, only thanks to African Night Sky, he’s now won it twice! read more

Mpumelelo Mjoka wins 2017 Longines Future Racing Stars (photo: supplied)

Star Of The Future

Mpumelelo Mjoka talks us through his win at Chantilly

Mpumelelo Mjoka talks to us about his excursion to France to take part in the Longines Future Racing Stars read more

Lyle Hewitson

Back On The Horse

Lyle Hewitson Back On Friday

After suffering a broken collar bone from a fall at Fairview on Saturday, 13 May 2017, Lyle Hewitson will be back in the saddle this Friday, and more importantly, will be fit to line up for this year’s Vodacom Durban July read more

Durban July (photo: Ludwig's Roses)

The Durban July Rose

A Colourful Rose for a Colourful Race

The Kentucky Derby has the Freedom Rose, the Preakness has the Black-Eyed Susan and the Belmont has the Carnation. But did you know our Durban July also has a rose named after it? read more

Butlers Panel Discussion

Save The Date!

Butlers Hillcrest 2017 Vodacom Durban July Panel Discussion

Mark your 2017 Vodacom Durban July card with the best in the business. Butlers Hillcrest hosts a panel discussion on 23 June featuring Anthony Delpech, Justin Snaith, Brett Crawford, Deez Dyanand and Paul Lafferty read more