The Long Road

Stayers in action

Coltrane - deserved award

The Gr3 Lonsdale Stirrup Cup presents punters with one of the serious puzzles on a top class race day at Greyville this Saturday read more

Meet Monty Roberts

SA Demo Tour Starts Tomorrow

Monty Roberts

Monty Roberts, The Man Who Listens To Horses, is holding a series of educational demonstrations in Johannesburg and Cape Town. Don’t miss out! read more

Handicapping – Let’s Play Fair To All Punters

Call for NHRA to publish 'true' and 'official' merit ratings

Confused-at-news

What about the large mass of less sophisticated punters who rely on the official MR’s as a guide to exposed form when structuring their bets? read more

Racing Authority – Reputational Damage

Explanation rather rich and illogical

Jim Best

Effort to buy more time for certain individuals at the BHA whose positions would currently appear untenable read more

Green, Green, Grass Of Home…

The old home town will look the same as he steps down from the plane...

King Of The Road - the tough as teak Andrew Fortune

While the national focus will be on Greyville this Saturday, it is great to see Andrew Fortune back in his old home town after an absence of over four months read more

First Time Sale On 10 June

Please note arrangements with viewing due to movement restrictions

Maximum Jet

Cape Thoroughbred Sales are proud to present their newest sale to the 2016 sales calendar, the “CTS Mare and Fillies For Stud Sale” read more

The Sky’s The Limit!

Vodacom Durban July picture becomes clearer

New Predator Drill Hall

The majority of South Africa’s top 3yo’s line up at Greyville on Saturday to contest the prestigious R2 million Gr1 Daily News 2000 read more

Money For Marinaresco

'He's A Little Machine'-Trainer

Marinaresco wins Winter Classic

The Durban July plunge on Marinaresco continues with a vengeance following his win – with scarcely believable ease – in the Winter Classic read more

Larry Is Contrite

And it's 'no further sanction' from the RA Board

Pointing Fingers. RA CEO Larry Wainstein

“In light of Mr Wainstein’s unequivocal apology, together with the contriteness he has shown, the Board feels that no further sanction is necessary,” says the RA Board read more

Going Like A Boeing

Due to health and safety regulations there will be no parking in the Greyville in-field area

Sky-grand-prix-to-hit-Greyville

A spectacular aerobatic display over Greyville Racecourse in Durban on Saturday, including two performances by the famous South African Air Force Silver Falcons, will be part of an exhilarating day of air and ground entertainment read more

Flower Alley Blooms

Gr3 Louisville Handicap at Churchill Downs

Flower Alley

Wilgerbosdrift’s exciting young sire Flower Alley was represented by a new graded stakes winner in North America this past weekend read more

Mighty Mare To Dominate Classics

The 1993 Arc de Triomphe winner died in 2009,

Galileo

The legacy of the great mare Urban Sea (Miswaki) shows no sign of abating any time soon read more

Beware The Pied Piper

Funny how some guys think that they are bigger than the game

PiedPiper

What I soon discovered is that if you did not move to the Piper’s beat or even dared listened to any other tune, he would make things very tough for you read more

Champions Day

Not so champion

George Orwell

Robyn Louw revisits some of the events of Champions Day and ponders why the halls of power remain so silent read more

Newsflash – July Runner Black Arthur

July favourite's public gallop

Black Arthur wins Politician

“I think it’s rather important to keep the racing public in the loop as to what is going on, as there is often speculation…” read more

The Science that saved Jet Explorer

Dr Ralph Katzwinkel explains the surgery

Jet Explorer (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Dr Ralph Katzwinkel explains the science that saved Jet Explorer’s life read more

War And Peace

Jooste star Act Of War for Summerhill

Act Of War wins the Cape Guineas_compressed

As perfect a May day as it was destined to be, it also celebrated the twentieth anniversary of the arrival at the farm of a former star of their stallion assembly, National Emblem read more

Pizza Man Off A Thin Base

Non-owner buys berth in world's richest race

Pizza man

‘I am part of a youth movement and I want to make sure we preserve this game for the youth, for our children and grandchildren. This is a sport so rich in tradition and continues to lose its way. It struggles to revolutionize itself and be relevant in a modern world’ read more

Man To Man

Battle Of The Barn

Legislate and Futura

Futura and Legislate – both sons of Dynasty – are now stallion ‘buddies’ at Drakenstein Stud. But the term ‘buddies’ might be a little off the mark… read more

Daily News Day Feature Fare

Bela-Bela will be a hot order to win the Wooolavington 2000

Mambo Mime wins Byerley Turk

Black Arthur, the ruling favourite for the Vodacom Durban July, will not take part in Saturday’s R2-million Gr1 Daily News 2000 at Greyville but trainer Justin Snaith still goes into the country’s premier classic event with a strong hand read more

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Who Thinks What?

SP readers’ comments digest

  • The Sky’s The Limit!

    Vodacom Durban July picture becomes clearer

  • Money For Marinaresco

    'He's A Little Machine'-Trainer

  • Newsflash – July Runner Black Arthur

    July favourite's public gallop

  • Daily News Day Feature Fare

    Bela-Bela will be a hot order to win the Wooolavington 2000

  • Opinion

    Handicapping – Let’s Play Fair To All Punters

    Call for NHRA to publish 'true' and 'official' merit ratings

    Opinion

    Beware The Pied Piper

    Funny how some guys think that they are bigger than the game

    Opinion

    Champions Day

    Not so champion

    Opinion

    Looking Up Down Under

    Next week sees the start of the 4yo series

    Opinion

    Full Metal Jacket

    Jet Explorer: Racehorse, Warrior, Champion

    Profile

    Warren Kennedy

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

    Down To Earth Jockey

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    S’manga Khumalo

    S'manga Khumalo (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

    Just Getting Started