A Trippi colt out of a Gr2 winning daughter of leading sire Dynasty equalled the record for a yearling sold at auction in South Africa when knocked down to Coolmore for R6 million read more
Magnificent filly from outstanding family goes to Lammerskraal
There was early action on Day 1 of the Cape Premier Yearling Sale when a Var filly out of champion miler Captain’s Lover was bought for R3,6 million read more
2017 CTS Cape Premier Yearling Sale
This inner city sale has truly come of age on the global thoroughbred auction circuit read more
Straight from the horse's mouth
Alyson Wright on her first timer read more
An atmosphere of excitement
As is the worldwide standard with regards to Gr1 races owners were afforded the opportunity to be in the thick of things at specially reserved tables read more
"It’s easy to go broke trying to get rich...''
So many horseplayers spend their lives chasing the six-figure score that will redeem all the bad beats and validate all the losing tickets read more
'Health an obvious priority'
Popular racecaller and Tellytrack presenter Alistair Cohen is expected to be off air until early April read more
Met Runners go through their paces
The absence of a timekeeper means that there is little science involved and pricked ears, stride and perceived health and enthusiasm of the galloper are all that we can take away from it read more
Has the right of appeal against the penalty imposed
Thabana presented himself to ride at the Vaal Racecourse whilst having a banned substance, namely alcohol, over the concentration threshold of 0,024mg in his breath read more
We have received enquiries from punters regarding an unusually small quartet dividend read more
Old Club Mentality doesn't work anymore
Unlocking the new consumers of the millennial generation through ‘experiential marketing’ read more
The hospitality was stickier than the buns!
Joe Public had to stand and watch while Met runners connections were able to choose from a number of eating options while they had no access even to the much advertised sticky buns read more
Some of the insights and information
The first International Thoroughbred Breeders Federation Congress held in South Africa drew to a close on 12 January 2017 read more
'Gesticulating' - at another jockey....
Andrew Fortune was fined R2000 for what was deemed an unprofessional ride on the 20-1 shot Kanonkop who won at the Vaal read more
Outstanding broodmares continue to play a pivotal role in the world’s top races.
Last year a number of outstanding broodmares descendants featured prominently in 2016. read more
Great Highlands family
Highlands stallion Jackson’s 3yo full-sister Field Of Light shed her maiden in impressive front-running style at Kenilworth on Wednesday read more
Progress being made all round
The 135th Annual General Meeting of Members was held at the offices of the National Horseracing Authority on Wednesday read more
Book early to avoid disappointment
Internationally recognised Veterinarian Dr Jonathan F. Pycock will present a Reproduction Seminar in Rawsonville next month read more
Some glorious memories
Jockey Aldo Domeyer’s perfect six at Kenilworth last week was not a record for number of winners ridden on a day in South Africa read more
Straight from the horse's mouth
Trainer Andre Nel has been churning out the winners. He says of his runner in the first today at Kenilworth:- ‘A fair filly – might run into the back end of the quartet’ read more
Time For A Groom’s Association?
The incident of a groom appearing to kick a horse in the Greyville wash down area last Friday night has raised some interesting and important questions read more
SA Horse Export Consignment Takes Shape
The SA horse export consignment to the USA is rapidly taking shape with 6 of the 15 berths already filled read more
Waived his right of appeal
In consideration of a penalty, the Inquiry Board took into account the mitigating circumstances put forward by Jockey Andrews and the degree of the interference caused read more