Moore’s For Reel

Highland Reel's decisive win

Highland Reel in HK

The greatest jockeys can sense and seize an opportunity a fraction of a second before their opponents, and Ryan Moore did so to decisive effect on Saturday read more

First Group Win For Frankel

Dettori says favourite for next year's 1000 Guineas is very good

Fair Eva

Frankel’s daughter Fair Eva kept her unbeaten record intact with a hugely impressive display in the Gr3 Princess Margaret Juddmonte Stakes read more

K Race Festival

Today in Singapore

LINCOLN ROAD (Pic by Singapore Turf Club)

It’s been billed as the “K Race Festival” today at Kranji with a definite Korean feel to a fun day culminating in the Korean Racing Association Trophy read more

Lyle’s Got Real Style

Australian-bred wins the East Cape Paddock Stakes

Purely Atomic

A terrific four-timer for Yvette Bremner at Fairview on Friday gave first season apprentice Lyle Hewitson a squeak of catching the long-time title pacesetter Callan Murray read more

Owners And Punters The Losers

What could a jockey earn tossing a race?


Let errant jockeys serve their suspensions doing industry service, rather than be allowed to simply take the time off as a convenient holiday read more

Jockeys Opinions – Not Wanted?

Should we allow the jockey to play a bigger role in the promotion of racing?

Australian jump

Paying jockeys to give their opinions on their mounts at specific meetings has been flagged by Australian stewards as posing problems with integrity and financial arrangements read more

SA Owner’s Early Epsom Derby Favourite

Springbok silks shine at Leopardstown


Champion South African owners Ingrid and Markus Jooste have enjoyed another remarkable season read more

Getting Racing TV Right

Horseracing show has the potential to reach 65 million homes on a daily basis

American Pharoah wins the Belmont

A lot of people from the racing industry on shows are kind of walking on eggshells – and that’s never conducive…
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Competition Commission Decision

Bookmakers respond

SA Bookmakers Association logo

The SA Bookmakers’ Association presents their version of the Competition Commission’s decision regarding their Tellytrack complaint read more

Horsepower 2016

Don't delay - book today


Wellington Animal Hospital have extended an invitation to horse owners and interested parties to attend a day of lectures on veterinary aspects that affect horses every day read more

Ready To Run Sale Date Changes

Durbanville out of commission

Cape Thoroughbred Sales ready to run Sale

Cape Thoroughbred Sales have announced important changes to dates that will affect the two Ready To Run auctions later this year

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Go – You Good Thing!

Short Heads


What next? Punters in Australia can now bet on where Pokémon will be found in Sydney… read more

Bruss On The Bus Again

'Stakes have gone backwards here'


He found the narrow spread of potential owners in Cape Town limiting to business. He was also embroiled in issues relating to the number of runs per box guidelines there. And things didn’t improve in KZN read more

World Body For Cape Summer Of Champions

Opportunity to network and exchange ideas with experts from across the globe

Capetown Noir wins the Gr1 Cape Derby at Kenilworth 13-02-02

Leading international industry players will attend the International Thoroughbred Breeders Federation meeting in Cape Town in January 2017 read more

Ray To Stay

Cape Flying Championship likely goal

Red Ray

Pulled up well after Mercury and there won’t be any standout opposition next term read more

A Wannabe Celeb

'The racing passion of Durban's Indian community is amazing' - Joey Ramsden

morne winnaar

I had some mates over from Quatar and we partied long and hard into the night. This was followed by more celebrations at Durban’s best restaurant, Bel Punto, before finally flaking out read more

Great Sire’s Lasting Legacy

Bold Ruler led the US General Sires List on eight occasions

Flaming Rock

Last week marked the anniversary of the death from cancer of one of history’s greatest stallions read more

Election Day – Betting Times

Voting and betting


TAB outlets will only open at 2pm on the day, which has been declared a public holiday because of the elections. The TAB telephone betting centre and online platforms will open at 1pm. read more

Commission Rejects Tellytrack Complaint

KZNBS allege Competition Act contravened


The complainants alleged that the conduct of Tellytrack and its partners of increasing the subscription fee for bookmakers was not only excessive, but also with the intent and effect of lessening or preventing competition by third-party bookmakers in the downstream market read more

Champion Trainer For Milnerton

Better programme - and Horses love it in the Cape

Mike De Kock (credit: hamishNIVENPhotography)

‘In Durban, presently, the only good things about winter are good weather, the Durban July and playing golf’ read more


Who Thinks What?

SP readers’ comments digest

  • The Gold Miners!

    De Kock and Kannemeyer dig deep

  • Superman Sings Them To Sleep

    Dawdle and dash averted

  • Ramsden’s Ray Runs Riot

    Early star sparkle returns for Red Ray

  • Off To War For Many Punters

    Favourite finishes worst of Tarry quintet

  • All news on SA Champions Season 2016


    Owners And Punters The Losers

    What could a jockey earn tossing a race?


    A Wannabe Celeb

    'The racing passion of Durban's Indian community is amazing' - Joey Ramsden


    We Don’t Trust Our Jockeys

    Who wrote this rule, ask race fans


    Our Derby On Sunday

    July day coverage wasn't the greatest


    July – A Dream Day!

    Meeting the President


    Mike de Kock – Calls A Spade A Spade

    Mike De Kock -  making plans

    'Polytrack is cheap racing in most overseas locations'


    JR – Leader Of The Pack!

    Joey Ramsden

    Joey Ramsden on winning the July - and the people, the horses...and life!