New Breeders Association On Horizon

Effort to improve quality


An association has been mooted for those breeders in all provinces, excluding Kwazulu-Natal and the Cape read more

Injury Scuppers Breeders Cup Hopes

Smart Call Connections Call Off U.S. Campaign

Smart Call

In a statement made via Facebook, Alec Laird Racing has announced the end of the road for Smart Call’s 2016 Breeders Cup campaign read more

Fourie And Snaith Part Company

Some marriages don't work - despite great people on both sides

Richard Fourie  - back home

One of Cape racing’s most powerful partnerships has dissolved read more

Local Racing On Wednesday

Important time changes


With Sunday’s postponed Scottsville racemeeting now slotting into the Wednesday racing programme, racetimes for both the KZN meeting and the Kenilworth card that will run alongside it, have been revised read more

Leopardstown Success For SA Owners

Back from a break - and wins well at her second start


Markus Jooste and Braam Van Huyssteen look to have a smart sort on their hands in the Oasis Dream filly White Satin Dancer read more

Italian Gr1 For Duke’s Daughter

Drakenstein sire firing on all cylinders

Duke Of Marmalade - during his racing days

Duke Of Marmalade’s daughter Sound Of Freedom opened her Gr1 account with a courageous win to score in the Premio Lydia Tesio at Capannelle in Italy read more

Wainstein – ‘Strydom Out Of Form’

Selection 'panel of four' went on log positions

Larry Wainstein

Says it is time to give the youngsters a chance read more

Flamingo Park Monday – First Timers

Straight from the horse's mouth


What the trainers say about the two first -timers today read more

Great Ride, Karis!

South Africa's favourite Mauritian son shows them how it's done


Former Hong Kong Horse Of The Year Designs On Rome looks set for a big run in the Hong Kong Cup in December read more

Snaith’s Fabulous Five

In-form yard crown great day with feature exacta


The Justin Snaith Racing Team are set to kick some serious sand in the face of their opposition this Cape Summer of Champions Season read more

Bookmaker Backs The Breed

Silver Lining initiative designed to facilitate adoption of thoroughbreds off the track

Hollywood's Wiseman Gwala hands over a cheque to Vanessa Beets and Gill Olmesdahl of the KZN Coastal Horse Care Unit.

South Africa’s premier betting brand Hollywoodbets have come out in support of the mainstay of the racing industry read more

Germany Dominates 2016 Italian St Leger

But South African hopes are dashed


It’s victory for Germany in the 2016 Italian St Leger read more

Scottsville To Wednesday

Heavy rainfall forces postponement

Regal Eagle

Today’s Scottsville meeting has been rescheduled at the same venue on Wednesday 26 October read more

Scottsville Wednesday – First Timers

Straight from the horse's mouth

Michael Roberts

What the trainers say about their first timers at the rescheduled Scottsville meeting read more

A Touch Of The Orient

China Buys Into North America's Richest Racehorse

China Horse Club

The China Horse Club buys into California Chrome read more

‘Dictatorial’ NHA Under Fire

Trainers and jockeys want to be consulted


A backlash is said to be brewing amongst South African jockeys and trainers after the National Horseracing Authority published the revised penalty range guidelines read more

Double Feature Thriller On Cards

Great racing at Kenilworth next Saturday

The Secret Is Out

Trainer Vaughan Marshall has decided to let unbeaten The Secret Is Out take her chances in the Grade 2 Choice Carriers Championship read more

Newsflash – Winx Wins Cox Plate Again

Six length drubbing of Hartnell


First mare since Sunline in 2000 to win two Cox Plates read more

Lanzerac RTR Stakes Log – 20 October

Always In Charge on top

Always In Charge - stiill on top

The latest log for the R2,5 million Lanzerac Ready To Run Stakes to be run over 1400m at Kenilworth on Saturday 19 November, has been published read more

Turffontein Today – First Timers

Straight from the horse's mouth


What the trainers say about their first timers at Turffontein today read more

Kenilworth Today – First Timers

Straight from the horse's mouth


What the trainers say about their first timers read more

18 Hours Of Betting – 6 Days A Week

New trading hours for TAB


TAB, in conjunction with horseracing television channel Tellytrack, is to expand the betting opportunities offered to digital and telephone customers read more

El Picha Dies Aged 22

Farewell to SA's only surviving dual July winner

El Picha after his second July win in 2000

El Picha, the little horse with the big heart and never say die attitude, has died peacefully at his home in Randjesfontein at the age of 22 read more


Who Thinks What?

SP readers’ comments digest


Gripe… What Gripe?

Joey not happy about a few things - but his Morris is a minor


Turffontein Sunrise Sessions

Changing the perception of racing – one person at a time


Striker Not Good Enough For SA Team?

We are unlikely to get an answer from the selection panel


Wanted: Buyers

The weather warms - and Joey Ramsden is out of hibernation!


Ice With That?

The Story of Jagged Ice


Gary Alexander

Gary Alexander (photo: JC Photos)

Jumping Jack


Liesl King


International Photographer