Jessica Slack (photo: JC Photographics)

Jessica Slack

I’ll Have A Nother

We chat to Jessica Slack about Nother Russia, Smart Call and her 2017 National Yearling Sale draft read more

Tristan Godden (photo: Gold Circle)

Tristan Godden

Support Makes The Sport

Tristan Godden recently celebrated turning 21 and with a sponsorship from Winning Form, his future looks bright. We get to know him better read more

Alistair Cohen (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Alistair Cohen

Happy To Be Here

With his final chemotherapy session done and dusted on 3 April, Alistair Cohen talks us through the ups and downs of the last few months read more

Lezeanne Forbes

This Lady's Not For Burning

Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, except backwards and in high heels! We get to know KZN lady trainer, Lezeanne Forbes read more

Bernard Fayd'herbe (photo: Liesl King)

Bernard Fayd’herbe

International Jockey

The Sporting Post chats to Bernard Fayd’herbe about his stint abroad, Fawree, life in Dubai and his plans for the future read more

Heather Morkel (photo: Felicity Crouch)

Heather Morkel

Healthy Horses And Sturdy Wagons

We chat to Bloodstock South Africa’s new Sales Liaison, Heather Morkel and find out why private enterprise should be a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon read more

Yvette Bremner

Our Leading Lady!

“I have learnt that it’s best to play the cards the way life deals them rather than try and force the roll of the dice…” South Africa’s leading established lady trainer Yvette Bremner didn’t come into the game via the pony club route. She probably would not have been reflecting back on fifteen outstanding years […] read more

Bryn Ressell (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Bryn Ressell

The Portuguese Ambassador

Vasco Tavern’s Bryn Ressell talks to us about ‘the oldest and proudest rugby club in SA’, buying his first racehorses and staying honest read more

Ken Truter (photo: supplied)

Ken Truter

Truter Takes The Reins

Ken Truter was appointed the new NHA Chairman at the 2017 AGM on 18 January. We get to know him better. read more

Patrick McGivern (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Patrick McGivern

The Cape Cossack

Patrick McGivern was one of the Cape’s most popular heavyweight riders in his day. He is also fondly remembered for his acrobatic manoeuvres aboard Court Messenger back in 1993. We catch up with the Cape Cossack read more

Glen Hatt (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Glen Hatt

The Next Chapter

Glen Hatt talks to us about retirement, a rethink and his new challenge as racing manager to Maine Chance Farms read more

Frankie Dettori

Fabulous Frankie

Frankie Dettori made a flying visit to South Africa for Sun Met day 2017. He rode 6 races on the card and notched his first South African Gr1 in the Investec Cape Derby read more

Sean Tarry

Cape Crusade

Sean Tarry chats to us about Legal Eagle, his L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate double and his thoughts on the Sun Met read more

Whisky Baron (photo: Wayne Marks)

Craig and Ross Kieswetter

Whisky Barons !

Craig and Ross Kieswetter are an integral part of the Ridgemont Stud empire. With Ridgemont’s recent acquisition of Highlands Farms Stud and the boys’ Sun Met runner Whisky Baron, we got to know them a little better read more

Pippa Mickleburgh

Make It A Double!

With a Queen’s Plate double in the trophy cabinet and a high quality draft for the 2017 Cape Premier Yearling Sale, we chat to Avontuur GM, Pippa Mickleburgh read more

Andreas Jacobs

The Maine Chance Farms Paddock Stakes

Maine Chance Farms have sponsored the Gr1 Paddock Stakes since 2013. With a stellar line-up for Saturday’s renewal – including Maine Chance runner, Silver Mountain – we chat to Dr Andreas Jacobs read more

Adam Marcus

Paying His Dues

With 5 years’ experience and another Graded win under his belt, young trainer Adam Marcus has his sights set firmly on the top read more

Donovan Dillon

New Generation, Old Fashioned Values

With a professionalism and dedication that belie his fresh-faced 23 years, Donovan Dillon seems a jockey cut from the cloth of days gone by. We chat to Goodhope Racing’s first choice rider. read more

Jeff Lloyd (photo: supplied)

Jeff Lloyd

From 'The Guv' to 'The GOAT'

From being told he’d never ride again, to winning the Brisbane premiership and clocking a record-breaking 7 winners at the Sunshine Coast, at 55 years old Jeff Lloyd is better than ever! read more

Dr Jim Antrobus (photo: Highlands Farms Stud)

Jim Antrobus

South Africa's James Herriott

Jim Antrobus is the sort of person you always want around in a crisis. Calm under pressure with a deft touch with even the most temperamental of mares, he is a vet par excellence. Highlands’ resident vet for many years, Jet Master’s personal physician and an accomplished breeder in his own right, there is only one Dr Jim. read more

Michael Robinson

Family Affair

Popular Cape conditioner Michael Robinson chats to us about going out on his own, dealing with tricky horses and saddling his first Fillies Guineas runner in his own right in Smokey Affair read more

Geoff Woodruff (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Geoff Woodruff

He Who Dares

Geoff Woodruff talks us through his runners for the 2016 Gr1 Summer Cup and his hopes for 4 in a row read more

Neil Bruss (photo: Gold Circle)

Neil Bruss

Globetrotting Trainer

In September 2016 Neil Bruss left to ply his trade in Saudi Arabia. With 10 race meetings under his belt so far this season, he has accomplished 7 winners and 11 places from 29 runners and earnings of over R1,5 million. We find out how he’s getting on. read more

Jane Thomas

Ready To Run

We chat to Far End Farm’s Jane Thomas about nearly 2 decades in the business and her thoughts on the forthcoming Emperor’s Palace CTS Ready To Run draft read more

Gareth van Zyl (photo: Gold Circle)

Gareth van Zyl

New school trainer, old school values

Gareth van Zyl has got his career off to a dream start, saddling two winners from his first two runners at Greyville’s Pink Drive meeting last Friday. We chat to the newest addition to our local training ranks. read more