Mathew Thackeray (photo: Pauline Herman)

Mathew Thackeray

Focussing Forward

A hard-working, focussed and dedicated young man, Mathew Thackeray is nearing the end of his first season as a fully fledged jockey and is working hard to make his mark. We get to know him better. read more

Charles Ndlovu (photo: Pauline Herman)

Charles Ndlovu

PE’s Juvenile Cup Champion

The Sporting Post chats to Charles Ndlovu who steered Kimberley Star to victory in the 2017 EC Champion Juvenile Cup read more

Candice Robinson (photo: Candiese Marnewick)

Candice Robinson

Smooth Sailing

Wife, mother, devoted daughter, top dressage rider, boss of one of the most competitive racing strings in the country and the first lady trainer to saddle a Vodacom Durban July winner – is there anything Candice Robinson can’t do? read more

Richard Fourie (photo: hmishNIVENPhotography)

Richard Fourie

Eye On The Horizon

The Sporting Post chats to Richard Fourie, who rides Horizon in this year’s Vodacom Durban July read more

Candice Robinson

Hot Water Bottles and Woolly Hats

A year into the ‘big job’, Candice Robinson has already notched her first Gr1 win and fields three runners for this year’s Vodacom Durban July read more

Mike Sharkey (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Mike Sharkey

New Horizons with Ridgemont

New owners, new stallions and a new sponsorship for the Cape Winter Series – we catch up with Highlands Stud, Part of Ridgemont’s Mike Sharkey read more

Aldo Domeyer

Aldo Domeyer

Six Plus Six

Aldo Domeyer talks about his second set of six, settling in at the Bass-Robinson yard and appreciating the important things in life read more

Duncan Howells (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Duncan Howells

All Guns Blazing

We chat to Duncan Howells about 2017 Vodacom Durban July contender, Ten Gun Salute read more

Diego De Gouveia (photo: Gold Circle)

Diego De Gouveia

Second Time's A Charm

After an initial false start, Diego De Gouveia is hitting his stride and has his eye on the KZN apprentice title read more

Grant van Niekerk (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Grant van Niekerk

Big Five

Grant van Niekerk has earned his way to the top of our rider rankings with a well-deserved reputation for always doing his very best on every ride. With a new stable and a new sponsor, he celebrated Mother’s Day with 5 wins on the Kenilworth card. The Capetonian joined the SA Jockey Academy in January […] read more

Callan Murray (photo: JC Photos)

Callan Murray

A Champions Day Knight

‘Sir Smiley’ Callan Murray. Three Grade One wins. 20 years old. He tells us how he did it. read more

Corrie Lensley (photo: supplied)

Corrie Lensley

Six Of The Best

Corrie Lensley talks about his six card double and why he feels Kimberley is important for SA racing read more

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