Depression demons


Why The Racing Industry Should Be Fighting It

Depression is a global conversation. As it’s a subject the racing industry is intimately acquainted with, Hans Ebert asks why aren’t we taking the lead? read more

Benji Ryan (photo: Racing Girl)

Racing Kid

Benji Ryan gives us his perspective

Kids say the darndest things. We get it straight from the horse’s mouth, thanks to Racing Kid, Benji Ryan read more

Dr Andreas Jacobs (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

The Jacobs Factor

Dr Andreas Jacobs’ SA Stud Book Influence

As Tesio taught us, the Thoroughbred exists because of a piece of wood at the end of a mile and a half race at Epsom. Charles Faull dissects the 2017 Vodacom Durban July result read more

Elephant in the room

Slaves To Technology

Where Are Horse Racing's Defiant Ones?

The Racing B*tch’s Hans Ebert looks at the role of social media and what horse racing should learn from the music industry read more

Bernard Fayd'herbe, Marinaresco, 2017 Vodacom Durban July

Flying Colours

The Story Behind The July Winning Silks

The theme for the 2017 Vodacom Durban July might have been ‘The Colour of Magic’, but it took a touch of magic to prove that there’s no beating a classic. read more

Maryline Eon receives her trophy from Benny Andersson (photo: Lady Jockeys' Thoroughbred World Championship)

Weighty Issues

Should Lady Riders Get A Weight Allowance?

Should lady jockeys get a weight allowance? The running of the Lady Jockey’s Thoroughbred World raised debate read more

2008 Gr1 Vodacom Durban July (photo: Gold Circle)

Do You Remember?

The 2008 July by Bernard Fayd'herbe

Do you remember the 2008 Vodacom Durban July and that famous dead heat between Pocket Power and Dancer’s Daughter? Bernard Fayd’herbe shares his recollections read more

Bernard Fayd'herbe

Winter Series Wonder

Bernard Fayd'herbe wins Second Winter Series

Bernard Fayd’herbe became the only jockey to win the Cape Winter Series on Pocket Power back in 2006. He is still the only jockey to have won the Series, only thanks to African Night Sky, he’s now won it twice! read more

Durban July (photo: Ludwig's Roses)

The Durban July Rose

A Colourful Rose for a Colourful Race

The Kentucky Derby has the Freedom Rose, the Preakness has the Black-Eyed Susan and the Belmont has the Carnation. But did you know our Durban July also has a rose named after it? read more

Put Punters First

Player-centric product mindset is needed

Current products will never succeed in an acquisition capacity as they critically ignore the value of a more entertaining and potentially rewarding experience, especially to new and smaller players read more