Fairview Start – NHA Respond

Report back on The Cat and Placido

Providing more detailed information as to how Stipendiary Stewards reach their decisions is an aspect of reporting currently under review by the National Horseracing Authority read more

Lacklustre Ride – JP Suspended

He has the right of Appeal against both the finding and the penalty imposed

After viewing the patrol films of the race and hearing all the evidence presented, the Board was of the opinion that Trainer Botes did not have a charge to answer to and therefore took no further action against him read more

Kenilworth Racecourse (photo: Gold Circle)

Kenilworth Draw Switch – Outcome

Disciplinary action will be taken against the staff members involved in this incident

An investigation was conducted into the circumstances that led to Pumeza and Miss Crusade being loaded and starting from the incorrect drawn positions read more

Vaal Start Phantoms

NHA investigating

Phumelela technical and electrical staff conducted extensive testing to establish why the starting stalls opened prematurely without the switch being activated read more

Naming Rights

The thoroughbred name game can be an interesting one at times

First timer Deago Deluxe stepped out at Scottsville on Sunday. He is a son of former SA star Delago Deluxe… read more

NHA Lab Update

No specimens, samples or results were compromised during the fire

The NHA Laboratory has resumed its routine screening operations for prohibited and forbidden substances read more

Woolavington – Stipes Stick To Guns

At no stage during argument was the use of the crop raised in evidence

‘One only has to look at Jockey Strydom’s ride when winning the Lonsdale Stirrup Cup on the same day to see his crop use in the concluding stages was very similar to his riding during the Woolavington’- Chief Stipe read more

KZN Start – Not Good Enough

Time for Gold Circle to meet with the jockeys, trainers and the NHA to sort out a simmering problem

The combination of angry jockeys and inexperienced 2yo fillies is a toxic cocktail and the KZN starter really did not look to be in control of matters at the 1100m read more