Striker Gets Real At Vaal Today

Piere Striker Strydom takes the ride on Be Real for Hollywoodbets-sponsored Trainer Heather Adamson in race 6

Hollywoodbets Gold Challenge Attracts Class Entry

A nationally representative entry of 16 has been received for the 53rd renewal of the premier SA Champions Season weight- for-age mile

TCO2 Testing – A Ticking Time Bomb For SA Racing?

While no fines are being issued, and the intentions behind the introduction of TCO2 testing are undoubtedly noble, it has become a poorly conceived rush job, without any apparent consultation and education, and is a ticking PR time bomb

Clifton’s Flag Man Now In Hollywoodbets Durban July Picture

The outstanding exploits of Mrs Geriatrix put Clifton Stud back in the breeding headlines and now a horse bred at their KZN farm is third favourite for the Hollywoodbets Durban July

Andrews Rides Them To Sleep On Winter Course

‘I think the guys were just a little bit asleep today’ – winning trainer Brett Crawford

National Punters' Guide

The experts’ 1-2-3 for today’s local meeting.

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The majestic Camelot by Montjeu ex Tarfah

Can Camelot Conquer Epsom?

Camelot, sire of more than 60 stakes winners, will be looking for his first Betfred Derby success on Saturday when he looks set to be well represented in the Epsom classic

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Rafeef Filly Heads To USA

Acquired by Team Valor just prior to her Highveld Grade 2 success, the Brett Crawford-trained Frances Ethel had an unlucky passage for fourth in the Gr1 Woolavington 2000 last Saturday

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From Chaos To Reform

Charl Pretorius writes in his Off The Record column on the 4Racing website that owners, trainers and racing fans are gravely concerned about the state of our industry

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Handicapping in South Africa

The ideal racing program must consist of a balanced combination of Merit Rating races (real handicaps) and Conditions races (Maiden and Plate/Race Figure races

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NHA Feature Ratings – Our Brickbats & Bouquets

Last weekend’s feature results certainly fired shots ahead of the season. But did they hit the ratings target and why fiddle with handicap ratings in black type races?  All that happens is one or two horses get favoured against the majority of battlers

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