Ascot Stud’s Royal Afternoon

On a terrific afternoon for local stalwart Ascot Stud, both of the leading farm’s sires enjoyed a feature winner bred by them at Fairview on Friday

Heavenly Blue’s Maiden Stakes Winner Rocks!

Ascot Stud’s Gr1 winning sire Heavenly Blue marked his first stakes winner when his daughter Three Rocks, a member of his first crop, won the R150 000 Listed Lady’s Pendant

Gary Player – Another Double Grand Slam

It is such a boost for racing to have SA’s golf legend so involved in the sport

Worlds Collide As Topsellers At Buoyant BSA Cape Yearling Sale

With 21 less yearlings sold at the same sale last year, the aggregate on Sunday was up from R26 015 000 in 2023 to R27 085 000, with the average tag stepping up 20% to R206 756, and the median jumping 38% to R180 000

Saudi Cup Thriller!

Senor Buscador (USA) prevailed in a photo-finish to the US$20m The Saudi Cup as the American trainee thwarted Japanese hope Ushba Tesoro (JPN) in the final strides

National Punters' Guide

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

Talking Points

Marshall Rules The World

It was a particularly special race for the veteran trainer as his Captain Al champion One World celebrated a maiden graded stakes success in the process

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New Blood, New Hope

There are three freshman stallions and four first-crop stallions represented at Sunday’s Bloodstock SA Cape Yearling Sale at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth

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New Blood, New Hope

There are three freshman stallions and four first-crop stallions represented at Sunday’s Bloodstock SA Cape Yearling Sale at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth

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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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