Classic Day – Projected R5 Million Pick 6 Up For Grabs

With a projected R5 million Pick 6 pool on the day, two of our most decorated horses meet for the first time – but will Main Defender show them the way?

Top SA Sprinter Headed For Breeders Cup

Dual Gr1-winning sprinter Isivunguvungu is on his way to Johannesburg and on 5 March leaves for America, where he will be trained for the Hollywood Syndicate by Graham Motion

There’s Gold In This Mineshaft

When Senor Buscador won Saturday’s $20 000 000 Saudi Cup, he not only picked up the first Gr1 victory of his career, but he also shone the spotlight on his sire Mineshaft (A.P. Indy)

The Candyman Set For Return To Saddle

The Sporting Post can break the news this evening that the ‘Candyman’ is expected to be back in action soon after returning from Australia following the family’s move Down Under in July last year

Jockey Concerns – But No Evidence To Support Fairview’s ‘Bermuda Triangle’

Concerns from jockeys regarding the safety of the Fairview pull-up area and what appear to be a series of mysterious accidents have been addressed by 4Racing and the National Horseracing Authority

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