Lucky’s Battleground Earns Gold For Vaal Raiders

Trainer Lucky Houdalakis provided the Drakenstein team with a PE Gold Cup success at Fairview on Friday when the Franschhoek team’s home-bred Battleground rounded off an incredible journey from Vereeniging

Richard Again!

Winning Form’s recordbreaker Richard Fourie crowned yet another milestone in the greatest season of his career so far when he equalled Greg Cheyne’s longstanding Eastern Cape winners record at Fairview

Well-weighted Bransom Steps Up In Class At Kranji

While Bransom may be stepping up in Class again, connections of the flashy gelding are confident he will be up to the task in the Class 3 race over 1000m on Saturday at Kranji

Our Hollywoodbets Durban July JP – What A Boykie!

JP van der Merwe matched Richard Fourie’s five Grade 1 winners this season when he won the Hollywoodbets Durban July last Saturday

Cape Racing Postpone Saturday Meeting

An early decision has been taken to postpone Saturday’s Hollywoodbets Kenilworth racemeeting

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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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