Gold Circle Talks To Members

Non-feature stakes increases announced

Sky Marshal

Whilst the euphoria of the past Champions Season brings back fond memories, the reality of the underlying financial status of the company continued to negatively impact on profitability read more

Follow De Kock Again

Straight from the horse's mouth - Vaal Today

Mike de Kock

There isn’t a stable in the country who gets their first-timer assessments more accurate than the De Kock yard. They have another today read more

KZN Racing – Track Facts

Innovation and doing something different

Gold Circle has come in for plenty of stick for the state of the KZN racetracks over the past few years read more

Big Win For Wilgerbosdrift Sire

Bullards Alley wins by a record breaking margin

Flower Alley was represented by his fourth individual Gr1 winner when his son Bullards Alley landed the Pattison Canadian International at Woodbine on Sunday read more

Baron For Dubai

Injury not serious - but time runs out for Hong Kong

Sun Met star Whisky Baron’s Hong Kong campaign has been called off and the magnificent son of Manhattan Rain will now be aimed at the Dubai World Cup Carnival read more

Laird’s Son Of Trippi On The Up

A son of champion sire Trippi

The talented Broadway Trip, winner of the recent BSA August Million Colts & Geldings, made it three wins from as many outings read more

When Opportunity Knocks

How Goodtime Gal won the Diana Stakes

Goodtime Gal lead in (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

The key to making your own luck is in recognising opportunity when it knocks. Mike Robinson talks trusting your instincts, fillies with character and a surprise call from ‘Superman’ read more

Moutonshoek Sire’s Gr2 Strike

Canada's big day


Field Of Courage, a son of dual champion and Moutonshoek sire Marchfield, scored a 40-1 shock when downing some top-class sprinters in Sunday’s Gr2 Nearctic Stakes at Woodbine read more

Super Saturday Looms For O’Brien

Bobby Frankel’s 25 top-flight wins in 2003 is on the line

Aidan O’Brien looks likely to hit the magical 30 Gr1 winner mark before the end of this season and he could take another step closer at the QIPCO Champions Day fixture at Ascot on Saturday read more

Duke’s French Gr2 Win

Bred on the same Duke Of Marmalade/Sadler’s Wells cross as retired champion Simple Verse

Drakenstein Stud’s resident sire Duke Of Marmalade produced the goods again this weekend when his consistent daughter Traffic Jam led all the way to win the $125,450 Gr2 Prix du Conseil de Paris read more

The Queen Is Home

An Update On Crimson Palace

Crimson Palace (photo: Sara Fagan)

After being stood down from stud duties, Crimson Palace has arrived at her retirement home in upstate New York read more

Monster Gamble Landed

Another well bought horse-in-training

From poker tables to football to horseracing read more

Brazuca Blows Them Away

Classy son of Teofilo shows the way as Abashiri stays on for second

The Australian-bred entire Brazuca sailed in under the radar and wrong-footed punters with an impressive end-to-end win in the Turffontein Saturday topliner. read more

Everest – A Winner For Ordinary Folk!

R61 million first cheque in the bank

Redzel, a son of Snitzel, is owned by police officers, school teachers, a doctor, taxi driver, concreter, electrician, pharmacist, a former NSW cricket coach and a security guard read more

There’s Still Only One Sheriff!

Son of Go Deputy decides to jump...

Jacques Strydom’s popular Go Deputy gelding Gogetthesheriff bounced back to his best form and grabbed the limelight with his characteristic late surge to score his first win in over a year read more

Herholdt Gets 21 Days

Has the Right of Appeal against the penalty imposed

Failed to ride his mount out with sufficient vigour and determination read more

Gold Circle Implements Entry Fee

From 1 November 2017

Applies to all minor races read more

A Little More Country

Two More Meetings Scheduled For Durbanville

Durbanville (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

In order to allow the Kenilworth track additional time to recover, racing will continue at Durbanville until 25 October 2017 read more

Back To Kenilworth

Staying event heads programme

Racing returns to the Kenilworth winter course on Saturday 21 October where the Listed Woolavington Handicap heads the programme read more

Tellytrack Killed The Radio Star

With the passage of time some things improve - others just go backwards

Just over 31 years ago Bumpie Schoeman called racing commentaries for the first time over the Radio Algoa airwaves read more

KZN Breeders Awards Nominees

Save the date - 2 December 2017

The nominees for the KZN Breeders Awards to be held at the Fordoun Hotel & Spa in Nottingham Road have been announced read more

A New High

The cost of getting to Australia via Europe is estimated to be around R700 000

Dreams of a South African runner ever lining up to compete for a R61 million first cheque still seem unimaginable on the eve of the inaugural running of the world’s richest race on turf at Royal Randwick on Saturday read more

Magical’s The Word

Champion 2yo filly looks Fillies Guineas material

Hindsight is an exact science and trainers know best, but we have to wonder why the connections of the smashing What A Winter filly Magical Wonderland did not take their chances in the Diana Stakes read more


Who Thinks What?

SP readers’ comments digest


Matchem Stakes Day 2017

The Good, The Bad and the Thirsty


The Future Is Brigt

The Story of Eightfold Path


Racing The Envy Of Other Codes

Dave Mollett's angle on the Arc


The Butterfly Effect

Discussing Barrier Trials With Charles Faull


The Student Prince

Durbanville Days: Salad days they were – but what fun!


Francois Herholdt

Francois Herholdt (photo: Equine Edge)

Happy To Be Home


Wesley Marwing

Wesley Marwing (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Home Is Where The Heart Is