The Muscutts – Celebrating 60 Years Today

Some achievements are worth acknowledging!

The Muscutt family has close ties to South African and Zimbawean horseracing read more

Dynasty Filly Is Trending Alright

Varsfontein bred galloper is doing all the right things

End to end win as Hashtagyolo steps up in class and maintains her perfect record read more

In The Hat For Charity

Final field on Tuesday 24 October

Last year’s winner New Predator and Argentinian import Hat Puntano have been given top weight for the R1-million Gr2 Peermont Emperors Palace Charity Mile read more

O’Brien Equals Frankel Record

Doncaster and Saint-Cloud on the radar next weekend

Hydrangea , a full-sister to Moutonshoek’s exciting new sire The United States, won the British Champion Fillies and Mares Stakes at Ascot to see Aidan O’Brien equal American trainer Bobby Frankel’s Group 1 record read more

Frankel’s European Gr1 First

Arc 2018 is in his sights

A son of the legendary Frankel, Cracksman earned a first Group 1 triumph in Europe for his sire in the contest in which his father ended his 14-race unbeaten career read more

Strathdon Ups His Game

Woolavington hat-trick for Snaith

(Chase Liebenberg Photography)

In the style so typical of his sire, the 4yo Silvano gelding Strathdon continues to up his game and made short work of his rivals to register a hat-trick of wins read more

Eighth Stakes Winner For Canford Cliffs

Gr1 Victoria Derby next on the agenda

Canford Cliffs is only rostered to join the powerful Highlands stallion band in 2018 but his progress is being followed closely as he builds his global footprint read more

Frankie Misses Bus In End

This international team lacks real star appeal

South Africa will be captained by reigning champion Anthony Delpech and they must be favourites to lift the trophy read more

Is Your Champ In The Reckoning?

Logs per 19 October

The latest log standings for runners eligible to make the final field for two major Cape Thoroughbred Sales ready to run sale races have been published read more

Summer Cup – Only 20 Can Run

Who is your early pick?

Abashiri and Liege have both advanced into the top 20 on the Summer Cup log read more

Arqana October Fireworks

Sale concludes today

The progeny of leading first season sire Dabirsim continues to generate fireworks in the sales ring read more

Classic Empire To Coolmore

Leading SA owners Mayfair Speculators have an interest in the Eclipse Award winner

Classic Empire has been retired from racing and will stand at Coolmore America’s Ashford Stud. read more

Cape Feature Loses Longstanding Sponsor

Cape racing's 'worst kept secret'?

Loss of a staunch sponsor in tough economic times read more

Club Gallops Resume

Durbanville Gallops Back on 26 October

(photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Western Cape trainers will be pleased to hear that Durbanville resumes Club Gallops on 26 October read more

A Big Sale Date On Wednesday

Past graduates make for impressive reading

The Ready-To-Run – the brainchild some 30 years ago of the Mooi River farm’s supremo Mick Goss and the late top bloodstock consultant Chris Smith – returns to its spiritual home on October 25 read more

A Grand Finale

We can't match the overseas product

On Saturday, the seventh QIPCO British Champions Day is the grand finale to the British Flat racing season read more

Hong Kong Progress With Development Plans

South Africa can share in the spoils

The Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Conghua Training Facility is a major development currently under construction and set to open in July 2018 read more

Met’s Bolt From The Blue

'Watch out - I'm on my way'

Olympic sprinting legend Usain Bolt will be hosting Africa’s Richest Race Day, the Sun Met, celebrated with GH Mumm Champagne read more

Charity Champions

Jumping Jockeys

Charity Champions (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

On Sunday, 22 October 2017, a number of local jockeys will participate in a show-jumping class at Trinity Equestria in aid of the Cart Horse Protection Association read more

Delpech -‘He Blew Me Away Today’

'Good horses qualify themselves' - Dean Kannemeyer

It took reigning SA champion jockey Anthony Delpech all of 30 years to find his way to Durbanville Racecourse read more

Failed To Ride Horse Out – 7 Days Suspension

Jockey van der Hoven has the right of appeal against the penalty imposed

He failed to ride the horse out to the end of the race, thereby prejudicing his chances of obtaining the outright fourth place read more

Summer’s Coming

Visitors Descend On Cape Town


With the Cape Summer Season just around the corner, we get a sneak peek at who is visiting this season read more

Brandon Breaks Ice In NZ

Now the ball is rolling!

Former Cape-based jockey Brandon Morgenrood rode his first winner in his new home country today

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Who Thinks What?

SP readers’ comments digest


What Louis Did Next

Triple Crown - The Next Generation


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


Jarryd Penny

Jarryd Penny (photo: JC Photos)

Strato Cruising


Francois Herholdt

Francois Herholdt (photo: Equine Edge)

Happy To Be Home