Van Niekerk Suspended

Has the Right of Appeal against the penalty

Credit: Chase Liebenberg Photography

Failed to ensure he did not cause interference read more

Vaal Medical Facility – Jockeys Raise Concerns

Phumelela has undertaken to address concerns

Standard of raceday medical care under spotlight read more

Spelling Farm: Mahiakola Fined

Has the Right of Appeal against the penalty imposed

Entered horses that had been at an unregistered Spelling Farm during a 30-day period prior to the race read more

2017 CTS Ready To Run

Gallops Gallery

2017 Lanzerac Ready To Run Sale - Lot 122 (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Still scratching your head over your sale selection? Re-watch the gallops or check out our gallops gallery. read more

TGIF! – The Sale Starts At 18h00

All graduates qualify for the 2018 Lanzerac Ready To Run Sale

The CTS Lanzerac Ready To Run Sale starts this evening at 18h00 with 138 two-year-olds by 45 sires to come under the hammer read more

Hooked On Classics

Impressive Selangor Cup honour roll

Saturday’s Gr2 Selangor Cup is a golden highway to the Cape Guineas and the classic beyond. The winners and placed horses over the years have inevitably gone on to greater things read more

Selangor – Kenilworth: Going Strong 20 Years On

Kenilworth Cup turns 21 in 2018

Saturday heralds the 20th anniversary of the twinning agreement established in 1997 between the then Gold Circle, as custodian of Cape racing, and the Selangor Turf Club read more

Gotta Love Her

Well-bred filly on the up

Klawervlei Stud, who bred Love Supreme, race her in partnership with Ridgemont Racing, and this youngster has classic contender written all over her read more

Win A Trip To Glorious Goodwood!

Anyone can enter the L'Ormarins Queen's Plate Writer's Contest

Capetown Noir

Content of between 1000 to 5000 words must relate to the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate Racing Festival read more

Aussie Jock Boosts Interest In Challenge

Melbourne Cup winner Corey Brown the drawcard in international line-up

It’s hard to imagine a top strength South African jockey team without the genius of Piere Strydom and Anton Marcus  and an international side sans the wizardry of Frankie Dettori read more

Gambling In Tough Times

Casino revenues decline for first time in 20 years

Although the South African gambling industry overall continued to grow from a revenue perspective in 2016, the growth rate was significantly lower than increases experienced during the past couple of years read more

Ready To Rumble

A look at the Normandy Stud Draft

Lot 129 from the 2014 CTS Ready To Run Sale

With progeny by Dynasty, Captain Al, Silvano, Twice Over, What a Winter, Trippi, Var and Gimmethegreenlight, Normandy Stud believes their 2017 CTS Ready To Run draft is their strongest ever read more

Tickets Available For A Right Royal Festival!

5 and 6 January 2018 at Kenilworth Racecourse

Tickets for South Africa’s most elegant horseracing event, the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate Racing Festival are now available read more

Met Gallops Abandoned

Snaith -'best news I have heard all year'

More and more trainers have been working horses on their own so that they do not over-exert themselves read more

First Timer Tighten Up By NHA

NHA flex muscle

Rule will cover certification of first-timers and horses who have not run for 120 days or more read more

Mutawaary Tops Mixed Sale

25 lots were sold at an aggregate of R1 253 500

The Mike de Kock trained Mutawaary, an Australian-bred  son of Fastnet Rock stallion Hinchinbrook, topped the BSA Johannesburg Mixed Sale read more

No Place For SA Jockeys?

Illustrious line-up

Joao Moreira

The world’s best jockeys will compete for the LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship at Happy Valley Racecourse read more

Where Are The Cape Babies?

Short Heads - Our weekly news snippets feature

Cookie Amos with Bulbul

The first two 800m ‘scurries’ for 2yo’s scheduled for Saturday at Kenilworth have been dropped due to a lack of entries read more

Woodruff Eyes A Summer Place In History

Where did your fancy draw for the big one?

Summer Cup king and five-times SA champion bids to write his name into the South African racing history books and saddle five consecutive winners! read more

Enable Takes Cartier Honours

The outstanding three-year-old filly Enable was named the Cartier Horse of the Year

From the first crop of Nathaniel, Enable recorded five consecutive Gr1 victories in 2017 read more

Marwing Suspended

Has the Right of Appeal against the penalty imposed

Weichong Marwing

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

We Are The Champions

Road To The LQP

Sean Tarry talks about Legal Eagle and the prospect of a third L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate read more

De Kock Appeal – Vermaak Responds

Appeal Board member gives his view

Justin Vermaak

‘I generally find public spats quite juvenile and leave them to waste away in the recycle bin of life’ read more

Get It All In One Go

Sporting Post Digest – every Thursday

  • Win A Trip To Glorious Goodwood!

    Anyone can enter the L'Ormarins Queen's Plate Writer's Contest

  • Tickets Available For A Right Royal Festival!

    5 and 6 January 2018 at Kenilworth Racecourse

  • We Are The Champions

    Road To The LQP

  • Crawford’s Summer Sweetner

    Striker teams up with smart son of Count Dubois

  • Comments

    Who Thinks What?

    SP readers’ comments digest

    Opinion

    The Unfathomable Case Of Pietro Mascagni

    Silvano colt has boomed his way into testing racing's jurisprudence.

    Opinion

    De Kock Appeal – Vermaak Responds

    Appeal Board member gives his view

    Opinion

    Easy Does It

    A Real Kimberley Diamond

    Opinion

    De Kock MR Appeal – They Must Be Joking!

    'The press release came across as a futile attempt to embarrass Mike de Kock' - Robert Bloomberg

    Opinion

    Racing Great – Food Sucks

    A punter appraises his Charity Mile day experience at Turffontein

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    Louis Mxothwa

    Louis Mxothwa (photo: Pauline Herman)

    A Racing Success Story

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    Vince Curtis

    Vince Curtis (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

    Our Mr Chips