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Sporting Post columnists share their opinions and insights into horse racing from South Africa and around the world. They are experts who have a deep understanding of the sport of kings, enjoy their thoughtful and fresh articles.

Another Foveros?

When the French-bred 6yo Foveros won the Heed Your Hunch @betway Handicap, the final race of Tattersalls Irish Guineas weekend at the Curragh on Sunday, we wondered if he was permitted to carry the same name as the eight-times SA Champion Sire

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The Handicapping Whodunnit

In the early 1980’s The Buggles told us that Video Killed The Video Star. Fast forward to the 21st century, the question is did handicapping do the same to the sport of kings?

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Oscar and Veronica Foulkes (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Breeder – ‘Hope Is Not Enough’

The ‘burning platform’ of Phumelela’s business rescue and Covid made it easy to reduce prize money. While that was a short-term fix, there must be other big changes we can make in this time of crisis that will make the industry more sustainable

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What An Impact

The dominance of the deceased Japanese superstar, Deep Impact (Sunday Silence), was well and truly felt on the 2019 Japanese Sires List

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