Jarryd Penny (photo: JC Photos)

Jarryd Penny

Strato Cruising

With a ’10 out of 10′ from commentator Alistair Cohen for his ride in the Founder’s Trophy, we get to know Jarryd Penny read more

Francois Herholdt (photo: Equine Edge)

Francois Herholdt

Happy To Be Home

After a year in Saudi Arabia, Francois Herholdt is back and hitting the ground running read more

Wesley Marwing (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Wesley Marwing

Home Is Where The Heart Is

With a torrid first season firmly behind him and a first Cape feature firmly in the bag, Wesley Marwing sets his sights firmly forward read more

Jannie and Renate du Plessis (photo: Pauline Herman)

Renate du Plessis

Water For The Soul

After several years at the helm of Favour Stud, Renate du Plessis is spreading her wings and setting sail for Australia read more

Ralph Panebianco (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Ralph Panebianco

White Bread

Along with our new look Durbanville racetrack, we have a new look team manning the catering. Meet Ralph Panebianco. read more

Robin Bruss (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Robin Bruss

Circle Of Life

Owner, breeder, agent, auctioneer, journalist, presenter, researcher, administrator and consultant, Robin Bruss has just finished top of the breeder pile on AEPR. We find out how he did it. read more

Ernst Oertel (photo: supplied)

Ernst Oertel

Leg Up

From the heights of the UAE training log, a freak accident led to the loss of a limb and ultimately his job. In this remarkable story, Ernst Oertel chronicles his recovery and his journey back to the saddle. read more

Hazel Kayiya (photo: supplied)

Hazel Kayiya

I Am Because Of Them

Smart, young, black women with megawatt smiles who are enthused about the racing industry are rare indeed, but take all that, wrap it up in a broad smile, add wide brown eyes sparkling with warmth and you have Hazel Kayiya. read more

Sue Bingham

From The Heart

A bad workman blames his tools, but have you ever noticed that good workmen always have the best tools? It may take a village to get a horse first past the post, but it helps when they’ve been started right and what current champion trainer Sean Tarry – and a good number of other trainers […] read more

Judy Brannigan (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Judy Davies

Small Breeder, Big Dreams

Since starting her fledgling operation in 2003, Judy Davies has quietly been making a name for herself as a knowledgeable and warmly enthusiastic member of our breeding ranks read more

Amanda – Part of The Furniture!

Our Ladies In Racing - Celebrating Women's Day

A crazy passionate animal lover who used to babysit baboons and chimpanzees in between riding work for a top lady trainer in her matric year, the former Western Province junior showjumper is an instantly recognisable face at South African thoroughbred sales. At age 49, past CTS Sales Manager Amanda Carey is one of horseracing’s most […] read more

Teresa Esplin (photo: supplied)

Teresa Esplin

Sing While You’re Winning

Teresa Esplin was South Africa’s first ever female starter and is currently Kenilworth Racing’s Racing Liaison Officer. But these are not the only strings to this talented lady’s bow! read more

Veronica Foulkes

Portrait Of A Lady

With a 2016 Cape Nursery double and a Betting World 2200 win, all from Robertson’s Normandy Stud nursery, we spend an afternoon with Veronica Foulkes read more

Mathew Thackeray (photo: Pauline Herman)

Mathew Thackeray

Focussing Forward

A hard-working, focussed and dedicated young man, Mathew Thackeray is nearing the end of his first season as a fully fledged jockey and is working hard to make his mark. We get to know him better. read more

Charles Ndlovu (photo: Pauline Herman)

Charles Ndlovu

PE’s Juvenile Cup Champion

The Sporting Post chats to Charles Ndlovu who steered Kimberley Star to victory in the 2017 EC Champion Juvenile Cup read more

Candice Robinson (photo: Candiese Marnewick)

Candice Robinson

Smooth Sailing

Wife, mother, devoted daughter, top dressage rider, boss of one of the most competitive racing strings in the country and the first lady trainer to saddle a Vodacom Durban July winner – is there anything Candice Robinson can’t do? read more

Richard Fourie (photo: hmishNIVENPhotography)

Richard Fourie

Eye On The Horizon

The Sporting Post chats to Richard Fourie, who rides Horizon in this year’s Vodacom Durban July read more

Candice Robinson

Hot Water Bottles and Woolly Hats

A year into the ‘big job’, Candice Robinson has already notched her first Gr1 win and fields three runners for this year’s Vodacom Durban July read more

Mike Sharkey (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Mike Sharkey

New Horizons with Ridgemont

New owners, new stallions and a new sponsorship for the Cape Winter Series – we catch up with Highlands Stud, Part of Ridgemont’s Mike Sharkey read more

Aldo Domeyer

Aldo Domeyer

Six Plus Six

Aldo Domeyer talks about his second set of six, settling in at the Bass-Robinson yard and appreciating the important things in life read more

Duncan Howells (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Duncan Howells

All Guns Blazing

We chat to Duncan Howells about 2017 Vodacom Durban July contender, Ten Gun Salute read more

Diego De Gouveia (photo: Gold Circle)

Diego De Gouveia

Second Time's A Charm

After an initial false start, Diego De Gouveia is hitting his stride and has his eye on the KZN apprentice title read more

Grant van Niekerk (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Grant van Niekerk

Big Five

Grant van Niekerk has earned his way to the top of our rider rankings with a well-deserved reputation for always doing his very best on every ride. With a new stable and a new sponsor, he celebrated Mother’s Day with 5 wins on the Kenilworth card. The Capetonian joined the SA Jockey Academy in January […] read more

Callan Murray (photo: JC Photos)

Callan Murray

A Champions Day Knight

‘Sir Smiley’ Callan Murray. Three Grade One wins. 20 years old. He tells us how he did it. read more

Corrie Lensley (photo: supplied)

Corrie Lensley

Six Of The Best

Corrie Lensley talks about his six card double and why he feels Kimberley is important for SA racing read more

Jessica Slack (photo: JC Photographics)

Jessica Slack

I’ll Have A Nother

We chat to Jessica Slack about Nother Russia, Smart Call and her 2017 National Yearling Sale draft read more