Braam Van Huysteen

Petty? We Think Not

The glamour of the British Royal Family, the American Triple Crown hero and Africa’s Greatest horserace – they are all great for added value horseracing entertainment. But does the ground-floor punter really get his rent paid by the Zayats, the Windsors, the Joostes or the NHA and racing operators?

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Torra Bay listed kzn stakes 6 apr

None So Blind…

In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king. So goes the saying and it has been quite a week in KZN with two one-eyed Australian-bred horses winning in the last two meetings.

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Quite a beginning for River’s End

Selecting a winning racehorse can sometimes be less of a science and a lot more about emotion. He may not yet be another JJ The Jet Plane, but the Surging River first-timer River’s End was chosen on just as much gut-feel.

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From Russia With Love

Cape racegoers of an older generation will remember the fine racemare Boland Pride, who counted what is now the Gr1 Cape Fillies Guineas amongst her eight victories

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