Clyde Basel

PMG Grooms' march

Grooms March Peacefully

On Friday, 10 March 2017, the Progressive Movement of Grooms staged a peaceful march to Phumelela’s Turffontein head office to hand over a memorandum

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New Vaal Surface Opens

The first race meeting on the new turf track at the Vaal will be held on Thursday 19 May and trials on the new surface suggest that the track is going to be a winner

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Uncle Tommy wins the Listed Highveld Sand Challenge at Vaal on 2014-04-22

In The Hot Seat

Top man says that he is under no illusions as regards the challenges that face the sport of kings in the 21st century.

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Phumelela – Shuffling Executive Duties

John Stuart, Executive Director for International Operations and Tellytrack, has now been allocated the additional portfolio of Publishing to free up Vee Moodley to focus on leading Tote and Fixed Odds Betting for the Group

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Supreme Cup On Turf

The R1 million Supreme Cup sponsored by SAP will not become defunct due to the discontinuation of the Vaal Sand, but instead will be raced on turf, although the venue is still the subject of discussions

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Sand Racing – In A Hole?

Sand racing’s glory years in this country will be remembered as somewhere between September 2005, when the now retired Guilermo Figueroa rode the Oppenheimers’ Hilti to win the Gr2 Emerald Cup for trainer Mike De Kock and September 2015, when Africa’s richest race on sand will be run for the last time

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Set For Summer

Johannesburg’s premier horse racing event, the Summer Cup and popular household brand SANSUI of the JD Group (licence holders of the SANSUI brand in South Africa) have confimed their 7th consecutive year of sponsorship.

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Changes At Phumelela

Phumelela have announced that Clyde Basel, executive in charge of Hospitality, Events, Marketing, Sales and Public Relations has been appointed Racing Executive with effect from 1 October 2015

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