Dynasty’s Gold Strike

Drier and Veale leave it late - but it was worth it!

Highlands’ super sire has enjoyed another outstanding season and Lady In Black secured an early career Gr1 here to add to the Dynasty season honour roll of the Gr1 Garden Province Stakes, Gr1 Woolavington 2000 and Gr1 Cape Fillies Guineas read more

Twice The Pleasure!

First Gr1 success for Twice Over

Summerveld trainer Dennis Drier saddled the winner of the Gr1 Tsogo Sun Gold Medallion for the sixth time in eight years and for the seventh time overall, at Scottsville on Saturday read more

Drier Eyes Fillies Guineas

The Drakenstein owned and bred filly looks versatile and very talented

High-riding Philanthropist’s smart daughter Sail dished out a galloping lesson to her rivals at Kenilworth on Wednesday read more

Dennis Drier (pic: hamishNIVENPhotography)

NHA: Drier Fined

Mr Drier pleaded guilty to the charge

After considering all the evidence including the evidence in mitigation, the Board imposed a fine of R15 000 which is wholly suspended for a period of two years on condition that Mr Drier is not found guilty of any Rule relating to prohibited substances in that period. read more

Diadem Field Is A Cracker

Paddy Kruyer rode Lancaster to win this in 1974

Trainer Dennis Drier won the Diadem Stakes in 2014 with the present day Klawervlei stallion Captain Of All and he returns to the well with Cape Merchants winner Triptique in a bid to register a glorious double at Kenilworth on Sunday 27 December read more

It’s Only Money…

Stakes paid all the way down to tenth position today

The third running of the R2,5 million Lanzerac Ready To Run Stakes at Kenilworth today may lack for genuine tradition – but the race more than makes up for it with the size of the cheque and plenty of competitive excitement amongst connections read more


A Supreme Summer

Dennis Drier could open his account on Wednesday

The Cape Summer Of Champions fireball is just above the horizon and with the Durbanville roster well behind us, the quality of Cape racing is set to gain radical momentum in the next few weeks read more

Dennis Drier (pic: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Chatting to Uncle Den

Dennis Drier introduces his Raiding String

Uncle Den doesn’t simply love his horses, he genuinely savours each character with their individual quirks and seems to enjoy trying to get to the bottom of each of his charges. It is a privilege to spend some time with him and his visiting string read more

On The Trot

First stakes win for consistent sprinter

Trainer Dennis Drier and jockey Sean Cormack opened and closed the Super Saturday meeting, with a Gr1 disappointment in the middle. The performance of Barbosa in winning the R150 000 Listed Umngeni Handicap would have perked up the team spirit dramatically. read more

Wall To Wall

Another chapter could well be written in this good luck story

Gr1 Golden Slipper winner Chestnuts N Pearls looks the natural choices in the R600 000 Gr1 Thekwini Stakes. But she will have to get past the unbeaten Mike De Kock-trained Ideal World filly Persian Rug, who faces her toughest test to date when she steps into the major league at Greyville today read more

The Captain Bows Out – In Style!

Next stop Klawervlei - flying farewell for a superstar sprinter

South African horseracing welcomed a high-class locally bred sprinter to the stallion ranks when the superbly talented Captain Of All rounded off his illustrious track career with a glorious third Gr1 trophy read more

Drier’s Pearl Slams Slipper Field

First SA Gr1 winner for ill-fated Horse Chestnut

Shrewd money during the week saw the Nutfield Stud-bred Chestnuts N Pearls shorten on the betting boards from 25-1 to 7-1 and the confidence was to prove spot on as she reversed the Allan Robertson Championship form with Princess Royal read more

Gr1 Double For Drier

Second Gr1 win for smashing 2yo son of Seventh Rock

Winning rider Anton Marcus deserves plenty of the credit for maintaining a cool head in a race that developed into a desperate struggle for supremacy in the crucial closing stages as challenges came at him from from both sides read more

Jet Into July

Heat is on as countdown to big race edges ever nearer

With Africa’s greatest horseracing event at Greyville under a fortnight away, it is a touch difficult waxing lyrical about a bread and butter midweek meeting on the polytrack at the same venue read more