Garth Puller

The Problem Is Descartes

What I like best about racing people is that despite the haters on Facebook and Descartes and the odds and the science and the linear logic, they will repeatedly abandon sense, sleep and safe accounting practice to put themselves on the line because they stubbornly believe in magic.

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Puller Sets Pace In KZN

With fourteen runners at Sunday’s Hollywoodbets Scottsville meeting, Summerveld-based Garth Puller enjoys the prospect of a good day

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Scottsville – Track Running Fair

The only handicap on the annual festival of speed Gr1 programme, the Tsogo Sun Sprint is a battle down the 1200m straight that has often produced its fair share of fairytales and hard-luck stories

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Call To Scrap Barrier Trials

‘Horses are being ‘pulled up’ and finishing unplaced and way back in barrier trials – and then reversing form and winning on debut after big market moves and betting coups’

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Jockeys Have It Easier Than Trainers

With the news that multiple Hong Kong champion jockey Doug Whyte will be trying his hand at training, Michelle Wing of Racing News canvassed some ex-jockeys who have made the move to training

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The Good Old Days Recalled

A large contingent of friends, family, former clients, jockeys and a range of racing personalities congregated at the Milnerton Golf Club on Thursday to bid a final farewell to Cape Racing Hall Of Fame trainer Peter Kannemeyer

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Old School Values

Trainers humour owners. They blame and chop and change jockeys. It’s in the nature of things and just one of the survival tools in the pressure cooker of competition and dire economics that is horseracing in the 21st century

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From Chaos To Reform

Charl Pretorius writes in his Off The Record column on the 4Racing website that owners, trainers and racing fans are gravely concerned about the state of our industry

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