No Worries for Gavin van Zyl

Team G boss shares his thoughts on the Breeders Million and July

I’ve always said one’s got to look at horses with current form in these big races. There are quite a few horses with current form and I think it’s going to be quite an open race. read more

Punters Go Hungary

Favourite fails to deliver from his wide draw

The R2,5 million Lanzerac Ready To Run Stakes produced an upset result of some proportions when the free-striding Budapest went all the way from a favourable draw to score a ridiculously easy win read more

National Horseracing Authority

NHA: Gavin Van Zyl

He was the Trainer and the person responsible for the horse REDCARPET CAPTAIN

After considering all the evidence, the Inquiry Board ruled that Mr van Zyl be fined the sum of sixty thousand rand (R60 000.00).NHA read more

The Lion Roars

Muzi Yeni's confidence proves spot-on in Pick 6 opener

Gavin Van Zyl’s Seul Amour gelding Heart Of A Lion played himself into contention for a serious tilt at the Gold Cup later this month, when he outstayed his rivals under a determined Muzi Yeni to win the R500 000 Gr2 Gold Vase. The Pick 6 netted R10 212 514 read more

A Million Worries?

Not at all! It should be a great day's racing

Gavin Van Zyl saddles the classy Kahal gelding No Worries who will be out to defend his KZN Breeders Million Mile title at Greyville on Sunday. The rich non black-type race is back on the Greyville turf, where it had its inaugural running in June 2012 read more

Trainer:’No Place For Moderates In July’

Top racing man knows what it takes

“There are three ways of getting into the July, through the front door (the top qualifiers like Futura, Legislate and Majmu), the side door (the mid-log incumbents who are relatively safe) and through the back door (the last minute feature race winners and placed horses who stake a late claim) and if you don’t make it you don’t deserve to be there.” read more

Ready To Rock

Plenty of pace and question mark over Rake's Chestnut's readiness

The return of Geoff Woodruff’s boom gelding Rake’s Chestnut is bound to attract plenty of interest though and his clash with the fit as a fiddle No Worries could prove a highlight of the Turffontein meeting today read more