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Van Reenen Throws In Towel

Piet Steyn’s dire predictions about the future – or rather lack of it – for the Western Cape’s small trainers had already come home to roost for Riaan van Reenen when Steyn issued his heartfelt plea for support of others like him

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Silicone Valley (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Dream Big

He’s very athletic and this guy has shown tremendous heart. He never lays down, he’s just unbelievable.

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Botha’s Back!

An inspired moment at Christmas lunch last year with his family led to 40 year old retired Cape jockey Piet Botha launching a comeback to the saddle

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Illuminator Update

Shortly after his Million Dollar triumph, the son of Trippi suffered an injury which put paid to the remainder of his 3yo season

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Million Dollar Baby

if anyone thinks that racing is rigged, there can be no more emphatic proof that it cannot be the case than Saturday’s result. If ever there was a day – certainly on the South African calendar at any rate – specifically designed to be about the In its magical way, racing prevailed and delivered a fairy tale – the little owners, from the little yard with the little horse and the little jockey won. It’s the sort of story that sells books and movie tickets and, more importantly, the sort of story that sells dreams.

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Working Class Heroes!

What a race for anybody who feels that racing has become a rich man’s game, dominated by wealthy men in suits and big powerful yards with telephone number buying power.

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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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