Gr1 Empress Club Stakes

Chestnut Champion’s Royal Double

Mike de Kock underscored his sparkling record in the R1 million HSH Princess Charlene Gr1 Empress Club Stakes as his chestnut champion Nother Russia registered a terrific double

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Jessica’s ‘Best Moment Ever’

While eyebrows were raised in some quarters when the R1 million HSH Princess Charlene Of Monaco Gr1 Empress Club Stakes was delayed a week to fit into the royal schedule, the climax of a thrilling sentimental win for South African horseracing’s own ‘royal families’ dominated matters on a big day

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The Royal Club

An eclectic mix of royalty and thoroughbred champions past and present make for a grand day of racing at Turffontein on Saturday

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Prestigious Gr1 – But Where Are Entries?

The cutoff for the two feature races on Empress Club Stakes Day – the other is the 2450m Listed Spook Express Handicap, which attracted 10 nominations – was 11am on Monday, but the National Racing Bureau has extended first entries to 9am today (Tuesday)

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Along Came Polly wins the Gr1 Thekwini Stakes at Greyville 13-07-27

Pedigree Check: Along Came Polly

Times were tough, early in 1991. Hassen Adams’ breeding operation was far cry from his equine empire of today, cash-flow always an issue. And then along came Young Polly.

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Point Proven

Europa Point a 5yo daughter of Rock of Gibraltar must be one of the hottest properties in South African racing at present

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A True Champion

With a merit rating twelve points higher than the best of her seven rivals Dancewiththedevil looks strong in another Gr1 race

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