Ian Sturgeon

Ian Sturgeon (photo: Gold Circle)

Ian Sturgeon’s July memories

“I don’t have a ride in the July – not yet, in any case! You always hope right until they jump!” Ian Sturgeon shares his thoughts on horsemanship and his 2015 July ride on Punta Arenas

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Gone Fishing

The Ideal World mare Zante picked up a deserved black type success rather late in her track career at Scottsville on Sunday

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Lucky’s Power Ranger

The Lucky Houdalakis-trained Horse Chestnut filly Joan Ranger broke the dream run of fancied runners on Champions Day when she stormed home full of running to open her stakes account

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No Joke Being A Jock

We should really give our professional jockeys a little more leeway and credit than the bollocking that is the standard retort of the grandstand brigade

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Uncle Tommy wins the Listed Highveld Sand Challenge at Vaal on 2014-04-22

Vaal Sand – The Last Hurrah

The penultimate fully professional racemeeting on the Vaal sand track is being held on Tuesday. The racing operator then throws a R680 000 bone to owners and trainers, with an eight race workrider meeting restricted to maidens bringing the curtain down on Thursday.

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Don’t Forget About Goomamy!

The Clairwood midweek meeting on 18 October will be a memorable milestone for Apprentice Girish Goomamy. The 18yo in his second year at the SA Jockey Academy booted home his first winner when riding a sensible race in the second event on Raging River for Charles Laird.

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Cape racegoers of an older generation will remember the fine racemare Boland Pride, who counted what is now the Gr1 Cape Fillies Guineas amongst her eight victories

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