Lucky’s Power Ranger

Drama just past the winning post

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 read more

No Joke Being A Jock

Ian Sturgeon picks himself up and boots home longshot after start incident

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 read more

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

Vaal Sand – The Last Hurrah

Uncle Tommy is sending all of the right signals of late

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. read more

Don’t Forget About Goomamy!

Clairwood 18 October

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. read more