Bernard Fayd'herbe, Marinaresco, 2017 Vodacom Durban July

Flying Colours

The Story Behind The July Winning Silks

The theme for the 2017 Vodacom Durban July might have been ‘The Colour of Magic’, but it took a touch of magic to prove that there’s no beating a classic. read more

Bernard Fayd'herbe

Winter Series Wonder

Bernard Fayd'herbe wins Second Winter Series

Bernard Fayd’herbe became the only jockey to win the Cape Winter Series on Pocket Power back in 2006. He is still the only jockey to have won the Series, only thanks to African Night Sky, he’s now won it twice! read more

Marinaresco July Clearance

Trainer says it's all systems go

Bernard Fayd’herbe’s report that that he felt something amiss with July fancy Marinaresco during the running of the Gold Challenge on Saturday will be a red light for backers of the Silvano gelding read more

Drill Hall Thriller

'Good ones get their heads down when it counts' - Fayd'herbe

Last year’s Vodacom Durban July runner-up Marinaresco is likely to have his price cut for the 2017 running after getting up in the final stride to grab a dramatic victory read more

US Trip In Jeopardy

The flight was only ever going to take place if it was economically viable

It is touch and go whether the pending shipment of Legal Eagle and a few others to the USA will get off the ground due to a lack of numbers read more

Mike’s Marinaresco Magic Moment

Better than Pocket Power says thrilled jockey

The high quality Silvano gelding Marinaresco put his best foot forward to set up a magical moment in a fairytale farewell for veteran trainer Mike Bass as the curtain came down on the 2015 SA Champions Season at Greyville on Sunday read more

Winter Deja Vu For Marsh & Mike

Punishing well-behaved horses at start has got to stop

It is early days yet and Silvano’s son Marinaresco may not have the same physical presence as champion Pocket Power, but one could forgive part-owner Marsh Shirtliff a lump in the throat and a possible misty eye read more