A Royal And A Rhino

Tribute to a Mighty Mouse and a Rhino that can run

Surely the most impressive winner of the day title belonged to the husband and wife combination of Alec and Lezeanne Forbes, who won the MR 78 Handicap with John Jones’ Silvano gelding, Run Rhino Run read more

Tony Millard holding trophy

Sands of Time: July 1993

A Walk Down Memory Lane

JUNE 27 – JULY 3 Hidden Fortune secures a bonus cheque of R300.000 when he wins the SA St Leger, third leg of the Newmarket Triple Crown. Hidden Fortune had foregone the opportunity to duel with White Tie Affair and Chief Advocate in the Natal Derby, as that race was run only ten days earlier. […] read more

Express Delivery

Mike's Choice wins Gr2 Post Merchants at Greyville

The Gr2 Post Merchants produced a thriller as expected, with just one length seperating the first four finishers. Michael Roberts trained the winner in a deserved change of fortune. read more

Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

Michael Roberts Raceday entertains on 15 January

Michael Roberts has always been one of South Africa’s greatest ever jockeys and he is a favourite son of KwaZulu-Natal. His annual raceday attracted a lot of interest and a nice crowd on a beautiful Sunday afternoon in the Capital City of the province. Roberts has both ridden and trained the winners of his own […] read more

Start The Engine

Clairwood 20 December

High jinks at the start of the Clairwood third race marred an otherwise pleasant afternoon’s racing on 20 December. It is not the starter’s job to be Mr Popular, but the KwaZulu-Natal starter may want to go on a Dale Carnegie course and back to the basics judging on what we witnessed here. Mr Paul […] read more

Tellytrack in Tatters

Greyville 18 November

Tellytrack has really just gone downhill since Nico Kritsiotis stepped down from a management role some time ago. Friday evening’s studio production was one of their worst ever and they just never seemed to get any better. Besides making Jimmy Lithgow look like a mug, they seem to believe that their viewers will accept the sub-standard nonsense forever. read more