Mike Stewart

Bernie’s World Cup Warm-Up

Dubai to Durbanville for any professional jockey would probably be the equivalent of David ‘Golden Balls’ Beckham playing at Wembley one week and then back to the Chase Lane Primary School field of his youth in Leytonstone near London the next

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NHA: Mike Stewart Fined

Certain used needles and syringes seized at Mr Stewart’s Racing Stables in Noordhoek were found, upon analysis, to contain, inter alia, Phenylbutazone

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Only Fools And Horses

The parlous level of stakes in Cape racing is no April Fool’s Joke. It is no laughing matter at all when we race a Durbanville MR 86 Handicap for R11 000 less than a Turffontein Maiden Plate 24 hours earlier

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Stewart’s Promising Afternoon

“She wasn’t striding out on the grass but she would work beautifully on the sand on the beach. Then one day I worked her at low tide (when the sand was firm) and I saw she wasn’t striding properly. The next morning I took the shoes off and she strode out nicely once more”

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Bon Voyage Karis

What looked like a straightforward day with small fields and some well fancied runners produced a Pick 6 dividend of R213 058-90 in the end. Cape racing in winter is not for the weak of heart!

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Slick Jet

Jet Master Action

A genius ride by veteran jockey Fareed Anthony and three of the four jackpot legs won by offspring of Jet Master.

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The Big Sleep

The prodigious talent of Richard Fourie caught his fellow jocks fast asleep at Kenilworth today. A track running fast and a deceptively powerful tailwind are

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Steyn Eyes Fillies Guineas

Trainer Piet Steyn broke the losing drought with a facile win by his Daylami filly Super Elegant at Kenilworth on 23 November. She now takes her place in the Avontuur Fillies Guineas next weekend, and while Steyn is under no illusions, he says that he will be going out as a serious contender in the prestigious Gr1 event.

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From Russia With Love

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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