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Aussie bred Wylie Hall scores in R150 000 Listed Derby Trial Handicap

The Australian bred Wylie Hall came home strongly to win the Listed Derby Trial Handicap read more

Pace Pirates Feel Pinch

Cape pace farce but MJ Odendaal leads the way in Gr3 Chairman's Cup

The Cape pace pirates were caught flat-footed by the initiative of top jockey MJ Odendaal. In the usual farcical big walk at Kenilworth, Odendaal decided enough is enough and took the bull by the horns at just past halfway. And was never seen again in the R200 000 Gr3 Chairman’s Cup. MJ Odendaal has made his […] read more

Inquiry – Jockey M J Odendaal

The National Horseracing Authority confirms that at an Inquiry held at its offices in Turffontein on 13 April 2011, adjourned and resumed on 16 January 2012, Jockey M J Odendaal was charged with a contravention of Rule 77.1.1 in that urine specimen taken from him at Turffontein Racecourse on 27 of December 2010 disclosed upon analysis […] read more

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Ground Zero again at Kenilworth on 11 January

The vast chasm between the hype and glamour of this past Saturday’s royal raceday and this afternoon’s rather mundane midweek fare was vividly illustrated at Kenilworth on 11 January. The question begs: should racing not be rather attempting to strike some happy medium rather than the rollercoaster ride of the present? Things are completely out […] read more