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Jockey Anthony Delpech was adamant that runner-up Gimme Six would have beaten Lady Of The House were it not for intimidation in the final stages of the Woolavington 2000 on Saturday read more

Piere Strydom (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Piere Strydom Leads Charity Charge

Jockeys Support ECHCU

This weekend PE offers a mini racing festival including the best of both – a poly meeting on Friday and a full card of turf action on Saturday – and Piere Strydom leads the charge in raising funds for the ECHCU read more

Anton Marcus (credit: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Marcus Gets World Ranking

Piere Strydom only other rider to feature in top 100

Markus and Ingrid Jooste come in number nine in the owners’ category – Coolmore and their partners head the list followed by Godolphin – but otherwise South Africans have been placed a long way down the various logs read more

Joey’s Jooste July Joy

Ramsden opens his account and makes it a hat-trick for Cape trainers

Urban legend has it that Milnerton trainer and now top Vodacom client Joey Ramsden sent his major owner Markus Jooste a cheeky ‘please call me’ shortly after a thrilling finish crowned a spectacular climax to the Vodacom Durban July read more

De Beer Downs Da Champagne

Just Imagine if the 4yo had a decent trainer and wore a set of alumites...

In a sport where big money and cheap talk often count for more than delivery and performance, Talktothestars’ bold and brave victory in the Gr1 Tsogo Sun Sprint will surely go down as one of the most memorable moments of the season read more