Dynasty’s Gold Strike

Drier and Veale leave it late - but it was worth it!

Highlands’ super sire has enjoyed another outstanding season and Lady In Black secured an early career Gr1 here to add to the Dynasty season honour roll of the Gr1 Garden Province Stakes, Gr1 Woolavington 2000 and Gr1 Cape Fillies Guineas read more

NHA: Veale Suspended

Jockey Veale has the right of appeal against severity of the penalty imposed

He was charged with a contravention of Rule 62.2.7 in that as the rider of Coastal Spell, he failed to ensure that he did not cause interference read more

Bond’s The Name- Gone’s the price!

Yogas Govender and Sabine Platter celebrate with four-timer at Greyville night meeting on 27 March

Even winning has its drawbacks. Veteran trainer Doug Campbell suggested that the loss of a big price was ‘sore for the owners’ after his Greyville  Night first race winner was backed from nowhere into single odds. Who pinched the price? Should long-suffering owners be entitled to the privilege of inside information and double digit odds? […] read more

Making Like Maradona

Greyville 16 October

An Oscar winning performance by Donovan Dillon and an excitedly emotional shout from Commentator Sheldon Peters provided some much needed Sunday afternoon entertainment at Greyville. In the end Dillon got his Oscar and kept second spot, while Peters got his call half right! read more

Real Veale deal!

Clairwood 2 October

The only thing more pleasurable and rewarding than backing a winner is watching a talented jockey at his best after having turned his career around. Sean Veale is one such man. And his double at Clairwood on 2 October was further proof that his is a name to be pencilled in for the future. We […] read more

Blondie grabs the Dagwood

Arlington 26 August

Form has fast become a four-letter word with a capital ‘F’ in the Eastern Cape this season. A PA payout of over R64 000 at Arlington on 26 August tells the story of a war-zone of form reversals and pitfalls at every turn. A large majority of the smaller punters appear to enjoy the challenge of […] read more

Memories of a magic moon

Scottsville 3 August

Honours were evenly shared at the first KZN meeting of the new season at Scottsville on 3 August. Summerveld trainer Mark Dixon enjoyed a healthily priced double, while the performance of the afternoon belonged to the Oppenheimer’s Brooks-Club. read more