Triple Crown


IFL Science

On Saturday, 6 June 2015 American Pharoah, with his funny name, funny tail and gorgeous little companion pony Smokey took home the coveted American Triple Crown. It was glorious,

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California Chrome

Crazy About Chrome

Folk are booking tickets from all over the US, if not the world, to watch a horse race. Chrome did that. He seems to leave a little gloss on everything he touches and he’s given everyone a reason to feel good about racing at a time when we all need it most

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The Triple Crown influence

But how many Triple Crown winners have made their mark at stud and is this series for 3yos the only legitimate way of discovering future champion sires?

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Orator's Daughter wins in Vaal 7 March 2013

Ready To Talk

The Gr3 Acacia Handicap usually attracts a very useful field, and has proven to be a stepping stone for many en-route to better things.

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A Race Too Far

History waited on him, but was ultimately disappointed as Camelot failed in his Triple Crown bid, won by outsider Encke

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Classic Day countdown

No horses have been added into the fields for the R2-million SA Classic and the R1-million SA Fillies Classic at the supplementary entry stage, six new runners have been nominated in the R1-million HF Oppenheimer Horse Chestnut Stakes. All three Grade 1 races are to be run at Turffontein on Saturday 31 March.

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Classic Day entries

The R2-million SA Classic and R1-million SA Fillies Classic are among the eight Graded races to be run on the Turffontein on 31 March.

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From Chaos To Reform

Charl Pretorius writes in his Off The Record column on the 4Racing website that owners, trainers and racing fans are gravely concerned about the state of our industry

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