Vaal sand

Uncle Tommy wins the Listed Highveld Sand Challenge at Vaal on 2014-04-22

Vaal Sand – The Last Hurrah

The penultimate fully professional racemeeting on the Vaal sand track is being held on Tuesday. The racing operator then throws a R680 000 bone to owners and trainers, with an eight race workrider meeting restricted to maidens bringing the curtain down on Thursday.

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Track Talk with The Goose

My suggestion would be to cut the shorter straight and narrow the sand course, then widen the turf and we will have better racing and less pressure on track staff because there will be a lot less maintenance

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An August Affair

The national focus switches to the Vaal sand track this weekend with the running of the R200 000 Gr3 August Stakes on Saturday.

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Days Of Plunder

The Plunderer left his hometown with stars in his eyes many moons ago, but has not seen the inside of a winner’s enclosure since. He gets his best chance yet to break his duck when he contests the Pinnacle Stakes on Tuesday.

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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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