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WILLIAM MILKOVITCH

23rd Sep 2021

19 Racing Venues Today

Always,

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Freddy Appanna

23rd Sep 2021

Callan On The Board

Well done Callan.
There will be many more to

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Editor

23rd Sep 2021

19 Racing Venues Today

The eternal

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WILLIAM MILKOVITCH

23rd Sep 2021

19 Racing Venues Today

In Race 1 @ Newmarket, runs a Frankel called Magisterial out of a unraced Darshaan mare called Hoity Toity.

Magisterial is my early selection for the 2026 Champion

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RIAAN VAN REENEN

23rd Sep 2021

A Treble Does The Trick!

Sorry not to forget the 3rd winners connections Andries Steyn and his family and the owners of Power Grid
Very well done to all for supporting Devin and to Surina and Hugo my very best wishes as you guys all deserve it.
Great day for the little guys in racing as i was also part of the under dogs and its great to see them take a stand and show that there isn't much in training winners wrt trainers ability you just need the right horse and the job becomes much easier.
Well done to all hope people take note and start supporting the little guys as well as they an integral part in the sustainability of horseracing in the Cape

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RIAAN VAN REENEN

23rd Sep 2021

A Treble Does The Trick!

Very well done Devin im so pround of you.
I can remember when you and Grant van Niekerk use ho be my stable jocks and ive always known you were a talented rider but it was the confidence you needed. Very glad to see you have found it and it shows in your positive race riding. I will always remember the winners you ride for me but the one race that springs into y mind is when you rode Posh Boy for us dont forget mr Keith Steinberg.
In the 3200m Feature at Kenilworth and you should have won if not for a horse that fell in front of you. You still finished 3rd after all that trouble. Well done to Paul and team and Andy for his support and faith in you. Well done

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Gail Welman

22nd Sep 2021

Sitting Still – And Balanced

What a great article about a great

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Keith sing

22nd Sep 2021

Summer Cup – First Entries Are In

that why I don't play exotics 5 min before the race 90 percent of the time you will find the winner making me a nice profits are while my mates exotics most of time end up the bin because later a horse that was short prices drifts badly which was a banker or a horse at a longer price is backed and you don't

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Pieta

22nd Sep 2021

Summer Cup – First Entries Are In

Leon, the punter should look up the trainer/jock stats....
They have a 40% strike rate this season.....
The jock himself only has a 7.5% winners to rides for the season......Trainer has 9% for the season.......hope it helps....
But yes sadly it didn’t help me as well......only looked it up after your

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Candiese Lenferna

22nd Sep 2021

A Gentleman & Family Man

I remember that day so well when Robin took me around the farm, and to his favourite viewpoint at the back of the farm. On our way back we stopped and he showed me Markanawa and her Tetrarch like markings, and I snapped this photo. I worked closely with Robin (I always called him Mr Scott and he always said I should call him Robin), since about 2013 until the farm was sold. I have many pleasant memories, stories, crunchy peanut butter and bacon sandwiches, sharing a J&B at lunch after a particularly trying draft of yearlings we photographed, curry on Thursdays with the farriers - and of course his stories of Politician, Devon Air, Foveros and Northern Banner - I really count myself lucky to have heard them all from this great man and Joyces amazing hospitality.
He still called me often to catch up and I was so glad when I bumped into him in Durban 2 months ago, he looked so well.
May he Rest In Peace. Will certainly miss

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leon vermeulen

22nd Sep 2021

Summer Cup – First Entries Are In

Transparency in question!
Race no 6 Hollywoodbets Greyville refer!
Post race interviews with trainer and jockey of winner Gazala Gallop (Frank Robinson and Marco van Rensburg respectively)made this horse an absolute sure thing according to comment's and praise given. A beast of a horse that destroyed everything that he worked with. Why was this information not given to punting public before starting of exotics? It is still the decision of a punter to use this information or

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WILLIAM MILKOVITCH

22nd Sep 2021

The Duke Of Drakenstein

My stat's summation tells me that The Duke of Drakenstein's alias might be Duke of

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M(artin)Gram(matica)

21st Sep 2021

The Duke Of Drakenstein

No coincidence that this booster comes after David Ferraris' disparaging remarks about this guy recently? How do his stats compare to the top

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Chad

21st Sep 2021

Craig’s Motivated For A Big Season

Great story, all the best with your season goals

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Andy Elton

21st Sep 2021

A Treble Does The Trick!

I started having horses with Paul Reeves about ten years ago and soon spotted the talent that Devin has .
He has a way with horses! rides on a lovely long rein , if you watch him at the start the majority of his horses are fast away . He also respects that I do not want my horses knocked about especially 2 year olds .
I cannot praise him high enough, in 10 years we have not had one cross word .
A very underrated jockey , kick on Dev

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WILLIAM MILKOVITCH

20th Sep 2021

Tanie Tilly – 58 Years Of Racing And Going Strong

A pleasure but more importantly this video illuminates the importance of the first split of 21.57sec

That gave Alex Cruz a chance.

That's why I keep banging on about the value of sectional times and how it increases the viewing product by showing it in the corner of the picture, it tells you almost everything about the pace of a race.

And SP Bloggers, Emerald Downs is regarded as a 'Mickey Mouse' track. If they can "spit out" split times, why not Greyville, the home of Africa's greatest

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Peter Wrensch

20th Sep 2021

A Treble Does The Trick!

Wonderful deserved reward for one of the hardest working and most obliging jockeys. Bit surprised to read about the depression because Devin always carries a smile and brings a great positive attitude to track. This enables him to get on with so many horses. Real pleasure watching them run for him on

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Mark Coetzee

20th Sep 2021

Tanie Tilly – 58 Years Of Racing And Going Strong

An enchivement in it's self, well done my dear and may endure many more.
Regards Mark

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Editor

20th Sep 2021

Tanie Tilly – 58 Years Of Racing And Going Strong

That's an amazing ride, thanks

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WILLIAM MILKOVITCH

20th Sep 2021

Tanie Tilly – 58 Years Of Racing And Going Strong

Tanie Tilly, baie geluk. Here's a present from me to You, Hekkie & the Sporting Post Bloggers ...it's about riding horses.

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1933202076838415 - Alex

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