24.1.2020 03:55 pm
The big race on Saturday 25 January is the Grade 3 Sea Cottage Stakes over 1800m at Turffontein.
Many old-time racing fans believe this event, in honour of one of South Africa’s champions of yore, should have Grade 1 status and, perhaps, be contested in Durban or Cape Town, where Sea Cottage carved out his legend.
Soqrat and Barahin are favourite and second favourite respectively for a Pinnacle Stakes contest at Turffontein on Saturday.
While the latest Gauteng Summer Cup Log is unchanged, there are four Merit Rating changes.
It has been too unprofitable for too long and the racing calendar will now be rejigged.
British horse racing will resume on Wednesday with a “risk-managed return” following an outbreak of equine flu, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) said Monday.
The Hall of Fame, established in 2015, strives to tell the stories of extraordinary achievers while celebrating their holistic accomplishments.
Our charities have been finalised, our celebrities are preening and planning their wardrobes and it will be all systems go from 11am when gates open.
There has been a massive call in the UK to either ban the whip or at least curb its use and it’s overflowed to other countries, including SA.
Cape ace Aldo Domeyer has a good record raiding upcountry.
Hermoso Mundo returns to Greyville to defend his title with Fayd’Herbe up.
Winning captain Yeni says his team was ‘the hungriest’.