International Racing News

Wesley Ward Team Prepares For Ebor Festival

Aug 17 2017

Brilliant American filly Lady Aurelia is settling in at York ahead of her bid to add the G1 Nunthorpe Stakes to her international record on August 25.

MURRAY’S GOAL SET HIGH

Aug 17 2017

RSA - Riding sensation Callan Murray, having ridden three Grade 1 winners on Turffontein’s Champions Day alone, now has his sights set on going close in the championship.

Tarry on Eagle Wings

Aug 17 2017

RSA - The Sean Tarry-trained Greys Inn gelding Legal Eagle was crowned Equus Horse Of The Year for the second year in succession at the Emperor’s Palace on Tuesday night.

ARRIES TAMED THE TIGER

Aug 17 2017

RSA - There were two top division Sprint Handicaps on the Greyville poly yesterday for punters to enjoy and both were won by 2,5kg apprentice claimers.

Bank on 'Princess'

Aug 17 2017

RSA - The Vaal stages a low key meeting on the Inside track tomorrow and low draws are favourable by trends.

Legal Eagle reigns supreme

Aug 16 2017

RSA - Legal Eagle was voted Equus Horse of the Year for the second year running at a glittering function held at Emperor’s Palace in Johannesburg last night.

Torrey Pines has the class

Aug 16 2017

There are some good horses turning out at Greyville today in the eight race polytrack meeting and the PA and Pick 6 will be popular bets.

Silver Peg a sterling bet

Aug 16 2017

One has to go back to 7 July last year to find the last time Silver Peg was led into the winner’s enclosure and that obviously does not instil much confidence in punters.

Muzi:‘We did nothing wrong’

Aug 16 2017

RSA - Muzi Yeni was never charged with anything by the authorities in Mauritius and feels all the experience did was place a stain on his reputation.

Delpech’s winning streak to continue

Aug 16 2017

RSA  - Anthony Delpech has some good chances to build on the defence of his Champion Jockey’s crown at Greyville today – but it won’t be all plain sailing.

Bernard Fayd’Herbe takes a break

Aug 16 2017

RSA  - Jockey Bernard Fayd’Herbe is on the disabled list for about a month as he gives an injured shoulder time to heal. 

Sherman to ride in China

Aug 16 2017

RSA - Sherman Brown will be jetting off to China today to participate in the China Equine Cultural Festival in Ordos.

Delpech flies in style

Aug 15 2017

RSA - Anthony Delpech was lyrical about the condition and design of Ascot racecourse after riding for The Rest Of The World team in the Shergar Cup on Saturday.

Murray to play a Township Melody

Aug 15 2017

RSA - The Justin Snaith-Callan Murray combination, two winners at Kenilworth a week ago, can take advantage of a favourable draw to score with 5-1 shot Township Melody at the Cape Town course today.

Dettori coming back to SA

Aug 15 2017

RSA - Frankie Dettori, whose Cape Derby win in January was to presage a highly successful British season, will be back in South Africa in mid-November as a member of the visiting international jockeys’ team.

Flamingo double for Muzi

Aug 15 2017

RSA - Muzi Yeni wasted no time getting back in the winner’s enclosure at Flamingo Park yesterday when he guided 17-10 shot Venice In May to a 2.25-length victory in Race 2.

Return of The King

Aug 15 2017

RSA - Prolific winner King Of The Corn made an encouraging return from a rest a fortnight ago, and with regular pilot Richard Fourie reinstated in the irons could take plenty of beating at Kenilworth today.

Broadway Trip on the job

Aug 14 2017

RSA - Peter White and Chris Gerber are two of racings staunchest supporters and the R300k they clubbed together to purchase Broadway Trip from Moutonshoek was repaid in double at Scottsville yesterday as the son of Trippi bolted home in the BSA August Million Colts & Geldings.

Wild stuff on the horizon

Aug 14 2017

RSA: IMPRESSIVE: FIVE-YEAR-OLD GELDING APPEARS TO BE GETTING BETTER WITH AGE Pure Blonde has his race under control. 

Win for Delpech on UK debut

Aug 14 2017

RSA: SO CLOSE: SECOND PLACE IN THE FINAL RACE COST THE SOUTH AFRICAN THE SIVER SADDLE

Decent sales offerings from smaller stud farms  

Aug 14 2017

RSA: Summerview Stud and Robertson farm The Alchemy will be offering a combined total of 12 lots at the 2017 National Yearling Sale which starts on Thursday.Both Summerview and The Alchemy will be offering a number of two-year-olds by such well performed South African raced stars as Curved Ball, Elusive Fort, Irish Flame, Jackson and Pomodoro.

Cold Will Warm Up Kimberley Punters

Aug 14 2017

RSA: Raider Corne Spies presents us with a readymade banker prospect today at Flamingo Park in the form of Cold Front who steps out in Race 5, a MR 69 Handicap over 1200m, and first leg of the Jackpot. 

Durbanville trial

Aug 14 2017

Good news for punters is that racing could return to the revamped and upgraded Durbanville track next month.

Thrill in Joburg air as build-up to People’s Race begins

Aug 11 2017

RSA - With the Gauteng SANSUI Summer Cup just over three months away trainers and owners who have horses on the periphery of making the final field will be looking at upcoming races to up those merit ratings.

Massive entry for Heritage

Aug 11 2017

RSA - WILL Pays, trained by Mike and Adam Azzie, has been allotted top weight of 64.5kg for the R750,000 World Sports Betting Grand Heritage (Non-Black Type) to be run over 1475m at the Vaal on Saturday 30 September. 




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