International Racing News

John Gosden on jockey hunt for Cracksman in Irish Derby at Curragh

Jun 28 2017

Connections of Cracksman are on the lookout for a jockey for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby on Saturday.

Arrogate Works Towards Del Mar Return

Jun 28 2017

Champion Arrogate is working towards a return to racing in the San Diego Handicap at Del Mar next month.    

Arc Plans Scrapped For Kitasan Black

Jun 28 2017

Japan's hopes of ending its Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe hoodoo suffered a blow after Kitasan Black was beaten in the Takarazouka KInen at Hanshin on Sunday.  

Casual diamond raring to go

Jun 27 2017

RSA - Casual Diamond and Bernard Fayd’Herbe can start the ball rolling at Kenilworth tomorrow when the pair have an outstanding chance in the opening Juvenile Fillies Plate.

Tarry eyes third july

Jun 27 2017

RSA - National champion trainer Sean Tarry will attempt to land his third Vodacom Durban July on Saturday where he has four runners.

Faith in Edict Of Nantes

Jun 27 2017

RSA - Derek Brugman shares Joey Ramsden’s view that the advantage lies with the three-year-olds in Saturday’s Vodacom Durban July and the Mayfair Speculators racing manager is understandably keen on dual Grade 1 winner Edict Of Nantes

Horizon faces Arthur

Jun 27 2017

RSA - Garth Puller has a few runners as a trainer at this year’s Vodacom Durban July, which will mark the 30th anniversary of his brilliant ride on Bush Telegraph in one of history’s most celebrated Julys.

Sean Tarry steals the limelight

Jun 26 2017

RSA - It was a big day for the Kwazulu-Natal breeders at Greyville today (Sunday) and particularly for the Scott Bros Stud that bred the winner of the KZN Breeders Million Mile, Matador Man, and the winner of the Levelling the Playing Fields series final, Mark My Card.

Desert Rhythm can help out

Jun 26 2017

RSA - Traditionally one of the trickiest legs of the Vodacom Durban July day Pick 6 is the Gr 2 Golden Slipper for two-year-old fillies and this year is no different.

Captain And Master primed for Golden Horseshoe

Jun 26 2017

RSA - The Gr 2 Durban Golden Horseshoe for two-year-olds over 1400m also has the potential, traditionally, to be a stumbling block for exotic players on Vodacom Durban July day.

Pike produces another star at Te Aroha

Jun 26 2017

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike completed a satisfying 24 hours when Hui Hai Stars dashed home to score an eye-catching win at Te Aroha on Sunday.

Bounty is anything but a Darc horse

Jun 26 2017

Jockey John Powell received high praise from trainer Stephen Gray following his perfect handling of pick-up ride Darc Bounty on Friday night.

O'brien Crowned Qipco Royal Ascot Top Trainer.

Jun 26 2017

O'brien Crowned Qipco Royal Ascot Top Trainer.

The Tin Man Too Strong

Jun 26 2017

The James Fanshawe-trained The Tin Man (9/2) gained his second success at G1 level with a thrilling victory in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot.

Conglomerate ready for the July

Jun 26 2017

RSA - Joey Ramsden reports The Conglomerate on song in his bid to become the first dual winner of the Vodacom Durban July since El Picha at the turn of the century – although he believes the advantage lies with Edict Of Nantes in the same Mayfair Speculators colours.

Met plans for African Night sky

Jun 26 2017

RSA - The Met has always eluded Justin Snaith – and his father before him – but African Night Sky raised their hopes that he just might be the one by pulverising the opposition in the Highlands Stud Winter Derby at Kenilworth on Saturday.

Durbanville revamp on course

Jun 26 2017

RSA - In spite of the fact that the huge storm that buffeted Cape Town in June washed away some of the shoulders of the new track, Durbanville should still be ready to reopen for its 10-fixture spring season on 9 September, according to Dean Diedricks, general manager Kenilworth Racing.

Al Sahem, Edict Of Nantes joint top of bookies’ boards

Jun 26 2017

RSA - The scratching of Elusive Silva from Saturday’s Vodacom Durban July, coupled with the inclusion of Horizon and last Thursday’s gallops, has resulted in some change to the betting for the R4.25 million race over 2200m at Greyville.

TAB guarantees R13-million Quartet pool on July Day

Jun 26 2017

RSA - TAB is guaranteeing a R10-million Pick 6 pool on the Vodacom Durban July race meeting on Saturday and a massive R13-million Quartet pool on the big race.

Greasepaint looks best

Jun 26 2017

RSA - Greasepaint might not have the class of some of his opponents but is weighted to win Race 5 at the Vaal on Tuesday, a MR 96 Handicap over 1000m. 

It all points to Dawn Calling

Jun 23 2017

RSA - The filly Dawn Calling only has a single victory behind her name but she has mixed it with the best with some success and looks set to make a belated opening to her seasonal account in the KwaZulu-Natal Breeders Million Mile at Greyville on Sunday.

Guns And Roses to fire 

Jun 23 2017

RSA - Geoff Woodruff looks to have a decent filly in Guns And Roses and although taking a jump in class the daughter of Trippi looks the one they all have to beat in Race 8 at Turffontein on Saturday, a FM 84 Handicap over 1600m on the Inside track

Sky’ to claim bonus

Jun 23 2017

RSA -A number of horses have managed to win the first two legs of the Winter Series in Cape Town but only one horse has managed to claim the R250,000 bonus for winning all three and that is Pocket Power.

Fayd’Herbe to have the final say 

Jun 23 2017

RSA - Jockey Bernard Fayd’Herbe makes the trip to Port Elizabeth today and has some decent rides for the Justin Snaith yard at Fairview. 

Mpumelelo Mjoka, a star is born

Jun 23 2017

RSA - If anything, this year has taught us that the future of South African horseracing is in good hands. 




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