International Racing News

‘Billy’ shines the silver

Jul 27 2017

RSA - The Summerveld dogs were barking Billy Silver from the rooftops before yesterday’s meeting at Scottsville and they must have been watching a few gallops. All the money came for Dennis Bosch’s runner in the Download The tabGold Information App maiden and those who plunged were standing in the pay-out que even before ‘Billy’ hit the furlong marker.

Macduff, Nebula stand out

Jul 27 2017

RSA - The feature races on the Gold Cup Festival Of Racing weekend include the Grade 2 Prosport Gold Bracelet over 1800m and the Listed Avontuur Darley Arabian, both on Saturday, and the Grade 3 Sunlife Vitamins Debutante Stakes and Grade 3 Avontuur Umkhomazi Stakes both over 1200m on Sunday.

Be with Lloyd’s Legacy

Jul 27 2017

RSA - The Listed Umngeni Handicap over 1000m on the poly to be run on Saturday is one of many tricky races over the Gold Cup Festival Of Racing weekend, although Lloyd’s Legacy showed his true colours when a cornell collar was fitted last time and looks the one to side with.

Captain And Master has class

Jul 26 2017

RSA - The Grade 1 Premiers Champions Stakes over 1600m is one of the highlights of the second day of the Gold Cup Festival Of Racing weekend and will form an important part of the Pick 6, which has a guaranteed pool of R5,5 million and an expected pool of R6 million.

Ten Gun in fine fettle

Jul 26 2017

RSA - Ten Gun Salute is in fine fettle before Saturday’s Gr 1 World Sports Betting Champions Cup. He put in a good piece of work at Ashburton yesterday morning under regular workrider Kospendule Hlongwe but Duncan Howells is cautious about his chances.

Bela-Bela takes on the best

Jul 26 2017

RSA - Justin Snaith fully expects Bela-Bela to put it up to Marinaresco and Captain America in the World Sports Betting Champions Cup at Greyville on Saturday although he stops short of predicting outright victory.

Let Champenois fill your glass

Jul 26 2017

RSA - Dennis Drier has had no luck in the defense of his KZN Trainer’s Championship with his runners seemingly stuck in second place. He had a run of three consecutive runners-up at Scottsville on Sunday but hopefully Champenois can snap that trend in the Track & Ball Gaming Maiden at the same venue today

Two trainers fined for ‘wrong’ horses

Jul 26 2017

RSA - The National Horseracing Authority confirms it held two inquiries following incidents when the wrong horses were presented.

The Professor can deliver

Jul 26 2017

RSA - Gelding can often make a dramatic change to a racehorse and this certainly was the case with Professor Brian.
Since the operation he has turned around a record of one win in nine starts to six wins in 15 starts as he reeled off five wins in row in the Western Cape and is clearly the one to beat in Race 7 a 1200m Handicap at Scottsville today.

Victory could give Bela-Bela Horse-Of-The-Year status  

Jul 26 2017

RSA - Bela-Bela was always destined for greatness. 

Marinaresco hungry for glory

Jul 26 2017

RSA - Candice Bass-Robinson took out her trainer’s licence a mere 12 months ago but attempts to crown an outstanding first season by achieving the rare July-Champions Cup double at Greyville this Saturday. 

Betting support For Captain America 

Jul 26 2017

RSA - Captain America has found betting support for Saturday’s Grade 1 World Sports Betting Champions Cup over 1800m at Greyville

Give a go go to Momo

Jul 26 2017

RSA - Momo has been opened at 5-1 to win Race 8 at the Vaal tomorrow and that could be very good value. 

2017 New Zealand Horse Of The Year Awards Finalists

Jul 26 2017

New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing have announced another batch of finalists for the 2016-17 New Zealand Thoroughbred Horse of the Year Awards.

2017 End of Season Rating Review

Jul 26 2017

The end of season rating review is used as an opportunity to re-examine the ratings of all horses in training in advance of the next racing season.

Singapore Racing - Weekend Review - 21st and 23rd of July

Jul 25 2017

Progressive sprinter Distinctive Darci came with a determined finishing burst to score a hard-earned win in the Korea Racing Authority Trophy (1200m) at Kranji on Sunday.

Singapore Racing - Weekend Review - 21st and 23rd of July

Jul 25 2017

Progressive sprinter Distinctive Darci came with a determined finishing burst to score a hard-earned win in the Korea Racing Authority Trophy (1200m) at Kranji on Sunday.

Mega betting line-up for Gold Cup festival

Jul 25 2017

RSA - Two big carryover-boosted Pick 6 pools and an exciting big-race double across two days are the highlights of tabGOLD’s betting line-up for the Gold Cup Festival of Racing at Greyville this weekend.

Classy Gold Cup lineup

Jul 25 2017

RSA - The eLan Gold Cup over 3200m to be run on Sunday is the big one in the Gold Cup Festival Of Racing Weekend and this year’s compressed handicap event is full of staying class.

Confidence in Captain America

Jul 25 2017

RSA - Corne Orffer is optimistic that Captain America can follow up his Rising Sun Gold Challenge win in Saturday’s World Sports Betting Champions Cup and he sees no problem with the extra furlong despite the evidence of the Sun Met.

Count on Cot Campbell

Jul 25 2017

RSA - Cot Campbell looks the biggest certainty on today’s Kenilworth card but the bookmakers are already acknowledging the fact and have priced him accordingly.

Silvan  Star Shines

Jul 25 2017

RSA - Silvan Star looks set to stay in training to go for bigger and better things next season after the way she won the Final Fling Stakes at Kenilworth on Saturday.

Marinaresco on target for Champions Cup

Jul 25 2017

RSA - Durban July hero Marinaresco, so far a seemingly rock-solid favourite to repeat last year’s win in the World Sports Betting Champions Cup, is reported very much on target for Saturday’s Greyville Grade 1.

Last Winter just too hot

Jul 25 2017

RSA - Last Winter may have missed almost all of this winter and Champions Season but Dean Kannemeyer has another live-wire in his care.

Silver Wolf Adds Knn To Ttukseom In Busan Romp

Jul 25 2017

Plenty doubted her but today at Busan, Silver Wolf answered in emphatic fashion, crushing her rivals in the KNN Cup to add to her Ttukseom Cup last month and put herself withing touching distance of a clean sweep of the Queens’ Tour series.




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