International Racing News

Averages fall at two Cape yearling sales 

Mar 22 2017

RSA - Vendors will be approaching the two forthcoming yearling sales in Johannesburg with some trepidation after averages plummeted at the two sales in the Cape last week.For regular followers of the bloodstock circuit it must have felt they were in a different world compared to the CTS Premier Sale in January which returned the excellent average of R700,000.

Find the words at Greyville 

Mar 22 2017

RSA - Champion trainer Sean Tarry continues to churn out winners and has built up a substantial enough lead on this year’s log to indicate he is well on his way to earn his third successive title.Runners from the stable always look superb and they run accordingly, so when you have a Tarry-trained runner who is well handicapped and course-and-distance suited, it is worth including in all bets.

Peter's charge should maximize his chances 

Mar 22 2017

RSA - JOCKEY: HEWITSON HAS WON ON MAXIMIZER TWICE AND IS BACK IN THE IRONS  

   Road to Dubai World Cup [Part 1 & 2] 

Mar 21 2017

RSA - Road to Dubai World Cup [Part 1 & 2]

Arrogate looking good 

Mar 21 2017

RSA - Bob Baffert said he is delighted with Arrogate’s condition at Meydan Racecourse on Monday after the favourite for the Dubai World Cup worked for the first time under the watchful eye of his trainer.

Sydney beckons Guineas winner

Mar 21 2017

The Trentham heroics of Saracino have almost certainly booked the gallant colt another trip to Australia.

Rock On does trainer proud

Mar 21 2017

The smile was back on Gary Vile’s face at Trentham where his emerging staying star Rock On was successful in the Listed New Zealand St Leger.

Fellow upstages fancied stablemates in Ambitious Dragon Handicap

Mar 21 2017

The market expected a John Moore-trained winner of the Class 1 Ambitious Dragon Handicap (1400m), the undercard feature on BMW Hong Kong Derby day on Sunday (19 March), and the handler duly saluted in a portent of things to come in the Derby itself later on the Sha Tin card.

Rapper Dragon makes history with BMW Hong Kong Derby victory

Mar 21 2017

Rapper Dragon made history at Sha Tin this afternoon (Sunday, 19 March), teaming with Joao Moreira to win the 140th running of the HK$18 million BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m).

‘Grant’ you can bank on

Mar 21 2017

Turffontein Inside track stages an eight race meeting on Tuesday and punters will need to tread wearily.

Winx equals Phar Lap’s record

Mar 21 2017

But if anything, the $1m, Gr1 ATC China Horse Club George Ryder (1500m) will be remembered for one of the champion racemare’s greatest ever performances.

Two for De Kock on World Cup night

Mar 21 2017

South African Mike de Kock enters Saturday’s Dubai World Cup meeting with a select team of two headed by Mubtaahij (IRE), runner-up in last year’s $10million Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates.

Cheyne back to winning ways

Mar 21 2017

Iron man Greg Cheyne bounced back from last month’s horror fall on Nebula to ride a winner at Fairview on Friday and at Kenilworth the following day he gave Andre Nel a notable career landmark.

Whisky Baron aimed at Hong Kong

Mar 21 2017

Sun Met hero Whisky Baron jets out to Mauritius this morning. He will race in England later in the year but his principal target is the richest race in Hong Kong in December.

Follow Intriguing Lady

Mar 20 2017

RSA - It is holiday time at Turffontein on Tuesday and it looks like fans are in for some entertaining, yet competitive racing. To add to the thrill there is a Pick 6 carryover of R200,000 with the pool expected to reach R1.6 million.

Upset by The Elmo Effect 

Mar 20 2017

RSA - Punters got a bit of a pasting at Turffontein and Kenilworth on Saturday but the good news for everybody who got involved in the Pick 6, you will get a second bite of the cherry.

Another milestone for Striker

Mar 20 2017

RSA - Just two weeks after riding the 3,000th winner for trainer Mike de Kock, jockey Piere Strydom reached another personal milestone by riding his 5,000th winner on South African soil.

King Muzi returns to his throne

Mar 20 2017

RSA - Sand King Muzi Yeni has returned from a successful stint in Greece and could celebrate with a few winners at Flamingo Park today.

Fawree passes pens test

Mar 20 2017

RSA - Troublesome three-year-old Fawree was passed through the pens without hassles at Meydan in Dubai on Friday morning after a successful week in the hands of Malan du Toit, South Africa’s leading equine behaviour therapist.

Greyville Tips and previews 

Mar 19 2017

RSA - Greyville Tips and previews

Samurai’ seeks revenge 

Mar 17 2017

RSA - The nine race meeting at Turffontein on Saturday will not be an easy one for punters as it is back on the Inside track which can throw an upset or two.

Captain to take charge 

Mar 17 2017

RSA - Justin Snaith talks of this being a disappointing season for his stable but he has had 112 winners and won nearly R13 million in stakes – only Sean Tarry has done better – and Captain Alfredo can add to the tally in the Racing.Its A Rush Pinnacle Stakes at Kenilworth tomorrow.

NATAL MORE THAN CAPABLE 

Mar 17 2017

RSA - After a promising start to his career where he reeled off three wins from just four starts, Natal – the horse not the province, although some may argue a case for both – has been in the doldrums. But a drop in the handicap ratings and a gentle build-up to tomorrow evening’s race could herald a return to form.

Willowgrange might just win it 

Mar 17 2017

RSA - A difficult card awaits punters at tonight’s race-meeting at Greyville Polytrack but it could be worth following Willowgrange in Race 4, a FM 62 Handicap over 1600m.

Sir Duke to sail home 

Mar 17 2017

RSA - That old debate comparing merit ratings of the colts against the fillies comes up for discussion in the Listed East Cape Sprint Cup over 1200m at Fairview today.




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