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Hot tips: Zimbabwe Rapids, Viva Papaya and Bujumbura City
Punters finding themselves with time on their hands needn’t fret, there’s plenty to occupy themselves with: studying racing and soccer form in far-flung places.
The widely expected shutdown of South African horseracing – in line with the national three-week lockdown – was announced late on Tuesday night.
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Wednesday horse betting tip of the day
The Citizen brings daily tips to its premium online subscribers.
Gokhan Terzi-trained Oden is running over his favourite distance and looks the runner to beat at Turffontein on Tuesday.
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Racing royalty donates billions – but might not save the game
Two of the most important families in horse racing, the Ruperts and the Oppenheimers, have set an example to SA’s wealthy by contributing R1 billion each to the Solidarity Fund set up to fight the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Tuesday horse betting tip of the day
The Citizen brings daily tips to its premium online subscribers.
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Monday horse betting tip of the day

horse tips Monday horse betting tip of the day

The Citizen brings daily tips to its premium online subscribers.

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Sunday horse betting tip of the day

horse tips Sunday horse betting tip of the day

The Citizen brings daily horse racing tips to its premium online subscribers.

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Two horse racing tips for Saturday

horse tips Two horse racing tips for Saturday

Today, The Citizen brings its subscribers top tips for the big Saturday races.

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Racing trying hard to outrun the virus

horse news Racing trying hard to outrun the virus

All racing in the UK and France has been cancelled until further notice, but racing has continued in other parts of the world before empty grandstands.

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Friday horse betting tip of the day

horse tips Friday horse betting tip of the day

The Citizen brings daily tips to its premium online subscribers.

horse news Horseracing authority raises minimum weight for all races amid coronavirus pandemic

The change is to accommodate the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Kiplingcotes Derby falls to virus – but Greyville holds aloft torch for racing world

Columnists Kiplingcotes Derby falls to virus – but Greyville holds aloft torch for racing world

Things are moving faster than great sprinter Senor Santa as the coronavirus panic escalates. It’s become pointless to try to keep up with all the latest postponements and cancellations. It’s easiest to just assume that everything is off.

horse news Kennedy dynasty begins

A first jockey’s title for Warren Kennedy looks inevitable, and the champion-in-waiting has a couple of excellent winning chances on the Hollwoodbets Greyville polytrack come Wednesday.

Racing News Horseracing imposes more coronavirus restrictions

After due consideration, the South African horseracing industry has decided to further restrict the individuals who may attend race meetings.

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The betting show must go on

Columnists The betting show must go on

There were few surprises in the coronavirus measures announced by South African horse racing’s assembled officials late on Monday afternoon.

horse news Horse racing in SA to continue, but will be closed to the public

The industry announced several measures to comply with the state of disaster in place against Covid-19.

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Mr Flood and Mardi Gras clash in honour of Senor Santa

horse tips Mr Flood and Mardi Gras clash in honour of Senor Santa

Senor Santa is remembered as one of South Africa’s greatest thoroughbred sprinters – certainly among the top 10 to have graced the country’s turf.

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The return of Muzi Yeni and Tiger Roll – and some crowds

Columnists The return of Muzi Yeni and Tiger Roll – and some crowds

Racing-mad Hong Kong is clearly recovering from its dose of Covid-19. The local Jockey Club is gradually allowing more people to attend the races – beyond the 500 essential connections that have been the only people on course at Sha Tin and Happy Valley over the past three weeks.

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Take a running jump at Cheltenham

horse news Take a running jump at Cheltenham

The Cheltenham Festival in the UK is described in polite press as the ultimate test in thoroughbred jump racing – but in grittier, racing papers it’s called an ultimate test of wallets and livers.




 

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