23.10.2020 01:34 pm
Jockey Chase Maujean has right of appeal against both the finding and penalty imposed.
Jockey Chase Maujean has been handed a R60 000 fine for the way he rode a horse when it dead-heated to win a much talked about race at Turffontein on 26 September.
Phumelela has released its latest order of merit log for entries for the R425 000 Gauteng Summer Cup (Grade 1) over 2 000m on the Turffontein Standside track on Saturday, 28 November.
There are 56 nominations for the WSB Grand Heritage (Non-Black Type), one of the more unusual events on the Highveld horse racing calendar.
FSquadron looks primed to get shellshocked Pick 6 punters out of trouble.
The Joburg Spring Challenge offered up flowering new talent to rival the poppies that are popping up everywhere.
Europe’s richest race was marred in controversy, as several runners had to be withdrawn, due to a banned substance in their feed, which could end up costing the manufacturer millions in coming years.
The coronavirus pandemic has put paid to awards ceremonies for the time being, but the horse racing industry has decided to honour outstanding performers of the 2019-2020 season nonetheless.
It’s not a horse race, it’s a monument. So reads the witty marketing slogan on posters for the Prix de la Arc de Triomphe – the famous French occasion at ParisLongchamp that takes place for the 99th time on Sunday.
South Africa’s newest Horse of the Year, Summer Pudding, is likely to start as a short-priced favourite for the Gauteng Summer Cup at Turffontein on Saturday 28 November.
Racing fans fed up with all the bad news coming out of the game will be delighted by the glint of a silver lining from a bumper weekend of carryover exotic bets.
Social services sent the boy to Greatwood in Wiltshire, where retired racehorses are used in therapy for children with learning disabilities and other social challenges.
Transformation in South Africa’s horse racing industry has been thrust into the limelight by last week’s protests at Fairview racecourse, with a rescue plan now finally granting the long-simmering “grooms’ issue” much needed urgency.
One thing you can do to get through the night uninterrupted is by improving your serotonin and melatonin levels, which means eating correctly.
In a video of the protest, which has been circulating on social media, a large group of people can be seen entering the racecourse and running toward the horse sheds.
‘This is the worst day of my life. What they have done to my horses is barbaric and no human being can do that to animals,’ said Hedley McGrath, owner of Dippin Blu Racing.