7.7.2020 01:55 pm
When the July weights were announced on Tuesday, recent Gold Challenge winner Rainbow Bridge and Queen’s Plate champion Vardy were given joint top-weight of 60kg.
Capoeira, winner of the Cup Trial at the weekend, is a late entry into the Vodacom Durban July to be contested at Greyville on 25 July.
Justin Snaith’s promising four-year-old will start the big race as a winner of six of eight starts, included graded races.
While the horse racing industry in South Africa appears to be on it’s last legs, two of the sport’s biggest competitions are on the horizon, hoping to bring some sunlight
Rainbow Bridge put up an impressive looking gallop on the Polytrack at Hollywoodbets Greyville in Durban on Wednesday morning under Warren Kennedy.
The Royal Ascot won’t be quite the same without the gilded carriages, fashion extravaganza, and champagne picnics, but it is still a racing week to cherish
Kyle Strydom’s sole ambition in life has been to be a jockey, and despite still being an apprentice, he appears to be well on his way.
The combination of Anton Marcus on Ultra Magnus sounds quite formidable, but keep an eye out for some of the other juveniles trying to muscle their way into the Grade 1 sprints.
Paul Peter had just won the coveted Triple Tiara, but he refuses to take the credit, instead lavishing praise on the elder statesman of Highveld horse racing Ormond Ferraris
The four time July winner has ten horses lining up this year. Check out the full list of entries here.
There will be plenty of exciting names on the cards for the first racing weekend since the lifting of lockdown restrictions.
It was smooth sailing at Greyville yesterday as horseracing resumed after a 66-day hiatus caused by the Covid-19 lockdown.
Racing returns with a 10-race card on the Polytrack at the Durban racecourse and Kannemeyer expects his six runners to be highly competitive.
South African horseracing swings back into action this Monday 1 June with a 10-race meeting on the Greyville Polytrack in Durban.
Horse racing might get the go-ahead within the next few days – or maybe even hours. Where have we heard that before?