12.2.2019 12:22 am
British horse racing will resume on Wednesday with a “risk-managed return” following an outbreak of equine flu, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) said Monday.
Four meetings were cancelled last Thursday after three animals tested positive for equine influenza despite having been vaccinated against the disease. Friday's meetings were also abandoned as the BHA cancelled all racing across the country.
Cape ace Aldo Domeyer has a good record raiding upcountry.
Hermoso Mundo returns to Greyville to defend his title with Fayd’Herbe up.
Winning captain Yeni says his team was ‘the hungriest’.
Van Zyl family of trainers trotting out a number of promising youngsters.
London – With the UK enjoying their hottest summer for 40 years, Newmar- ket are expecting bumper crowds for their big July meeting which starts tomorrow. Not only are both the Guineas run on the somewhat soulless Rowley Mile but also their prestigious two-year-old races in the autumn, yet the popular July Course, which lends […]
When It’s My Turn won the Grade 1 Investec Cape Derby in 2016 it was probably an indication he would turn out to be a good stayer. Fred Crabbia’s runner only managed to win his third race when he captured the Grade 3 Track And Ball Derby over 2400m at Scottsville in June. It took […]
Dorrie Sham has had a good run on the Highveld since moving her string from Port Elizabeth. She is based at the Vaal and they have had a number of winners at that course. Tomorrow Sham sends out Baahir to contest a MR 80 Handicap over 1200m on the Outside track and this five-year-old Australian-bred […]
Following Do It Again’s July victory Doublemint capped a brilliant week for sire Twice Over and trainer Justin Snaith with an easy win in the Grade 3 Highland Stud Winter Derby at Kenilworth on Saturday. After placing in the first two legs, Justin Snaith’s colt had to be a serious contender with both his conquerors, […]
Hong Kong – Zac Purton won the Hong Kong Jockeys’ Championship by a short-head in a thrilling finish at Sha Tin yesterday. The Australian ended up just two winners clear of Brazilian star Joao “Magic Man” Moreira. It is Purton’s second Hong Kong championship, the previous having come in 2013-14 when he dethroned 13-time champ […]
Cape Town based jockey Bernard Fayd’Herbe is always in demand with trainers for the insightful feedback he gives on horses and that popularity is reflected in his promising bookings at Durbanville tomorrow. The lanky rider has seven rides for seven different trainers, with each engagement having something of a winning chance – and a few […]
Spring Man and Brave Move are looking good for other features.
Gosden’s First Eleven to score in today’s Group 3 Bahrain Trophy.