Horses, celebs, and charities ready for Emperor’s Charity Mile

Our charities have been finalised, our celebrities are preening and planning their wardrobes and it will be all systems go from 11am when gates open.

The Citizen's celebrity this year is actress Hildegardt Whites, while our sister soccer publication Phakaaathi will be represented by Aaron Mokoena.

Horses, celebs, and charities ready for Emperor’s Charity Mile
Horses, celebs, and charities ready for Emperor’s Charity Mile

Horses, celebs, and charities ready for Emperor’s Charity Mile

Our charities have been finalised, our celebrities are preening and planning their wardrobes and it will be all systems go from 11am when gates open.

Thumbs-up for no-whip race at Charity Mile

Thumbs-up for no-whip race at Charity Mile

There has been a massive call in the UK to either ban the whip or at least curb its use and it’s overflowed to other countries, including SA.
Soqrat is the Pick 6 banker

Soqrat is the Pick 6 banker

Tarry looks to have the edge with Return Flight in Thekwini Stakes.
It’s My Turn to collect the gold

It’s My Turn to collect the gold

Hermoso Mundo looking for Gold Cup double.
Psychic can see victory coming for Sean Tarry

Psychic can see victory coming for Sean Tarry

Cape ace Aldo Domeyer has a good record raiding upcountry.
Made To Conquer tops card and It’s My Turn tops boards

Made To Conquer tops card and It’s My Turn tops boards

Hermoso Mundo returns to Greyville to defend his title with Fayd’Herbe up.
Highveld Hawks victorious again in jockeys’ Rider Cup

Highveld Hawks victorious again in jockeys’ Rider Cup

Winning captain Yeni says his team was ‘the hungriest’.
Soqrat and Celtic Sea set for Super Saturday action

Soqrat and Celtic Sea set for Super Saturday action

Van Zyl family of trainers trotting out a number of promising youngsters.
Godolphin expected to make a point in G1 Darley July Cup

Godolphin expected to make a point in G1 Darley July Cup

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 […]
It’s his turn for Gold

It’s his turn for Gold

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 […]
Baahir set for win No 7

Baahir set for win No 7

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 […]
Doublemint chews up his Winter Derby opposition

Doublemint chews up his Winter Derby opposition

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, […]
Zac Purton pips ‘Magic Man’ to Hong Kong title

Zac Purton pips ‘Magic Man’ to Hong Kong title

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 […]
Fayd’Herbe might pay to follow at Durbanville

Fayd’Herbe might pay to follow at Durbanville

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 […]
Upmarket Fresnaye too good in the Winter Oaks

Upmarket Fresnaye too good in the Winter Oaks

Spring Man and Brave Move are looking good for other features.
Bull’s eye for Top Shot

Bull’s eye for Top Shot

Heavenly Blue makes his comeback ahead of Champions Cup.
Godolphin expected to make a point in G1 Darley July Cup

Godolphin expected to make a point in G1 Darley July Cup

Gosden’s First Eleven to score in today’s Group 3 Bahrain Trophy.
It’s his turn for Gold

It’s his turn for Gold

African Night Sky among entries for Champions Cup.
Baahir set for win No 7

Baahir set for win No 7

Dorrie Sham has had success since moving to the Vaal.
Expect a lot of Shenanigans at Pontefract this afternoon

Expect a lot of Shenanigans at Pontefract this afternoon

Roger Varian’s filly was thoroughly impressive in decent handicaps at Goodwood.
Cape Xtreme pulled out of Cape Winter Derby

Cape Xtreme pulled out of Cape Winter Derby

More rain expected on Thursday and Friday.
Lyle Hewitson ends up riding in the right lane

Lyle Hewitson ends up riding in the right lane

De Kock and Tarry juveniles impress in Horseshoe, Slipper
Justin Snaith dominates Durban July as Do It Again wins

Justin Snaith dominates Durban July as Do It Again wins

The favourite, African Night Sky, failed to make the top three after a delayed start.
Cool Muzi gets July Fever

Cool Muzi gets July Fever

Also has some good rides on the rest of the card.

 

 

 

 

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