21.10.2019 07:56 am
Sixteen charities are each paired with a racehorse and a celebrity to battle it out for a share of R1 million.
The winning charity receives a cheque for R150,000, second place R100,000 and the remaining 14 charities receiving proportionate amounts of the total depending on their allocated horses’ overall placement.
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.
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.
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 […]