1.8.2020 06:01 am
Plenty of interest in offerings from top stud farms from around country.
The National Yearling Sale (NYS) is being held this weekend in what must be the most adverse circumstances the venerable event has faced in its long history. Sickness and economic blight are everywhere.
The problem with betting on two-year-olds is that they can improve dramatically, in a matter of weeks, as they mature – making comparative race form unreliable.
Most pundits had made Joburg raider Caralluma a banker in exotic bets, so many thousands of Pick 6 and first Jackpot tickets were blown away when trainer Frank Robinson’s juvenile filly plugged on up the inside rail to hold off the odds-on favourite.
It will be one of the most momentous Vodacom Durban July’s in the race’s long history. Catch all the Vodacom Durban July action right here!
Soma’s runner is getting better with every race and Sovereign Spirit in Race 3 looks a PA banker
Trainer Justin Snaith will be hoping Do It Again can make history this afternoon by winning the Durban July for a third time in a row. No horse has achieved the feat.
Here are your picks for the big race, while Mike Moon gives you his own picks for the races.
The crown jewel in the country’s horse racing calendar will be very special this year, and not only in terms of the lack of spectators, but also in terms of the peculiarity of the runners on the track.
Justin Snaith goes through the Durban July card race by race
From the fashion theme to the pre-party and after-party, here’s your definitive #VDJ2020 guide.
Piere Strydom, a four-time July winner explains just how important getting drawn wide is at Greyville.
Race fans might not be able to make it there in person, but there is no doubt that Durban July fever is building.
Jockey’s concern is that horse is 1.5kg below Rainbow Bridge, but is only getting 0.5kg in the July.
Flood of money has also come for Soqrat, who shortened from 14-1 to 10-1, before easing to 12s.