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Racist anti-Diwali tirade leads to claims of widespread racism in horse racing
Racing industry roleplayers have distanced themselves from Frank Robinson’s alleged racist comments, but there are now calls for a boycott of racing in KZN, amid allegations of a lack of transformation in the sport.
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Proof of the Pudding will be in the chowing of the boys
When the 20-strong field for the 2020 Cup was unveiled late on Tuesday, there were few surprises.
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Mixed fortunes as the racing rollercoaster speeds along
Joy and sorrow has swept through the racing industry in November.
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New PA Quickmix and R2.5m Pick 6 in the weekend fare
The big race looks wide open, with a number of runners battling to secure a place in the WSB Gauteng Summer Cup in a fortnight’s time. So, when aiming at that Pick 6 bonanza we need to look elsewhere for a banker.
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Koos Nkale a great example of racing transformation
Every application from a black person for racing colours is quietly celebrated by most in the racing fold – and when those colours are carried to victory a feel-good atmosphere pervades the game.
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You have Covid-19 to thank for bargain horses
South Africa’s strict export controls, combined with the jitters surrounding coronavirus, have made it a good year for those who have a few extra rands lying around and are looking to buy a racehorse.
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Summer Cup picture starts to emerge

horse tips Summer Cup picture starts to emerge

The Charity Mile is 400m shorter than the Cup journey, but does allow the fitness of horses to be gauged by smart race watchers.

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Twilight Payment pays off at 25-1 in memorable Melbourne Cup

Horses Twilight Payment pays off at 25-1 in memorable Melbourne Cup

For the third time in four years, British Isles-trained horses took first, second and third place.

horse news Vaal race moved to Turffontein after heavy weekend rainfall

More than 100mm of rain was recorded at the Vaal over the weekend versus 77mm at Turffontein.

horse news Hudoo Magic does the trick for charity

Hudoo Magic won R150,000 for his linked charity, Lesedi schools of Vosloorus.

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Charity Mile hero Neil Andrews ‘doing well’ after heart op

horse profile Charity Mile hero Neil Andrews ‘doing well’ after heart op

Andrews started out as a racing broadcaster but his personable, engaging manner quickly saw him snapped up by Supersport to be an on-screen anchor for other sports like football and rugby.

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Neil Andrews: The face of the Charity Mile

horse news Neil Andrews: The face of the Charity Mile

The usual excited crowd will be absent from Saturday’s Charity Mile race meeting at Turffontein – and one person in particular will be missed: Neil Andrews.

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Jockey in confident mood

horse news Jockey in confident mood

Jockey Piere Strydom has picked up the ride on Riverstown in tomorrow’s Peermont Emperors Palace Charity Mile at Turffontein and is expecting a big run from his mount.

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R7.5m Pick 6 means Big T is more than a charity case

horse tips R7.5m Pick 6 means Big T is more than a charity case

The big attraction for punters is a R7.5 million Pick 6 Megapool. Then there are the smaller matters of a R1.5 million Jackpot pool and a R1.4 million Quartet pool on the main race.

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Andrew Fortune warned off pending probe into ‘incident’

horse news Andrew Fortune warned off pending probe into ‘incident’

The National Horseracing Authority provided no details of the incident in a statement late on Monday, but said it had opened an inquiry.

horse news Fortune gets suspension

The National Horseracing Authority have opened an inquiry into the incident.

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Jockey hit with R60K fine after controversial dead-heat win

horse news Jockey hit with R60K fine after controversial dead-heat win

Jockey Chase Maujean has right of appeal against both the finding and penalty imposed.

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Top owner quits – after horses win in a dead-heat

horse news Top owner quits – after horses win in a dead-heat

Racing has lost one of its most valuable owners, and also reignited debates about the use of the whip, with Laurence Wernars callin git quits.

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Indigenous horse racing gets a modern revival

horse news Indigenous horse racing gets a modern revival

Indigenous horse riding is often confused with bush racing, but the two could not be more different, emphasised the president of the indigenous horse riding association, Gerda Liebenberg. 

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Princess might be missing, but Sean Tarry is very much there

horse news Princess might be missing, but Sean Tarry is very much there

The annual Charity Mile might be a feel-good moment in horse racing, but champion trainer Sean Tarry clearly intends showing no mercy to his rivals when the latest edition is contested at Turffontein on Saturday 31 October.





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