ARTICLES RELATING TO HORSERACING

Sydney to host 'world's richest turf race'

2017-02-01 11:33

Sydney is set to host the world's richest turf race in prize money, surpassing the Melbourne Cup for the high-stakes honour.

Frankie Dettori arrives for Sun Met

2017-01-27 10:07

Legendary jockey Frankie Dettori has arrived in South Africa ahead of Saturday's richest raceday at Kenilworth racecourse.

Barrier draw for Sun Met confirmed

2017-01-19 13:16

Favourite Legal Eagle will start from barrier No 9 in the R5 million Sun Met at Kenilworth Racecourse following the draw ceremony.

Sun Met: A blend of racing and style

2017-01-16 16:05

The Sun Met celebrated with Mumm is the event that the “who’s who” of SA's social hierarchy regard as an affair not to be missed on their annual social calendar.

Legal Eagle to defend L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate title

2016-12-24 17:21

There are 14 other horses who will attempt to dethrone Legal Eagle at the first stage of entries for the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate.

L'Ormarins Queen's Plate purse upped

2016-12-16 14:13

The L'Ormarins Queen's Plate grand purse has been upped from R1 million to R1.5 million.

Punters turn to mystics to predict Durban July winner

2016-06-30 14:44

For many punters looking for clues to backing the winning Durban July horse, the insight from mystics and fortune tellers hold the trump card.

The Met loses J&B as title sponsor

2016-06-10 11:44

Diageo SA, formally known as Brandhouse Beverages has announced that it will no longer continue its sponsorship of the J&B Met.

J&B Met noise complaints addressed

2016-02-05 09:48

Kenilworth Racing have reacted swiftly to complaints the music had been too loud in some sections of the racecourse on J&B Met day.

Fire kills more than 40 horses in Canada

2016-01-06 16:12

More than 40 horses were killed in a fire that destroyed a barn at a training centre for racehorses in the Canadian province of Ontario.

 

Whisky Baron wins Sun Met in style

2017-01-28 22:32

Brett Crawford saddled his third winner in the Cape’s flagship race when the Australian-bred Whisky Baron won the R5 million Sun Met.

Glitz, glamour and gallops ready to rock Cape Town

2017-01-20 12:59

The most anticipated social and prestigious equestrian event on the South African calendar is ready to rock Cape Town.

Dettori heads for Sun Met as final field finalised

2017-01-17 08:55

Legendary jockey Frankie Dettori will ride Durban July winner The Conglomerate for trainer Joey Ramsden in the R5 million Sun Met.

Strong field lines up for L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate

2016-12-29 14:29

An 11-horse field for the 2017 renewal of the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate at Kenilworth Racecourse has been revealed.

New Zealand jockey killed in racing fall

2016-12-18 09:08

A New Zealand female jockey died in a racing accident with two of her children reported to be at the meeting to watch her ride.

WIN: L'Ormarins Queen’s Plate tickets!

2016-12-12 00:00

Sport24 are giving away two sets of double L'Ormarins Queen’s Plate VIP Stud Club tickets to the 2017 event at Kenilworth racecourse!

J&B Met is no more

2016-06-10 18:15

After 39 years, Cape Town's J&B Met as we know it will be no more...

California Chrome wins Dubai World Cup

2016-03-26 19:40

California Chrome won the Dubai World Cup to add the world's most lucrative race to his previous Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes victories.

The day Cape Town made history

2016-01-25 12:47

Glamour in the theme of black and white set the tone at Kenilworth Racecourse where Investec and Cape Thoroughbred Sales staged the inaugural Investec Day of Dreams.

L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate field confirmed

2015-12-30 14:23

The Grade 1 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate will live up to its high class billing on Saturday, January 9 at Kenilworth as a vintage line-up was revealed.

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