ARTICLES RELATING TO HORSERACING

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.

All eyes on Futura, Legislate at LQP 2016

2015-12-22 11:52

Futura and Legislate are certain to get the adrenaline rushing track-side in January 2016 in the Cape’s premier horseracing event, the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate.

Melbourne Cup runner-up put down

2015-11-21 14:58

Three-time Melbourne Cup runner-up Red Cadeaux has been euthanised following injuries the gelding received in this year's race.

South Africa's Duke strikes again

2015-10-06 12:03

Only a few days before the Springboks' Rugby World Cup win over Samoa, South Africa scored another famous victory.

Futura named SA's best horse

2015-08-12 09:28

The brilliant Dynasty colt, Futura, has galloped away with the Horse of the Year title at the Equus Awards.

Lerena on track for jockey title

2015-07-14 14:01

With just over two weeks left in the current 2014/15 racing season, Gavin Lerena should be a sure bet for this year’s Champion Jockey of the year title.

Legislate to skip Durban July

2015-06-08 13:12

The connections of Legislate have made a decision that the son of Dynasty will not run in this year’s Durban July.

'Bling' or 'Speed Dial' for the SA jockey title?

2015-05-15 11:42

The race is on for the Champion Jockey title with S’manga Khumalo hot on the heels of Gavin Lerena.

American Pharoah wins at Kentucky Derby

2015-05-03 07:54

American Pharoah stormed to victory in the Kentucky Derby, America's most prestigious horse race.

 

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.

Investec partners with CTS for Africa’s richest thoroughbred race

2015-11-24 11:55

Investec is partnering with Cape Thoroughbred Sales to bring the Investec Day of Dreams to life.

Date set for 2016 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate

2015-10-12 22:18

The date of the 155th running of the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate - South Africa’s premier horseracing day - has been confirmed.

Champion SA trainer taken ill

2015-08-14 15:23

The racing community has been in collective shock at the news that one of the longest standing and popular training personalities, Mike Bass, has taken ill.

The Rise of the Duke

2015-07-16 14:25

Nutan's win in the G1 Deutsches Derby marked the third European classic won by the progeny of Duke of Marmalade in less than three months.

Sangoma picks Durban July winners

2015-06-26 13:09

Local sangoma Makhosonke Msoni has made his pick for the winner of the Vodacom Durban July at the pre-event gallops.

American Pharoah wins Triple Crown

2015-06-07 11:19

American Pharoah has ended US racing's 37-year Triple Crown drought, romping to victory in the Belmont Stakes.

Grooms to get 1% of prize money

2015-05-12 15:16

The role played by grooms in the South African horseracing industry will be formally recognised and rewarded.

SA thoroughbred great dies

2015-02-20 15:04

The great Horse Chestnut, arguably one of the best thoroughbreds ever produced on SA soil, has been found dead in his box.

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