ARTICLES RELATING TO HORSE RACING

Blue Point sparkles to seal Royal Ascot sprint double

2019-06-22 20:30

Blue Point became the first horse since 2003 to win the King's Stand and Diamond Jubilee Stakes in the same week at Royal Ascot.

Champion Australia mare Winx wins final race

2019-04-13 09:37

Champion Australian mare Winx bid farewell by winning her 33rd race in a row, ending her career on a high with an four-year unbeaten streak.

Thunder Snow makes history with 2nd Dubai World Cup

2019-03-30 21:01

Thunder Snow made history by becoming the first dual winner in the Dubai World Cup with a thrilling victory over Gronkowski at Meydan.

Champion Australian horse trainer arrested after dawn raid

2019-01-30 08:15

A Melbourne Cup-winning horse trainer has been arrested over corruption allegations.

Do It Again wins Durban July

2018-07-07 17:28

Do it Again, ridden by Anton Marcus, won the Durban July horse racing event on Saturday.

This Saturday Markus Jooste could share in a R25 million win at one of the world’s great horse races – but Investec’s Bernard Kantor has a better bet

2018-05-31 12:02

Jooste's Rostropovich is in with a chance at the Epsom Downs Racecourse on Saturday, but Kantor's Young Rascal has better odds.

Investec's Bernard Kantor caught in Steinhoff headlights

2018-02-09 16:58

Disgraced former Steinhoff boss Markus Jooste’s horse racing company, Mayfair Speculators, has refused to repay a R250m credit facility extended to the company by Investec.

Our fight is not with Sun Met, but against Markus Jooste - union

2018-01-24 16:38

The Public Servants Association says that while a protest is set to take place at the race, it would be a broad “solidarity protest” against Markus Jooste, and not against the race itself.

WATCH: Call to widen Sun Met boycott over Jooste's horses

2018-01-19 16:08

The Public Servants Association is adamant that civil society should join the boycott against the Sun Met, as Markus Jooste's horses will still be part of the race.

KZN thoroughbred auction to attract SA’s horse racing elite

2017-06-21 18:24

Bloodstock South Africa, the sales arm of the Thoroughbred Breeders Association, will hold its annual KwaZulu Natal Yearling Sale soon.

 

Trump slams Kentucky Derby upset as 'political correctness'

2019-05-05 17:37

President Donald Trump has slammed the upset result of the Kentucky Derby, blaming the shock decision on "political correctness."

The Gauteng province risks collapsing horse racing in South Africa with tax changes, says betting operator

2019-04-02 07:00

Horse-racing administrator Phumelela says in court papers an "unlawful" attempt by the Gauteng government to grab R77.3 million in extra revenue puts the future of the entire horse racing industry at risk.

Champion horse trainer faces ban over shock devices

2019-02-05 09:21

Australian trainer Darren Weir faces a lengthy ban due to charges of possessing devices used to deliver electric shocks to horses.

Hundreds of SA’s premier racehorses to go on auction in Cape Town, R50,000 gets you a starting bid

2019-01-23 11:58

An entire convention centre along Cape Town’s foreshore has been transformed into a stable as it plays host to this year’s Cape Thoroughbred Sales’ Premier Yearling Sale.

Harry and Meghan light up Royal Ascot

2018-06-19 21:49

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, as she has done for over 60 years, led the Royal Procession as racing's most famous carnival, Royal Ascot, got under way.

Inside Labour: Jooste, Sun Met and union pickets

2018-01-26 06:00

Unions can - and should - play a vital role in challenging a system that encourages profiteering and allows the rich and powerful to bribe state organs to do their bidding, says Terry Bell.

Agent accuses Jooste’s horse racing firm of withholding R1m commission

2018-01-23 11:59

Mayfair Speculators, the company used by Markus Jooste to conduct his horse racing interests, has been accused by a horse selling agent of withholding a commission.

Horse wins 'wrong race' at 50-1

2017-07-27 21:15

An investigation was launched at an English racecourse into how a horse was able to enter, and then win, the wrong race.

One For Arthur claims Grand National

2017-04-08 19:31

One For Arthur gave Scotland only their second win in the Grand National under a brilliant ride by Derek Fox in the world's most famous steeplechase.

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