Tiger Roll emulates Red Rum with Grand National win

2019-04-06 19:05

Tiger Roll put his name alongside legend Red Rum in winning back to back Grand Nationals in stunning style.

World's toughest horse race looking for riders!

2019-03-05 10:23

Now in its third edition, Race the Wild Coast (RTWC) has rapidly become known as the toughest horse race on the planet. Do you have what it takes to compete?

Fourie and Do It Again have the X-factor

2019-01-21 11:21

Jockey Richard Fourie has won a number of feature races in his career, but the Sun Met celebrated with G.H. MUMM is one that has eluded him.

Do It Again does it again, wins Queen's Plate

2019-01-05 20:46

The R1.5 million Grade 1 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate lived up to its heady billing, producing a thrilling finish.

Stellar 10-horse field for L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate

2018-12-27 21:49

A high-quality field of 10 are set to do battle in the R1.5 million Grade 1 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate on January 5, 2019.

Piggott leaves hospital with pacemaker

2018-12-17 20:26

Lester Piggott, widely regarded as the greatest ever flat race jockey, has been discharged from hospital following a two-week stay which saw him fitted with a pacemaker.

WIN: L'Ormarins Queen's Plate tickets!

2018-11-20 12:05

Sport24 are giving away four sets of double L'Ormarins Queen’s Plate VIP Stud Club tickets on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Kenilworth racecourse!

Mystery over Durban July equine specimens

2018-07-10 09:28

The National Horseracing Authority has confirmed the unfortunate happenings with regards to the courier services carrying the race day specimens of the Durban July.

Final field for Durban July revealed

2018-07-05 10:00

The final field for the 2018 renewal of the R4.25 million Grade 1 Vodacom Durban July was announced at Greyville

Lion-hearted Tiger Roll wins Grand National thriller

2018-04-14 22:01

Tiger Roll, the smallest horse in the field, was described as having the "heart of a lion" after winning the Grand National at Aintree in a thrilling finish.


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.

4-year ban for Melbourne Cup-winning trainer over shock devices

2019-02-06 07:35

Melbourne Cup-winning trainer Darren Weir has been banned for four years from horse racing for possessing electronic devices used to shock horses into running faster.

13-horse field confirmed for 2019 Sun Met

2019-01-15 09:14

Only 13 runners will line up in the R5 million Grade 1 Sun Met at Kenilworth Racecourse over 2 000m on Saturday, January 26.

Jockeys predict a race like no other in this year’s Queen’s Plate

2019-01-03 17:25

Jockeys predict a race like no other in this year’s L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate at Kenilworth Racecourse.

Buffalo Bill Cody set to charge the 'The Eagle' at Queen's Plate

2018-12-19 14:25

A total of 11 entries were received for the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate to be run on Day 2 of the LQP Festival on Saturday, January 5, 2019.

Racing legend Piggott hospitalised

2018-12-05 13:40

Lester Piggott, widely regarded as the greatest ever flat race jockey, has been admitted to hospital.

SA to host the wildest adventure horse race in the world

2018-10-10 11:43

The Race the Wild Coast, a new breed of long distance horse racing, will return for a second edition amid the breathtaking scenery of the South African east coast.

Beans point to Durban July form

2018-07-05 10:38

With Vodacom Durban July fever gripping the country, punters and fun-loving race-goers are looking for tips on a possible winner of the main race.

#VDJ2018: Our favourite looks from previous years

2018-07-04 12:03

The main event is set to take place this Saturday at the Greyville Racecourse in Durban, and it gets bigger and better each year.

Cape Thoroughbred Sales Ready to Run sale date announced

2018-03-22 16:48

The annual Cape Thoroughbred Sales Ready to Run (RTR) Sale dates have been announced.

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