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STARS COLLIDE IN SUMMER CUP THRILLER

Saturday's World Sports Betting Presents The Gauteng Summer Cup (2000m) promises to be one of races of the season. Last season's Triple Crown and Triple Tiara winners Malmoos and War Of Athena take on five time G1 winner Got The Greenlight, as well as the likes of...

VARDY SIBLING WINS AGAIN!

Promising three-year-old Universal, a half-brother to recently retired champion Vardy, made it two wins from just four starts when winning at Kenilworth on Wednesday. Trained, like his famous half-brother, by Adam Marcus, Universal had failed to fire when last, as...

WHAT A WINTER FILLY STARS AT NOVEMBER SALE

The curtain came down on the 2021 South African live thoroughbred auction year when the November Two Year Old Sale took place at the TBA complex in Germiston on Saturday. The one day auction was topped by a blue blooded daughter of champion sprinter What A Winter,...

VIKRAM SHOCKS IN CAPE MERCHANTS

Six-year-old Vikram defied a lengthy layoff when downing a top-class field of sprinters to win the G2 Cape Merchants (1200m) at Kenilworth on Saturday. One of three runners in the race for trainer Andre Nel and owner Sabine Plattner, Vikram was making his first start...

POMP AND POWER MAKES ALL TO WIN CONCORDE CUP

Jockey Grant Van Niekerk produced a finely judged ride when he won Saturday’s G2 Concorde Cup (1600m) at Kenilworth aboard the Justin Snaith trained Pomp And Power, a son of Vercingetorix (pictured). The latter, winner of the G3 Goals And Gallops Langerman as a...

VICKRAM SHOCKS IN MERCHANTS; POMP AND POWER GOES PILLAR TO POST

Vikram caused a major stir when surging past Bereave and Captain Fontane in a pulsating finish to win the Cape Merchants over 1200m at Kenilworth. This lightly- raced, six-year-old Gimmethegreenlight gelding, who came into the race a four-time winner from 17 starts...

MET WINNER’S SISTER IS ARQANA BOUND

Tazma, catalogued as Lot 104 in December's Arqana Vente d'Élevage, or breeding stock sale, has a South African connection. The Iffraaj daughter, and winner at three, is a half-sister to the former Brett Crawford trained star Whisky Baron. The latter, a son of...

FOLLOW ME GAME IN FILLIES MILE TRIUMPH

Trainer Stuart Pettigrew enjoyed a memorable day at Turffontein on Saturday when winning three of the first five races on the nine race card. The Pettigrew triumph was highlighted by a game win by his charge Follow Me in Saturday's Turffontein feature, the G3 Fillies...

ALEXANDER’S STRIKE IN AUSTRALIA

Gary and Dean Alexander came up with their first winner in Australia when their charge Brazen Force won at Morphettville on Saturday. Under a strong ride from South African born hoop Barend Vorster, the gelding made all in Saturday's Gary Radford Oam Memorial-Bm 60...

GRIFFITHS DE KOCK RACING LANDS CRANBOURNE CUP

The training partnership of Mathew De Kock and Robbie Griffiths claimed a notable prize at Crabourne on Saturday when their charge King Magnus landed the $500 000 Listed TAB Cranbourne Cup (1600m) in courageous fashion. Lachlan King guided the 6yo son of Magnus, who...