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Wits Sets The Record Straight

No AHS Vaccine Recall

Horse Doping Needleman

Dr Jacob Modumo refuses social media claims about AHS recall read more

Champions Season Grand Finale

Final Fields And Draws for Gold Circle's Gold Cup Festival

Gold Cup

The final fields and draws for the Grand Finale of Gold Circle’s 2017 Champion’s Season read more

No More High-Stakes

RA Cancels Racing Game

High-Stakes

In an announcement issued to players on Wednesday, 19 July, it was confirmed that racing’s weekly High-Stakes game has been discontinued read more

The Race That Clinched The Title

Equus trophies on the line on Gold Cup Festival Of Racing weekend

The 3yo Marinaresco won last year’s Champions Cup, which clinched the Champion 3yo title. Can the July-winner follow up, a year later, for another Champion’s title? read more

In The Clutches Of Winter

Cartier Awards Latest

Everyone’s favourite, the gutsy Big Orange (56), currently top of the Cartier Stayer standings, is out to try and become the second horse ever to win three runnings of the Gr1 Qatar Goodwood Cup on August 1 read more

Pick A Peach

Fairview on Friday

The Listed East Cape Paddock Stakes is run at weight-for-age plus penalties, and with a good few ‘new arrivals’ in the mix, the danger of an upset looks on the cards read more

No Seconds For Roy!

Five winners at Greyville

KZN owner Roy Moodley enjoyed a red letter day at Greyville on Wednesday read more

Racing Kid

Benji Ryan gives us his perspective

Benji Ryan (photo: Racing Girl)

Kids say the darndest things. We get it straight from the horse’s mouth, thanks to Racing Kid, Benji Ryan read more

NHA: Beware Impersonators

These persons offer tips and inside information...

A number of advances and communications have been made to various people in the industry by certain persons purporting to be Jockeys or persons connected to Jockeys read more

Running Of The Bulls

Short Heads - Our weekly news snippets feature

Bull Valley registered a third Gr1 success for Bush Hill Stud’s Danehill stallion, Toreador, when winning the Mercury Sprint on Saturday read more

Mauritius Turf Club Condemns Changes

Calls For Dialogue

The Mauritius Turf Club, owners, trainers and grooms are calling for a halt to proposed changes to the Gambling Regulatory Authority until meaningful dialogue can be conducted read more

Another Phantom?

What's going on?

After the wrong horse turned up at Fairview on Friday, an incorrect horse was presented to race at Flamingo Park just four days later.. read more

SA Pair – Appeal Board Reserves Decision

Island Agony Drags On

Police tight-lipped about their findings but hopes of concluding the whatsapp investigation by Friday this week read more

Wines & Winners – What A Festival!

Gold Circle innovate as curtain comes down on SA Champions Season

Avontuur Estate

Avontuur is the official wine to The Gold Cup Festival of Racing and the champion breeders will also sponsor two races at the inaugural Champions Season event read more

The Jacobs Factor

Dr Andreas Jacobs’ SA Stud Book Influence

Dr Andreas Jacobs (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

As Tesio taught us, the Thoroughbred exists because of a piece of wood at the end of a mile and a half race at Epsom. Charles Faull dissects the 2017 Vodacom Durban July result read more

Kenilworth Draw Switch – Outcome

Disciplinary action will be taken against the staff members involved in this incident

Kenilworth Racecourse (photo: Gold Circle)

An investigation was conducted into the circumstances that led to Pumeza and Miss Crusade being loaded and starting from the incorrect drawn positions read more

Phumelela Bans Sporting Post From TABs

SA's leading racing publication ousted from TAB outlets

‘Conflict of interest for TAB to have publications on site which promote Hollywoodbets’ read more

Vaal Start Phantoms

NHA investigating

Phumelela technical and electrical staff conducted extensive testing to establish why the starting stalls opened prematurely without the switch being activated read more

Racing Supports Mandela Day

It's A Rush To Assist Horse Care Charity

Nelson Mandela International Day

Racing honours the spirit of Mandela Day by supporting local Horse Care Units read more

Tara Takes The Lead

Tara Laing Puts Her Weight Behind Zanethemba

Tara Laing, Normanz

It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead read more

The Thunder Before Spring

Western Cape stud readies for arrival of a champion

Redoute’s Choice’s champion son Rafeef is due to arrive at his new Western Cape home base on Tuesday read more

Battle Of The Boom Babies

Reputations on the line and scores to be settled - what a day's racing ahead!

The battle of the two-year-olds with Equus fame at stake could steal the show at the Gold Cup Festival of Racing Weekend at Greyville at the end of the month read more

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Who Thinks What?

SP readers’ comments digest

Opinion

Racing Kid

Benji Ryan gives us his perspective

Opinion

The Jacobs Factor

Dr Andreas Jacobs’ SA Stud Book Influence

Opinion

Slaves To Technology

Where Are Horse Racing's Defiant Ones?

Opinion

The Health Of Our State

Is Racing Flatlining?

Opinion

Flying Colours

The Story Behind The July Winning Silks

Profile

Mathew Thackeray

Mathew Thackeray (photo: Pauline Herman)

Focussing Forward

Profile

Charles Ndlovu

Charles Ndlovu (photo: Pauline Herman)

PE’s Juvenile Cup Champion