The Cup... It's Dog Eats Dog

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The Cup... It's Dog Eats Dog

Talk about tsunamis, you only have to put money on the table when it comes to a horserace, and the fur is bound to fly; I doubt there’s ever been an invitational log issued for a major prize in racing, which hasn’t attracted an outcry.

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More Speaks: Online Plebiscite

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More Speaks: Online Plebiscite

We suggested yesterday that some of those pundits who cast their votes at the “live” gallops on Friday, might wish to review them once they’d seen them again online or on TV: a few have.

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Team GBR Launch Breeders' Cup Assault

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Team GBR Launch Breeders' Cup Assault

Team British Racing has assembled a 16-strong raiding party for next week's Breeders' Cup meeting, which takes place over two days - Friday 31st October and Saturday 1st November - at Santa Anita in Los Angeles.

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Death of Nelson Bunker Hunt

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Death of Nelson Bunker Hunt

Nelson Bunker Hunt, the Texas oilman who once tried to corner the silver market and a prominent international Thoroughbred owner-breeder, died October 21 at age 88.

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Treve's Half-Brother Stolen

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Treve's Half-Brother Stolen

It was made public on Monday that the older half-brother to Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe heroine Treve (Motivator), Trevimix (Linamix), was stolen from Haras de l’Oron in Calvados in broad daylight on 21st September.

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The Verdict Is Out: "AS CHARGED"

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The Verdict Is Out: "AS CHARGED"

On a day attended by the former Premier of KZN and the current Treasurer-General of the ruling party, Dr. Zweli Mkhize, as well as a good spread of the nation’s biggest-hitters, the whole gathering enthusiastically, and at times vociferously, voted to put their fancies on the board.

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Noble Mission Claims QIPCO Champion Stakes

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Noble Mission Claims QIPCO Champion Stakes

Noble Mission (Galileo) has proved a force to be reckoned with this year and grabbed his third Gr.1 of the season after a ding-dong battle with a back-to-form Al Kazeem (Dubawi) in the QIPCO Champion Stakes at Ascot Saturday.

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If you want a ticket, you know where to get it

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If you want a ticket, you know where to get it

It's Gallops Day today, and there’s a reason so many of the country’s biggest-hitters are mooching around the stable yards here at Summerhill. The biggest owners in Gauteng, the Western Cape and KZN are all part of a racing brigade that’s flown, bussed or driven into the Mooi River precinct for this morning’s fireworks.

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