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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What Makes The Ready To Run Gallops so Unique?

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What Makes The Ready To Run Gallops so Unique?

Each horse is eligible for the 2015 renewal of the world's richest Ready To Run sales race, the Emperor's Palace Ready To Run Cup, with a stake of R2.5million. While we've ensured that the 2014 version carries the richest prize money in African history, the odds of getting a run next year are twice as good, with half the number catalogued.

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You Be The Judge

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You Be The Judge

For eight years now, we've had some of the nation's top racing personalities judging our gallops. This year, we bring a new dimension to the judging.

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Australia Retired

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Australia Retired

Australia, the brilliant son of Galileo and multiple Gr.1 winner Ouija Board (Cape Cross), has been retired after an injury in his off hind foot jeopardised his preparation for Champions Day at Ascot.

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The Richest 85 Seconds In Sport

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The Richest 85 Seconds In Sport

When David Mollett commented in his Business Day column a few weeks back, that we'd made a few waves in our time and that our announcement of a R3.85milliion prize for the Emperors Palace Ready To Run Cup in 2014, eclipsing all previous African records, was in the nature of a tsunami, we took it as a compliment.

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Treve to go for Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe treble

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Treve to go for Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe treble

Trainer Criquette Head-Maarek has announced that Al Shaqab Racing's Treve (Fr) (Motivator), who joined an elite group in winning her second Group 1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe last weekend, will stay in training next year and aim for a third Arc.

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